Benicia Plein Air Gallery


Second Annual Benicia Plein Air Paint Out 

First place winner Justin Pastores with Mayor Elizabeth Patterson and Judge Randal Sexton. He won a blue ribbon, a cash prize and a set of acrylic paints from chromaonline.com

Third place winner Uma Kelkar with Mayor Elizabeth Patterson and Judge Randal Sexton. Uma won a cash prize, a white ribbon and a set of artist paper from Strathmore. 

Second place winner Ari Targownik with Mayor Elizabeth Patterson and Judge Randal Sexton. He won a red ribbon, a cash prize and a set of Gamblin oil paints.

1st Honorable Mention winner Nancy Roberts with Mayor Elizabeth Patterson and Judge Randal Sexton. Nancy Roberts won a green ribbon and a Dr. Ph. Martin's set of liquid acrylics.

3rd Honorable Mention winner Maria SantoStefano with Mayor Elizabeth Patterson and Judge Randal Sexton. Maria won a gree ribbon and set of panels and frames from Ampersand.

Phil Joy Award winner Edwin Bertolet with Mayor Elizabeth Patterson and Judge Randal Sexton. Ed won a cash prize and a $50 certificate and apron from Cheap Joes Art Stuff

Artist's Choice Award winner Justin Pastores with Mayor Elizabeth Patterson holding his prize, a watercolor set from Sakura of America

People's Choice Award winner Uma Kelkar won the Dr. Ph. Martin's set of liquid watercolors!

2nd Honorable Mention winner Boon Pang with Mayor Elizabeth Patterson and Judge Randal Sexton. Boon won a green ribbon a watercolor set from Schmincke sent to us by Chartpak.

Special thanks to Benicia Plein Air Gallery's landlord Phil Joy for donating to the awards and for rescuing us with a generator when the power went out an hour before the band was about to play!