Winning Entries from Four Freedoms Conservancy Test

Reception for "Capture Your Freedom" at Gallery RIVAA

Updated 1 year ago
The Conservancy's Marketing Director, Madeline Grimes, and CEO Howard Axel (2nd & 3rd from left) joined by Jane Swanson, Cornell Tech, and RIVAA artists Esther Piaskowski, Ioan Popoiu & Valeriu Boborelu.
The Conservancy's Marketing Director, Madeline Grimes, and CEO Howard Axel (2nd & 3rd from left) joined by Jane Swanson, Cornell Tech, and RIVAA artists Esther Piaskowski, Ioan Popoiu & Valeriu Boborelu.
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Early this year, FDR Four Freedoms Park played host to a photo contest emphasizing ideals laid out by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as World War II in Europe threatened to draw the country into the bloody turmoil. Winning entries were shown in the Park in June. On Saturday evening, the Park Conservancy's CEO Howard Axel brought the show to Main Street in a reception at Gallery RIVAA.

 

Lawyer Phil Groner, who helped found RIVAA, visits with artist Anthony Moran.
Lawyer Phil Groner, who helped found RIVAA, visits with artist Anthony Moran.
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Reception for "Capture Your Freedom" at Gallery RIVAA
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Reception for "Capture Your Freedom" at Gallery RIVAA
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Reception for "Capture Your Freedom" at Gallery RIVAA
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Roosevelt Island Historical Society President Judith Berdy chats with Four Freedoms Conservancy CEO Howard Axel.
Roosevelt Island Historical Society President Judith Berdy chats with Four Freedoms Conservancy CEO Howard Axel.
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Reception for "Capture Your Freedom" at Gallery RIVAA
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily

 

Reception for "Capture Your Freedom" at Gallery RIVAA
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A RIVAA Gallery tradition, artist Rachel Garrick makes sure snacks and drinks are ready for all comers.
A RIVAA Gallery tradition, artist Rachel Garrick makes sure snacks and drinks are ready for all comers.
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Orphans Worldwide International Founder Jim Luce talks international with Conservancy Marketing Director Madeline Grimes.
Orphans Worldwide International Founder Jim Luce talks international with Conservancy Marketing Director Madeline Grimes.
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