On the outskirts of Pittsburgh, 22 artists gathered to participate in Plein Air Mt. Lebanon, an event with a $3,000 grand prize.

Ellen Gavin took home the top prize, with 2014 PleinAir Salon Grand Prize winner Stewart White earning Second Place. Third went to Debra Joyce Dawson.

Ellen Gavin’s First Place winner

Honorable Mention was won by Christopher Moeller, Ron Donoughe won Best Architectural Painting, and the Mt. Lebanon Municipality Award was won by Lawrence Rudolech.

In the Quick Draw competition, Doug Clarke won First, Debra Joyce Dawson took Second, and Stewart White won Third Place.

Debra Joyce Dawson’s Third Place winner. Dawson also came in second in the Quick Draw competition.

The artists kept 60 percent of the sales, with the majority of the remainder going toward grants and programs administered by the Mt. Lebanon Arts Initiative.


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