Show Gallery

American Plains Artists 34th Annual Juried Exhibit 

Art of the Plains

Awards Given ( Subject to change each year )

  • Best of Show $2,000.00
  • First Place $1,000.00
  • Second Place $750.00
  • Third Place $500.00 Award
  • Clyde Heron Award $250.00 Award In honor of Clyde Heron for the the most accurately rendered artwork of a historical subject
  • Plainsman Award $250.00 (People’s Choice)
  • Golden Spur Award $250.00 (Artist’s Choice)
  • Arrowhead Award $250.00 (Hosting Facility’s Board Member’s Choice)
  • Best Plains Wildlife $200.00 Award
  • Mystery Award $200.00 (APA Executive Committee’s Choice)
  • The previous two awards are to encourage diversity of subject matter in artwork.
  • The Texas Award (A one-year subscription to Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife and a copy of The Civil War Day by Day, Vol. I-IV Book donated by the APA and the Pearce Museum)

Above Awards and Ribbons given by the APA


  • Publisher’s Award of Excellence
    Digital Artwork Ad sponsored by Fine Art Connoisseur magazine $750.00 value
  • Publisher’s Award of Excellence
    One-Third page ad sponsored by Art of the West $1185.00 Value
  • Publisher’s Award of Excellence Artist’s Focus Award sponsored by Western Art Collector $3400.00 Value
  • Publisher’s Award of Excellence Full page ad sponsored by Western Art & Architecture $4950.00 Value
  • Exhibition Award-Three Awards– sponsored by the Pearce Museum at Navarro College, Corsicana, TX
  • Artist’s Retreat Award – given by Our Heritage Guest Rance, Jean Norman Owner Crawford, NE $400.,00 Value
  • Canvas Panels Award given by SourceTek Scottsdale, AZ Owner JoAnne Pierce | Two award Packages
  • Award of Excellence – one year subscription to Western Art & Architecture given by Western Art & Architecture



 Juried Show 2019 AWARD WINNERS Gallery  

The APA gives a big thank you to The Pearce Museum for hosting this show and to Sonya Terpening for judging the show for the placement of awards.

For a complete list of award winners click here.





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