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2019 Awardees

National Exhibition Award Winners: Illume Gallery of Fine Art

  AWARDS AND DONORS VALUE WINNER PAINTING TITLE

Associate and Signature Division

“Gems” by Susan Lyon1st Place Gold Medal Award
Funded by Oil Painters of America (Eligibility only once every two years for the same artist)
$25,000 Susan Lyon Gems
$6,000   24" x 18"
“August Mums” by Katie Liddiard2nd Place Silver Medal Award
Funded by American Art Collector Magazine Two-page feature article on award winner
$6,200 Katie Liddiard August Mums
$3,800   12" x 24"
“Spring Riches” by Mike T. Malm3rd Place Bronze Medal Award
Funded by Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine One full-page advertisement
$3,995 Mike T. Malm Spring Riches
$8,100   30" x 30"
“Nature's Reverie” by Johanna Harmon Best Signature Award of Excellence
Cash donation funded by FASO ($750), Merchandise certificates funded by Gamblin Artists Colors ($500) and Airfloat Systems ($250)
$1,500 Johanna Harmon OPA Nature's Reverie
$8,900   28" x 40"
“Sunday Afternoon” by Tom L. Nachreiner Best Signature Honorable Mention
Easel light funded by Revelite ($650) and Merchandise certificate funded by Savoir-Faire ($250)
$900 Tom L. Nachreiner OPA Sunday Afternoon
$8,500   30" x 40"
“Dream Boat Nocturne” by Neal J. Hughes Best Associate Award of Excellence
Cash donation funded by FASO ($750), Merchandise certificates funded by Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff ($500) and ArtFrames ($250)
$1,500 Neal J. Hughes Dream Boat Nocturne
$4,800   18" x 24"
“Streaming at Dusk” by Steven S. Walker Best Associate Honorable Mention
Easel light funded by Revelite ($650) and Merchandise certificate funded by Savoir-Faire ($250)
$900 Steven S. Walker Streaming at Dusk
$1,900   12" x 24"
“Creative Mind At Rest” by Jenna M. Lineweaver Most Original Award of Excellence
Artwork Archive Lifetime Master Account ($1,250) and Merchandise certificate funded by Savoir-Faire ($250)
$1,500 Jenna M. Lineweaver Creative Mind At Rest
$2,195   30" x 24"
“Brevity” by David R. Dibble Outstanding Composition and Technique Award of Excellence
Artwork Archive Lifetime Master Account ($1,250) and Merchandise certificate funded by Savoir-Faire ($250)
$1,500 David R. Dibble OPA Brevity
$6,000   30" x 30"
“May Day” by Robert Papp Presidents’ Award of Excellence
Cash donation funded by Past Presidents Zhiwei Tu OPAM and Betty Schmidt
$1,000 Robert Papp May Day
$9,000   26" x 32"
“Harshest Critic” by Blair Atherholt Art Renewal Center Realism Award of Excellence
Cash donation funded by Art Renewal Center
$1,000 Blair Atherholt Harshest Critic
$6,500   34" x 22"
“Grace in the Fall” by Jenedy Paige Realism Honorable Mention
Merchandise certificate funded by Trekell Art Supply ($500) and an assortment of oil paints by Jack Richeson & Co ($250)
$750 Jenedy Paige Grace in the Fall
$8,000   36" x 24"
“Abundance” by Derek W. Penix Ted Goerschner OPAM Memorial Impressionist Award of Excellence
Cash donation funded by friends of Ted Goerschner OPA
$1,000 Derek W. Penix Abundance
$13,000   30" x 36"
“Not in Service” by Mike Peterson Impressionist Honorable Mention
Merchandise certificates funded by Gamblin Artists Colors ($500) and Liliedahl Video Productions ($250)
