Award Winning Paintings-Still Life By Portrait Society of America
Enjoy this collection of award winning paintings from the 2016 members-only competition by Portrait Society of America. Competition was held in different categories including portraits, still life, landscape, non-commissioned portraits and commissioned portraits.
I have featured the still-life painting category here. The contest had a great participation with more than 1800 entries. Almost all the works were above the standard bar. The judgement in the still-life section was quite tough with such quality entries. The winners were selected by the jury team based on several factors. The subject, presentation, color values and technique was given special importance during the judgement.
Award Winning Paintings
1st Place-Todd Casey Against the Wind, 36×28″, Oil Cortlandt Manor, New York
Todd M. Casey won the first prize in still-life category. He was born and bought up in Massachusetts. Todd started his career as a graphic designer. He has won several awards for his still-life works. His paintings are the true example of classical realism. Most of his subjects include ships, journeys, vegetables and globe.
2nd Place –Joke Frima Eternal Return, 19.6×35.4″, Oil Driebergen, Utrecht
She was born in 1952 in Hague. Joke’s paintings are mainly based on vegetables. She paints pumpkins, lotus flowers and variety of nature friendly topics. Beautiful color composition and fine backgrounds makes her work unique.
3rd Place Matteo Caloiaro Dish Strainer, 24×24″, Oil Matteo won the third place with a great subject. The technique and brush strokes are powerful.
4th Place Katherine McNenly Mixer and Bowl, 22×28″, Oil ALMONTE, ONTARIO
5th Place Catherine Mills Letters to a Daughter, 16 x 22″, Oil Whitby, Ontario
Wow! I love this painting. The subject is well portrayed and beautifully painted.
Memory, 12×18″, oil on metal
Still Life with Plumcots, 12×24″, Oil
Vestal, New York8th Place Vicki Blum Peony Cascade, 24×30″, Oil 9th Place Marc Chatov The Ol’ Coffee Mill, 21×27″, oil Rutledge, GA