Summer Beaches ExhibitWe are pleased to present the Award Winners of the Summer Beach Competition along with the Top 40 Paintings.  Artists were asked to submit classically rendered paintings that depicted the beautiful scenes experienced on summer beaches. Our Juror of Awards was Professor Gerardi Lo Russo, Director and former Dean of the Accademie di Belle Artis di Roma.

Awards of Excellence


Award of Excellence - Figurative    

By the Silver Sea by Steve Henderson

Award of Excellence - Boats and Ships

Athena by Hans Neuhart


Award of Excellence - Beaches

Sunset on the Beach by Andres Gonzales

Top 40 (Includes Awards of Distinction and Merit)


westAfternoon Sail by Barbara West hansenFree Ride by Karen Lee Hanson
romardTogether at Sunset by Sheila Romard endlesssummerEndless Summer by Dimitris Voyiazoglou
zanghettiSummer Reflections by Laura Lee Zanghetti lakinThe Beach at Talum by Alan Lakin
mojciak Canoe Fishing Trip by Maciek Froncisz zimmerman

Award of Merit

Two Sisters by David Zimmerman
mooringMooring by Maria Nemchuk berg Serenity by Len Berg
kellerSummer Blue by Jean Keller breen Tri-State Regatta by Yvonne Breen
vahleMisty Morn by Annajo Vahle griswoldSailboat on Lake Morey by Nancy Griswold

Award of Distinction

Sailing into the Sun by Christopher Reid
mabrySummer Home by John Mabry
hansenRadiance by Alison Kittinger boytsov

Award of Merit

Children of the Sea by Alexander Boytsov

Award of Merit

Call of the Sea by Barry DeBaun
hansenEvening Sail by Rick Hansen
dunkleySailing into Rough Weather clarkWalk with Me by Cassandra Clark
taggartBreakwater Bay by Shannon Taggart carterHill Country Skies by Virgil Carter

Award of Distinction

Daddy's Baby Girl by Nora Koerber

Award of Distinction

Indian Traditional Fishing by Paresh Thukrul
andersonKeeping Watch by Susan Anderson gatewoodCalm Water Afternoon by Jean Gatewood
baechlerCalifornia by Roxanne Baechler zilbertEvening at the Port by Julia Zilbert
hawleyAutumn Beach Light by Thomas Hawley thompsonThe Beast Within by Billie Jo Thomson
Dancing Light by Mardilan Georgio mantisThe Fisherman by Julie Mantis
boatBoat by Linda Reysmore alexandrovaSunset by Tania Aleksandrova
dunkleyA Moment in Time by Bill Dunkely corsettiA Father and Son Fishing by Rob Corsetti
jungLover's Point by Norman Jung HowserMare Mosso, Castiglioncello by April Hoskins

Jury Panel


Girardi Lo Russo

Director, Accademie di Belle Arti di Roma, Rome, Italy
Juror of Awards

Hsingyuan Tsao

Deputy Director, Qinghai Museum
 Jury Panelist

Wenlin Fu Hua

Chairman, National Gallery Singapore
Jury Panelist