Show Awards

All Island Art Show – Artist Awards

The show is not juried, but a panel of judges appraises the art entered in the show and selects works for special recognition. The judges only review the works entered by the artist and hung around the Tabernacle. Works, as part of a portfolio displayed on the grounds, are not eligible for awards. All awards are selected based on the opinions and consensus of the judges.   Decisions of the judges are final and may not be appealed.

Awards are presented between 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Works removed from the show before 3:00- p.m. may not be eligible for an award.  The award for “Most Popular” will be distributed at 2:45 p.m. Cash prizes and ribbons will be distributed to the artists or may be picked up at the registration table after 2:30 p.m.

The awards list will be updated as awards are added or removed.

Media Award:

Awards are presented for first place ($50), second place ($25) and merit (ribbons) in each of the eleven media categories:

  • Paintings: Acrylic. Oil, Pastel, Watercolor
  • Photography: Landscapes, People, All Other
  • Other Media: Collage, Drawing & Graphics, Mixed Media

Best in Show Award:

An Award is presented for “Best in Show” ($150).  This award is selected from the Media Category first place winners for the most outstanding work in the show..

Most Popular Award:

A ribbon is presented for the “Most Popular” work in the show. It is selected based on the number of “stars” it receives from patrons of the show; stars are purchased at 10 cents/person.

Vineyard Treasures Awards:

Many awards are presented annually in honor of Island artists from the list below:

  • Olive Bowles Award – acrylic or oil
  • Douglas Peckham Award – photography
  • Dorothy Burnham Award – collage
  • Rose Treat Award – collage of Vineyard themes
  • Joe Hazen Award – graphics
  • Marion Strauss Award – mixed media
  • Mary Stevens Award – pastel
  • Casimer Michalczyk Award – sculpture
  • Millie Briggs Award – watercolor of Vineyard scenes
  • Gertrude Smith Award – watercolor
  • Bill Blakesly Award – watercolor of figures

Special Awards:

Special awards are presented representing special interests of Island galleries and individuals.  (These awards may change annually.):

  • Cousen Rose Gallery Awards – $30.00 (3 awards)
  • Ruth Bogan Awards – $50.00 (4 awards)
  • Della Hardmann Award – $100.00

One thought on “Show Awards

    jack ryan said:
    October 10, 2014 at 11:54 pm

    hello Maybe you could help. I just acquired a signed numbered print (63/950) of a watercolor signed by M Briggs. Its called UP ISLAND OVERLOOK; In my research I have read the obituary of the late Millie Briggs and believe this print may be one of her watercolors. It’s approximately 7 x 10 inches. It’s a beautiful picture. I would appreciate your comments, thank you, Jack Ryan in Kitchener , Ontario Canada;

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