2014 Awards

 16th Annual

Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational

Winners8158Award winners (left to right): Derry Coe (Lifetime Member Award”) , Julie Padach-Mathewson (LPAPA Director of Development), John Brandon Sills (“Award of Excellence”), Greg Vail (LPAPA President), April Raber (“Randy Higbee Gallery Award”), Clark Mitchell (“The Irvine Museum Award”), Michael Situ (“PADMA Group Award”), Thomas Jefferson Kitts (“Mathewson Family Foundation Award”), Lori Putnam (“Randy Higbee Gallery Award”), Colin Page (“The SouthwestArt Magazine Quickdraw Award”), Peggi Kroll-Roberts (“Dr. Edward H. Boseker Award” and “Collectors’ Choice Award”), Ray Roberts (“Artists’ Choice Award” and “Surfrider Foundation South Orange County Award”), Jim McVicker (“Best In Show” and “Strada Award”), Josh Clare (“Plein Air Magazine Award”), Michael Obermeyer (“Fine Art Connoisseur Award”), Paul Kratter (“OutdoorPainter.com Award”), Rosemary Swimm (LPAPA Executive Director); not shown:  Ken Auster (“Lifetime Achievement Award”), Jim Wodark for “Fallen Leaves” (“Laguna Canyon Foundation Award”), Jacobus Baas (“Randy Higbee Gallery Award”), Randy Sexton (“Randy Higbee Gallery Award”), LCAD Next Generation Scholarship Awards: Cat Wilder (1st Place), Stefan Cummings (2nd Place), and Monica Magana (3rd Place)

 

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“LPAPA’s BEST IN SHOW”

Jim McVicker for “Heisler Park Sunlight”

 

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“LPAPA’s AWARD OF EXCELLENCE”

John Brandon Sills for “Back Bay Dawn”

 

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“Argyros Family Foundation Award”

Michael Obermeyer for “Her Necklace”

 

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Thomas Jefferson Kitts for “On The Beach – Laguna”

 

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Michael Situ for “Heisler Park”

 

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“Seawind Properties – Distinctive Merit Award”

Greg LaRock for “Stretched Out”

 

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Peggi Kroll-Roberts for “Life On The Sand Laguna Beach”

 

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“The Irvine Museum Award”

Clark Mitchell for “Back Bay”

 

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“SouthwestArt Magazine Quick Draw Award”

Colin Page for “A Walk On The Beach”

 

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“Collectors’ Choice Award”

Peggi Kroll-Roberts

 

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“Artists’ Choice Award”

Ray Roberts

 

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“Plein Air Magazine Award”

Josh Clare for “Silver”

 

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“Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine Award”

Michael Obermeyer for “Autumn Afternoon”

 

Kratter

“OutdoorPainter.com Award”

Paul Kratter for “Grand Stand”

Click here for  list of our 2014 Artists