$750 Mike Peterson Not in Service
$1,500   20" x 16"
“Many Long Years Ago” by TJ Cunningham Animal Award of Excellence
Merchandise certificate funded by Blick Art Materials
$1,000 TJ Cunningham Many Long Years Ago
$7,500   19.5" x 59.5"
“The Return” by Joe J. Ceballos Animal Honorable Mention
Merchandise certificates funded by JFM Enterprises ($500) and Liliedahl Video Productions ($250)
$750 Joe J. Ceballos The Return
$3,200   24" x 24"
“Holding on to a Dream” by Robin G. Williamson John August Dietrich Memorial Figurative Award of Excellence
Cash donation funded by RayMar Art
$1,000 Robin G. Williamson Holding on to a Dream
$3,800   30" x 24"
“Childhood Brook” by Raj Chaudhuri Figurative Honorable Mention
Oil color set funded by M. Graham & Company ($500), Merchandise certificate funded by Rett Ashby Designs ($250)
$750 Raj Chaudhuri Childhood Brook
$3,000   24" x 30"
“Lost Eden Canyon, Lake Powell” by Joshua D. Clare Alden Bryan Memorial Landscape Painting Award of Excellence
Cash donation funded by the Alden and Mary Bryan Arts Fund and the Vermont Community Foundation
$1,000 Joshua D. Clare Lost Eden Canyon, Lake Powell
$4,800   24" x 24"
“Evening Glow” by J. Ken Spencer Landscape Honorable Mention
Merchandise certificates funded by Blue Ridge Oil colors ($500) and Rosemary & Company Artists Brushes ($250)
$750 J. Ken Spencer OPA Evening Glow
$5,500   24" x 30"
“Tough Enough to Wear Pink” by Steve G. Atkinson Portraiture Award of Excellence
Merchandise certificate funded by Savoir-Faire
$1,000 Steve G. Atkinson OPA Tough Enough to Wear Pink
$3,000   16" x 20"
“Bradford” by Kurt L. Anderson Portraiture Honorable Mention
Merchandise certificate funded by Williamsburg Handmade Oil Colors ($500) and pre-selected panels from SourceTek Art Supply ($250)
$750 Kurt L. Anderson OPA Bradford
$7,400   40" x 30"
“Atlantic Storm” by Karen Blackwood Seascape Award of Excellence
Merchandise certificate funded by Michael Harding Artist Oil Colours
$1,000 Karen Blackwood Atlantic Storm
$2,500   12" x 16"
“Rocky Cove” by Rebecca Leer Seascape Honorable Mention
Merchandise certificate funded by Williamsburg Handmade Oil Colors ($500) and Ampersand Art Supply ($250)
$750 Rebecca Leer Rocky Cove
$4,700   24" x 30"
“Silence” by Jim T. McVicker Still Life Award of Excellence
Merchandise certificate funded by Maimeri Puro Oils
$1,000 Jim T. McVicker Silence
$10,000   30" x 24"
“Cheese and Wine” by Yelena Snovsky Still Life Honorable Mention
Merchandise certificate funded by Rembrandt Oils ($500) and pre-selected panels from SourceTek Art Supply ($250)
$750 Yelena Snovsky Cheese and Wine
$750   9" x 12"
“The Bowery” by Jim Carson Neil Patterson OPAM Award of Excellence
Cash donation funded by OPA Past President Neil Patterson OPAM
$250 Jim Carson The Bowery
$2,700   24" x 30"
“Parisian Bathroom 2” by Mary Sauer Members’ Choice Award of Excellence
Merchandise certificate funded by Blick Art Materials
$1,000 Mary Sauer Parisian Bathroom 2
$11,000   30" x 30"
“Abundance” by Derek W. Penix Members’ Choice Honorable Mention
Grumbacher 10-color Oil Set & Gesso and pre-selected Schmincke & Weber mediums
$557 Derek W. Penix Abundance
$13,000   30" x 36"

