STLWS’s 25th Annual Membership Awards Exhibition – Big Splash 2022 Awards Announcement

We are excited to share the results of Spencer Meagher’s judging of the entries in the STLWS 25th Annual Membership Awards Exhibition – Big Splash 2022.  We congratulate all of you who received awards, and we thank all our members who entered the show to create such a beautiful exhibition.  Your talent shines and makes us all so proud   Please don’t forget, only the award winners, with their family and close friends, are invited to the Awards Ceremony on Friday night at 4:30 p.m. at Norton’s Fine Art & Framing.  The exhibition opens to the public this Saturday, September 10th.  The gallery is open Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  We hope you will all come out to see the show and bring your friends and family.

Now, here are the award winners and the prizes they will receive:

First Place

Silent City by Terry Lay

$335.94:  Dixon Ticonderoga Company – -MaimeriBlu Professional Watercolor Half Pan Set, 24 Colors, $279.95,Artmart STL – Winsor Newton Sceptre Gold Sable/Synthetic 1” Flat Brush, $55.99

 

Second Place

Backyard Creek by Mary Riney

$282.80:  M Graham & Co. – Gift Certificate for 12 Tube Watercolor Set, $230; Artmart STL – Escoda Prado #14 Synthetic Brush, $52.80

 

Third Place

Peek A Boo by Karen Romani

$272.59:  Golden Artist Colors, Inc. – Gift Certificate for QoR Watercolors, 15 Tubes of Choice, $180; Dixon Ticonderoga Company – St. Cuthberts Saunders Waterford Rough 140 lb. 10×7” 20 Sheets, $44.25; Artmart STL – Escoda Reserva Kolinsky #6 Brush, $48.34:

 

1st Award of Recognition

Boulder is Beckoning by Dana Rothberg

$196.19: Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. – Gray Matters Watercolor Brush Set, 6 Count, $54.24, Gray Matters Signing Brush Set, 4 Count, $32.50, and Liquid Masque 3.75 oz., $14.95; Dixon Ticonderoga Company – St. Cuthberts Saunders Waterford Cold Press 140 lb. 16×12” 20 Sheets, $78.50; Let’s Make Art – Art Kit/Online Tutorial of Choice, $16;

 

2nd Award of Recognition

Ruffled Petals by Nancy Avdoian

$172.00:  H K Holbein, Inc. – 24 Tube, 5 ml. Watercolor Set

 

3rd Award of Recognition

The Bookmaker by Janet Doll

$172.00:  H K Holbein, Inc. – 24 Tube, 5 ml. Watercolor Set

 

4th Award of Recognition

Caspersen Boardwalk by Linda Rawson

$158.35: Dixon Ticonderoga Company – Daler-Rowney Aquafine Watercolor Travel Set with Brush, 24 Colors, $44.95; St. Cuthberts Saunders Waterford Cold Press 140 lb. 10×7” 20 Sheets, $44.25; Arches Watercolor Hot Press 9×12” 20 Sheets, $69.15

 

5th Award of Recognition

Mollie by Michelle Davis

$148.95: St. Louis Art Museum – Annual Membership, $65, Monet Waterlillies book, $16.95, and Art Along the River book, $40; Dixon Ticonderoga Company – Lyra Rembrandt Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils, 12 Colors, $27

 

6th Award of Recognition

Pier Pressure by Marilynne Bradley

$148.95: Dixon Ticonderoga Company – Princeton Aqua Elite Professional Watercolor Synthetic 4 Brush Set: 1.5” Mottler, #12 Long Round, #8 Round, 3/4” Oval Wash.

 

1st Honorable Mention

New England Harbor by Gib Palangsupta

$143.45: Dixon Ticonderoga Company – Princeton Aqua Elite Professional Synthetic 4 Brush Set: # 2 Round, # 8 Round, 1/2” Angle Shader, 3/4” Wash, $98.45, and Daler-Rowney Aquafine Watercolor Travel Set with Brush, 24 Colors, $44.95

 

2nd Honorable Mention

Stare Down by Lee Walter

$129.25: Armadillo Art & Craft – Old Holland Made in the Netherlands Watercolor Set, $65; Master’s Choice by Baohong 9×12” Watercolor Paper Block, $44, and Master’s Choice by Baohong 9 Sheet Trial Pack, $20.25

 

3rd Honorable Mention

Bewitched by Susan Pisoni

$125.57: Creative Catalysts, Inc. – DVD or Online Lesson of Choice, $70;

Speedball Art Products Company – Escoda Versatil Synthetic Kolinsky 3 Travel Brush Set with Synthetic Leather Case, $55.57

 

4th Honorable Mention

Koi Pond by Linda Wilmes

$100.65: Dixon Ticonderoga Company – Daler-Rowney Aquafine Watercolor Travel Set with Brush, 24 Colors, $44.95, and Canson Plein Air Watercolor Art Board, 8×10”, 10 Count, $22.25; Artmart STL – Escoda Prado #8 Synthetic Brush, $33.45

 

5th Honorable Mention

Scallions II by Amy Lottes

$100: Blick Art Materials – $100 Gift Certificate

 

6th Honorable Mention

Golden Aspen by Janice Kimble

$100: Blick Art Materials – $100 Gift Certificate

 

The People’s Choice Award will be determined at the close of the exhibition based on the votes received at the gallery.  Remember, vote just once while visiting the gallery.  Good luck to you all.  Here is the prize the award winner will receive for the People’s Choice Award:

$164.85: Dixon Ticonderoga Company – MaimeriBlu Professional Watercolor Intro Set, 5 Tubes, $46.80, and Canson Plein Aire Art Board Watercolor 12×16”, 10 Count, $43.50; Laumeier Sculpture Park – 4 Passes to their Spring Art Fair, $40; Artmart STL – Princeton Sable 3/0 Round Brush, $34.55

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