2013 Awards

15th ANNUAL LAGUNA BEACH PLEIN AIR PAINTING INVITATIONAL AWARDS

LPAPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award - Mian Situ, Internationally renowned Master Artist

LPAPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award - Jean Stern, Director of The Irvine Museum

LPAPA’s Lifetime Membership Award - Julie Padach-Mathewson, Laguna Native

$5,000 LPAPA BEST IN SHOW - Sponsored by LPAPA – SCOTT W. PRIOR  - “ST. MARY’S MORNING”

$2,500 AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - Sponsored by your Friends at Aliso Creek Inn - CAMILLE PRZEWODEK – “MORNING MEDITATION”

$1,000 THE ARGYROS FAMILY FOUNDATION AWARD - Sponsored by Lisa Argyros/Argyros Family Foundation - CLARK MITCHELL – “FREE FROM BOUNDARIES”

$1,000 THE MATHEWSON FAMILY FOUNDATION AWARD - Sponsored by Charles N. Mathewson - BRYAN MARK TAYLOR – “HOTEL LAGUNA”

$1,000  THE PADMA GROUP AWARD - Sponsored by Curtis Mathewson & Julie Padach-Mathewson - HIU LAI CHONG  –  ”LAGUNA LIGHTS”

$1,000 THE DISTINCTIVE MERIT AWARD - Sponsored by Seawind Properties - RITA PACHECO – “DINNER TIME”

$1,000 DR. EDWARD H. BOSEKER AWARD - Sponsored by Yvonne Boseker and her daughters in honor of the late Dr. Edward H. Boseker - EBRAHIM AMIN – “SUNSET AT LIL CORONA”

$1,000 THE IRVINE MUSEUM PRIZE - Sponsored by The Irvine Museum - GARIN BAKER – “CRYSTAL”

$500 SOUTHWESTART QUICK DRAW AWARD – Sponsored by Southwest Art Magazine - MICHAEL OBERMEYER

$500 COLLECTORS CHOICE AWARD – Sponsored by LPAPA - APRIL RABER

LCAD NEXT GENERATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS -Sponsored by Laguna College of Art & Design & LPAPA - 1st ($500) THERESE CONTE, 2nd ($300) KRAIG BLUE, 3rd ($200) MICHAEL MCGREGOR

ARTISTS’ CHOICE AWARD - THOMAS JEFFERSON KITTS

PLEINAIR MAGAZINE AWARD - CARL BRETZKE – “BEACH WALK”

FINE ART CONNOISSEUR AWARD - JIM WODARK – “MOONLIT MISSION”

OUTDOORPAINTER.COM AWARD - DEBRA HUSE – “ALISO CREEK SERENITY”

RANDY HIGBEE GALLERY AWARDS - DANIEL ALDANA, KEN DEWAARD, THOMAS KITTS, KIM VANDERHOEK, CARL BRETZKE

THE STRADA AWARD – KEN DEWAARD“WINDOW SHOPPING”

LAGUNA CANYON FOUNDATION AWARD - JEFF SEWELL – “RISE ABOVE”

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION AWARD - WENDY WIRTH – “EVENING APPROACH”

Savoir Faire/Sennelier AWARD - JOSE DEJUAN – “THREE ARCH BAY MORNING”

Thank you for your generous support of the 15th Annual Laguna Plein Air Painters’ Invitational.  We look forward to seeing you next year!