Master Signature Division

Isaiah by Daud Akhriev1st Place Gold Medal Award
Funded by OPA and Friends of OPA. (Eligibility only once every two years for the same artist)
$7,500 Daud Akhriev OPAM Isaiah
$20,000   30" x 40"
The Chinese Robe by John Michael Carter2nd Place Silver Medal Award
Funded by American Art Collector Magazine - two-page feature article on award winner
$6,200 John Michael Carter OPAM The Chinese Robe
$20,000   30" x 40"
Champion by James Tennison3rd Place Bronze Medal Award
Funded by Plein Air Magazine - one full-page advertisement
$3,995 James Tennison OPAM Champion
$9,500   36" x 36"
Childhood Dream by Jan Peng Wang Most Original Award of Excellence
Funded by Southwest Art Magazine - one full-page advertisement
$3,380 Jan Peng Wang OPAM Childhood Dream
$5,500   20" x 24"
Lines of Heritage by Cindy Baron Donors’ Award of Excellence
Merchandise certificate funded by Michael Harding Handmade Artist Oil Colours ($500) and Cash donation funded by Friends of OPA ($500)
$1,000 Cindy Baron OPAM Lines of Heritage
$8,200   24" x 30"
Coexistence by Jeff Legg Realism Award of Excellence
Merchandise certificate funded by Savoir-Faire
$1,000 Jeff Legg OPAM Coexistence
$28,500   30" x 36"
By Mountain Stream, High Key by Quang Ho Impressionist Award of Excellence
Merchandise certificate funded by Blue Ridge Oil Colors ($500) and Cash donation funded by FASO ($500)
$1,000 Quang Ho OPAM By Mountain Stream, High Key
$14,000   30" x 30"
Peaceful Flow by Albert Handell Shirl Smithson Founders’ Award for Master Signature Members
Cash donation funded by the Shirl Smithson Family
$500 Albert Handell OPAM Peaceful Flow
$16,500   30" x 36"
By Mountain Stream, High Key by Quang Ho Members’ Choice Award for Master Signature Members
Merchandise certificate funded by JFM Enterprises ($500) and Cash donation funded by Bella Muse Productions ($500)
$1,000 Quang Ho OPAM By Mountain Stream, High Key
$14,000   30" x 30"
The Secret Adversary by Nancy S. Crookston Members’ Choice Honorable Mentions Award for Master Signature Members
Merchandise certificate funded by Gamblin Artists Colors
$500 Nancy S. Crookston OPAM The Secret Adversary
$6,400   36" x 24"

Southwest Treasures Wet Paint Competition Plein Air Division

St. George by Doug Braithwaite First Place
Funded by Southwest Art Magazine - one full-page advertisement
$3,380 Doug Braithwaite St. George
$1,500   12" x 16"
Snow Canyon by John P. Lasater IV Second Place
Funded by Western Art Collector Magazine - one half-page advertisement
$2,300 John P. Lasater IV Snow Canyon
$950   9" x 12"
Pots by Kalie Graves Third Place
Funded by Plein Air Magazine - one quarter-page advertisement ($1,200) and Cash donation funded by FASO ($250)
$1,450 Kalie Graves Pots
$300   11" x 14"

Studio Division

Sage Advice by Nancy S. Crookston OPAM First Place
Funded by Southwest Art Magazine - one full-page advertisement
$3,380 Nancy S. Crookston OPAM Sage Advice
$1,550   14" x 11"
Blue Green Vase by Jeremy Goodding Second Place
Funded by Western Art Collector Magazine - one half-page advertisement
$2,300 Jeremy Goodding Blue Green Vase
$2,150   13" x 15"
Farra in White by Julie Rogers Third Place
Merchandise certificates funded by Trekell Art Supplies ($500), Maimeri Puro ($500) and Rosemary & Co. Artists Brushes ($250) and Cash donation funded by FASO ($250)
$1,500 Julie Rogers Farra in White
$3,500   14" x 22"

