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


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