Coast Guard Art Program’s 2021 collection now on view at Salmagundi Club

Coast Guard Art Program’s 2021 collection now on view at Salmagundi Club
Rear Adm. M.W. Joe Raymond, Coast Guard Governmental and Public Affairs acting director, and Jacob Collins, Salmagundi Club President, present the George Gray Award for Artistic Excellence to Frank Gaffney for his work titled ‘Fast Rope Insertion: Demonstrated.’  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall) WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard Art Program (COGAP) held its annual...

Coast Guard names John Ward winner of 2020 George Gray Award for Artistic Excellence

Coast Guard names John Ward winner of 2020 George Gray Award for Artistic Excellence
WASHINGTON — Artist John Ward has been named the winner of the 2020 George Gray Award for Artistic Excellence, the Coast Guard Art Program’s (COGAP) highest honor. Ward was selected for the award from among 22 artists whose 31 works are on display through August 7, 2020, at COGAP’s annual exhibit at the Salmagundi Club in in New York City. Ward received the juried award—the equivalent of “Best...

Coast Guard Art Program’s 2020 collection on view in New York City

Coast Guard Art Program’s 2020 collection on view  in New York City
In this work from the U.S. Coast Guard Art Program 2014 Collection, “Forever Vigilant,” ID# 201425, the crew member aboard the Coast Guard escort boat is returning a wave to a passenger aboard a cruise ship as it leaves Miami. (U.S. Coast Guard Art Program 2014 Collection work by Chuck Van Horn) NEW YORK — Thirty-one works by 22 artists of the U.S. Coast Guard Art Program (COGAP) will...

Coast Guard presents George Gray Award for Artistic Excellence

Coast Guard presents George Gray Award for Artistic Excellence
WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Art Program (COGAP) artist Leendert van der Pool received the George Gray Award for Artistic Excellence at a ceremony Thursday at the Salmagundi Club in New York City. Van der Pool, of Brooklyn, New York, was selected as the recipient of the George Gray Award — the equivalent of a “Best In Show” award — for “Partnership,” his oil painting of the crew of the...

Coast Guard Art Program is honored at the Salmagundi Club

Coast Guard Art Program is honored at the Salmagundi Club
NEW YORK – Adm. Charles Michel presents members of the New York Council of the Navy League with the Distinguished Public Service Award, in New York City, July 5, 2016. . (Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK –Adm. Charles Michel, Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard, accepted 26 pieces of artwork on behalf of the Coast Guard Art Program (COGAP), during a ceremony held...

U.S. Coast Guard’s 2015 Art Collection to be on view at Salmagundi Club

U.S. Coast Guard’s 2015 Art Collection to be on view at Salmagundi Club
In this work from the U.S. Coast Guard Art Program 2015 Collection, “Small Boats, Big Jobs,” ID# 201516, a boatswain’s mate and a crewmember stationed onboard the 87-foot USCGC Ahi (WPB 87364) conduct small boat drills off Diamond Head, Hawai. (U.S. Coast Guard Art Program work by Hugh O’Connor) NEW YORK —Twenty eight works by 24 artists of the U.S. Coast Guard Art Program will be on...

Salmagundi Club honors 2014 Coast Guard Art Program

Salmagundi Club honors 2014 Coast Guard Art Program
New York – Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary members joined members of the Salmagundi Club to honor the men and women who donated art works to the Coast Guard Art Program at the Salmagundi Club New York, N.Y., June 26, 2014. An attendee views “Medical Rescue Guneau,” an oil painting by Peter DeWeerdt  June 26, 2014. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class LaNola Stone. The...

Salmagundi Club hosts Coast Guard Art Program 2013

Salmagundi Club hosts Coast Guard Art Program 2013
NEW YORK –Rear Adm. Steven Poulin, director of governmental and public affairs, U.S. Coast Guard, accepted 29 pieces of artwork on behalf of the Coast Guard Art Program (COGAP), during a ceremony held at the Salmagundi Club in New York City, Thursday. For more than 30 years, COGAP has connected professional artists who volunteer their time with access to capturing the Coast Guard’s 11 missions. Five...

New Yorks Salmagundi Club to host inaugural exhibition of U.S. Coast Guard’s 2013 Art Collection

New Yorks Salmagundi Club to host inaugural exhibition of U.S. Coast Guard’s 2013 Art Collection
New York —Twenty nine paintings by 23 artists of the U.S. Coast Guard Art Program (COGAP) are currently on display at the Salmagundi Club now through June 14, 2013.  These works bring to life the myriad of missions performed by the U.S. Coast Guard.  Subjects include: the service’s response to Hurricane Sandy, the sinking of the HMS Bounty and the escort of a Russian tanker last winter through...