Combined Division

Before the Rain by Bill Cramer Wet Paint Award of Excellence
Holbein Vernet Superior Oil Color Set of 12 ($280), Merchandise certificate funded by Guerrilla Painter ($100) and New Wave Fine Art Products 12”x16” POSH Glass + Grey Pad Hand Held Model ($47)
$427 Bill Cramer Before the Rain
$1,600   16" x 16"
Desert Path by Greg LaRock OPA Wet Paint Award of Excellence
Holbein Artist Oil Colors Set of 20 ($242), Merchandise certificate funded by Guerrilla Painter ($100) and New Wave Fine Art Products 12”x16” POSH Glass + Grey Pad Hand Held Model ($47)
$389 Greg LaRock OPA Desert Path
$1,600   12" x 16"
Grafton Cabin by Lynne Fearman Wet Paint Award of Excellence
Cash donation funded by OPA ($100) and New Wave Fine Art Products 9”x12” Grey POSH Glass Palette ($26)
$126 Lynne Fearman Grafton Cabin
$675   9" x 12"
Roses on Marble by Kelli Folsom OPA Wet Paint Award of Excellence
Merchandise certificate funded by Guerrilla Painter ($100) and New Wave Fine Art Products 9”x12” Grey POSH Glass Palette ($26)
$126 Kelli Folsom OPA Roses on Marble
$1,200   9" x 12"
Morning on the Desert Ledge by Alicia L. Finlayson Wet Paint Award of Excellence
Merchandise certificate funded by Jack Richeson & Co.
$125 Alicia L. Finlayson Morning on the Desert Ledge
$600   9" x 12"
Iris in Red by Vicki Walker Wet Paint Award of Excellence
Merchandise certificate funded by Jack Richeson & Co.
$100 Vicki Walker Iris in Red
$350   11" x 14"
Kazenta Morning by Bonnie McGee Wet Paint Award of Excellence
Cash donation funded by OPA ($75) and New Wave Fine Art Products 9”x12” Clear POSH Glass Palette ($24)
$99 Bonnie McGee Kazenta Morning
$950   9" x 12"
Borrowed Time by Kathie Odom Wet Paint Award of Excellence
Cash donation funded by OPA ($50) and New Wave Fine Art Products 9”x12” Clear POSH Glass Palette ($24)
$74 Kathie Odom Borrowed Time
$1,400   10" x 16"

28th National Exhibition
Dorothy Driehaus Mellin Fellowship for Midwestern Artists

“Settling In” by William A Suys The Dorothy Driehaus Mellin Fellowship for Midwestern Artists
$20,000 William A Suys OPA Settling In
$7,800   24" x 48"
This fellowship is provided through a generous contribution by The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation for an OPA artist residing in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio or Wisconsin.

 

Virtuosos Award Winners: Cutter & Cutter Fine Art

  AWARDS AND DONORS VALUE WINNER PAINTING TITLE

Signature Division

“Black Velvet” by David Mueller First Place
One full- page advertisement in Southwest Art Magazine
$3,380 David Mueller OPA Black Velvet
$9,000   48" x 14"
“Burton Silverman: American Artist” by Chris Saper Second Place
One half-page advertisement in Plein Air Magazine
$2,150 Chris Saper OPA Burton Silverman: American Artist
$7,500   28" x 28"
“Nature's Blush” by MaryBeth Karaus Third Place
Cash award funded by OPA
$750 MaryBeth Karaus OPA Nature's Blush
$4,900   35" x 27"
“True Blue” by Sara Doberstein Fourth Place
Cash award funded by OPA
$500 Sara Doberstein OPA True Blue
$5,000   30" x 30"
“Figure in Red” by Anna Rose Bain Fifth Place
$500 merchandise certificate funded by Savoir-Faire
$500 Anna Rose Bain OPA Figure in Red
$8,150   30" x 30"
“My Compliments” by Patrick Meehan Sixth Place
Cash award funded by OPA
$400 Patrick Meehan OPA My Compliments
$850   12" x 9"
“Evening Treasure” by Chuck Larivey Seventh Place
Cash award funded by OPA
$300 Chuck Larivey OPA Evening Treasure
$7,950   32" x 32"
“Lithesome” by Jane Chapin Eighth Place
Cash award funded by OPA
$250 Jane Chapin OPA Lithesome
$9,900   40" x 30"

