Standard Fine Art Awards 2019

Juan Wijngaard, Cloudburst, Oil


1st Place: Dianna Shomaker, Nest in the Reeds 
2nd Place: Luanne Redeye, Becky
3rd Place: David Welch, Brothers of the Soil
Honorable Mention: Judith Wagner, In the Garden


1st Place: Paul Murray, Dos Cruces
2nd Place: Albert Handell, Over the Edge
3rd Place: Bill Baker, Stone Tower
Honorable Mention: Vasili Katakis, Sacred Datura


1st Place: Jane Fritz, Secret Garden
2nd Place: Ruth Andrews-Vreeland, Windows to Her Soul
3rd Place: Mary Perkins, Reina de la Noche
Honorable Mention: Semiramus, Green Peppers


Award of Excellence Pastel: Katherine Irish, Evening Dream
Award of Excellence Watermedia: Dave Cook, Dixon Shed
Award of Excellence New Mexico Art League: Dave Cook, Artist in Pink Shoes, Watercolor
RGAA Give-Back Award (In Honor of Audrey Minard): Robert Estep, Rio Chama X, Acrylic 
Wilson Hurley Enchantment Award (Bardean LLC): Paul Murray, Pink Earth, Pastel 
Excellence, Non-Representational: Vasili Katakis, Fleur de Lis, Pastel 
Carol Bryant Award for Creativity: Rex Barron, Unmutual, Oil 
Ray Peterson Award: Peter Krusko, Village in the Basin, Watercolor 
Susan Erbe Award: Mike Mahon, Taos Golden Sunset, Pastel 
Mabel Culpepper Award: Pat Rios, Mr. Davis, Watercolor 
Jack Richeson & Co., Inc.: Lyle Brown, Sunlit Barn, Pastel 
Jack Richeson & Co., Inc.: Lynn Kearny, Late Sun, Pastel 
Artisan, Santa Fe/Albuquerque Award: Luanne Redeye, I See You, Oil 
GalleryABQ Salon Awards: Denali Brooke, Homage to Degas, Pastel 
GalleryABQ Salon Awards: Judy Farrow, And the Little Red Hen, Oil 
GalleryABQ Salon Awards: Nancy Frost-Begin, Seasonal Poems, Winter, Watercolor 
Winsor Newton/ColArt Americas, Watermedia
& PleinAir/Fine Art Connoisseur Magazines Award:
Susan Weeks, Midwinter Blues, Watercolor 
Warren Fine Art & Collectibles, Creativity: Russel Ball, Irresistible Impulse, Acrylic 


Standard: Nancy Frost-Begin, “Seasonal Poem, Winter”, watercolor

Miniatures: Kim Bell, “My Bed of Leaves”, acrylic

Miniature Awards & Judges’ Comments