Monday, August 22, 2011

Congratulations Pewaukee Classic Boat Show Plein Air Winners!!!

Saturday, August 20, 2011 was the Antique & Classic Boat Show and Waterfront Art Fair at Lakefront Park in downtown Pewaukee.  The Pewaukee Area Arts Council hosted a plein air painting competition with $1,500 in prize money at stake.  We had 14 artists compete for awards, some who traveled a long distance from throughout the Midwest.  The following artists were chosen by our panel of three judges:

Professional Division:

1st Place ($500)  Stephen Wysocki of Armstrong, WI
2nd Place ($250) Martha Hayden of Sharon, WI
3rd Place ($150) James Hempel of Shorewood, WI  (photo attached of his artwork)

Teen Division:

1st Place ($150)  Becca Kaja (18) of Pewaukee
2nd Place ($100)  Kasi Patrick (19) of Pewaukee
3rd Place ($50) James Howard (19) of Pewaukee

Five Honorable Mentions ($50 each):

Thomas Trausch of Woodstock, IL
Ken Marshall of Westlake, OH
Barb Heyden of Oconomowoc
Carolyn Larkin of Pewaukee
Mike Neilson of Milwaukee


  1. YEAH...way to go Steve!!!!! Awesome

  2. YES!! Nice work Steve!

  3. Beautiful work! Congratulations on the prize, Steve.

  4. congrads to Martha and James as well...

  5. It would be great to see images of the winners work?