Combined Signature and Master Signature Division

Together by Rou Li Award of Excellence
Funded by OPA
$200 Rou Li OPAM Together
$3,900   15" x 26"
Mister Gepetto by Nancy S. Crookston Award of Excellence
Funded by OPA
$200 Nancy S. Crookston OPAM Mister Gepetto
$6,400   36" x 24"
Starlit Dance by Huihan Liu Award of Excellence
Funded by OPA
$200 Huihan Liu OPAM Starlit Dance
$3,800   12" x 9"
Water Pistol Fractal by Lisa Fricker Award of Excellence
Funded by OPA
$200 Lisa Fricker OPA Water Pistol Fractal
$1,800.00   18" x 18"
World Traveler 1 by Sabina Turner Award of Excellence
Funded by OPA
$200 Sabina Turner OPA World Traveler 1
$3,800   24" x 36"
Catch of the Day by Jeff Legg Award of Excellence
Funded by OPA
$200 Jeff Legg OPAM Catch of the Day
$15,500   18" x 24"
His Grandfather's Piano<br />
(the Music Room) by Daud Akhriev Award of Excellence
Funded by OPA
$200 Daud Akhriev OPAM His Grandfather's Piano
(the Music Room)
$5,200   16" x 20"
Harvest Moon Gladiolas by Margret Short Award of Excellence
Funded by OPA
$200 Margret Short OPA Harvest Moon Gladiolas
$15,950   30" x 30"

Master Signature Division

Romance by John Michael Carter First Place
Featured in Artist Focus section funded by American Art Collector Magazine
$3,400 John Michael Carter OPAM Romance
$20,000   40" x 30"
Daffodils and Quince by Kathy Anderson Second Place
One half-page advertisement in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine
$2,150 Kathy Anderson OPAM Daffodils and Quince
$4,500   16" x 20"
Chief by Christopher Zhang Fourth Place
$500 merchandise certificate funded by Savoir-Faire
$500 Christopher Zhang OPAM Chief
$9,600   42" x 24"

Spring 2019 Online Showcase Award Winners

Thanks to our Juror of Awards Nikolo Balkanski for lending his time and expertise!

  AWARDS AND DONORS VALUE WINNER PAINTING TITLE

Associate Division

“Illumination” by Karen Blackwood1st Place First Place
$3,000 cash award, made possible thanks to Dorothy Driehaus Mellin and the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.
$3,000 Karen Blackwood Illumination
16" x 20"
“Winter Sunset” by Janet Frost2nd Place Second Place
$1,500 cash award, made possible thanks to Dorothy Driehaus Mellin and the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.
$1,500 Janet Frost Winter Sunset
18" x 24"
“Reverie” by Tina Garrett3rd Place Third Place
$500 cash award, made possible thanks to Dorothy Driehaus Mellin and the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.
$500 Tina Garrett Reverie
20" x 30"
“Royal Sticks & Stones” by Brandon Gonzales Honorable Mention
  Brandon Gonzales Royal Sticks & Stones
32" x 16"
“Hydrangeas” by Lani Browning Honorable Mention
  Lani Browning Hydrangeas
14" x 18"
“Awaiting Dawn” by Jim Wodark Honorable Mention
  Jim Wodark Awaiting Dawn
36" x 24"
“Happyness Is” by Sherrie Nielsen Honorable Mention
  Sherrie Nielsen Happyness Is
24" x 20"
“Portrait of John Henry Hanzlik” by Stephanie Paige Thomson Honorable Mention
  Stephanie Paige Thomson Portrait of John Henry Hanzlik
28" x 22"
“The Gold Coat” by Hope Reis Honorable Mention
  Hope Reis The Gold Coat
24" x 30"
“Raking Light at Ghost Ranch” by Barbara Coleman Honorable Mention
  Barbara Coleman Raking Light at Ghost Ranch
24" x 18"
“Morning Coffee” by Trent Gudmundsen Honorable Mention
  Trent Gudmundsen Morning Coffee
30" x 40"
“Mellow Yellow” by Yvonne Bonacci Honorable Mention
  Yvonne Bonacci Mellow Yellow
32" x 16"
“Mechanical Staccato and Scotch” by Dorothy Lorenze Honorable Mention
  Dorothy Lorenze Mechanical Staccato and Scotch
14" x 11"

