140922 Local Artist Wins
James Neiss/staff photographer
Orchard Park, NY - Lewiston artist Tom Hanna poses by his watercolor that took first place in Paintings at the 53rd Annual Quaker Arts Festival this past weekend. Hanna, said he took up painting in his early 40's after his wife bought him a paint set and now enjoys selling his work at art festivals around Western New York in his retirement as the owner of the former Johnny Ryan's restaurant on Old Falls Street. Local artist Paul Hanover won best of show.