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Over $25,000 in awards!

Congratulations to the award winners of AWA’s 2018 show Full Sun: American Women Artists Illuminate the Haggin Museum, on August 2, 2018, at the Haggin Museum in Stockton, California. Awards Jurors were: Barbara Flaherty, Retired Associate Professor of Fine Art at the Univeristy of the Pacific, Lucinda Kasser, Associate Professor of Drawing and Painting at the Department of Art and Graphic Design, University of the Pacific, and Lisa Cooperman, University Curator, University of the Pacific. From the 101 paintings and sculptures in the show, the following works were selected for awards, in addition to four Purchase Awards:

F&M Bank Purchase Awards:
Youngquist Romona Light of Autumn oil 40x40
Light of Autumn by Romona Youngquist

Holtzclaw Paula Delta Twilight Oil 30x40 web
Delta Twilight by Paula Holtzclaw

Drewyer Christine Celestial Promise oil 30 x 40 sm
Celestial Promise by Christine Drewyer

Leung Amy Early Afternoon Napa Valley Oil 24x30 002
Early Afternoon, Napa Valley by Amy Leung

Best of Show Award:
Roldan de Moras Gladys Reflection oil 31 x 45
Reflection by Gladys Roldan-de-Moras

Distinguished Achievement Awards:
Landscape, Seascape or Cityscape
DavisJulie.LoneCloud.oilonpanel 9 x 12
Lone Cloud by Julie Davis

Figurative or Portraiture
Bowen Ginger Naivete oil 26x30
Naivete by Ginger Bowen

Still Life
Hartley Jane Sophistication Abandoned oil 24 x 20
Sophistication Abandoned by Jane Hartley

Adams Elisa Jajestic Soapstone 7 x 12 x 10
Majestic by Elisa Adams

Magazine Awards:
Fine Art Connoisseur Award of Excellence
Peck Beth Rachel and Val on the Bed oil 24 x 30
Rachel and Val on the Bed by Beth Peck

Western Art & Architecture Award of Excellence
VanDerHoek Kim Crisscross oil sm
Crisscross by Kim VanDerHoek

American Art Collector Award of Excellence
Corpora Sandra The Artists Husband oil 30 x 24
The Artist’s Husband by Sandra Corpora

Frances Trachok Memorial Award of Excellence
Youngquist Romona Light of Autumn oil 40x40
Light of Autumn by Romona Youngquist

Natural History Interpretation Award of Recognition
Maxwell Sally Broken Circle 12x24 scratchboard
Broken Circle by Sally Maxwell

Awards of Excellence:
Daniel Laurel FruitedValley 24x30 oil
Fruited Valley by Laurel Daniel

Takacs Judy Highland Matriarch Oil 30 x 36
Highland Matriarch by Judy Takacs

Tousey Sharon Pomales While the World Burns oil 30 x 40
While the World Burns by Sharon Pomales Tousey

Mantik deQuevedo Phyllis Katie Bronze 18 x 10 x 8
Katie by Phyllis Mantik deQuevedo

This oustanding exhibition can be viewed HERE.
Robin Knowlton and Beth Peck with her Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine Award sm
Executive Director Robin Knowlton presents Beth Peck with her Fine Art Connoisseur Award of Excellence