Dr. Louis Zona, Executive Director, The Butler Institute of American ArtPastel on 40" x 40" Ampersand Pastelbord
In 2009, The Portrait Society of America named Louis Zona, executive director of the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, as the winner of its Leadership in the Arts award. Artist Judith Carducci was commissioned by the Society to paint a portrait of Zona.
Link to the January 14 Youngstown Vindicator article covering the commencement of this portrait on site at the Butler.
The award was presented and the portrait unveiled at the Society's convention in Washington, DC on April 24th.