Summer 2019 Online Showcase Award Winners

Thanks to our Juror of Awards Greg LaRock OPA for lending his time and expertise!

  AWARDS AND DONORS VALUE WINNER PAINTING TITLE

Associate Division

“Red” by Jong Lee1st Place First Place
$3,000 cash award, made possible thanks to Dorothy Driehaus Mellin and the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.
$3,000 Jong Lee Red
20" x 16"
“Domestic Tableaux” by Joseph Sundwall2nd Place Second Place
$1,500 cash award, made possible thanks to Dorothy Driehaus Mellin and the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.
$1,500 Joseph Sundwall Domestic Tableaux
24" x 48"
“Burning Bright” by Kim VanDerHoek3rd Place Third Place
$500 cash award, made possible thanks to Dorothy Driehaus Mellin and the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.
$500 Kim VanDerHoek Burning Bright
24" x 36"
“Three P.M.” by Trent Gudmundsen Honorable Mention
  Trent Gudmundsen Three P.M.
32" x 28"
“Window Light 2” by McGarren Flack Honorable Mention
  McGarren Flack Window Light 2
20" x 30"
“Empty Vessel” by Blair Atherholt Honorable Mention
  Blair Atherholt Empty Vessel
12" x 16"
“The Perfect Cover” by Joyful Enriquez Honorable Mention
  Joyful Enriquez The Perfect Cover
28" x 22"
“Arrangement in Yellow and Blue” by Brian Astle Honorable Mention
  Brian Astle Arrangement in Yellow and Blue
20" x 14"
“Break of Dawn” by Aruna Rao Honorable Mention
  Aruna Rao Break of Dawn
18" x 24"
“Tired Thulea” by Elise Mahaffie Honorable Mention
  Elise Mahaffie Tired Thulea
8" x 10"
“Flyers” by Johne Richardson Honorable Mention
  Johne Richardson Flyers
36" x 36"
“In the Flow of Time” by Bill Cramer Honorable Mention
  Bill Cramer In the Flow of Time
36" x 36"
“The Gift of Sunlight” by Sara Linda Poly Honorable Mention
  Sara Linda Poly The Gift of Sunlight
20" x 20"

