Carol Devereaux and her Artists’ Choice winning painting

The Plein Air Southwest Salon recently announced its awards, chosen by Kenn Erroll Backhaus. Who won in the Lone Star State?

John Porter Lasater IV won Best in Show for “Marina at Dusk,” and Carole Devereaux won Artists’ Choice in the Quick Paint for “Donkey Heaven.” Lon Brauer’s “Tin Soldier” won People’s Choice.

“Marina at Dusk,” by John Porter Lasater IV. Best in Show
“Marina at Dusk,” by John Porter Lasater IV. Best in Show
“Fallen Memories,” by Jason Sacran. Award of Excellence from PleinAir magazine
“Fallen Memories,” by Jason Sacran. Award of Excellence from PleinAir magazine

Nancy Boren, Diane Frossard, Ned Mueller, John Pototschnik, and Jason Sacran won Awards of Excellence. Jane Chapin, Fran Ellisor, Rusty Jones, Spencer Meagher, Patrick Saunders, and Robert J. Simone won Awards of Merit.

“Moonlighting,” by Diane Frossard. Award of Excellence from PleinAir magazine
“Moonlighting,” by Diane Frossard. Award of Excellence from PleinAir magazine
“7:31 p.m.,” by John Pototschnik. Award of Excellence from OutdoorPainter.com
“7:31 p.m.,” by John Pototschnik. Award of Excellence from OutdoorPainter.com

Tina Bohlman, Lon Brauer, Kent Brewer, Ted Clemens, Kaye Franklin, Ann Hardy, Ann Larsen, Lawrence Rudolech, Richard Sneary, and R. Gregory Summers earned Honorable Mention.

“Paper Lights — Magic Nights,” by Nancy Boren. Award of Excellence from OutdoorPainter.com
“Paper Lights — Magic Nights,” by Nancy Boren. Award of Excellence from OutdoorPainter.com

The exhibition will be on view through May 13. Go here to see more.

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