Gallery Director receives award at Chautauqua exhibit

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Monday, July 13th, 2015

Susquehanna Isle by Heidi Leitzke

Susquehanna Isle by Heidi Leitzke

Heidi Leitzke, PCA&D’s Gallery Director and Adjunct faculty member, received the Harold R. Andersen Memorial Award in the 58th Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art for her piece Susquehanna Isle. Heidi was selected for the award by exhibit curator  Hrag Vartanian, co-founder and editor-in-chief of Hyperallergic, the award-winning art blogazine. Heidi had three pieces in the 26-piece exhibition, which featured the work of 24 artists.


The exhibition can be seen at the Chautauqua Institution, One Ames Ave., Chautauqua, N.Y. 14722, phone: 1.800.836.ARTS . The Chautauqua Institution in southwestern New York State, was founded in was founded in 1874 as an educational experiment in out-of-school, vacation learning. Over 100,000 attend scheduled public events and enroll annually in the Chautauqua Summer Schools which offer courses in art, music, dance, theater, writing skills and a wide variety of special interests.