Eastern Regional Award Winners: Beverly McNeil Gallery

  AWARDS AND DONORS VALUE WINNER PAINTING TITLE

Associate and Signature Division

“Morning Mist” by Neal J. Hughes Gold Medal
Cash award funded by OPA
$4,000 Neal J. Hughes Morning Mist
$19,500   30" x 40"
“Conversations” by Stephanie Deshpande Silver Medal
Artist Focus Feature funded by American Art Collector Magazine valued at $3,400
$3,400 Stephanie Deshpande Conversations
$5,130   30" x 24"
“Veteran at Home” by George Bodine Bronze Medal
One full page advertisement funded by Southwest Art Magazine valued at $3,380
$3,380 George Bodine OPA Veteran at Home
$5,800   24" x 30"
“Cotton and Oak” by Grace M. Devito Realism Award of Excellence
Cash award funded by OPA
$500 Grace M. Devito Cotton and Oak
$4,500   14" x 22"
“Chicago Light” by Tom L. Nachreiner Impressionist Award of Excellence
Cash award funded by OPA
$500 Tom L. Nachreiner OPA Chicago Light
$6,500   30" x 40"
“Livewire” by David Boyd Jr. Most Original Award of Excellence
Most Original Award of Excellence. Cash award funded by OPA
$500 David Boyd Jr. OPA Livewire
$4,600   24" x 48"
“Fresh Milk for the Orphan Girls” by Todd L. Carignan Animal Award of Excellence
Most Original Award of Excellence. Cash award funded by OPA
$500 Todd L. Carignan Fresh Milk for the Orphan Girls
$2,600   16" x 20"
“Quiet Inlet” by David J. Tutwiler Seascape Award of Excellence
Most Original Award of Excellence. Cash award funded by OPA
$500 David J. Tutwiler OPA Quiet Inlet
$5,800   20" x 30"
“Dayton Street” by Mary Qian Figurative Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Savior Faire ($250) and $250 cash funded by OPA
$500 Mary Qian OPA Dayton Street
$5,800   24" x 30"
“Beartooth Foothills” by Jason L. Tako Landscape Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Blue Ridge Oil Colors ($250) and $250 cash funded by OPA
$500 Jason L. Tako Beartooth Foothills
$2,100   12" x 18"
“Admiration” by Joseph Daily Portraiture Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Savior Faire ($250) and $250 cash funded by OPA
$500 Joseph Daily Admiration
$3,400   18" x 24"
“The Bouquet” by Margaret M. Carrier Still Life Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Blue Ridge Oil Colors ($250) and $250 cash funded by OPA
$500 Margaret M. Carrier The Bouquet
$5,900   26" x 18"
“Sawmill” by Katie Dobson Cundiff Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Gamblin Artist’s Oil Colors valued at $250
$250 Katie Dobson Cundiff OPA Sawmill
$2,450   24" x 24"
“A Kaleidoscope Moment” by Dawn E. Whitelaw Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Liliedahl Video Productions valued at $250
$250 Dawn E. Whitelaw A Kaleidoscope Moment
$2,750   24" x 18"
“Steamed Dumplings” by Hongnian Zhang Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Blick Art Materials valued at $250
$250 Hongnian Zhang Steamed Dumplings
$9,500   30" x 30"
“The Way of Water” by Judy Maurer Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Jack Richeson & Company valued at $150
$150 Judy Maurer The Way of Water
$1,900   12" X 16"
“The Living is Easy” by Dottie T. Leatherwood Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Jack Richeson & Company valued at $125
$125 Dottie T. Leatherwood The Living is Easy
$2,000   24" x 30"
“Saddled Up” by Katherine F. Galbraith Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Jack Richeson & Company valued at $100
$100 Katherine F. Galbraith OPA Saddled Up
$1,400   12" x 16"

Master Signature Division

Moonbeam by Marc Hanson Gold Medal
Cash award funded by OPA
$3,500 Marc Hanson OPAM Moonbeam
$11,500   36" x 36"
Path to Prosperity by Ken Cadwallader Silver Medal
Half page advertisement in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine valued at $2,150
$2,150 Ken Cadwallader OPAM Path to Prosperity
$4,500   18" x 24"
The Ermine Wrap by William Schneider Bronze Medal
Artwork Archive Lifetime Account valued at $1,250
$1,250 William Schneider OPAM The Ermine Wrap
$3,250   20" x 16"
Fishing Boats by Calvin Liang Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Michael Harding Handmade Oil Colours ?valued at $500
$250 Calvin Liang OPAM Fishing Boats
$2,400   12" x 16"
Passionate Sea by Ruo Li Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Maimeri Puro valued at $250
$250 Ruo Li OPAM Passionate Sea
$6,500   20.5" X 29.2"

