American Plains Artists

Art of the Plains 2017Juried Exhibit Award Winners

 

APA  congratulates all the award winners and participants in this years show.

Also a special thanks to Alfredo Rodriquez for lending his expertise and to the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

for providing the exhibit space to showcase the talents of all these fine artists.

The APA extends a special thanks to all of the contributors and sponsors of awards and materials

 that made this show such a success.

 

 

BEST OF SHOW

 

 

Charlene Parenteau of Caledonia, Ontario Canada

"Puppy Training"

$2,000.00 Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

FIRST PLACE

William Schneider of Village of Lakewood, IL

"The Fitting"

$1,000.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

SECOND PLACE

Don Weller of Oakley, UT

"Comes in Swinging"

$750.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

THIRD PLACE

David Dorsey of Valentine, NE

"The Book Worms"

$500.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

CLYDE HERON AWARD

Cliff Barnes of Burbank, CA

"Dancing With Spirit"

$250.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists in honor of Clyde Heron 

is awarded to the most accurately rendered artwork of an historical subject

 

 

BEST PLAINS PEOPLE

Andrew Knez, JR. of McMurray, PA

"Cheyenne Sentinel"

$200.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

BEST PLAINS CHURCH

Jack Moss of Llano, TX

"Thanks Lord - Good Rain, Green Grass, Great Horse"

$200.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

GOLDEN  SPUR AWARD 

(APA MEMBERS' CHOICE)

Mejo Okon of Albuquerque, NM

"The Rug Trader"

$250.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

ARROWHEAD AWARD

(HOSTING FACILITY'S BOARD MEMBERS' CHOICE)

Barron Postmus of West Hills, CA

"Heavy Weather"

$250.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

PLAINSMAN AWARD

(PEOPLE'S CHOICE)

 

To be Announced at the end of the Show

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Mary Lambeth of Midland, TX

"Casting Shadows"

Digital Artwork Ad sponsored by

FINE ART CONNOISSEUR magazine

$750.00 value

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Barbara Summers Edwards of Smithfield, UT

"The Procession"

Full Page Ad sponsored by

WESTERN ART AND ARCHITECTURE magazine

$4,950.00 value

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Judy Osburn of Norman, OK

"Walls That Talk"

Artist's Focus Award - Full Page Ad sponsored by

WESTERN ART COLLECTOR

 $3,400.00 value

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Don Weller of Oakley, UT

"Long Shot"

One Third Page Ad Sponsored by

ART OF THE WEST

$1,185.00 value

ARTIST'S RETREAT AWARD

Yvonne Evans of Norman OK

"Egg Gatherers"

Given by Our Heritage Guest Ranch,

Owner Jean Norman, Crawford, NE

$400.00 Value

 

 

NEW MEXICO AWARD

Jay Hester of Boerne, TX

"Tribal Heritage"

One year subscription to New Mexico Magazine and a copy

of Hillerman Country: A Journey Through the Southwest with Tony Hillerman

by New Mexico Author Tony Hillerman and Photographer Barney Hillerman

given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

CANVAS PANELS AWARD

Pam Bunch of Del Rio, TX

"A Good Trade"

Given by Fine Source Tek of Scottsdale, AZ

Award Package

 

 

 

CANVAS PANELS AWARD

Gary Byrd of Sandia Park, NM

"Montana Solitary"

Given by Fine Source Tek of Scottsdale, AZ

Award Package

 

 

 

 

 

SCULPTURE SUPPLIES AWARD

Jammey Huggins of Seminole, TX

"River Dancers"

Given by Sculpture Depot of Loveland, CO

$150.00 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

 

SCULPTURE SUPPLIES AWARD

Patsy Lane of Konawa, OK

""Scratchin' Where it Itches"

Given by Sculpture Depot of Loveland, CO

$150.00 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

 

FINE PRINT AWARD

Judy Osburn of Norman, OK

"The Boss"

Given by Fine Print Imaging of Fort Collins, CO

$150.00 Gift Certificate

The Following Are

 

AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE

 

They are non-monetary awards

that were chosen by the Juror,

Alfredo Rodriguez

Each Award of Excellence winner will be given a

one-year subscription to Western Art & Architecture  

given by Western Art & Architecture magazine.

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

MATT ATKINSON

of Colorado Springs, CO

"SUNSET STORY TIME"

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

BARRON POSTMUS

of West Hills, CA

"HEAVY WEATHER"

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

EILEEN NISTLER

of Upton, WY

"HANDLE WITH CARE"

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

FRITZI HERON

of Odessa, TX

"AFTER MORNING CHORES"

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

maryann bodnar bartman

of Merriville, IN

"KEEPING WATCH"

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

DANA COOK LOMBARDO

of Guthrie, OK

"CHURNING"

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

PHYLLIS WALTMAN

of  Canon City, CO

"STAR POWER"

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

GLEN EDWARDS

of Smithfield, UT

"WELCOME WATER"

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

PAUL WALSH

of Roff, OK

"AFTERNOON RIDE"

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

CARLENE WALLACE

of  Tulsa, OK

"YOU GO GIRL"

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you for visiting our exhibit!

 

If you would like to purchase one of these

 fine art works, please contact the

APA Secretary/Treasurer: Fritzi Heron

P.O. Box 14607 Odessa, TX 79768

(432) 553-0420

 

 

                          

 

 

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