72nd Annual Exhibition of Traditional Realism
Exhibit Dates: May 12–June 5, 2022
Gallery Hours: Thursday–Sunday 1:00–5:00pm
Founded by Springfield artist Harriet R. Lumis in 1949 in response to the developing trend in the art world away from representational work, Academic Artists Association has remained true to Lumis’ founding principles. Each year, the Association has sponsored a show representing the finest of realism in art.
Congratulations to the Award Winners
Merit Award: Douglas Gillette, Black Brook Memories
Excellence Award: Glenn Murray, Corner Diner
Honor Award: Del-Bouree Bach, Miss Florence’s Colors
Merit Award: Peter Seltzer, Black Gold
Excellence Award: Christine Ivers, The Eyes Have It!
Honor Award: Linda Lastoff, Cooperation
Merit Award: Serena Bates, Up Dog
Excellence Award: Susan Wakeen, Little One
Honor Award: LeaAnn Cogswell, Joe Sam
Merit Award: Ruth Sanderson, Sill Life with Armillary
Excellence Award: Tamara Oppel, Mr. McDermott
Honor Award: Kevin Schroeder, Rose in Robe
Merit Award: Kate Sullivan, Trackside Liquors
Excellence Award: Denny Bond, Timeslot
Honor Award: Gerarde Doucette, Mr. Tipton on Alto
Mary Bryan Memorial Award for Watercolor: Robert O’Brien, Leaves on My Porch
ACADEMIC ARTISTS ASSOCIATION MEMORIAL AWARD
Christopher Zhang, Evening Make Up
Merit Award: Jim Laurino, Roadside Barn, Washington, CT
Merit Award: Victor Mordasov, Time is Passing By
Marguerite & Francis Walker Memorial Award for Oil Landscape: Elizabeth Rhoades, A New Beginning
Excellence Award: Daniel Whiteknact, Gould Hill Farm
Clarence F. & Helen G. Prince Memorial Award: Lynne Mehlman, Enlightened
Honor Award: Joe Ellen Reinhardt, Fine Wine
BEST IN SHOW
Karie O’Donnell, Speckles at Harlow Farm
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