Orange County Arts Council Awards

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Sugar Loaf BLOG


Three residents of Sugar Loaf’s arts community are to be honored at this year’s Orange County Arts Council awards ceremony to be held November 12, 2010 at the Harness Racing Museum in Goshen NY.
Among this year’s recipients are Sugar Loaf residents Nick Zungoli, nationally acclaimed photographer, Lycian Stage Lighting’s Richard and Susan Logothetics and painter John Creagh. Mr. Zungoli will receive individual artist of the year. Richard and Susan Logothetics will be honored as corporate champions for the arts. Landscape painter John Creagh will receive an award as champion for persons with disabilities.
Nick Zungoli: Internationally recognized and the Hudson Valley’s pre-eminent landscape photographer, Nick Zungoli’s work has been widely collected since 1979 when he opened Exposures Gallery in the Art and Craft Hamlet of Sugar Loaf, NY. He has been a contributor to National Geographic Magazine, the New York Times and Sierra Magazine, and has produced numerous exhibitions and books from his extensive travels.

Richard and Susan Logothetics/Lycian Stage Lighting and the Lycian Centre for the Performing Arts: With their home and world renowned stage light company located in Sugar Loaf, the Logothetics have provided financial and facility support to the arts for more than 30 years. Richard and Susan also imagined and built the Lycian Centre for the Performing Arts in 1993 which has become one of the primary arts and entertainment destination in the mid-Hudson Valley and the surrounding region.

John Creagh: John Creagh’s artwork has been showcased across the country in many fine galleries, museums and is in numerous private collections. Born in Limerick City, Ireland, John grew up in the Bronx where the stark landscapes and square buildings were to have a profound influence on the direction of his art. After an unfortunate experience left him paralyzed, John moved north
eventually to Orange County and Sugar Loaf where his studio/home is located. John teaches at Westchester Community College Art Workshop Peekskill Extension Center.

For information to attend the November 12th awards ceremony at the Harness Racing Museum in Goshen, NY please contact the Orange County Arts Council at (845) 469-9168 or email at The evening will include a cocktail hour and silent auction.

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