Awards 2021

Gallery of Awards (Some photos still to come)

First Place: Ken Klos (Portland, OR), Catherine Creek—Upriver, oil on canvas, 16 x 20
Second Place: Tracy Leagjeld (Portland, OR), Alpine Meadows, monotype, 11 x 14
Third Place: Carole Gray-Weihman (Penngrove, CA), White River Splendor, oil, 12 x 16
Honorable Mention: Mark Shasha (Swampscott, MA), Heat & Dust on the White River, oil, 14 x 18
Honorable Mention: Anton Pavlenko (Happy Valley, OR), Carnival, oil, 12 x 16
Honorable Mention: Scott Gellatly (Portland, OR), Gorge from Memaloose, oil on panel
Honorable Mention: Erik Sandgren (Portland, OR), Sherars Falls, Deschutes River, acrylic, 12 x 24
Best Sky: Aaron Cordell Johnson (Moscow, ID), Morning Has Broken, gouache, 12 x 19
Best Mountain: Thomas Jefferson Kitts (Portland, OR), Inspiration Point, Wallalute Falls, Mt. Hood, oil, 20 x 16
Best Water: Yong Hong Zhong (Lake Oswego, OR), Under the Sandy River Bridge, watercolor, 10 x 13
Best Cultural Element: Katy Ann Fox (Driggs, ID), But Not Really, oil on panel, 12 x 12
National Scenic Area Award: Ken Klos (Portland, OR), Bend at The Dalles, oil on canvas board, 12 x 16
Maryhill Award: Paul Zegers (Roseburg, OR), Roll on Columbia, oil, 12 x 24, $1,200
Friends of the Columbia Gorge Award (chosen by the Friends of the Gorge)
a. Winner: Elo Wobig (Portland, OR), Opaline Sunset, oil, 8 x 10
b. Runner-Up: Ken Klos (Portland, OR), Catherine Creek—Upriver, oil on canvas, 16 x 20
c. Honorable Mention: Erik Sandgren (Portland, OR), Sherars Falls, Deschutes River, acrylic, 12 x 24
Museum Purchase Award: Kristina Sellers (Gresham, OR), Twilight River, oil, 11 x 14

Museum Purchase Award: Elo Wobig (Portland, OR), Remembering Rowena, oil, 11 x 14