Grant County Art Guild
P.O. Box 456
Silver City, NM 88062
The opening reception for the 25th Annual Purchase Prize Award Exhibit was
held Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at the Hearst Church Gallery in Pinos Altos.
The show, which contained forty-nine entries from artists across the State of
New Mexico, was judged by award-winning artist Ken Hosmer. The Best of
Show painting by Kat Sawyer was purchased by the Grant County Art Guild.
The following artists were awarded ribbons at the event.
Best of Show – Kat Sawyer, Santa Fe “Quiet Time”
Tenniel Tatsch Award of Excellence & Honorable Mention – Kat Sawyer,
Santa Fe “Summer Idyll”
2nd Place – Jane Seavers, Pinos Altos “Sandy Road at the Box”
3rd Place – Jose’ Andreas Giron, Reserve “Mogollon”
Honorable Mention – Jane Seavers, Pinos Altos “Autumn Afternoon in Mimbres”
Barbara Kejr, Silver City “Waiting for the Sunrise”
Priscilla Baldwin, Silver City “Reverence”
Gay Marks, Silver City “Distracted”
1st Place – Lyle Brown, Bernalillo “In Olde New Mexico”
2nd Place – Carolyn Gray Patty, Silver City “Sunset”
1st Place – T. Kent Tallman , Mimbres “One Legged Sam”
2nd Place – Florence Rowell, Silver City “Two Trees - Two Ravens”
3rd Place – Barbara Smith, Silver City “Scissors Tails”
Honorable Mention – Arlene Sarkela, Silver City “The Plaza”
1st Place – Penny Thomas Simpson, Las Cruces “Peck of Peppers”
2nd Place – Penny Thomas Simpson, Las Cruces “Uncle Mark’s Boots”
3rd Place – Audrey Goodleaf, Silver City “Beginnings”
Honorable Mention – Marie Siegrist, Las Cruces “What a View”
The paintings will be exhibited at the Hearst Church Gallery in Pinos Altos September 24 – 26 and October 1 –
3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The public is invited to visit the gallery and vote for their favorite painting, which will
receive the People’s Choice Award. The paintings are available for purchase.
For more information about the Grant County Art Guild, visit www.gcag.org.
Best of Show – Kat Sawyer, Santa Fe “Quiet Time
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