AWARDS

Masters Best of Show Award, Sponsored by the Renken Family

For exceptional artistic merit

George Carlson, Light Lingering in Silence, oil, 42 x 42 in.

 

Chrystina and James R. Parks Trustees’ Purchase Award

For the work designated for the Autry Museum’s permanent collection.

Ed Mell, Cascading Canyon Storm, oil on linen, 40 x 48 in.

 

Thomas Moran Memorial Award for Painting, Sponsored by Lois R. Rice

For exceptional artistic merit

George Carlson, Light Lingering in Silence, oil, 42 x 42 in.

 

The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation Award for Sculpture

For exceptional artistic merit

Steve Kestrel, Sole of the Rock, California riverstone, 6.5 x 28 x 20 in.

 

Bob Kuhn Wildlife Award, Sponsored by Jodie and James Rea

For exceptional artistic merit

Mick Doellinger, Higher Ground, bronze, 24 x 24 x 13 in.

 

Gayle Roski Stories of the West Award, Sponsored Mary Beth West and W. Richard West, Jr.

For the best work of narrative art

Terri Kelly Moyers, California Idyll, oil on canvas, 40 x 40 in.

 

Artists’ Choice Award, Sponsored by Tally and Bill Mingst

For the work most popular with Masters artists

Thomas Blackshear II, The Wait, oil on canvas, 40 x 61.5 in. 
Len Chmiel, Languorous, oil, 34 x 44 in.

 

Gene Autry Memorial Award, Sponsored by Marilyn B. and Calvin B. Gross

For the most outstanding presentation of three or more works

Dean L. Mitchell

 

John J. Geraghty Award, Sponsored by The Bohlin Co.

Established by the Autry Museum Board of Trustees to recognize an individual for his or her advancement of contemporary Western art

David W. Cartwright