Show Gallery

American Plains Artists 32nd Annual Juried Exhibit 

Art of the Plains

Awards Given (Subject to Change each Year)

  • Best of Show $2,000.00 Given by the APA
  • First Place $1,000.00 Award Given by the APA
  • Second Place $750.00 Award Given by the APA
  • Third Place $500.00 Award Given by the APA
  • Clyde Heron Award $250.00 Award Given by the APA in honor of Clyde Heron for the most historically accurate rendered artwork
  • Best Plains People
    $200.00 Award Given by the APA
  • Best Plains Church
    $200.00 Award Given by the APA
  • Arrowhead Award
    Board Members Choice by Hosting Facility
    $250.00 Award Given by the APA
  • Plainsman Award                (PEOPLE’S CHOICE)
  • Publishers Award of Excellence
    Digital Artwork Ad sponsored by FINE ART CONNOISSEUR magazine $750.00 value
  • Publishers Award of Excellence
    Full Page Ad sponsored by WESTERN ART AND ARCHITECTURE magazine $4,950.00 value
  • Publishers Award of Excellence
    Artist’s Focus Award – Full Page Ad sponsored by WESTERN ART COLLECTOR $3,400.00 value
  • Publishers Award of Excellence
    One Third Page Ad Sponsored by ART OF THE WEST magazine $1,185.00 value
  • Artists Retreat Award Given by Our Heritage Guest Ranch, Owner Jean Norman, Crawford, NE $400.00 Value
  • New Mexico Award given by APA One year subscription to New Mexico Magazine and a copy of Hillerman Country: A Journey Through the Southwest by author Tony Hillerman and Photographer Barney Hillerman
  • Canvas Panels Award Given by Source Tek of Scottsdale, AZ
  • Sculpture Supplies Award Given by Sculpture Depot of Loveland, CO $150.00 Gift Certificate
  • Fine Print Award Given by Fine Print Imaging of Fort Collins, CO $150.00 GC
  • Awards of Excellence Non monetary awards chosen by the Juror,Alfredo Rodriguez. Winners Receive a one-year subscription to Western Art & Architecture given by the magazine

 AWARD WINNERS 2017

Congratulations to all the award winners and participants in this years show.
APA would like to thank Alfredo Rodriquez for lending his expertise in jurying the show and to the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum for providing the exhibit space to showcase the talents of all these fine artists.
A special thanks also goes to all of the contributors and sponsors of awards and materials that made this show such a success.

JURIED EXHIBIT 2017