George Van Hook - 1st Place in 2016!
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The 2016 Adirondack Plein Air Festival is over and was a great success, in spite of the moody grey skies and rain on the opening days. Sixty-four artists took part in the 5 day event, and a new record of over $31,000 in sales was set in what was the 8th year of the Festival. More photos will be coming!
George Van Hook, of Cambridge, NY, was given the 1st place prize by Awards Juror John MacDonald, of Massachusetts. George recieved $1000 cash from Saranac Lake ArtWorks, a featured artist ad donated by Eric Rhoads and Plein Air Magazine; assorted panels donated by Ampersand Gessoboards; and other merchandise totaling over $2000 in value. To see more of George's work, visit his website: GeorgeVanHookFineArtist.com (Photo by Lisa Kilby)
Alison Menke, of Clarksville, MD, walked away with the 2nd place award, $450 cash donated by Guideboat Realty, and Geomatics Land Surveying and merchandise, plus she received the 1st Place Quick Draw Award, valued at over $200, as selected by juror Frances Gaffney.
Go to the Awards page to find out the rest of the prize winners. More photos will be posted and there will be additional artwork by participants available for sale.
2016 Awards Juror John MacDonald
LOOKING FOR MORE PLEIN AIR EVENTS?
Fall Color Week at Acadia National Park on the coast of Maine, 10/7-14, 2016
Paint the Adirondacks Week at Paul Smith’s College. 6/11-18, 2017
Plein Air Convention, San Diego, April 24-28, 2017
If you wish to be on our event announcement list for 2017, so you will receive an invitation to the special Preview Party, please call (518-891-1388) or email.
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