Slideshow of 2015 Award Winners

First Place Popular Choice
First Place Popular Choice

The Power of the Pencil: Hope for Haiti's Future
by Nancy Near

Second Place Popular Choice
Second Place Popular Choice

Royal Couple
by Elwira Maszara

Third Place Popular Choice
Third Place Popular Choice

Painting Union Square
by Uma Kelkar

Living in Color - Terri Hill Book ($55)
Living in Color - Terri Hill Book ($55)

Escarpment
by   Karen Druker   

Juror’s Comments: Wonderful composition with exciting color and line work.

M. Graham ($300 set of paints)
M. Graham ($300 set of paints)

The Café is Closed
by   Diane Fujimoto

Juror’s Comments: Nice composition with interesting texture.

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

Bill
by    Myna Wacknov 

Juror’s Comments:  Interesting texture and the expression has a lot of personality.

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

Vecchi Amici
by Peter Taber

Juror’s Comments: Pleasing and unique composition.

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

Cruising the Baylands
by Laura Barna

Juror's comments: Lovely composition, water and reflections are especially beautiful.

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

Out of the Service #5
by Sayeko Nakamura

Juror's comment: A bold painting with an effective choice of colors

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

Anis Swallowtail
by Peter Carey

Juror's comment: Amazing detail, the butterfly is beautifully executed

Tony Baxter Framing ($75 gift certificate)
Tony Baxter Framing ($75 gift certificate)

Just Hanging Out
by  Emily Barton

Juror’s Comments:  Sweet, pleasing subject with a great composition

Accent Arts ($30 sketchbook and travel brush)
Accent Arts ($30 sketchbook and travel brush)

Dzong at Trongsa
by Jane Paulson  

Juror’s Comments: Nice fresh panting with a beautiful sense of light.

Creative Catalyst ($30 DVD gift certificate)
Creative Catalyst ($30 DVD gift certificate)

Baylands Morning
by Tom Ayers 

Juror's comments:  Beautiful, loose and expressive landscape 

Creative Catalyst ($30 DVD gift certificate)
Creative Catalyst ($30 DVD gift certificate)

Diana the Hunter
by Cathy Bellevue  

Juror’s Comments: Strong painting with beautiful water reflections.

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

Patterns of Urban Life
by  Caroline McClintic

Juror’s Comments: Excellent composition, a very sophisticated piece that tells a story.

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

Cars
by   Margaret Washington 

Juror’s Comments:  Great composition, with remarkable reflections

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

Freezing and Painting Union Square
by   Uma Kelkar  

Juror’s Comments:   Very lovely and expressive brush strokes

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

Let’s Get Out of Here
by   Linda Palmor   

Juror’s Comments:   A well-executed painting.

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

The Power of the Pencil: Hope for Haiti’s Future
by   Nancy Near  

Juror’s Comments:   A lot of thought was put into this piece, and it tells an interesting story.

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