Carmel Art Festival

Winners & Photos from Previous Years

Carmel Art Festival
May 13-15, 2022

Winners of the May 13-15, 2022 Carmel Art Festival:

For the first time since 2019, the Carmel Art Festival was once again held in Devendorf Park in Carmel-by-the-Sea, attracting art buyers from near and far. Sunny weather held for most of the weekend, and the artists' exhibition paintings reflected this in their paintings.
Paul Kratter took home the top prize. His striking piece, which captures the rocky shoreline with a peek of Carmel Bay, won over the judges.

Other winners include Terri Ford (2nd Place), Catherine Fasciato (3rd Place) and honorable mention recipients were Maria Boisvert, Susan Elwart Hall and David Savellano. Also receiving awards were Coraly Hanson who won the People's Choice and Founders awards--along with David Savellano (Artists' Choice) and Terri Ford (The Jennifer Hill Award), while Carl Bretzke, Cindy Wilbur and Sally Jordan all were given Randy Higbee awards.

Gretha Lindwood received the Mayor's Choice Award, and Sally Jordan was the winner of the Quick Draw contest, which required contestants to finish their pieces in two hours.
  • List of artists and Winners.

    2020 & 2021 Carmel Art Festivals were cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

    Carmel Art Festival
    May 17-19, 2019
    In Review

    Unfortunately, not all artists submitted their images to CAF so they are omitted.

    All Juried Artists 2019

  • Event Schedule
  • Juried Artists List
  • Where Artists Paint
  • Bryan Mark Taylor, Judge
  • News Release May 9, 2019

    Carmel Art Festival
    May 18-20, 2018

  • All Exhibition Paintings & Winners

  • Event Schedule
  • Event Program
  • News Release 5/11/18
  • 60 Juried Artists
  • Info Artists.
  • John Burton, Judge
  • Where Artists Paint
  • Sculpture-In-The-Park
  • Steven Whyte, Sculptor

    Carmel Art Festival
    May 19-21, 2017

    Photos/Winning Artists

    All 60 Juried Artists

    All Art & winners

    Mian Situ, Judge.

    Where Artists Painted

    MAP Carmel Galleries

  • Carmel Art Festival
    May 13-15, 2016

    Winners in 2016

    All Festival Paintings

    Event Schedule
    List of Juried Artists
    Where Artists Painted
    Festival Judge pdf
    News Release 4/8/16 doc

    Gallery Events around town
    MAP Carmel Galleries

    Monterey Herald
    May 11, 2016 Article

    June 2016 Article

    Plein Air Winners 2015
    All 120 Paintings 2015.
    Event Program 2015
    Hi Res Photos
    Ken Auster, Judge

    Plein Air Winners 2014
    All Paintings 2014
    Judge: John Burton
    Slideshow 2014
    Program 2014

    All Paintings 2013
    Festival Photos 2013
    Calvin Liang - Judge (pdf)

    Plein Air Winners 2012
    All Paintings 2012
    Slideshow 2012
    Street Video
    Park Video
    Gil Dellinger, Judge

    Plein Air Winners 2011
    All Paintings 2011
    Slideshow 2011
    Jean Stern, Judge

    Plein Air Winners 2010
    All Paintings 2010
    Slideshow 2010

    Plein Air Winners 2009
    All Paintings 2009
    Slideshow 2009

    Plein Air Winners 2008
    Slideshow 2008

    Plein Air Winners 2007
    Slideshow 2007
    Sculpture-In-The-Park Winners 2007

    Plein Air Winners2006
    Slideshow 2006

    Plein Air Winners 2005
    Photo Gallery 2005

    Plein Air Winners 2004
    Photo Gallery 2004

    Plein Air Winners 2003

    Plein Air Winners 2002

    Plein Air Winners 2001

    2001 was the year we started the website.
    No photos available before then.

  • Festival Organizer: Hella Rothwell - Direct 831-626-4000
    Mailing Address: Carmel Art Festival
    P.O. Box 7191
    Carmel, CA 93921