American Plains Artists

Art of the Plains 2009Juried Exhibit Award Winners

 

APA would like to congratulate all the award winners and participants in this years show.

Also a special thanks to Don Dernovich  for lending his expertise and to the Ellen Noel Art Museum

for providing the exhibit space to showcase the talents of all these fine artists.

APA would also like to give a special thanks to all of the contributors and sponsors of awards and materials

 that made this show such a success.

 

 

BEST OF SHOW

 

 

Nathan Solano of Pueblo, CO

"Working in a Crowd"

$2,000.00 Awarded by the American Plains Artists

 

FIRST PLACE

BONNIE CONRAD of Woodland Hills, UT

"THE HONEYMOON"

$750.00 Award Given by the APA

 

 

 

SECOND PLACE

JAMMEY HUGGINS of Seminole, TX

"BEARER OF GIFTS"

$500.00 Award Given by the APA

THIRD PLACE

ROY LEE WARD OF Hunt, TX

"CHIRICAHUA SCOUTS"

$250.00 Award Given by the APA

 

 

CLYDE HERON AWARD

BARRON POSTMUS OF West Hills, CA

"CUSTER BATTLEFIELD-SIOUX MEMORIAL"

$250.00 Award Given by the APA in honor of Clyde Heron 

for the artwork that best represents accurately an historical subject

 

 

 

 

GOLDEN  SPUR AWARD 

(APA MEMBERS' CHOICE)

ROY LEE WARD of Hunt, TX

"CHIRICAHUA SCOUTS"

$100.00 Award Given by the APA

 

 

 

ARROWHEAD AWARD

(HOSTING FACILITY'S CHOICE)

MARVIN STEVENSON of Odessa, TX

"SONYA'S GATE"

$100.00 Award Given by the APA

 

 

 

 

PLAINSMAN AWARD

(PEOPLE'S CHOICE)

TO BE ANNOUNCED

AT THE CLOSE OF THE SHOW

$150.00 Gift Card Given by FINE PRINT IMAGING

of Fort Collins, CO

 

 

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD

JAMES WHARTMAN of Hemingford, NE

"SHADOWS OF THE CHEYENNE"

1/3 Page Advertisement in

ART OF THE WEST magazine

Co-Publishers  Allan J. Duerr & Thomas F. Tierney

 

 

PUBLISHER'S AWARD

STEVEN NAPPER of Ingram, TX

"DISTANT THOUGHTS"

1/4 Page Advertisement in

SOUTHWEST ART magazine

Publisher Susan Freilicher

 

 

 

DIRECTOR'S AWARD

JAMES WHARTMAN of Hemingford, NE

"SHADOWS OF THE CHEYENNE"

One Year Subscription to

WESTERN ART & ARCHITECTURE Magazine

Publisher Jared Swanson

 

 

 

 GALLERY AWARD

VERONICA GIFFORD JACOBY of McClave, CO

"WILD 'n WOOLY"

Sponsored  by  FOLGER GALLERY, Midland, Texas

Owner Richard Folger

 

 

 

 

ARTIST'S RETREAT AWARD

BERRY FRITZ of McAllen, TX

"A QUIET CORNER OF THE BARN"

Presented by Maverick Flat Retreat,

Owners Walt and JaNeil Anderson

Redrock, New Mexico

 

 

 

 

GOVERNOR'S AWARD

DONALD CURRAN of St. Louis, MO

"NO STOPPIN' HERE"

Autographed book given by ELMER KELTON

of San Angelo, TX

Magazine Gift Subscriptions from the APA to

TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE and TEXAS HIGHWAYS

 

 

 

 

BEST FRAMING AWARD

BECKY JOHNSON of Green Mountain Falls, CO

"RAIN UP AHEAD"

Moulding Gift Certificate

Presented by Larson-Juhl, Mark Nichols CPF,

General Manager Larson Juhl, Hou/Lou/Dal

 

The Following Are

 

AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE

 

They are non-monetary awards

that were chosen by the Juror,

 

DON DERNOVICH

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

JA NEIL ANDERSON of Redrock, NM

"ON THE HILLSIDE"

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

MARY ROSS BUCHHOLZ of Eldorado, TX

"SOL BRILLANTE"

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

RORY COMBS of Moline, IL

"RED ARMED PANTHER"

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

RITCH GAITI of Hopewell, NJ

"TREK"

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 ANN HOFFPAUIR

of Orange, TX

"TOUGH JOB & GENTLE HANDS"

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

CINDY LONG

of Katy, TX

"SASS"

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

EILEEN NISTLER

of Upton, WY

"TEDDY'S CHAIR"

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

TAMARA RYMER

of Leander, TX

"CATCHING RAIN"

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

WILLIAM A SCHNEIDER

of Village of Lakewood, IL

"ANTIQUE LANTERN"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

VIRGINIA GRASS SIMMONS

 of Wichita, KS

"CORN AND BITTERSWEET"

 

 

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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