Painting of the Year Winners – 2020

Dan Petersen, Judge

Best of the Year

CrystallizationKandi Thompson

Abstract and Other

1stFloral FiestaJan Miskulin
2ndNature’s DanceJan Miskulin
3rdFreedom Angels, May 23, 2020David Peterson
Honorable MentionUntitledPira Guity
Honorable MentionSunset PeaceBrenda Slabbinck

Animals and Birds

1st Jonesy BoyColleen Reynolds
2ndBubbles for GretchenLinda Downs
3rdMogey, A Gentle SoulLinda Downs
Honorable MentionGolden BoyTess Jones
Honorable MentionDarel’s DogsRonnie Rector

Architecture and Machinery

1stFarm SceneDiane Pargament
2ndJust for ShowAlyslynn Lemke
3rdJack’s WhitterRonnie Rector
Honorable MentionMendocino BlossomingMichael Friedland
Honorable MentionHard DrivingRalph Wilson
Honorable MentionFixer-UpperAlyslynn Lemke
Honorable MentionAle House Amador CityAlyslynn Lemke
Honorable MentionCarmel Art FestivalRod Cullum
Honorable MentionImperial HotelAlyslynn Lemke
Honorable MentionLast for LunchLucinda Johnson
Honorable MentionThistle DewDavid Peterson
Honorable MentionAmador Post Office SunsetAlyslynn Lemke
Honorable MentionEdward Kelley SchoolDavid Peterson

Landscape and Seascape

1stBirch Tree GoldDiane Pargament
2ndDrakes Bay CalmLucinda Johnson
2ndTrail HeadAlyslynn Lemke
2ndCool Day in IrelandCatherine Alltucker
3rdClarksville BarnAlyslynn Lemke
Honorable MentionBirds on a WireColleen Reynolds
Honorable MentionUnrecordedDavid Peterson
Honorable MentionDonner Summit Crags at DawnRalph F. Wilson
Honorable MentionNature WalkDavid Peterson
Honorable MentionBirds Fly WestMichael Friedland

People and Portraits

1stSerious Golfing BuddiesColleen Reynolds
1stThousand Shades of MusicNeelu Manish
2ndXanJan Atwood Ramey
2ndDance DayKandi Thompson
3rdLittle CutieColleen Reynolds
3rdMaori BoatwomanJo Kopp
Honorable MentionFour GentsSue Davis
Honorable MentionAbbyJan Atwood Ramey
Honorable MentionGentle GiantJo Kopp
Honorable MentionNatalieCynthia Farmer
Honorable MentionSelf Portrait, The 2020 BluesAlyslynn Lemke
Honorable MentionJugglerSue Davis
Honorable MentionMother DearColleen Reynolds
Honorable MentionTo Be YourselfNeelu Manish

Flowers and Plants

1stRadiant RoseKandi Thompson
2ndGatheringColleen Reynolds
3rdGreek RosePhyllis Orzalli
Honorable MentionThe Unappreciated BuckeyeAlyslynn Lemke
Honorable MentionRon’s FlowerCatherine Alltucker

Still Life and Indoor Scenes

1st Rosy GlowSusy Soulies
2ndIced PearsSusy Soulies
2ndBeets Me!AlysLynn Lemke
3rdSanta Fe MemoriesNeelu Manish
3rdCherry LemonadeSusy Soulies
Honorable MentionCarrotsMargaret Shedd