Awards were selected in the recent exhibition of paintings by members of the American Impressionist Society at the Eckert & Ross Fine Art gallery in Indianapolis, Indiana (November 1-30, 2012). Find out which paintings were honored by the judge, Kevin Macpherson.
“Distracted,” by Ilene Gienger-Stanfield, oil, 22 1/2 x 17 in.
Gladys Roldan-de-Moras won the Best in Show award, Ilene Gienger-Stanfield took Second Place, Jason Saunders received the Third Place award, Howard Friedland won the William Schultz award, Camille Przewodek was honored with the Dickinson Signature Member award, and Diane Lyon received the President’s Choice award.
“Southern Moonrise,” by Jason Saunders, oil, 30 x 36 in.
David Grossman, winner of the coveted Fine Art Connoisseur Award of Excellence, will be featured as an “Artist to Watch” in Fine Art Connoisseur magazine, while Tom Balderas won the PleinAir magazine Award of Excellence. Peggi Kroll-Roberts, who will be one of the master artists participating in the Plein Air Convention & Expo (www.pleinairconvention.com), won the Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine Master Award of Excellence.
“Purple Twist,” by Peggi Kroll-Roberts
Other award winners included Kathryn Turner, Charles Iarrobino, Quang Ho, Michael Situ, Carolyn Anderson, John Cook, Damien Gonzales, James Richards, and Kristin Clark. Honorable Mention award winners included Mitch Baird, Kyle Paliotto, Joseph Grieco, David Boyd, and Helli Bransford. For more information, visit www.americanimpressionistsociety.org.