American Plains Artists

Art of the Plains 2011 Juried Exhibit Award Winners

 

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

Also a special thanks to Robert "Shoofly" Shufelt for lending his expertise and to the 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

 

 

JOHN BENNETT of Fredericksburg, TX

"IF WISHES WERE HORSES"

$2,000.00 Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

FIRST PLACE

 MARY BUCHHOLZ of Eldorado, TX

"WHO'S COMING?"

$1,000.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

 

SECOND PLACE

DON WELLER of  Oakley, UT

"CARTER AND HARDY"

$750.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

THIRD PLACE

KATHRYN FEHLIG of Helena, MT

"BUFFALO JUMP"

$500.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

CLYDE HERON AWARD

BARRON POSTMUS of West Hills, CA

"CONTRAPTION"

$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 LIFE

Bob Coffee  of Austin, TX

"Buffalo Before Horse and Gun"

$200.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

BEST PLAINS TRANSPORTATION

Nathan Solano of Pueblo, CO

"You Picked a Fine Time to Come Up Lame"

$200.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

GOLDEN  SPUR AWARD 

(APA MEMBERS' CHOICE)

Don Weller of Oakley, UT

"Carter and Hardy"

$250.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

ARROWHEAD AWARD

(HOSTING FACILITY'S BOARD MEMBERS' CHOICE)

Don Weller of Oakley, UT

"A Tug on the Line"

$250.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

PLAINSMAN AWARD

(PEOPLE'S CHOICE)

Barron Postmus of West Hills, CA

"Endless Prairie"

$250.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

MARY MICHAEL of Bridger, MT

"REBELLION"

Full Page Ad sponsored by

WESTERN ART & ARCHITECTURE magazine

$4,950.00 value

 

 

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

SUSAN LYNN of Kansas City, MO

"WINTER FIELD"

Full Page Ad sponsored by

SOUTHWEST ART  magazine

$3,125.00 value

 

 

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

CINDY LONG of Katy, TX

"CINCO RANCH COWGIRL"

Artist's Focus Award sponsored by

Western Art Collector

 $2,900.00 value

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

PATRICIA GRIFFIN of Stroudsburg, PA

"GOLDEN ARCHES"

1/2 Page Ad sponsored by

Art of the West

$1,780.00 value

 

ARTIST'S RETREAT AWARD

LYNDA SCHUMACHER of Brooklyn, MI

"DUST AND THUNDER"

Given by Our Heritage Guest Ranch,

$600.00 Value

Owner Jean Norman, Crawford, NE

 

 

 

 

BEST FRAMING AWARD

SHARON STANDRIDGE of CHICO, TX

"WALKS LIKE SHADOW"

$150.00 Gift Certificate

Given by Larson-Juhl,

Mark Nichols, Dallas, TX

 

 

 

FINE PRINT AWARD

DARIA SHACHMUT of Carmel, CA

"THREE SISTERS"

Given by Fine Print Imaging, Fort Collins, CO

$150. 00 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

 

DIRECTOR'S AWARD

(HOSTING FACILITY'S DIRECTORS CHOICE)

BARRON POSTMUS of West Hills, CA

"ENDLESS PRAIRIE"

One-year Gift Subscription

 to Western Art & Architecture

 

 

 

 

NEW MEXICO AWARD

CAROL LUNDEEN of Dassel, NM

"EVENING'S PEACE"

The Point of My Pencil written and autographed by

Robert "Shoofly" Shufelt and a one-year subscription to

New Mexico Magazine given by the American Plains Artists

 

The Following Are

 

AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE

 

They are non-monetary awards

that were chosen by the Juror,

Robert "Shoofly" Shufelt

 

Each Award of Excellence winner will be given a

one-year subscription to Western Art & Architecture  

by Western Art & Architecture magazine

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

JANEIL ANDERSON

of Redrock, NM

"THAT A BOY"

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

BONNIE CONRAD

of Woodland Hills, UT

"THE LADY AND HER MARES"

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

BARBARA SUMMERS EDWARDS

of Smithfield, UT

"AT THE BARN"

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

BERRY FRITZ

of McAllen, TX

"FLOWERS FOR THE COOK"

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

JILL HARTLEY

of Rocksprings, WY

"SUMMER CLOUD SHOW"

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 JAMMEY HUGGINS

of Seminole  TX

"THE WOLVES WITHIN"

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

BARBARA ANN JONES

of Corsicana, TX

"ECHOES OF TURQUOISE"

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

CINDY LONG

of Katy, TX

"LAZY HAZY DAY"

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

EILEEN NISTLER

of Upton, WY

"A PAT BEFORE THE IRONS"

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

K.W.WHITLEY

of Cherokee, TX

"ENTANGLED"

 

 

Thank you for visiting our exhibit!

 

If you would like to purchase one of these

 fine art works, please contact the

APA Treasurer: Marvin Stevenson

(432) 362-8922

 

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