Chicago Pastel Painters

An artist pastel society based in the Chicago area

The Chicago Pastel Painters congratulates
the award winners of the

Strokin 5 CPP 2014 Member Exhibition

Stroking V Cover

Union Street Gallery

UNION STREET GALLERY 1527 Otto Boulevard Chicago Heights, IL 60411

www.unionstreetgallery.org 

About the 2014 Chicago Pastel Painters Art Exhibit

For our Fifth Biennial Member Juried Exhibition, Strokin’ V!, celebrating CPP’s 10th Anniversary, 131 images were entered by 48 artists from around the country. Using a new submission program, ShowSubmit, developed by artist Joe Baker, 59 paintings were chosen by our Juror of Selections, Jimmy Wright, PSA-M, from 34 members. The show was held at the Union Street Gallery in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Congratulations to these members for their strokes of genius!

2014 Award Winners

  • CPP BEST OF SHOW
    Tatijana Jacenkiw
    Paris Bus Stop
  • AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
    Terry Niccoli
    Camp Mach
  • CPP/WUNDERLAND AWARD
    Janet Checker
    Three Flowers
  • BLICK ART MATERIALS/OLD TOWN ART CENTER AWARD
    Ted Fuka
    Red Barn
  • ARTdeTRIUMPH & ARTFUL FRAMER STUDIOS AWARD
    Nancy Miller
    Abandoned
  • PRISMACOLOR/PALETTE & CHISEL AWARD
    Liz Wall
    Where Is Norm?
  • JACK RICHESON & CO. + PRISMACOLOR AWARD
    Gary Wick
    Out of Strasbourg
  • BLICK ART MATERIALS/PALETTE & CHISEL AWARD
    Miguel Malagon
    Eleho
  • APPLE FRAME STUDIO AWARD
    Nancie King Mertz
    Neighborhood Gem
  • JACK RICHESON & CO. AWARD
    Christine Leone
    Higher Ground
  • PRISMACOLOR – ARTIST CRAFTSMAN AND SUPPLY AWARD
    Mary Ann Davis
    Fallow Field
  • JACK RICHESON & CO. + PRISMACOLOR AWARD
    Maria Sosenko
    Pond Palette
  • PRISMACOLOR AWARD
    Evelyn Brody
    Cool Rays
  • PRISMACOLOR AWARD
    Elaine Augustine
    Quorum
  • CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN AWARD
    Lynn Miller
    Calories Don’t Count
  • BLICK ART MATERIALS AWARD
    Tobi Star Abrams
    Exploding Colors in the Sky

Strokin’ V! 2014 Jurors

Jimmy Wright (Judge of Selection)

Jimmy Wright

Jimmy Wright

PSA-M, President of the Pastel Societyof America, and board director of the International Association of Pastel Societies.

Jimmy Wright, a Kentucky native, earned a BFA from the School of the Art Institute in 1967 and earned an MFA from Southern Illinois University in 1971. Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, Illinois, has presented several solo exhibitions of his work and represents the artist. He’s on the Board of Governors for the Pastel Societyof America, currently serving as its President, and is a director for the International Association of Pastel Societies.

Victoria Sancho Lobis (Judge of Awards)

Victoria Sancho Lobis

Victoria Sancho Lobis

Prince Trust Associate Curator in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Victoria Sancho Lobis has curated for several universities and museums, received prestigious fellowships, taught college art classes and authored numerous publications.At the Art Institute, she oversees the 16th through 19th century collections of Northern European prints and drawings.

Sponsors

ArtDeTriumph
& Artful Framer Studios

Apple Frame Studio

Artist Craftsman and Supply

Blick Art Materials

Chicago Botanic Garden

Jack Richeson & Co.

Old Town Art Center

Palette & Chisel

Prismacolor

WunderLand

Thanks to Kathie
Newman, Evelyn Brody, Reven Fellers and Nancie King Mertz for their work in securing this year’s sponsors.