Paint Ontario 2017 ——- 21st Year ——– 2016 Winners Listed Below

2016 First Prize “Orchard Beach” by Denise Antaya (Sutherland)

 Ontario’s Foremost Show and Sale for Representational Painters
at the Lambton Heritage Museum, Grand Bend

$3,500 in cash prizes and awards

The 2017 Show Runs from March 10th to April 2nd.
Entry deadline February 17, 2017.<change
Paint Ontario 2016 was a record setting event. Many thanks to all patrons, artists and volunteers.

2016 Paint Ontario Winners

The four paintings below were chosen by a jury of three professionals in the Art world. To find out  who they are click here. Click here to see the paintings with the judges comments. Click on the title to see the painting full size in a new tab.

First PrizeOrchard Beach” by Denise Antaya (Sutherland)
Second PrizeJanuary Morning -24C, Goderich” by Michele Miller
1st Honourable MentionOctober” by Elizabeth Carr
2nd Honourable MentionBottles” by Laura Jones Wright

The 5 paintings below were chosen by sponsors, including  individual, group, and and corporate.

Oil/acrylic Choice (in memory of Rosemarie Crosswell)By the Light of the Dodge” by Janice Innocente
Watercolour Choice (in memory of Tom Crossman)October” by Elizabeth Carr
Wildlife Choice (sponsored by Hay Communications)Broken Silence” by Ken Jackson
Waterscape Choice (sponsored by the Rotary Club of Grand Bend)Remember When” by Chris Morton
Calendar Cover Choice (sponsored Commercial Print-Craft)Remember When” by Chris Morton

When entering the competition, artists stipulate if they want a piece to be considered for a purchase award. Winners sell the painting, regardless of posted price, for $500; the usual commission is waived.

Mayor’s AwardBaby Animal Spirit Guides” by Michael J. Billett
Founder’s AwardCentre Wellington Field Patterns # 3” by Dick Marvin

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