Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Embry, Farabaugh, Yarnell and Richardson win 2009 PaintAmerica Top100 Jurors Awards!

In addition to Ruo Li's Grand Prize Purchase Award, the following artists have been named Jurors Award Winners in the 2009 PaintAmerica Top100...

Evelyn Embry of Richford, NY was named the Kaye Franklin Jurors Award Winner. Her oil painting, titled "Portrait of Wayne Frank" was chosen by Franklin. Evelyn is one of the country's most prominent portrait painters and her work can be seen at www.evelynembry.com

The Jim Bruce Jurors Award went to Joseph Yarnell of Skiatook, OK. Yarnell's painting was titled "Homeward Bound" and featured Canadian Geese resting during their migration. Yarnell has been included in several previous PaintAmerica shows.

Sheri Farabaugh of Thornton, CO was named the Debra Groesser Jurors Award Winner for her painting, "Running the Rapids." This was Farabaugh's first appearance in a PaintAmerica competition.

Johne Richardson of Overland Park, KS was awarded the Airfloat Systems Award for his watercolor work entitled "Wash Day." Richardson's work has been included in every PaintAmerica Top100 show since its inception. He was also the Grand Prize Winner of the 2008 show. Airfloat Systems are suppliers of the Airfloat Strongbox, the preferred art shipping containers, and have donated a gift certificate for Airfloat Products for their award.

Thanks again to our jurors, Jim Bruce, Deb Groesser and Kaye Franklin for their tremendous contributions to this wonderful show.

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