Monday, August 1, 2022

2022 Pacific Northwest Plein Air in the Columbia River Gorge Award-Winning Works

2022 Pacific Northwest Plein Air in the Columbia River Gorge

Award-Winning Works

Paul Kratter, Juror (nos. 1-13)



First Place: 
Yong Hong Zhong (Lake Oswego, OR), Evening Light at Mount Hood, watercolor, 12” x 16”

Second Place: 
Durre Waseem (Corona, CA), Staying in the Shade, oil, 16” x 20”

Third Place: 
Yer Za Vue (Corbett, OR), Hills to the Heavens, oil, 16” x 20”

4. Honorable Mention: 

Sergio Lopez (Santa Rosa, CA), Winds of the Gods, oil, 16” x 16”


Honorable Mention
Anton Pavlenko (Molalla, OR), Summer Stillness, oil, 16” x 20”

Honorable Mention: 
Carole Gray-Weihman (Penngrove, CA), Morning Light of Goldendale, oil, 9” x 12”

 Honorable Mention: 
Susan Elwart Hall (Camas, WA), Golden Queens, oil, 11” x 14”

Honorable Mention: 
James Sampsel (Port Orford, OR), Forage, oil on linen, 16” x 20”

Best Mountain: 
Charity Anderson (Newton, UT), Mount Hood Alpine Glow, oil, 8” x 8”

Best Water: 

Jeffrey Markowsky (Savannah, GA), Beat the Heat, oil on linen panel, 12” x 16”


National Scenic Area Award: 
Cathleen Rehfeld (Hood River, OR), Columbia Gorge Overlook at The Griffin House, oil, 8” x 16”

Best Cultural Element, Maryhill Award and Museum Purchase Award: 
 Lynn Mehta (Alexandria, VA), Biggs Junction, oil, 12” x 16”

Best Sky and Museum Purchase Award: 
Melanie Thompson (Richland, WA), The Dalles by Night, oil, 8” x 10” 

 Friends of the Columbia Gorge Awards 
(chosen by Friends of the Columbia Gorge)

Award: 
Janie Lowe (Portland, OR), Westcliff Glow, oil, 8” x 10”

Runner Up: 
Aaron Cordell Johnson (Moscow, ID), My Favorite Basalt, gouache, 7” x 14”

2nd Runner Up: 
Yong Hong Zhong (Lake Oswego, OR), Shallow Waterhole, watercolor, 9” x 12”

Honorable Mention: 
Celeste Bergin (Portland, OR), All That I Can Say (Crown Point), oil, 6” x 8”

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Saturday, July 31, 2021

Award Winners July 31, 2021 (Juror Peggi Kroll Roberts)

First Place: Ken Klos (Portland, OR), Catherine Creek—Upriver, oil on canvas, 16 x 20

Second Place: Tracy Leagjeld (Portland, OR), Alpine Meadows, monotype, 11 x 14

Third Place: Carole Gray-Weihman (Penngrove, CA), White River Splendor, oil, 12 x 16


Honorable Mention: Mark Shasha (Swampscott, MA), Heat & Dust on the White River, oil, 14 x 18


Honorable Mention: Anton Pavlenko (Happy Valley, OR), Carnival, oil, 12 x 16

Honorable Mention: Scott Gellatly (Portland, OR), Gorge from Memaloose, oil on panel


Honorable Mention: Erik Sandgren (Portland, OR), Sherars Falls, Deschutes River, acrylic, 12 x 24

Best Sky: Aaron Cordell Johnson (Moscow, ID), Morning Has Broken, gouache, 12 x 19


Best Mountain: Thomas Jefferson Kitts (Portland, OR), Inspiration Point, Wallalute Falls, Mt. Hood, oil, 20 x 16

Best Water: Yong Hong Zhong (Lake Oswego, OR), Under the Sandy River Bridge, watercolor, 10 x 13


Best Cultural Element: Katy Ann Fox (Driggs, ID), But Not Really, oil on panel, 12 x 12


National Scenic Area Award: Ken Klos (Portland, OR), Bend at The Dalles, oil on canvas board, 12 x 16

Maryhill Award: Paul Zegers (Roseburg, OR), Roll on Columbia, oil, 12 x 24, $1,200


Friends of the Columbia Gorge Award (chosen by the Friends of the Gorge)

a. Winner: Elo Wobig (Portland, OR), Opaline Sunset, oil, 8 x 10

b. Runner-Up: Ken Klos (Portland, OR), Catherine Creek—Upriver, oil on canvas, 16 x 20

c. Honorable Mention: Erik Sandgren (Portland, OR), Sherars Falls, Deschutes River, acrylic, 12 x 24



 Museum Purchase Award: Kristina Sellers (Gresham, OR), Twilight River, oil, 11 x 14



Museum Purchase Award: Elo Wobig (Portland, OR), Remembering Rowena, oil, 11 x 14



Museum Purchase Award: Aaron Cordell Johnson (Moscow, ID), Stonehenge Drive Curve, gouache, 7½ x 12

Exhibition dates: 

Sunday, August 1 through Saturday, August 28

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. daily

Maryhill Museum of Art 35 Maryhill Museum Drive Goldendale, WA 98620-4601 509.773.3733, ext. 27 (MAP)

Please contact Steve Grafe at the museum if you have any questions: Steve@maryhillmuseum.org


DAY FIVE, Workshop with Peggi Kroll Roberts July 30, 2021

Peggi teaching Figures in the Landscape

The Hood River waterfront (a perfect place for the workshop)

Watching the demo

a little shade!

lots of hats!

Peggi explaining...

.....vicinity marks

Ray 








A shady spot

The shadiest spot!

onlookers

Umbrellas