18th Annual American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition
Awards (Over $70,000 in cash and merchandise)

Best of Show - $12,000 Cash -  Jason Sacran “Beaver Lake Revisited” 22x28 oil
Second Place - $8,000 Cash -   Mary Qian “George”  19x16 oil|
Third Place - $4,000 Cash -   Elizabeth Robbins “Springtime” 16x20 oil
William Schultz Memorial Award in Oils - $1,000 cash -  Dave Santillanes “The Brook” 36x24 oil
Marjorie L. Bradley Memorial Associate Member Award - $1000 cash - Marianne Miller “June Siesta” 16x20 oil
Dickinson Signature Member Award - $1,000 cash  -  Michele Usibelli “Winter Escape” 20x24 acrylic
Ney Founders Award for Masters - $1,000 cash -  Kevin Macpherson “The Master Calligrapher” 18x24 oil
President’s Choice Award - $1,000 cash James Crandall “Lady with a Bicycle” 24x14 oil
Award of Excellence for Pastels - $1,000 cash - Vianna Szabo “Pause” 20x16 pastel
Award of Excellence for Watermedia - $1,000 cash - Ron Stocke “Bermondsey London” 14x21 watercolor
Southwest Art Magazine Master Award of Excellence (full page ad $3,380 value) 
Kenn Backhaus “Monarchs and Queen Anne’s Lace” 30x36 oil
American Art Collector Master Award of Excellence (full page ad ($3,400 value) 
Dawn Whitelaw “A Change Over” 24x36 oil

 Fine Art Connoisseur Award of Excellence (full page ad $3995 value) 
Kelli Folsom “I See Your Face in Every Flower”

Plein Air Magazine Award of Excellence (full page ad $3995 value) 
Thomas Kitts “The Mama Lu Under Repair” 18x24 oil

Southwest Art Magazine Award of Excellence (full page ad $3,380 value) 
Aimee Erickson “The Writer” 16x18 oil

American Art Collector Award of Excellence (full page ad $3400 value) 
Jeffrey Watts “Ode to Spring” 14x11 oil

Artists Choice Award: Fine Art Connoisseur Half Page Ad Award ($2,150 value), FASO Artists Websites $500 cash, Wind River Arts $300, Vasari Classic Oils $250, Blick Art Materials $100, Art Cantina $100, Rosemary Brushes $150 (Total value $3,550)
John Burton  “Point Lobos Mist” 12x24 oil

FASO Artist Websites Award of Excellence - Lifetime FASO Website Hosting ($3000 value)
Sandhyaa Shetty “Sunset Glory” 18x24 oil

Gamblin Artist Oils Awards of Distinction (1) - $500 Gamblin merchandise certificate, $250 cash 
 Inna Cherneykina  “Spring Melodies” 16x16 oil

Gamblin Artist Oils Awards of Distinction (2) - $500 Gamblin merchandise certificate, Method Light $120, RayMar Art $150 
Jason Bowen “Venetian Travels” 11x14 oil

Blue Ridge Oils Award of Distinction - $500 Blue Ridge merchandise certificate, Method Light $120, Art Cantina $100
 James Richards “When In Rome” 16x20 oil

Princeton Artist Brush Co. Award of Distinction - $300 merchandise certificate, Airfloat $150, Blue Ridge Oils $250
Mark Gingerich  “Florentine Rose Garden” 36x24 oil

Award of Merit - JFM Enterprises - $500 merchandise award
Jeff Sewell “Summer Surge” 8x16 oil

Award of Merit - Artwork Archive - $500 subscription gift certificate
Danielle Day Damson “Meeting the Matriarch” 16x20 oil

Award of Merit  - Fredericksburg Artists School - $500 workshop scholarship
Catherine Fasciato “Last Break” 12x16 oil

Award of Merit - $300 Princeton Brushes, $250 Blue Ridge Oils 
Bryan Mark Taylor “Havana Classic” 24x18 oil

Award of Merit  - $250 ArtFrames.com, $300 SourceTek
Jacqueline Kamin  “White Roses and Lilacs” 20x16 oil

Award of Merit - $250 Masterpak, $250 Vasari Classic Oils
Robert Johnson “Acadia Maine Afternoon” 24x30 oil

Award of Merit  - $275 Method Light, $250 Michael Harding oil paint set
Ken Spencer  “Idaho Farmstead” 24x30 oil

Award of Merit  - $250 MasterPak, $100 Art Cantina, Blick Art Materials $100, High Plains Frames $100
Nancy MacDonald  “Lewis” 32x24 pastel

Honorable Mention - Judson Art Outfitters/Guerilla Painter $130 merchandise certificate, $150 cash (AIS)  
Bob Rohm  “Afternoon Oaks” 20x24 oil

Honorable Mention - Jack Richeson & Co.  $150 merchandise certificate, $150 cash (AIS) 
Dee Kirkham  “White Peonies” 12x12 oil

Honorable Mention - Jack Richeson & Co.  $125 merchandise certificate, $175 cash (AIS)       
Stan Bloomfield  “Currents” 14x17 pastel

Honorable Mention - Sennelier Plein Air Oil Set $167, $150 cash (AIS)
 Dan Woodson  “Brown County” 20x30 oil

Honorable Mention - Merchandise certificates: Jack Richeson & Co. $100, Art Cantina $100, $100 cash (AIS)  
Neil Drevitson  “Still Waters” 16x20 oil

Honorable Mention - Merchandise certificates: Judson Art Outfitters/Guerilla Painter $80, Art Cantina $135, $100 cash (AIS) 
Michele Byrne  “Crossing Fifth Avenue” 12z12 oil

Honorable Mention - $300 Cash funded by AIS
 Susan Hotard  “Plaid Shirt Cowboy” 20x16 oil

Southwest Art All Member Plein Air Paintout “Wet Wall” Exhibition
Best of Show - Michael Harding Handmade Oils set $250, $250 cash – Cindy Wilbur
Second Place - Blick Art Materials/Utrecht $100 merchandise certificate, $150 cash – Ken Spencer
Third Place - Guerilla Painter $50 merchandise certificate, $100 cash – Sherri Carter
Honorable Mention - 1 year subscription to Plein Air Magazine – Jeanne LaRae
Honorable Mention - 1 year subscription to Plein Air Magazine – Jason Bowen
Honorable Mention - 1 year subscription to Fine Art Connoisseur – Jerry Salinas
Honorable Mention - 1 year subscription to Fine Art Connoisseur – Daniel Marshall

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Upcoming Exhibitions
2nd Annual AIS Impressions 
Small Works Showcase
March 23rd - May 5, 2018
Greenwich House Gallery, Cincinnati OH
Prospectus will be available in October 2017

19th Annual AIS National Juried Exhibition
September 27th - October 27, 2018

Peninsula School of Art, Guenzel Gallery
Fish Creek WI (Door County, Wisconsin)

AIS Master Dawn Whitelaw - Judge of Awards

Prospectus available in April 2018

3rd Annual AIS Impressions Small Works Showcase
June - August 2019

Crooked Tree Art Center, Petoskey Michigan

Prospectus available January 1, 2019


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