Annual Exhibition Awards 2017-12-09T02:44:13+00:00

ANNUAL EXHIBITION AWARDS

Each year, thanks to the generous donations given to the organization, the National Association of Women Artists, Inc. (NAWA) is able to award talented professional women artists with monetary prizes at the Annual Members Exhibition Reception. NAWA is also able to give out award prizes during the year at other exhibitions.

NAWA’s 128th ANNUAL MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AWARD WINNERS

ANY MEDIUM

Cecile Adler Cliffer Memorial Cutting Edge Award
Callie Hirsch
, Demeter’s Ride I & II


PAINTINGS

NAWA Medal of Honor & Elizabeth Stanton Blake Memorial Award
Elizabeth Myers Castonguay, The Vision (Endangered Body of Work)

Audrey Hope Shirk Memorial Award for Figurative Painting
Susan Sinek, Thinking Backwards

Solveig Stromsoe Palmer Memorial Award for Conservative Portrait Painting
Barbara Fontaine-White
, Zelda Fitzgerald’s Tumultuous Journey

Dorothy L. Irish Memorial Award
Mandi Moerland, Beautiful War

Helen Stark Andrey Memorial Award
Kris Rehring, Hell’s Awnings

NAWA Merit Award for Painting
Lola Sandino Stanton
, Emilio


PRINTMAKING/PHOTOGRAPHY/COMPUTER ART-DIGITAL

NAWA Medal of Honor & Amelia Peabody Memorial Award
Cynthia Fleury
, Abbey Columns

Virginia Stukey Memorial Award
Carol Meis Ellington
, Passing Thru

Virginia Hammond Memorial Award
Judith Neuman Cantor
, Shadows

Pauline Gartner Memorial Award for Photography
Pauline Chernichaw
, Pay to Play


WORKS ON PAPER

NAWA Medal of Honor for Works on Paper
Ann Winston Brown
, Pure Sensations

Eve Helman Memorial Award
Julie Castillo
, Lingering SoRo Sweetness

Miriam Russo Enders Award
Harriet Livathinos
, Outskirts 4

Miriam E. Halpern Memorial Award
Carol A. O’Neill
, Palm Lines


MIXED MEDIA AND COLLAGE

NAWA Medal of Honor & Anna Walinska Memorial Award
Carole P. Kunstadt
, Interlude No.6

Dorothy Tabak Memorial Award
Malloy Marcial
, Pinky Swear

Alice Mae Hart Memorial Award
Felicia Olch
, Untitled

Elsie G. Hammond Memorial Award
Leslie Ebert
, Patterns in Olive


SCULPTURE

NAWA Medal of Honor & Florence and Irwin Zlowe Memorial Award
Anita Pearl
, As Adam Slept

Council of American Art Society, Inc. Award for Excellence in Representational Sculpture
Jill L. Kline
, What is Seeing?

Esther M. Bjeldanes Memorial Award
Barbara Berne Smith
, First We Start With The Feathers

Linda H. Orfield Memorial Award
Pokey Park
, Tiger Salamander

Linda Stein Achievement Award for Sculpture
Louise Durocher
, Le Nez

Janet Suslak Indick Award
Priscilla Heep-Coll
, The Inspector

 

NAWA’s 127th ANNUAL MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AWARD WINNERS

PAINTINGS (5 Awards)

NAWA Medal of Honor & Elizabeth Stanton Blake Memorial Award for $800
Merrill S. French, Morning on 37th & 5th

Audrey Hope Shirk Memorial Award for Figurative Painting for $250
Eddi Fleming, Lady with a Green Hat

Dorothy L. Irish Memorial Award for $200
Cindy Journey, Third Floor Walk-Up

Helen Stark Andrey Memorial Award for $100
Helene Halstuch, View of St. Vincent

Ethel Kipnes Memorial Award for $100
Marcia Korotkin, Grit


PRINTMAKING/PHOTOGRAPHY/COMPUTER ART-DIGITAL (4 Awards)

NAWA Medal of Honor & Amelia Peabody Memorial Award for $800
Barbara L. Johnson, Remembrance Past & Present

Virginia Stukey Memorial Award for $200
Gerda Roze, Visiting Pablo

Ernst & Cecile Holzinger Memorial Award for $150
Susan B. Phillips, Houston Street Reflection

Esther K. Gayner Memorial Award for $100
Aiko Aoyagi, #5 Pastoral-A Sheep Path


WORKS ON PAPER (4 Awards)

NAWA Medal of Honor & Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation Memorial Award for $800
Tokoha Matsuda, Peace on Earth, Love to You

Eve Helman Memorial Award for $120
Abby Zonies, Jazz Fest

Florence B. Andresen Memorial Award for $200
Janet Tsakis, Peeking

Miriam Russo Enders Memorial Award for $200
Meredith Rosier, Peek


MIXED MEDIA AND COLLAGE (4 AWARDS)

NAWA Medal of Honor & Anna Walinska Memorial Award for $800
Patricia H. Zalisko, Jewel of the Desert 2-16

Clara Shainess Memorial Award for $100
Dail Fried, Figure in Motion

Mabel Hart Memorial Award for $100
Leah K. Tomaino, Spanish Jewels 2

Virginia Hammond Memorial Award for $100
Robin Colodzin, Coastline


SCULPTURE (3 Awards)

NAWA Medal of Honor & Margo Liebes Harris Memorial Award for $800
Phyllis Rosser, Circle of Binding Energy

Council of American Artists’ Society Award for Excellence in Representational Sculpture for $250
Jeaninne Honstein, Evolution from Corn to Hamburger

Linda Stein Achievement Award for Sculpture for $200
Priscilla Heep-Coll, Friendly Persuasion

NAWA Medal of Honor & Elizabeth Stanton Blake Memorial Award
Lola Sandino, Katherine


PRINTMAKING/PHOTO/DIGITAL

NAWA Medal of Honor & Amelia Peabody Memorial Award
Pauline Kochanski, Walking Toward Eternity


WORKS ON PAPER

NAWA Medal of Honor & Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation Memorial Award
Meredith Rosier, Tickle


MIXED MEDIA AND COLLAGE

NAWA Medal of Honor & Anna Walkinska Memorial Award
Susan Sinek, Nick and Pamela


SCULPTURE

NAWA Medal of Honor & Florence and Irwin Zlowe Memorial Award
Jane Notides-Benzing, She Sang with the Woods Winds