Paul Caponigro, a Cushing photographer, will receive the 2011 Maine in America Award, given annually by the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland.

The award honors an individual or group who has contributed to Maine’s role in American art. This year’s presentation will occur June 25 during the Farnsworth’s Summer Gala on the museum grounds.

Previous winners were John Wilmerding (2006), Andrew Wyeth (2007), Will Barnet (2008), Robert Indiana (2009) and Alex Katz (2010).