We are delighted to announce that Preservation Long Island Curatorial Fellow Peter Fedoryk was awarded a 2023 Rising Star Award of Distinction from the Museum Association of New York (MANY).

The Rising Star award celebrates a museum professional with five years or less experience who displays creative thinking and inspires institutional change. Awardees are individuals whose performance demonstrates innovation, professionalism, and leadership.

Peter will be recognized at the Museum Association of New York 2023 Annual Conference “Finding Center: Access, Inclusion, Participation, and Engagement” in Syracuse from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. April 17 at the Syracuse Marriott.

Since July 2021, Peter has led Preservation Long Island’s Art of Edward Lange Project, a collaborative effort to reexamine the life and Long Island landscapes of the late 19th-century German immigrant artist.