Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Winners Hudson Plein Air Invitational! Congratulations!

Best of Show - Jo Nelson - Hudson pastel artist - painting "Two Bales" 

 Hudson, WI – August 23, 2015.  Jo Nelson, a local Hudson pastel artist, won Best of Show for “Two Bales”, a lovely pastel depicting a rural, pastoral scene in our area.  She and 21 other artists each created three pieces in three days in the out of doors.  From Friday, August 14th – Sunday, August 16th, the artists suffered through the heat and humidity to capture our community through their eyes and with their brushes.  The results were amazing.

2nd Place - Richard Abraham - Minneapolis artist - oil painting " Hudson Victorian" 

3rd Place - Andy Evansen - Hastings artist - watercolor painting "Behind the Brick" 

Honorable Mentions: 
Bob Hodges-Bonawitz for "The Park Shelter" 
Tom Dimock for "Curving Down Walnut to the River" 
Tom McGregor for "Promise of a Good Day" 
Mike Rada for "Rusty" 
Lisa Stauffer for "Evening Gothic" 
Bob Upton for "The Ground View of the St. Croix" 
Dan Wiemer for "Puddle Jumper"
A People's Choice Award was given to Jeanette Richards for "A Day at the Beach" 

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