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OPS to change format of the annual Plein Air Southwest event

From the Outdoors Painters Society Board:

SAVE THE DATES! MAY 21-26, 2018

The annual Plein Air Southwest juried membership show is changing from a gallery exhibition to a Six-day competition paint out event in Rockport TX! The cities of Rockport, Fulton, Aransas Pass, and Port A are our paint out destinations! Rockport Center for the Arts will host the exhibition and awards reception. Speaking of awards, the cash awards are increased from $12,000 to $15,000 and we anticipate up to $15,000 in sponsors’ merchandise certificates. We are still finalizing the exhibition details with the art center but in the meantime, we wanted to share this exciting news. The judge (to be announced) will lead a three-day plein air workshop in Rockport, May 27-29.

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Announcing PASW 2017 Award Winners

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This past weekend in Dallas was the opening reception for PASW 2017 and if you couldn’t make it, you missed a bunch of fun!  We’re so pleased to announce the Plein Air Southwest Salon award winners.  Thanks to our Juror, Kenn Erroll Backhaus – his was a daunting task; only 23 paintings out of the 201 exhibited could receive an award.  In addition to the juror’s selections, there was an Artist’s Choice, and a People’s Choice award.

 

Congratulations to all the PASW artists – and a BIG shout out to the winners!

Kenn Bachaus, judge for this year’s event, chose 25 winners from the 217 entries. There were 88 participating artists from 19 states. In addition, the Artists’ Choice winner was chosen from the quick-draw entries. Show entries can be seen at the following link:

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Best in Show, John P. Lasater IV
Award of Excellence, Diane Frossard
Award of Excellence, Jason Sacran
Award of Excellence, Ned Mueller
Award of Excellence, John Pototschnik
Award of Excellence, Nancy Boren
Artists’ Choice, Quick Paint, Carol Devereaux
Award of Merit, Fran Ellisor
Award of Merit, Rusty Jones
Award of Merit, Patrick Saunders
Award of Merit, Robert Simone
Award of Merit, Jane Chapin
Award of Merit, Spencer Meager
Honorable Mention, Lawrence Rudolech
Honorable Mention, Tina Bohlman
Honorable Mention, Ann Larsen
Honorable Mention, Kaye Franklin
Honorable Mention, Ted Clemens
Honorable Mention, Ann Hardy
Honorable Mention, R. Gregory Summers
Honorable Mention, Kent Brewer
Honorable Mention, Richard Sneary
Honorable Mention, Lon Brauer
Honorable Mention, Elaine Monnig
People’s Choice, Lon Brauer

See the winning paintings at the link below:

PASW 2017 Winners

 

See all the entries at this link:

PASW Salon 2017 Entries

 

 

 

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