HUDSON — The Olana Partnership announced that its 21st annual Frederic Church Award Gala will honor Eleanor Jones Harvey and David Redden. The Frederic Church Award honors individuals who, through their vision, commitment and grasp of creative trends, make extraordinary contributions to American art and culture. This year’s virtual Frederic Church Award Gala will honor these two extraordinary individuals on Dec. 9.
“The Olana Partnership is thrilled to present the 2020 Frederic Church Award to two extraordinary individuals, who have brought Frederic Church’s legacy in art and environmental thinking forward to new generations and deepened our understanding of Olana as a founding site of American cultural identity,” said Sean Sawyer, Washburn & Susan Oberwager President of The Olana Partnership.
Eleanor Jones Harvey is Senior Curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, a leading authority on American landscape painting, and champion of American Art at the national level. She is also