January 2012 BoldBrush Contest Winners!
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Daily Briefs about Today's Finest Artists

Informed Collector Announces
January 2012 BoldBrush Contest Winners!
Thursday, February 23, 2012

    Best of Show
Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: Derek Penix

Breakfast Service by John Ball
12 x 16 Oil

    2nd Place
Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: Derek Penix

Fallen Trees by Jesse Powell
12 x 10 Oil

    3rd Place
Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: Derek Penix

Canyon Buttes by Rusty Jones
36 x - Oil

    Outstanding Watercolor
Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: FAV Staff

16 x 29 Watercolor

    Outstanding Watercolor
Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: FAV Staff

Hurrying Home by Dorothy Boyer
18 ins. x 15.5 ins. Watercolor

    Outstanding Acrylic
Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: FAV Staff

Puddles on Waymouth by Mike Barr
60cm x 60cm Acrylic

    Outstanding Acrylic
Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: FAV Staff

Koi Pond I by Pete Maupin
19 x 28.75 Acrylic

    Outstanding Pastel
Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: FAV Staff

Winter Day in Northeast Philadelphia by Bob Richey
8" x 8" Pastel

    Outstanding Pastel
Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: FAV Staff

New Orleans Blues Brothers by Daggi Wallace
24 x 24 Pastel

    Outstanding Abstract
Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: FAV Staff

"Exhileration" by Jeffrey Bisaillon
48" x 48" Acrylic

Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: Derek Penix

Sky high 2 by Gary Kim
40" x 30" Oil

Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: Derek Penix

Catch and Release by Kathleen Dunphy
15 x 30 Oil

Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: Derek Penix

After the Bath by Dan Beck
16 x 12 Oil

Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: Derek Penix

Ogden Peaks by Eric Zschiesche
12 inches x 24 inches Oil

Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: Derek Penix

Old Man In The Parade by Paul Cheng
12 x 9 Oil

Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: Derek Penix

Wassily Chair by linda nelson
36 x 36 Oil

Award Sponsor: FASO
Judge: Derek Penix

Heritage Heart and Honor by Richard Alan Nichols
30 x 30 Oil

Award Sponsor: Art Ready Frames
Judge: Derek Penix

Candy Vendor, Via Fillungo by James Crandall
24 x 36 Oil


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