23rd Annual Carmel Art Festival 2016
Plein Air Event Winners
Awards presented by:
Huihan LiuJudge of the 23rd Annual Carmel Art Festival
Carrie Theis, Vice Mayor/Council Member, City of Carmel-by-the-Sea (Mayor's Choice Award)
Tammi Tharp, President of the Carmel Art Festival (Jennifer Hill Award)


Stacy Barter
1st Place

Painting: "Courtyard Bliss"


Barry-John Raybould
2nd Place

Painting: "Best Friends Carmel Beach"


Wayne McKenzie
Third Place

Painting: "Bixby Revisited"


Barry-John Raybould
Best Oil or Acrylic

Painting: "And Then The Sun Came Out"


Rolf Lygren
Best Watercolor

Painting: "Low Tide & Kelp, Blue Fish Cove"


Gretha Lindwood
Best Pastel
Plein Air Award of Excellence

Painting: "Beauty and the Beach"


Mark Farina
Best Local

Painting: "Dune Cypress"


Coraly Hanson
People's Choice & Jennifer Hill Award
(Becomes Poster for 2017 Carmel Art Festival)

Painting: "Sunset Over Carmel River"


Lu Yu
Artists Choice

Painting: "Point Lobos Sunset"


Laura Wambsgans
Mayor's Choice
Chosen by Steve Dallas, Mayor
Presented by Carrie Theis, Vice Mayor

Painting: "Carmel Beach Beauty"


Carl Bretzke
Quick Draw Winner


Honorable Mention

Painting: "Moss Landing Harbor"


Stephan Berry
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Foggy Carmel Morning"


Catherine Fasciato
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Around and Around"


Tatyana Fogarty
Honorable Mention

Painting: "San Giovanni"


Carole Gray-Weihman
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Afternoon In Carmel Valley"


Susan Gutting
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Be Still"


Donald Neff
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Elkhorn Fog"


Robert Sandidge
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Carmel Mission"


Michael Situ
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Pt. Lobos"


Carl Bretzke
Plein Air Award of Excellence

Painting: "A Good Day For Sheep"


John Guernsey
PleinAirCollector.com Award of Excellence

Painting: "Morning Stroll/Pacific Grove"


Xiao Yu
Fine Art Connoisseur Award of Excellence

Painting: "Sunset, 17 Mile Drive"



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

Email Contact:carmelartfest@gmail.com


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