Slideshow of 2014 Award Winners

First Place Popular Choice
First Place Popular Choice

Plan B
by Kim NaVarre

Second Place Popular Choice
Second Place Popular Choice

Istanbul Shoppers
by Kaaren Marquez

Third Place (tie) Popular Choice
Third Place (tie) Popular Choice

Room With a View
by Michael Rogan

Third Place (tie) Popular Choice
Third Place (tie) Popular Choice

Gypsy Merchant
by Ferenc Besze

Beneath the Surface ($300 M. Graham paints)
Beneath the Surface ($300 M. Graham paints)

Confetti
by Marika Anderson

Juror's comments: Wonderful iridescent quality!  The painting grows on you, the more you look at it.

Living in Color - Terri Hill Book and goodie bag
Living in Color - Terri Hill Book and goodie bag

Plan B
by Kim Navarre

Juror's comment: Wonderful interplay of colors.

Picture Elements ($150 gift certificate)
Picture Elements ($150 gift certificate)

After the Storm
by Sayeko Nakamura

Juror's comments: Interesting play of suggestive shapes and elements.  Feeling of mystery draws you in.

 

Art Academy Live ($120 one year subscription)
Art Academy Live ($120 one year subscription)

Invitation to Rest
by Yvonne Newhouse

Juror's comment: Nice clean handling, beautiful composition.

Quiller Gallery ($100)
Quiller Gallery ($100)

Lunch Break
by Caroline McClintic

Juror's comment: Nice atmospheric feel.

Picture Elements ($100 gift certificate)
Picture Elements ($100 gift certificate)

Why Not?
by Taryn Curiel

Juror's comment: Intriguing play of textures and nice color harmony.

University Arts ($100 gift certificate)
University Arts ($100 gift certificate)

Idle Hands
by Myrna Wacknov

Juror's comment: Very strong image with interesting texture.

University Arts ($100 gift certificate)
University Arts ($100 gift certificate)

Old Friends
by John Ediger

Juror's comment: Beautiful handling of tones and subtle color.

Accent Arts (3 Fibonacci brushes - $100 plus)
Accent Arts (3 Fibonacci brushes - $100 plus)

Alec's Geranium
by Susan Jochheim

Juror's comment: Niice handling of the medium and a good "pop" of color.

Tony Baxter ($100 gift certificate)
Tony Baxter ($100 gift certificate)

Gypsy Merchant
by Ferenc Besze

Juror's comment: Very painterly.

Cheap Joes ($50 gift certificate and bag)
Cheap Joes ($50 gift certificate and bag)

Autumn Walk
by Anu Khandekar

Juror's comment: Very pleasing.  One wishes they were there.

Cheap Joes ($50 gift certificate and bag)
Cheap Joes ($50 gift certificate and bag)

Mission Collonade
by Dan Tellep

Juror's comment: Very competent and well handled use of watercolor.

Union Framing ($50 gift certificate)
Union Framing ($50 gift certificate)

Fresh and Beautiful
by Sutthisri Watson

Juror's comment: Nice play of different greens.

Creative Catalyst (DVD certificate)
Creative Catalyst (DVD certificate)

King and Queen
by Iris Lian

Juror's comment: Good handling of light.

Creative Catalyst (DVD certificate)
Creative Catalyst (DVD certificate)

Vanilla Sky
by Sonia Siccardo

Juror's comments: Well handled use of watercolor.  The addition of some color in the dark trees was very good.

1st Place ($500)
1st Place ($500)

Room With a View
by Michael Rogan

Juror’s Comments: Very interesting composition. Especially nice handling of the background scene.

2nd Place ($300)
2nd Place ($300)

Colored Bottles in Sunlight
by Jan Grady

Juror's comments: Beautiful color and patterning. Nice looseness in style.

3rd Place ($200)
3rd Place ($200)

Fall Harvest
by Cathy Belleville

Juror's comments: Nice muted tones played off against high chroma colors.

Emerging Artist ($100)
Emerging Artist ($100)

Cat Nap
by Helen Jones

Juror's comments: Good concept and composition.

Honorable Mention ($100)
Honorable Mention ($100)

Swinging Tahoe
by Peter Carey

Juror's comments: Strong concept, very skillfully done.

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