Alexandria’s 55 and Older ‘Young at Art’ Show and Awards Held October 25th

ALEXANDRIA, VA–After a postponement due to the hurricane scare in September, artists and friends finally gathered on October 25th at the Durant Arts Center for the opening reception of the 32nd Annual Young at Art exhibition. The juried art show for artists 55 and better is jointly organized and sponsored by Senior Services of Alexandria and the Goodwin House Foundation. The exhibit runs through November 8.

In her first-time-ever entry Julie Halperson took home a second place award for her “Reflection Selfie” photograph on Metro. Here she poses with her mother, Nina Tisara. (Photo by Steven Halperson)
Several Living Legends of Alexandria were in attendance. From left to right are pictured David Martin, Goldworks; Nina Tisara, Nina Tisara Enterprises; Gant Redmon, Redmon, Peyton and Braswell, LLP; Carter, Flemming and John Renner, Renner & Company. (Photo by Steven Halperson)
Nilo Santiago won 1st Place with his acrylic on paper painting “Trycycles on Paranaque.” (Photo by Steven Halperson)
Winning artists pose with Mayor Allison Silberberg and staff and board members of the Goodwin House Foundation and Senior Services of Alexandria. (Photo by Steven Halperson)
Best known for his photography, artist Steven Halperson has been etching copper for many years. Here he is pictured with “Tree of Life,” creatively framed in an old chair back. (Photo by Nina Tisara)


Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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