Plein Air Festival


Juror John Cosby awarded over $18,000 in prizes this year to the most deserving artists and their work.


Best In Show
Tim Kelly · Welcome to Manayunk

1st Place
Lon Brauer · Ten-Ay-Em

2nd Place
Jason Sacran · Fog, Rain and a Little Sun

3rd Place
David Lussier · 11 FT 3 IN

Plein Air Magazine Award
Tara Will · Across the River

Best Nocturne
Christopher Leeper · John’s Village Market

Best Depiction of Light
Michele Byrne · Paper Mill House

Best Street Scene
Stewart White · A Teeny Tiny House

Best Water Feature
Barbara Tapp · Life on a Canal

Best Architecture
Neil Hughes · Hausmann Barn

Zufar Bikbov · At the Pond

Patrick Lee · Ghosts of Ardrossan

Source Tek Award
Kathie Odom · Winter’s Warmth

Strada Easel Award
Claudia Rilling · Station Road

Princeton Brush Award
Kari Ganoung Ruiz · Mohawk in Reserve

JFM Enterprises
Olena Babak · Apple Blossom

Royal Talens Rembrandt Watercolor Award
Michael Kotarba · Passage

Blick Art Award
Chuck Marshall · Darby Creek Bridge

Canson Award
Mick McAndrews · Gibson’s Bridge

Gamblin Award
Jill Stefani Wagner · Mill Creek Sentinel

Rosemary & Co. Award
Julie Riker · Under the Overpass

Winsor & Newton Award
Joanna Barnum · Towing the Line

Jack Richeson & Co. Award
Barbara Berry · Fixer Upper

ML Direct Plus Method Lights Award
George Bodine · Encampment – Valley Forge

ML Direct Plus Method Lights Award
Valerie Craig · Eastern Reflections

Guerilla Painter Award
Natalia Andreeva · Feeling French

Raymar Award
Peter Yesis · Rhodies En Plein Air

Golden Artists Colors Award
Eileen Elder · Sayen House

Ampersand Award
Kirk McBride · Coming and Going

Rainy Day Award
Paul George · Cows at Rest

Guerilla Painter Award
Elise Phillips · Welcome Sweet Springtime
Lena Thynell · Morning Has Broken

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