WEST ORANGE, NJ — Three residents of West Orange received awards in the 2020 Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. 

This year’s contest was conducted virtually because of the coronavirus. Winning entries can be viewed by visiting here.


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Steve Wien received first place in the non-professional pastel category for “Still Life with Avocados.”
Noah Chivian received second place in the non-professional photography category for “Copenhagen Kyaks.”
Sue Silberner received second place in the non-professional pastel category for “Springtime in Verona.”

“We are proud to have been able to conduct this year’s Senior Art Show virtually, which enabled us to highlight the creativity of our senior artists. The talent displayed by our senior artists is truly amazing and the artwork is inspiring,” Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo Jr. said. “Essex County has a thriving fine arts community and our Senior Art Show allows our older artists, both professionals and non-professionals, with an opportunity to display their work. This is an excellent event for us to promote the arts and inspire our residents to use their talents.”