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2007 Awardees

National Juried Exhibition Masters Division: Whistle Pik Gallery

  AWARDS AND DONORS VALUE WINNER PAINTING TITLE
  Award of Excellence for Master Signature Members

Funded by Art of the West Magazine ($1,000 cash and a free full page advertisement)

$4,000 David Leffel OPAM Variations In Orange
OPA Master Signature Member Award of Excellence

Funded by Oil Painters of America

$3,000 C.W. Mundy OPAM Portrait of Anne
  Award of Excellence for Master Signature Members

Funded by Southwest Art Magazine (free half page advertisement)

$2,436 Sherrie McGraw OPAM Night of the Night Fires
  Donors' Award of Excellence for Master Signature Members $1,000 Paul Mullally OPAM December Silver
  Shirl Smithson Founders Award for Master Signature Members

Funded by the Shirl Smithson Family

$500 Huihan Liu OPAM In Town of Lhasa, Tibet

 

National Juried Exhibition Associate Signature Division: Whistle Pik Gallery

  AWARDS AND DONORS VALUE WINNER PAINTING TITLE
Vintage Dreams by Johanna Harmon American National Award of Excellence

Funded by Oil Painters of America

(Eligibility only once every 3 years for the same artist)

$15,000 Johanna Harmon Vintage Dreams
  American Art Collector Award of Excellence

Full feature article on award winner

$14,000 Dianne L. Massey Dunbar OPA Carnival Cook
  Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine Award of Excellence

$1,000 cash and a free full page advertisement

$4,150 Robert A. Johnson OPA Azaleas and Oranges
  Fine Art Studio On-Line Award of Excellence

$500 cash and two years of web hosting valued at $600

$1,100 Robert Coombs Making Adjustments
  Art-Talk Award of Excellence

Quarter page advertisement

$1,015 Scott Tallman Powers Finding Balance
  Elaine and Peter Adams OPAM Award of Excellence $1,000 Marci Oleszkiewicz Experience
  John Cope, Esq. Award of Excellence $1,000 Wanda Choate The Christmas Offering
Flamenca by Glenn Harrington Friends of OPA Award of Excellence $1,000 Glenn Harrington Flamenca
Winter Solstice Night by Marc R. Hanson OPA Presidents Award of Excellence

Funded by Zhiwei Tu OPAM and Betty Schmidt

$1,000 Marc R. Hanson OPA Winter Solstice Night
First Light by Stacey L. Peterson Utrecht Award of Excellence

Merchandise Certificate

$1,000 Stacey L. Peterson First Light
  Classic Gallery Framing, Inc. Award of Excellence

$250 cash and a Merchandise Certificate valued at $500

$750 David W. Mayer First Light at Cottonwood Pass
  Blick Art Materials Award of Excellence

Schminke Mussini, Van Gogh, Pebeo Fragonard Oil Color Set, Kevin MacPherson Oil Color & Medium Set

$640 Fran Rowe Catawba Creek
Spanish Dancer by Daud Akhriev Kewaunee Academy of Fine Art and The Barnsite Art Studio and Gallery Award of Excellence

Portable hardwood easel

$575 Daud Akhriev Spanish Dancer
  The Artist's Magazine and Ampersand Art Award of Excellence

$250 funded by The Artist's Magazine/one case of 8 Gessobord 18" x 24" with 3/4" cradles funded by Ampersand Art ($285)

$535 Qiuzhen Wei Spring
Rio Grande at St. Elena by Dennis Farris Baker Frame Studio, Inc. Award of Excellence

20" x 24" 22k Gold Leaf Frame

$500 Dennis Farris Rio Grande at St. Elena
  Daler-Rowney Award of Excellence

Merchandise Certificate

$500 Brian Slawson Popcorn & DaVinci
  Fredericksburg Artists' School Workshop Scholarship

One week painting workshop

$500 Greg Scheibel Bitterroot Reflections
Catching the Light by Tim Deibler Fredrix Artist Canvas and Jack Richeson & Co. Inc. Award of Excellence

Fredrix Artist Canvas merchandise Certificate ($250) and Daniel Green Oil Colors funded by Jack Richeson & Co. ($250)

$500 Tim Deibler Catching the Light
  Fredrix Artist Canvas and Jack Richeson & Co. Inc. Award of Excellence

Fredrix Artist Canvas Merchandise Certificate ($250) and Daniel Green Oil Colors funded by Jack Richeson & Co. ($250)

$500 John Pototschnik OPA Another Time, Another Place
  Hunter Editions Award of Excellence

