Show Gallery

American Plains Artists 33rd 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 most historically accurate rendered artwork
  • Plainsman Award $250.00 (People’s Choice)
  • Golden Spur Award $250.00 (Artist’s Choice)
  • Arrowhead Award $250.00 (Hosting Facility Board Member’s Choice)
  • Marvin Stevenson Memorial Award $200.00
  • Best Plains People $200.00 Award
  • Best Plains Landscape $200.00
  • Best Plains Remnants $200.00
  • Texas Award -1 year subscription to TX Highways, TX Parks and Wildlife and a copy of Texas Forts Trail by Texas Authors Derrick Birdsall and Kristine Davis – Book donated by Fort Concho Foundation
  • 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-Four person exhibit sponsored by Fort Concho National Historic Landmark, San Angelo, TX
  • Artist’s Retreat Award – given by Our Heritage Guest Rance, Jean Norman Owner Crawford, NE $400.,00 Value



  • Artist’s Retreat Award – given by The Hummer House, Dan and Cathy Brown owners, Christoval, TX $300 Value
  • Sculpture Supplies Award – given by Sculpture Depot, Loveland, CO Karen Richardson Owner | Two $150 Gift certificates.
  • Canvas Panels Award given by SourceTek Scottsdale, AZ Owner JoAnne Pierce | Two award packages
  • TrueArt American Plains Award given by Reed Art & Imaging Lakewood, CO Bob & Betty Reed Owners | $150 gift certificate
  • Award of Excellence – one year subscription to Western Art & Architecture given by Western Art & Architecture




 Juried Show 2018 AWARD WINNERS Gallery  

 Click Here for a PDF List of All Award Winners with more information.

Congratulations to all and thanks to our juror Shannon Hanna for her excellent eye and a job well done.




Hosted by Fort Concho National Historic Landmark San Angelo, TX