Congratulations to our 2019 Artist Choice winners! Christine Lashley’s “Light in a Western Town” took first place, Mat Barber Kennedy’s “The Hall at Alta Lakes” took second place and Suzie Baker’s “The Hem of Twilight” took third place. Lashley (pictured above, left) received $2,000 cash, an full-page ad in PleinAir Magazine and a bottle of Tito’s Handmade Vodka, who sponsored the Artist Choice Cocktail Party. Kennedy (center) received $750 cash and a year subscription to PleinAir Magazine. Baker (right) received $250 cash and a year subscription to PleinAir Magazine.
During the Golden Hour Quick Draw, Kirsten Anderson of California won first place, receiving $800 cash and a bottle of Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Second place went to Rita Pacheco of Colorado and third place to Alison Leigh Menke of Maryland.
The 16th annual Telluride Plein Air was another successful fundraiser for the Sheridan Arts Foundation, the 501 c(3) non-profit organization that owns and operates the historic Sheridan Opera House in Telluride, Colorado.