Yolanda Fusco (1920 - 2009) Oil on canvas, Female nudes. Sizes: 22 x 28 inches, 20 x 24 inches. Fusco studied at the Art Students League with Ernest Fiene, Harry Sternberg, and Vaclao Vytlacil, and also studied textile design at Pratt Institute. She first visited Monhegan at the urging of artist friends in the summer of 1959 and became a founding member of the Women Artists of Monhegan Island. Museum Collections: Monhegan Museum of Art and History Owen Art Gallery at Gould Academy Awards: New York City Scholarship to Art Students League of New York 1962 ? Top Award ? Watercolor ? Village Art Center Gallery 1966 ? 1st Prize, Black & White ? Long Island Art League, NY 1979 ? Sarah Winston Memorial Award ? Oil, N.A.W.A. 1981 ? Sadie and Max Tesser Award ? Audubon Artists, NY 1984 ? Pen and Brush Women ? Merit Award ? Daytona, Florida 1986 ? William Rahl Award ? Watercolor ? Daytona Art League, Florida 1987 ? Pen and Brush Women ? Litho ? Best in Show ? Daytona, Florida 1988 ? Recognition Award ? Oil ? Daytona, Florida 1990 ? Recognition Award ? Monoprint? Daytona, Florida 1993 ? Merit Award ? Nassau County Museum Memberships: National Association of Women Artists Long Island Art League New York Artists Equity Life Member ? Art Students League of New York Monhegan Artists Summer Listing ? Monhegan Island, Maine.