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August 27, 2017

Winner of the Cecile Adler Cliffer Memorial Cutting Edge Award.

I am very honored to have been selected for the Cecile Adler Cliffer Memorial Cutting Edge Award. This award is being given by NAWA, "The Jury of Awards for the 128th Annual Members’ Exhibition has selected your painting, Demeter’s Ride I & II". I am one of many award recipients, but this is the first time this award is being given.

The reception and award ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at the Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Art Gallery, 417 Lafayette Street, 4th floor, New York City. The reception is from 6-8pm and the award ceremony will take place at 7pm. All Welcome!

Exhibition runs Aug.22 to Sept. 14, 2017
417 Lafayette St, New York, New York 10003

Tuesday through Saturday: 11 am to 6 pm

Award honoring:

"Cecile Adler Cliffer was a cutting-edge family therapist, counselor, educator, and community participant. She was active as a board member of the League of Women Voters and Parents without Partners. She co-created Kids in Divorce, a counseling program for both parents and children. Her accomplishments, too many to list, include the Susan B. Anthony Award from the South Suburban Chapter of the National Organization for Women for “Pursuit of Truth” in 1983 for the Women’s Self-Discovery Program, which she helped develop and taught from 1963-72.

Ms. Cliffer matured in the art environment of the 1950’s and 60’s Modernism Movement. The geometric simplicity and essential quality of style of that time span imbued her taste."

I thank her family for honoring me with this award in the name of a woman of such great merit. May her accomplishments live on.
~ Callie

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