Just across the Wyoming border, west of the Tetons, Driggs, Idaho puts on a solid plein air event each summer. Who won awards this year at Driggs Digs Plein Air?
Stephen Stauffer had a good year at Driggs. He won Best of Show, Third Place in a Quick Draw, Artist’s Choice, and People’s Choice.
Stauffer (center) with the event judges Doug Braithwaite and Jane Bell-Meyer
“Teewinot Falls,” by Kimball Geisler. First Place
First Place went to Kimball Geisler, with Richard Szkutnik winning Second and David Dean taking Third. Scott Berger, Allen Brockbank, Bonnie Frucci, Johnathan Gaetke, Kristi Grussendorf, Amy Karnes, Jennah Larsen, and Susan Rose won Honorable Mention.
“1st and Perry Mills,” by Richard Szkutnik. Second Place
“Teton River,” by David Dean. Third Place
In the Quick Draw at Shakespeare in the Park, First Place was won by Evie Hunta, as chosen by the people. Amy Karnes took Second, and Steve Henry won Third Place. David Dean, Bonnie Griffith, and Kristi Grussendorf won Honorable Mention.
Evie Hunta’s winner in the Music on Main Quick Draw
Evie Hunta’s winner in the Shakespeare in the Park Quick Draw
In the Quick Draw at Music on Main, the people again chose Evie Hunta for First. Allen Brockbank won Second, Stauffer took Third, and Kristi Grussendorf and Mark Marino won Honorable Mention.