19th Annual Carmel Art Festival 2012
Plein Air Event Winners
Awards presented by:
Gil Dellinger, President, Plein Air Painters of America - and Judge of the 19th Annual Carmel Art Festival
Jason Burnett, Mayor Carmel-by-the-Sea (Mayor's Choice Award)
Kathleen Davis, Plein Air Magazine & Fine Art Connoisseur - A Sponsor of the 19th Annual Carmel Art Festival
Tammi Tharp, President of the Carmel Art Festival (Jennifer Hill Award)

Michael Situ
1st Place

Painting: "Pacific Grove"


Paul Kratter
2nd Place

Painting: "Rush Hour"


Hiu Lai Chong
Third Place

Painting: "Bird Rendezvous--El Estero Lake"


Stacy Barter
Best Oil or Acrylic

Painting: "Fierce Wind Over Rocks--Rocky Point"


Larry Cannon
Best Watercolor

Painting: "Morning Cypress"


Gretha Lindwood
Best Pastel

Painting: "Carmel River Estuary"


Laurie Kersey
Best Local

Painting: "Rios Roses"


Gretha Lindwood
People's Choice
(Becomes Poster for 2013 Carmel Art Festival)

Painting: "Carmel Estuary"


Lu Yu
Artists Choice

Painting: "Rocky Point"


Stacy Barter
Mayor's Choice Award

Painting: "Fierce Wind Over Rocks--Rocky Point"


Elaine Carpenter
Jennifer Hill Award

Painting: "Breakers"


Dan Schultz
"Emerging Artist Award"
From Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine

Painting: "Carmel Morning"


Brian Blood
"Award of Excellence"
From Plein Air Magazine

Painting: "Morning At Pt. Pinos Lighthouse"


Larry Moore
Quick Draw Winner

Painting: ""



Honorable Mentions

Brian Blood

Painting: "Chinese Junk"


Dee Beard Dean

Painting: "On The Way To Big Sur"


Carole Gray-Weihman

Painting: "Carmel Valley Meadow"


Thaleia Georgiades

Painting: "Clear Coast"


Thomas Kitts

Painting: "The Old Veteran Holding Fast"


Larry Moore

Painting: "Lobos Looking North"


Michael Obermeyer

Painting: "Whaler's Knoll"


Donald Neff

Painting: "Elkhorn"


Richard Oversmith

Painting: "Beautiful Beach Morning"


Robert Sandidge

Painting: "Misty Morning"


Mailing Address: Carmel Art Festival
P.O. Box 7191
Carmel, CA 93921

Email Contact:carmelartfest@gmail.com


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