Richeson International 75 Figure/Portrait 2016 Competition

Two of my paintings, Pete and So Many Cats (Portrait of Matthew Innis), were selected to be a part of the Richeson International 75 Figure/Portrait 2016 Competition held at the Richeson Gallery in Kimberly, Wisconsin. The paintings will be on exhibit October 21 – December 3, 2016.

I would like to thank Awards Juror William Schneider for awarding Pete an Honorable Mention, and the Richeson Gallery for selecting my work to be in the show.


Pete   6″x9″  Oil on Panel

“A little gem, the temperature shifts are subtle but dead on.” – William Schneider on the work Pete.



So Many Cats (Portrait of Matthew Innis) 6″x9″ Oil on Panel


An entire listing of the award winning works are as follows:

Best in Show: “Roller Derby Queen” by August Burns



1st Place Other Media: “The Gold Bangle” by Rita Romero



1st Place Oil/Acrylics: “Furs” by Katherine Stone



2nd Place Oil/Acrylics: “Puppetmaster” by Tim Tyler



2nd Place Other Media: “Portrait of Something Lost” by Emanuela De Musis



Honorable Mention Oil/Acrylics:”Pete” by Nicole Moné



Honorable Mention Oil/Acrylics: “My Shoe Your Shoe” by Marci Oleszkiewicz



Honorable Mention Other Media: “Thoughts of Elberta” by Brenda Hash



Honorable Mention Other Media: “Thornbird” by Julie Jilek



It is always an honor being included in a show of such talented artists. Congratulations to all the award winners and to all the exhibiting artists!


*Named as a Meritorious Entry in the Richeson International 75 Figure/Portrait 2016 (not exhibited in the show but included in the exhibition book) was my painting Aaron.

Aaron  6″x9″  Oil on Linen Panel


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