Bruce Bundock of Kingston, and Hongnian Zhang of Woodstock, NY were chosen to exhibit in The Art of New York: Annual Juried Art Show in 2019, with Hongnian receiving two awards. Both artists were subsequently invited to show in the Regional Art Galleries of the Arkell Museum & Canajoharie Library. Both artists paint in a highly refined realist style. Award-winning artist Bruce Bundock of Kingston, NY was selected for inclusion in The Art of New York: Annual Juried Art Show in 2019 and has lived and worked in the Hudson Valley since 1979. His art is based in the realist tradition, drawing inspiration from three geographic locations: the Hudson Valley, Maine, and Cape Cod. He received his M.A. from SUNY Empire State College, and his B.F.A. from Maryland Institute College of Art. Hongnian Zhang, of Woodstock, NY received both a Juror's Choice Award and an Award of Excellence in The Art of New York: Annual Juried Art Show in 2019. Hongnian taught oil painting in America for many years, at both the graduate program of New York Academy and the Woodstock School of Art. Recently, Mr. Zhang accepted a position as Professor of Oil Painting at Fudan University’s Shanghai Institute of Visual Art. He is currently working with other Chinese artists to establish an Association for Epic and Historical Painting. He divides his time between China and the United States.