24th Annual Carmel Art Festival 2017
Plein Air Event Winners
Awards presented by:
Mian SituJudge of the 24th Annual Carmel Art Festival
Steve Dallas, Mayor, City of Carmel-by-the-Sea (Mayor's Choice Award)
Tammi Tharp, President of the Carmel Art Festival (Jennifer Hill Award)


Michael Situ
1st Place

Painting: "Garrapata Beach"


Wayne McKenzie
2nd Place

Painting: "80 and Sunny"


Xiao Yu
Third Place

Painting: "Hidden Beach Point Lobos"


Joaquin Turner
Best Oil or Acrylic

Painting: "Majestic Cypress"


Robin Purcell
Best Watercolor

Painting: "Carmel Valley Evening Glow "


Joe Mancuso
Best Pastel
Artists Choice
People's Choice
(Becomes Poster for 2018 Carmel Art Festival)

Painting: "Path Of Light"


Robert Lewis
Best Local

Painting: "A Day At Del Monte Beach"


Po Pin Lin
Jennifer Hill Award

Painting: "Night Lights"


Sterling Hoffman
Mayor's Choice
Selected by Steve Dallas, Mayor

Painting: "Fresh Start"


Aimee Erickson
Quick Draw Winner
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Randall Stauss
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Surf At Lovers Point"


Cindy Wilbur
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Morning Reflections"


Aimee Erickson
Honorable Mention

Painting: "White Heart"


Honorable Mention

Painting: "Anna's View--Reservation Road"


Sally Jordan
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Starlight Shadows"


Coraly Hanson
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Be Still"


Kevin Courter
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Elkhorn Fog"


Pang Yen Chou
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Point Lobos"


John Guernsey
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Garrapatta Cliffs"


Paul Kratter
Honorable Mention

Painting: "Morning At Garrapatta"


Donald Neff
Plein Air Award of Excellence

Painting: "Vertigo "


Robert Sandidge
PleinAirCollector.com Award of Excellence

Painting: "California Gold"


Carl Bretzke
Fine Art Connoisseur Award of Excellence

Painting: "Seaside"



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

Email Contact:carmelartfest@gmail.com


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