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
  • 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
  • Best Plains People
    $200.00 Award
  • Best Plains Church
  • Golden Spur Award $250 (APA Members Choice)
  • Arrowhead Award
    Board Members Choice by Hosting Facility $250.00 Award
  • Plainsman Award $250 (Peoples Choice)
  • Above Awards given by the APA
  • 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


Congratulations to the award winners and participants in this years show.
APA extends a special thanks to the following: Alfredo Rodriquez for lending his expertise in jurying the show, the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum for providing exhibit space to showcase our talented artists and the contributors and sponsors of awards and materials that made this show such a success.

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