American Plains Artists

Art of the Plains 2012 Juried Exhibit Award Winners

 

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

Also a special thanks to John Coleman for lending his expertise and to the Museum of the Southwest

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

 

 

Cliff Barnes of Burbank, CA

"Riding Proud"

$2,000.00 Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

FIRST PLACE

BARRON POSTMUS of West Hills, CA

"Fall in New Mexico"

$1,000.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

 

SECOND PLACE

J  WAID GRIFFIN of  Albuquerque, NM

"Canadian Breaks"

$750.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

THIRD PLACE

DON WELLER of Oakley, Utah

"Little Roan from Idaho"

$500.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

CLYDE HERON AWARD

ISREAL HOLLOWAY of Craig, CO

"Lazy Trail"

$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

Cliff Barnes of Burbank, CA

"Riding Proud"

$200.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

BEST PLAINS HUMOR

Jim Anderson of Los Lunas, NM

"Ram Busting"

$200.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

GOLDEN  SPUR AWARD 

(APA MEMBERS' CHOICE)

Barron Postmus of West Hills, CA

"Monarch of the Plains"

$250.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

ARROWHEAD AWARD

(HOSTING FACILITY'S BOARD MEMBERS' CHOICE)

Mary Lambeth of Midland, TX

"Molly's Last"

$250.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

PLAINSMAN AWARD

(PEOPLE'S CHOICE)

Jammey Huggins of Seminole, TX

"Wind Spirit"

$250.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Nathan Solano of  Pueblo, CO

"Out of the Loop"

Full Page Ad sponsored by

WESTERN ART & ARCHITECTURE magazine

$4,950.00 value

 

 

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Bonnie Conrad of St. George, UT

"Apsaaloake Princess"

Full Page Ad sponsored by

SOUTHWEST ART  magazine

$3,125.00 value

 

 

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Sharon Brening of Peoria, AZ

"Embracing His Culture"

Artist's Focus Award sponsored by

Western Art Collector

 $3,100.00 value

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 Barron Postmus of West Hills, CA

"Monarch of the Plains

One Half Page Ad Sponsored by

Art of the West

$1,780.00 value

 

 

 

ARTIST'S RETREAT AWARD

V....Vaughan of Round Rock, TX

"The Backfield"

Given by Our Heritage Guest Ranch,

Owner Jean Norman, Crawford, NE

$600.00 Value

 

 

 

ARTIST'S RETREAT AWARD

Debra Grosser of Ralston, NE

"Bully Bully"

Given by Escondida Hacienda & Spa

Owners Bob Phillips & Christy Carnes, Medina, TX

$2,100.00 Value

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEST FRAMING AWARD

Pat Branting of Belgrade MT

"Meadowlark's Song"

Given by Larson-Juhl,

Mark Nichols, Dallas, TX

$150.00 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

 

FINE PRINT AWARD

Kathleen Cook of Kerrville, TX

"Rapunzel"

Given by Fine Print Imaging, Fort Collins, CO

$150. 00 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

 

GALLERY EXHIBITION AWARD

Don Weller of Oakley, UT

"Downing Family Branding"

Given by FOLGER RANCH GALLERY

Owner Therese Folger Sitzman, Midland, TX

 

 

DIRECTOR'S AWARD

(HOSTING FACILITY'S DIRECTORS CHOICE)

Rebecca Zook of Grandbury, TX

"Jack in January Snow"

Given by Country Printer, Roger & DiAnna Brothers, Dix, NE

$100.00 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

TEXAS AWARD

Bonnie Conrad of St. George, UT

"Horsepower"

Lonesome Dove written by Larry J McMurtry

and a one-year subscription to Texas Highways

Magazine  and Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine

given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

CANVAS PANELS AWARD

Susan Lavold of Big Timber, MT

"Grizzled Lee"

Given by Source Tek of Scottsdale, AZ

 

 

 

CANVAS PANELS AWARD

Mary Wood of Trout Creek, MT

"The Rookie"

Given by Source Tek of Scottsdale, AZ

 

 

 

The Following Are

 

AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE

 

They are non-monetary awards

that were chosen by the Juror,

John Coleman

Each Award of Excellence winner will be given a

one-year subscription to Western Art & Architecture  

by Western Art & Architecture magazine and

Cowboys & Indians by Cowboys & Indians Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

SHERRY BLANCHARD STUART

of Scottsdale, AZ

"A GOOD HUNT"

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

CINDY LONG

of Katy, TX

"SIERRA OF THE OSAGE"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

barbara jones

of Corsicana, TX

"GRANNY'S OUT OF SNUFF"

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

SHARON BRENING

of Peoria, AZ

"RIPPLED REFLECTIONS"

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

FRITZI HERON

of Odessa, TX

"EYE ON THE PRIZE"

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

DANIEL ROLF

of Coon Rapids, MN

"Bright Sandhills Morning"

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

KATHLEEN COOK

of Kerrville, TX

"COUNTY LINE"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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