2010 Plein Air Festival Winners Announced

Winner of the 1st Place Dockside Competition, by James Hempel.

Peninsula School of Art announced the award winners of the 4th annual Door County Plein Air Festival. Ten artists took home cash and art supplies awarded for their exceptional artwork. Over 150 paintings were sold during the first weekend of the exhibition, making this year’s festival one of the most successful fundraising events for Peninsula School of Art. A selection of paintings from the festival will be on exhibition at the Door Community Auditorium’s Link Gallery through September 5.

The awards include:

• Overall Body of Work: 1st Place – Daniel Aldana, CA; 2nd Place – Marc Hanson, MN; 3rd Place – Colin Page, ME; Honorable Mention – Ivan Zassavitski, MN.

• Artist’s Choice Award: 1st Place – James Richards, GA; 2nd Place – Marc Hanson, MN; 3rd Place – Marilyn Swift, MA.

• Dockside Competition People’s Choice: 1st Place – James Hempel, WI; 2nd Place – Lisa Stauffer, MN; 3rd Place – Thomas Buchs, Waukesha, WI.

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