American Plains Artists

Art of the Plains 2015 Juried Exhibit Award Winners

 

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

Also a special thanks to Tom Tierney for lending his expertise and to the Great Plains Art 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

 

 

Barbara Summers Edwards of Smithfield, Utah

"First Day of Spring"

$2,000.00 Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST PLACE

Layne Mills of Broken Bow, NE

"Halsey National Forest, Middle Loup River"

$1,000.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECOND PLACE

William Schneider of Village of Lakewood, IL

"L'amour, A Rebellious Bird"

$750.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

 

THIRD PLACE

Barron Postmus of West Hills, CA

"The Hunters"

$500.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

CLYDE HERON AWARD

H.R. Kaiser of  Norman, OK

"The Look of Love"

$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 WILDLIFE

Mary Wood of Trout Creek, MT

"Tantanka"

$200.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

BEST PLAINS WEATHER

Cliff Barnes of Burbank, CA

"What's a Little Mud"

$200.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

GOLDEN  SPUR AWARD 

(APA MEMBERS' CHOICE)

Israel Holloway of Craig, CO

"Daydream Summer"

$250.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

ARROWHEAD AWARD

(HOSTING FACILITY'S BOARD MEMBERS' CHOICE)

Burneta Venosdel of Tahleguah, OK

"Tick Doc"

$250.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

PLAINSMAN AWARD

(PEOPLE'S CHOICE)

Jenine Wilhelms of Blue Hill, NE

"Cow Siesta"

$250.00 Award Given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Mary Lambeth of Midland, TX

"Wildflowers #5"

Digital Artwork Ad sponsored by

FINE ART CONNOISSEUR magazine

$750.00 value

 

 

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Daria Shachmut of Carmel, CA

"Family Gathering"

Full Page Ad sponsored by

WESTERN AND ARCHITECTURE magazine

$4,950.00 value

 

 

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Paul Walsh of Roff, OK

"Route 3 Bus"

Artist's Focus Award - Full Page Ad sponsored by

WESTERN ART COLLECTOR

 $3,100.00 value

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 Mary Wood of Trout Creek, MT

"Tatanka"

One Third Page Ad Sponsored by

ART OF THE WEST

$1,185.00 value

ARTIST'S RETREAT AWARD

Israel Holloway of Craig, CO

"Daydream Summer"

Given by Our Heritage Guest Ranch,

Owner Jean Norman, Crawford, NE

$400.00 Value

 

SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD

Tamara Rymer of Santa Fe, NM

"Buddies "

Given by The Great Plains Art Museum, Lincoln, NE

 

 

 

 

NEBRASKA  AWARD

Cindy Long of Katy, TX

"Distant Ranges"

FIELD GUIDE TO WILDFLOWERS of NEBRASKA

AND THE GREAT PLAINS written by Jon Farrar

and a one-year subscription to NEBRASKAland

Magazine and Nebraska Life Magazine

given by the American Plains Artists

 

 

 

 

FINE PRINT AWARD

Kathleen Kirch of Gardner, KS

"Shared Vision"

Given by Fine Print Imaging, Fort Collins, CO

$150.00 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

 

SCULPTURE SUPPLIES AWARD

H.R. Kaiser of Norman, OK

"Black Bull"

Given by Sculpture Depot

$150.00 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

 

SCULPTURE  SUPPLIES AWARD

Neil Rizos  of Sedona, AZ

"Marbled Godwits"

Given by Sculpture Depot

$150.00 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

 

CANVAS PANELS AWARD

Patricia Scarborough of Geneva, NE

"Labor and Plenty"

Given by SourceTek of Scottsdale, AZ

$250.00 value

 

 

 

 

 

CANVAS PANELS AWARD

Debra J. Groesser of Ralston, NE

"Snow Squall"

Given by SourceTek of Scottsdale, AZ

$250.00 value

 

 

The Following Are

 

AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE

 

They are non-monetary awards

that were chosen by the Juror,

Tom Tierney

Each Award of Excellence winner will be given a

one-year subscription to Western Art & Architecture  

by Western Art & Architecture magazine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

JUDITH MOORE KNAPP

of Bakersfield, CA

"IN DUE TIME"

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

TAMARA RYMER

of Santa Fe, NM

"BUDDIES"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

TERRY HAGER

of Omaha, NE

"BOHEMIAN ALPS SERIES DENICE'S PRAIRIE VIEW"

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

DON WELLER

of Oakley, UT

"THE SPOTTED COW"

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

ANNE PEYTON

of Phoenix, AZ

"PREFLIGHT"

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

LINDA WOODWARD

of Guide Rock, NE

"VALLEY SENTINELS"

 

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

PAT CARNEY

of Boulder, CO

"MORNING ON THE PRAIRIE"

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

GLEN EDWARDS

of Smithfield, UT

"THREE STOLEN PONIES"

A special note of thanks to Fine Art Connoisseur for two gifts to two collectors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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