Western Regional Award Winners: Sorrel Sky Gallery

  AWARDS AND DONORS VALUE WINNER PAINTING TITLE

Associate and Signature Division

“Delft Pitcher and Stone Fruit” by Joseph V. Iantorno Gold Medal
Cash award funded by OPA
$4,000 Joseph V. Iantorno Delft Pitcher and Stone Fruit
$7,500   24" x 30"
“Approach to Mt. Hood” by Barbara Jaenicke Silver Medal
Artist Focus Feature funded by American Art Collector Magazine valued at $3,400
$3,400 Barbara Jaenicke OPA Approach to Mt. Hood
$2,800   20" x 24"
“Unincorporated in 72” by John F. Budicin Bronze Medal
One full page advertisement funded by Southwest Art Magazine valued at $3,380
$3,380 John F. Budicin OPA Unincorporated in 72
$3,500   10" x 15"
“Little Boy” by Eric Fei Guan Realism Award of Excellence
Cash award funded by OPA
$500 Eric Fei Guan Little Boy
$1,800   20" x 16"
“Star Dust” by Louis Escobedo Impressionist Award of Excellence
Cash award funded by OPA
$500 Louis Escobedo OPA Star Dust
$8,200   24" x 30"
“To Run with the Puma” by R. Gregory Summers Most Original Award of Excellence
Cash award funded by OPA
$500 R. Gregory Summers To Run with the Puma
$4,800   24" x 30"
“Cotton the Kitten” by Joshua A. Martin Animal Award of Excellence
Cash award funded by OPA
$500 Joshua A. Martin Cotton the Kitten
$2,000   8" x 10"
“Flutist” by Clement Kwan Figurative Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Savior Faire ($250) and $250 cash funded by OPA
$500 Clement Kwan OPA Flutist
$3,500   18" x 24"
“Matilija Canyon” by Victor A. Schiro Landscape Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Blue Ridge Oil Colors ($250) and $250 cash funded by OPA
$500 Victor A. Schiro Matilija Canyon
$4,200   30" x 24"
“Self 2018” by McGarren Flack Portraiture Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Savior Faire ($250) and $250 cash funded by OPA
$500 McGarren Flack Self 2018
$2,100   20" x 16"
“Ode to a Butterfly” by Jeremy Goodding Still Life Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Blue Ridge Oil Colors ($250) and $250 cash funded by OPA
$500 Jeremy Goodding Ode to a Butterfly
$2,800   14" x 18"
“Innocence” by Susan Lindsey Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Gamblin Artist’s Oil Colors valued at $250
$250 Susan Lindsey Innocence
$1,200   9" x 12"
“Seagull” by Carol Jenkins Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Liliedahl Video Productions valued at $250
$250 Carol Jenkins Seagull
$1,100   9" x 12"
“Staying Home” by John M. Pototschnik Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Blick Art Materials valued at $200
$200 John M. Pototschnik OPA Staying Home
$5,400   16" x 27"
“Journey to Enlightenment” by Cheng Lian Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Jack Richeson & Company valued at $150
$150 Cheng Lian OPA Journey to Enlightenment
$8,500   22.3" x 23.5"
“Swimming Buddies No. 2” by E. Melinda Morrison Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Jack Richeson & Company valued at $125
$125 E. Melinda Morrison Swimming Buddies No. 2
$3,700   24" x 24"
“The Beauty Within	” by Lucy Dickens Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Jack Richeson & Company valued at $100
$100 Lucy Dickens The Beauty Within
$1,995   18" x 24"

Master Signature Division

Catch of the Day by Jeff Legg Gold Medal
Cash award funded by OPA
$3,500 Jeff Legg OPAM Catch of the Day
$15,500   18" x 24"
Andalusia by John Michael Carter Silver Medal
Half page advertisement in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine valued at $2,150
$2,150 John Michael Carter OPAM Andalusia
$3,500   24" x 12"
Monument Valley by Calvin Liang Bronze Medal
Artwork Archive Lifetime Account valued at $1,250
$1,250 Calvin Liang OPAM Monument Valley
$7,600   24" x 36"
A Touch of Fall by Scott Royston Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Michael Harding Handmade Oil Colours valued at $500
$500 Scott Royston OPAM A Touch of Fall
$1,500   9" x 7"
Julie A. by William A. Schneider Award of Excellence
Merchandise Certificate funded by Maimeri Puro valued at $250
$250 William A. Schneider OPAM Julie A.
$3,250   20" x 16"