From the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA):
LPAPA’s “Town & Country” exhibition is a special juried exhibition of original works of art created by Signature and Artist Members of LPAPA. Two hundred entries were received for this prestigious show, with jurors Michael Obermeyer (Signature Member of LPAPA), Rosemary Swimm (LPAPA Executive Director), and Ludo Leideritz (owner Forest & Ocean Gallery) choosing over 45 original framed paintings created by LPAPA Signature and Artist Members for the show’s coveted spots.
In addition to the usual awards, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention, a new People’s Choice award was introduced through a LPAPA Facebook social media campaign where individuals were given the opportunity to vote for their favorite painting.
LPAPA is pleased to share the award winners:
1st Place was awarded to LPAPA Signature Member Durre Waseem, “Watching the Last Show” (shown at top)
2nd Place was awarded to LPAPA Signature Member Kathie Odom, “Holy Storage”
3rd Place was awarded to LPAPA Artist Member David Marty, “Waking Up”
Honorable Mention Award given to LPAPA Artist Member Jeanne LaRae, “Solitude”
Honorable Mention Award given to LPAPA Signature Member Jason Sacran, “Surf Shack”
People’s Choice Award ended in a tie. Awards were given to LPAPA Signature Members Jane Hunt, “LaFayette Sunrise,” and Jason Sacran, “Main Beach Nocturne”
For show details: www.lpapa.org