Free Prepress and one sheet paper or canvas reproduction

$500 James McIntyre Autumn Contemplation
  Liliedahl Video Productions Award of Excellence $500 Bill Farnsworth Morning Delivery
  Mountain Goat Frames Award of Excellence

Merchandise Certificate

$500 Mike Malm Saturday Afternoon
Her Grandson by D. Edward Kucera Sourcetek Award of Excellence

"Premium Line" panels

$500 D. Edward Kucera Her Grandson
Rose Medallion Tea Basket by A.C. Lindner Thanhardt-Burger Corp Award of Excellence

Handmade picture frame

$500 A.C. Lindner Rose Medallion Tea Basket
Celeste by Dan Beck Savoir-Faire/Seannelier, Isabey, Fabriano Award of Excellence

Case of 15 deluxe Sennelier paints in wooden box, #10 Isabey Mongoose Brush, #12 Isabey Sable Brush, and Fabriano Telapad

$476 Dan Beck Celeste
  Directors' Award of Excellence

Funded by Neil Patterson OPAM, Vice President ($250) and William Schneider OPA, Director ($200)

$450 Jada Rowland Eight Sundays - 2 Hours Each
Stream Shadows by Don Grieger Barbara Carter Fine Gilded Frames Award of Excellence

24" x 30" 23k Water Gilded Gold Leaf Frame

$365 Don Grieger Stream Shadows
  Gamblin Artists Colors and Dakota Art Store Award of Excellence

Gamblin Artists Colors Deluxe Painting System ($250) and Dakota Art Store Merchandise Award ($100)

$350 Claudia Seymour Melon Pot with Mandarins
Spring Is Coming by Vadim Dolgov Holbein Artist Materials Award of Excellence

Holbein Artist Oil Color Set of 32 colors

$325 Vadim Dolgov Spring Is Coming

 

Eastern Regional Exhibition: Weatherburn Gallery

  AWARDS AND DONORS VALUE WINNER PAINTING TITLE
A Mother's Kiss by Dominic Avant Best of Show

Funded by OPA

$3,000 Dominic A. Avant A Mother's Kiss
  Award of Excellence

Best Master Signature Member

Funded by OPA

$2,500 Kevin Macpherson OPAM Inspired, Reims Cathedral
Feng Shui Peonies On Red by Diane Rath Award of Excellence

Best Signature Member

Funded by OPA

$1,000 Diane Rath OPA Peonies on Red
Evening Reading by Daud Akhriev Award of Excellence

Best Associate Member

Funded by OPA

$1,000 Daud Akhriev 
Evening Reading
By the Old Stone Wall by Karl Heerdt The Weatherburn Gallery Award of Excellence - Best Landscape

Funded by The Weatherburn Gallery

$500 Karl Heerdt By the Old Stone Wall
Madeline by Bill Farnsworth The Weatherburn Gallery Award of Excellence - Best Figurative

Funded by The Weatherburn Gallery

$500 Bill Farnsworth Madeline
Iron Pot with Onions by Terry T. Norris The Weatherburn Gallery Award of Excellence - Best Still Life

Funded by The Weatherburn Gallery

$500 Terry T. Norris Iron Pot with Onions

 

Central Regional Exhibition: Southwind Gallery

  AWARDS AND DONORS VALUE WINNER PAINTING TITLE
Best of Show

Funded by OPA

$3,000 Dianne Massey Dunbar OPA Night Road Crew
  Award of Excellence

Best Master Signature Member

Funded by OPA

$2,500 Kevin MacPherson OPAM Light from Above
  Award of Excellence

Half page advertisement

Funded by Southwest Art

$2,100 Richard Russell The Studio
Award of Excellence

Best Signature Member

Funded by OPA

$1,000 Howard Friedland OPA Saddling Up
Award of Excellence

Best Associate Member

Funded by OPA

$1,000 Dan Beck Crystal in Purple

 

Western Regional Exhibition: Waterhouse Gallery

AWARDS AND DONORS VALUE WINNER PAINTING TITLE
Best of Show

Funded by OPA

$3,000 Rene Porter Side By Side
Award of Excellence

Best Master Signature Member

Funded by OPA

$2,500 Zhiwei Tu OPAM Village Girl
Award of Excellence

Half page advertisement

Funded by Southwest Art

$2,100 Jason Dowd Autumn Shrine
Award of Excellence

Best Signature Member

Funded by OPA

$1,000 Daniel T. Desmond OPA Evening Fog
Award of Excellence

Best Associate Member

Funded by OPA

$1,000 Michael Mao Morning Adoration