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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2017 WINNERS!

 

 

The Outdoor Painters Society held its annual premier event  April 8, 2017 at Artists Showplace Gallery in Dallas.

Plein Air Southwest Salon 2017 featuring 217 paintings continues to get better and bigger every year. 

All submitted paintings were painted en plein air (outdoors in the open air before the subject)


 

  

 

Master artist, Kenn Erroll Backhaus, was juror of the show

and presented the awards with OPS President, Tina Bohlman

 

 

 

 

Kenn Erroll Backhaus was one of five artists to demo at the exhibition.

 

 

 

 

BEST IN SHOW

 

 
“Marina at Dusk"


John P. Lasater IV

 

OUTDOOR PAINTERS SOCIETY $5,000
and
EDITOR'S AWARD SOUTHWEST ART MAGAZINE
FULL PAGE AD $ 3,380.00

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Plein Air Magazine  1/2 Page Ad $2,150

and

OUTDOOR PAINTERS SOCIETY $2,500


“Moon Lighting”
Diane Frossard

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE 
Plein Air Magazine Editor Award 1/2 page Ad $2,150

OPS award $1,500


“Fallen Memories”
Jason Sacran

 

 

 

 

ARTIST'S CHOICE - Quick Paint
OPS Award $1,500 


“Donkey Heaven”
Carol Devereaux

 

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Fine Art Studio Online $750


“Monday Morning”
Ned Mueller

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Plein Air Collector online $750

OPS $250


“7:31 PM”
John Pototschnick

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Plein Air Collector online $750

OPS $250


“Paper Lights - Magic Nights”

Nancy Boren

 

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF MERIT
Blick $550


“Independence Bound ”

Fran Ellisor

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF MERIT
GUERILLA PAINTER $300


“Rolled and Ready”
Rusty Jones

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF MERIT
SOURCE TEK $300


“Above & Below the Sol Duc”
Patrick Saunders

 

 

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF MERIT
WIND RIVER ARTS $300


“Restless Stream”
Robert Simone

 

 

 

 

AWARD OF MERIT
Utrecht $250


“Another Bail Out”
Jane Chapin

 

 

 

 


AWARD OF MERIT
En Plein Air Pro $200


“Flag Day in New Melle”
Spencer Meager

 

 

 

 

 

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Gamblin $150


“Behind Me”
Lawrence Rudolech

 

 

 

 

 HONORABLE MENTION

Gamblin $150


“Cut Through”
Tina Bohlman

 

 

 

 

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Air float Systems $150


“Autumn's Call"

Ann Larsen

 

 

 

 

  

 HONORABLE MENTION

Richeson $150


“Tree Ripened”
Kaye Franklin

 

 

 

 

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Richeson $125


“Hoppers"
Ted Clemens

 

 

 

 

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Richeson $100


“Heavenly Flowered"
Ann Hardy

 

 

 

 

 

HONORABLE MENTION

PanelPak $100


“Lazing in the Sunshine"
R. Gregory Summers

 

 

 

 

 

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Asel Art $50

OPS $50


“Three Windows"
Kent Brewer

 

 

 

 

 

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Plein Air Magazine 1 year Subscription

OPS $75


“A Time to Remember"
Richard Sneary

 

 

 

 

 

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Plein Air Magazine 1 year Subscription

OPS $75


“Grandpa"
Lon Brauer

 

 

 

 

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Plein Air Magazine 1 year Subscription

OPS $75


“Bridal Veil Falls"
Elaine Monning

 

 

 

 

 

 

People's Choice

OPS $100


“Tin Soldier"
Lon Brauer

 

 

 

 

 

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS & ARTIST SHOWPLACE GALLERY

 

 

Southwest Art   

www.southwestart.com

 

 

 

 

http://www.pleinairmagazine.com/

 

 

 

https://www.westernartcollector.com/

 

 

WWW.DICKBLICK.COM

 

 

WWW.GAMBLINCOLORS.COM

 
 

WWW.FASO.COM

 

 

JACK RICHESON & CO.  - www.richesonart.com   

 

WIND RIVER ARTS - www.windriverarts.com

SOURCETEK - www.canvaspanels.com

EN PLEIN AIR PRO - www.enpleinairpro.com

 

 

 


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