Artist of the Year

table displayArtist of the Year competition is an opportunity for artists to gain recognition for their art by displaying one or two recent pieces at our monthly meeting. Either guest speaker or group voting awards first, second, and third place and lots of positive feedback.

At the end of the year, points accumulated from monthly meetings are used to determine gift cash for first, second, and third


highest scores. 2016 winners Dare posted below:

(Awards below ordered 1st, 2nd, 3rd):

March -  Awards (left to right below, voted by those attending): to: Linda Pelowski - pastel; Sam Mobius, acrylic, and Gerri Pas, photo.

artistofYR mar17

February -  Awards (left to right below): to: Linda Pelowski - pastel; Bob Wesley, ink, and Jennifer Thrift, photo.
Honorable mentions to Dan Hawkins, colored pencil, and Paul Tibedeau, oil.

artistofyear feb17

January -  Awards (left to right below): to: Jennifer Thrift-2 photographs; Jan Key, encaustic painting; tie 3rd: Dean Rogers, pencil, Paul Tibedeau, plein aire painting, and Sam Mobias, pastel.

 artistofyear jan17