Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale

Awards 2018

James R. Parks Trustees’ Purchase Award

Given in recognition of the work designated for purchase by the Autry Museum Board of Trustees

Kevin Red Star, Strikes the Enemy

 

Thomas Moran Memorial Award for Painting

Given in recognition of exceptional artistic merit

George Carlson, Wyoming Badlands

 

The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation Award for Sculpture

Given in recognition of exceptional artistic merit

Dan Ostermiller, Barren

 

Watercolor Award, Sponsored by Marilyn B. and Calvin B. Gross

Given in recognition of exceptional artistic merit

Dean Mitchell, Crowns of Zion

 

Bob Kuhn Wildlife Award, Sponsored by Jodie and James Rea

Given in recognition of exceptional artistic merit

Thomas Quinn, Gray Considerations

 

Don B. Huntley Spirit of the West Award

Given in recognition of the most outstanding work in cowboy subject matter

Mark Maggiori, West of the Rio Grande

 

Artists’ Choice Award

Given in recognition of the work most popular with artists participating in the exhibition and sale

Thomas Blackshear II, Rodeo Poster

George Carlson, Wyoming Badlands

Len Chmiel, Suspended Reality

Daniel Pinkham, The Witness

 

Patrons’ Choice Award, Sponsored by Mona and Frank Mapel

Given in recognition of the work most popular with patrons of the exhibition and sale

Logan Maxwell Hagege, Pursuit of Happiness

 

Gene Autry Memorial Award

Given in recognition of the most outstanding presentation of three or more works

Tony Abeyta

 

John J. Geraghty Award, Sponsored by The Bohlin Co.

Established by the Autry Museum Board of Trustees to recognize an individual for his or her advancement of contemporary Western art

Keith Renken