Tuesday, July 1, 2008

France Tremblay Painting Wins 2008 Paint the Parks Grand Prize Purchase Award!

An acrylic painting titled "Southeast View from Zabriskie Point" by France Tremblay has been chosen as the 2008 Paint the Parks100 Grand Prize Purchase Award Winner. Other major award winners chosen included the following juror awards:
Elaine Hahn Jurors Award - Dan McWilliams, "Best Beach", oil
Susiehyer Jurors Award - Christopher Groves, "Santee Evening Light", oil
John Hulsey Jurors Award - Robert Highsmith - "Morning at Canyon de Chelly", watercolor

In addition, three winners were chosen to represent each of the three national park regions:
Region I Winner - Steven Hileman, "December Afternoon, Acadia", oil
Region II Winner - Robert Gunn, "Full Moon Ascending", oil
Region III Winner - Howard R. Hanson, "Forest Floor", oil alkyd

The jurors deliberated over a 3-day period, scoring hundreds and hundreds of entries before all the ballots were tabulated and the 100 highest scoring paintings emerged from the field. A complete list of all winners will be posted to www.PaintAmerica.org website by Friday, July 4th.

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