17th Annual AIS National Juried Exhibition
September 29 - October 30, 2016
Howard Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, Washington

Judge of Awards: Calvin Liang, AISM

2016 Award Winners 

CASH AWARDS funded by 
AMERICAN IMPRESSIONIST SOCIETY

Best of Show $12,000 
Adam Clague, “Knitter’s Gift” 30x30 oil 

Second Place $8,000 
Howard Friedland AIS, “Favorite Spot” 24x36 oil 

Third Place $4,000 
James Richards “Garden of Delight” 20x24 oil 

William Schultz Award in Oils 
Richard Dahlquist “San Juan Delight” 24x36 oil 

Dickinson Signature Member Award $1,000 
Nancy Tankersley “Lobster Shack Morning” 30x30 oil 

President’s Choice Award $1,000 
Toni Williams “Rancho Santa Fe” 15x20 oil 

Award of Excellence for Pastels $1,000 
Nancy MacDonald “John Mark” 30x24 pastel 

Award of Excellence for Watermedia $1,000 
Frank Eber “Quiet Crossing” 14x18 watercolor 

Marjorie L. Bradley Memorial Award of Excellence $500 
Mary Qian “After” 20x28 oil 

AIS 2016 Publication Sponsor Awards - Master Artists: 

Southwest Art Magazine Master Award of Excellence (full page ad $3,380 value) 
Carolyn Anderson, AISM “Mother and Child II” 14x11 oil 

American Art Collector Master Award of Excellence (full page ad ($3,400 value) 
Ned Mueller “Last Light – Graignemanagh, Ireland” 20x16 oil 

AIS 2016 Publication Sponsor Awards: 

Fine Art Connoisseur Award of Excellence (full page ad $3995 value) 
Dawn Whitelaw “The Grandeur Lingers” 18x24 oil 

Plein Air Magazine Award of Excellence (full page ad $3995 value) 
Lori Putnam “Getting an Early Start” 20x24 oil 

Southwest Art Magazine Award of Excellence (full page ad $3,380 value) 
Jeffrey Watts “Critical Eye” 20x16 oil 

American Art Collector Award of Excellence (full page ad $3400 value) 
Chuck Marshall “Mixed Fruit” 20x20 oil 

Plein Air Magazine Associate Member Award of Excellence (half page ad $2150 value) 
Ron Rencher “Cambria Pastoral” 10x16 oil 

Artists Choice Award: 
Fine Art Connoisseur Half Page Ad Award ($2,150 value), , FASO Artist Websites $300 cash, Wind River Arts $300 merchandise certificate, ArtFrames.com merchandise certificate $300, Blick Art Materials $100 (Total value $3,250) 
Howard Friedland “Favorite Spot” 24x36 oil 

Merchandise Sponsor Awards: 

Gamblin Artist Oils Awards of Distinction (1) 
$500 merchandise certificate 
Forrest Formsma “Carriage Ride” 12x16 oil 

Gamblin Artist Oils Awards of Distinction (2) 
$500 merchandise certificate 
Tatyana Fogarty “Safe Harbor” 16x20 oil 

JFM Enterprises Awards of Distinction (1) 
$500 merchandise award 
Michael Holter “Behind Door No. 3” 11x15 watercolor 

JFM Enterprises Awards of Distinction (2) 
$250 merchandise award, $250 cash from JFM 
Matt Linz “Liam” 12x9 oil 

Princeton Artist Brush Co. Award of Distinction (1) 
Merchandise Certificates: Princeton Brushes $300, Randy Higbee Gallery/King of Frame $100, Art Cantina $100 
Amery Bohling “Land’s End” 20x30 oil 

Princeton Artist Brush Co. Award of Distinction (2) 
Merchandise Certificates: Princeton Brushes $300, Multimedia Board $100, Golden Artist Colors $100 
Melanie Thompson “Desert Showers” 16x20 oil 

Michael Harding Handmade Artist Oil Colours Award of Distinction (1) 
Merchandise certificates: Michael Harding $250, Raymar Art $150, Art Cantina $100 
Derek Penix “Old Harbor in Villefranche” 24x36 oil 

Michael Harding Handmade Artist Oil Colours Award of Distinction (2) 
Merchandise certificates: Michael Harding $250, Sourcetek $250 
Joanne Lavender “Late Sun on Vermillion Cliffs” 10x30 oil 

Artwork Archive Award of Merit 
$500 subscription gift certificate 
Vladislav Yeliseyev “Cafe in Green” 16x12 watercolor 

Blue Ridge Oils Award of Merit (1) 
Merchandise certificates: Blue Ridge Oils $250, Rosemary Brushes $100,
Randy Higbee/King of Frame $100, Fine Art Connoisseur Subscription $40 
David Dibble “Last Crop” 8x10 oil 

Blue Ridge Oils Award of Merit (2) 
Merchandise certificates: Blue Ridge Oils $250,
Savoir-Faire/Raphael Brushes $100 High Plains Frames $100,
Fine Art Connoisseur Subscription $40 
Marva Harms “Apple Picking Day” 12x12 oil 

Chesapeake Fine Art Studio Award of Merit 
$500 Workshop Scholarship, Blick Art Materials $100, $100 cash 
Tonya Zenin “Morning Glare, Point Lobos” 16x20 oil 

Art Cantina Award of Merit 
$100 Art Cantina, $400 Cash 
Camille Przewodek “Fabiola” 14x11 oil 

JJC/Daniel Smith Art Materials Award of Merit 
$458 Water Soluble Oil Set 
Susan Ploughe “Daydream Believer” 16x12 oil 

Fredericksburg Artist’s School Award of Merit 
$500 Workshop Scholarship, Blick Art Materials $100, $100 cash 
James Crandall “Woman With Two Dogs” 21x13 oil 

1) Honorable Mention 
Judson Art Outfitters/Guerilla Painter $150 merchandise certificate, $150 cash (AIS) 
Lawrence Rudolech “Caf√© New Harmony” 24x24 oil 

2) Honorable Mention 
Jack Richeson & Co. $150 merchandise certificate, $150 cash (AIS) 
Dan Beck “The Scott” 12x9 oil 

3) Honorable Mention 
Jack Richeson & Co. $125 merchandise certificate, $175 cash (AIS) 
Jane Barton “Blue and Orange Boat” 8.5x9 oil 

4) Honorable Mention 
Randy Higbee/King of Frames $100, Fine Art Connoisseur Subscription $40, $150 cash (AIS) 
Cindy Baron “Pathways” 17.5x19 Watercolor 

5) Honorable Mention 
Merchandise certificates: Jack Richeson & Co. $100, Art Cantina $100, $100 cash (AIS) 
Eric Jacobsen “Sunny Day” 18x22 oil 

6) Honorable Mention 
Merchandise certificates: Judson Art Outfitters/Guerilla Painter $80, Art Cantina $135, $100 cash (AIS) 
Beverly Boren “Misty” 11x14 watercolor 

Southwest Art All Member Plein Air Paintout “Wet Wall” Exhibition: 

Best of Show 
Savoir-Faire/Sennelier Plein Air Oil Set $165 value and $100 cash (AIS) 
Michele Usibelli 

Second Place 
Judson Art Outfitters/Guerilla Painter Gift Certificate $120 and $50 cash (AIS) 
Pamela Claflin 

Third Place 
Savoir-Faire/Fabriano Watercolor Block and Sketch Book $100 
Jane Hunt 


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