YONKERS, N.Y. -- Three Yonkers artists are among 50 outstanding artists and two art patrons who will be honored at the 2015 Arts Awards Luncheon, in honor of its 50th anniversary.
The luncheon will be Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown and is sponsored for the fifth year in a row by First Niagara.
The following Yonkers artists will be honored: Richard Haas, visual artist, Barbara Segal, visual artist, Dave Steck, filmmaker.
Bedford residents Yvonne and Leslie Pollack will receive The Emily and Eugene Grant Arts Patron Award for being quintessential leaders in the fields of arts, culture, education. In addition, 50 artists selected as ArtsWestchester’s “50 for 50” Winners will be recognized for their impressive mix of work as filmmakers, poets, visual artists, choreographers, composers and performing artists – all of whom reside in and/or work in Westchester County, and many of whom are known throughout the world.
Tickets cost is $85. For more information about ArtsWestchester and its 50th anniversary initiatives, visit www.artswestchester.org.
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