M. Stephen Doherty

M. Stephen Doherty
The editor of Plein Air magazine at work

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Awards Given in Blossom II. The Art of Flowers

The Jury of Awards met in Naples, Florida on February 9th to select the following winners in Blossom II. Art of Flowers sponsored sponsored by the Susan K. Black Foundation (www.bossomartcompetition.com). I was honored to be one of the jurors and to announce the prizes at the Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art.

The exhibition will begin it's tour to Tucson, Arizona; Shreveport, Louisiana; Chicago, Illinois; Bradenton, Florida; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Port Arthur, Texas  after it closes in Naples on April 10, 2011.

BEST OF SHOW AWARD and $25,000 CASH to:
Ms. Berry Fritz of McAllen, Texas for
Delft Blue with Oleanders, oil, 12 x 12.

Sue Clanton of Discovery Bay, California for
Huli Wigman of Papua New Guinea, transparent watercolor, 22 x 15.

Milly Acharya of Ithaca, New York for
Convallaria Majalis (Lily-of-the-valley), watercolor, 15-1/2 x 11.

BEST SMALL WORK AWARD and $5,000 to:
Susan Elwart Hall of Atherton, California for
Firecracker Mums, oil, 10 x 8.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE and $5,000 to:
Jane Jones, Arvada, Colorado for
Parrot Party, oil, 20 x 20.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE and $5,000 to:
Anna Killian of Pensacola, Florida for
The Fragility of Home, oil, 11-1/2 x 7-1/4.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE and $5,000 to:
Nilton Mendonca of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for
Spring, oil, 20 x 24-1/2.

To review the other AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE and JURORS' AWARDS, visit the website:
www.blossomartcompetition.com or the foundation's website: www.susankblackfoundation.org.

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