Awards and Shows

Listed here are the exhibitions and shows that Gene entered for the year and the paintings that were accepted along with the awards that he received.

 

 

2019 • EXHIBITS AND AWARDS •

“Group Of Us” Show, Fourth Wednesday Critique, Hunter Bay Coffee Roasters, Arvada, CO, May 1 – 31,2019

  • “Out of Work” Watercolor, H14.5 x 21.5 inches
  • “Old Tin Shed” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches
  • “Autumn Cabin” Watercolor on Yupo, H9 x 12 inches

 

22nd Annual Colorado Visions Art Exhibit 2019, North Metro Arts Alliance, Westminster City Hall, Westminster, CO, April 29 – May 24, 2019, Juror Kelly Folsom

  • “Old Friends” Watercolor, H13 x 29.5 inches BEST OF SHOW Award
  • “Cool Running” Watercolor, V10.5 x 10.5 inches
  • “A January Day” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

 

28th Annual Colorado Watercolor Society State Exhibition,Colorado Watercolor Society, PACE Center, Parker, CO, May 3 – June 27, 2019, Juror Ken Goldman

  • “Beach Houses” Watercolor, H14.5 x 22 inches

 

72nd Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Gilpin County Arts Association, Gilpin County Arts Association Gallery, Central City, CO, May 25  – August 2, 2019, Juror Susie Hyer

  • “Fractured Shade” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.5 inches

 

Art From the Heart, Paletteers Art Club & North Metro Arts Alliance, College Hill Library at Front Range Community College, Westminster, CO February 1 – March 13, 2018, Juror David Smith, AWS

  • “Ode To Ted” Watercolor, S14.5 x 14.5 inches Honorable Mention
  • “Bent” Watercolor , H11 x 15 inches
  • “Aspen Shadows” Watercolor on Yupo, H9 x 12 inches

 

Rockies West – 29th Annual National Exhibition 2019, Western Colorado Watercolor Society, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO, March 1 – 30, 2019, Juror David Smith

  • “Old Friends” Watercolor, H13 x 29.5 inches Merchandise Award

 

2nd Bi-Annual Art of the State Exhibition, A Juried Show of Colorado, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO, January 17 – March 31, 2019, Jurors Joy Armstrong, Daisy McGwan and Collin Parson

  • “North Slope” Watercolor, H11 x 14 inches

 

 

2018 • EXHIBITS AND AWARDS •

This Is Colorado,Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County, Colorago Gallery of the Arts, Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, CO, December 11, 2018 – January 17, 2018, Juror Trish Sangelo

  • “Winter Solitude” Watercolor, H11 x 14 inches, Selected for the Administration Exhibition following the show in the ACC President’s Office

 

Estes Valley Plein Air Event, Art Center of Estes Park Gallery, Estes Park, CO, September 1 – 30, 2018

  • “North Slope” Watercolor, H11 x 14 inches
  • “Cabin Eight” Watercolor,H11 x 14 inches
  • “Peachie Pink” Watercolor, H11 x 14 inches, Best Town Paint Out Award

 

41st Annual Members Art Show, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Wheat Ridge, CO, September 9 – November 4, 2018

  • “Natural Rock Faces” Watercolor, H15 x 22 inches
  • “Autumn Cabin” Watercolor on Yupo, H9 x 12 inches
  • “Aspen Shadows” Watercolor on Yupo, V9 x 12 inches

 

35th Annual All Colorado Art Show, Curtis Arts & Humanities Center, Greenwood Village, CO, July 14 – August 24, 2018, Juror Patricia Aaron

  • “Out of Work” Watercolor, 14.5 x 21.5 inches, select for the post card & poster

 

45th Annual Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition, Center for the Arts Evergreen Gallery, Evergreen, CO, September 8 – October 27, 2018, Juror Mary Ann Beckwith

  • “Cool Running” Watercolor, V10.5 x 14.5 inches

 

2018 21st Annual Colorado Visions Art Exhibit, North Metro Arts Alliance, Westminster City Hall, Westminster, CO, May 1 – 31, 2018, Juror

      Sheri Farabaugh

  • “The Light Side” Watercolor, H14.5 x 21.5 inches
  • “Aspen Shadows” Watercolor on Yupo, V9 x 12 inches

 

27th Annual Colorado Watercolor Society State Exhibition,Colorado Watercolor Society, Library 21c Pike Peak Library District, Colorado Springs, CO, May 12 – June 27, 2018, Juror Robbie Laird

  • “High Country Autumn” Watercolor, H14.5 x 22 inches

 

71st Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Gilpin County Arts Association, Gilpin County Arts Association Gallery, Central City, CO, May 25  – August 10, 2018, Juror Dave Santillanes

     • “I Don’t Know! What Do You Think?” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.5 inches 

 

43rdAnnual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition, Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild, The Gallery at Williams Center Plaza, Tucson, AZ, May 1 –  June 24, 2018, Juror Ted Nuttall

  • “Ode To Ted” Watercolor, 14.5 x 14.5 inches

 

Rockies West – 26thAnnual National Exhibition 2017, Western Colorado Watercolor Society, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO, February 28 – April 1, 2017. Juror Fealing Lin

  • “I Don’t Know! What Do You Think?” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.5 inches

 

Art From the Heart, Paletteers Art Club & North Metro Arts Alliance, College Hill Library at Front Range Community College, Westminster, CO February 1 – March 15, 2018, Judge Kathy Berkman

  • “Out of Work” Watercolor, 14.5 x 21.5 inches Honorable Mention

 

Member Show 2018, Colorado Watercolor Society, The Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, CO, January 19 – March 26, 2018, Juror Dennis Pendleton

  • “Still Needs Work” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.5 inches Honorable Mention

 

 

2017 • EXHIBITS AND AWARDS •

 

This Is Colorado, Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County, Colorago Gallery of the Arts, Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, CO, October 10 – November 2, 2017, Juror Lance Green

  • “The Light Side” Watercolor, H14.5 x 21.5 inches
  • “High Country Autumn” Watercolor, H14.5 x 22 inches, First Place

 

39th Annual Members Art Show, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Wheat Ridge, CO, September 8 – November 10, 2017

  • “Upper Copeland Falls” Watercolor, V14.5 x 21.5 inches
  • “Old Tin Shed” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches
  • “Churning Waters” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

 

44th Annual Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition, Center for the Arts Evergreen Gallery, Evergreen, CO, September 16 – October 28, 2017, Juror Stephen Quiller

  • “Between the Boulders” Watercolor, H14.5 x 21.5 inches

 

70th Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Gilpin County Arts Association, Gilpin County Arts Association Gallery, Central City, CO, June 3 – August 6, 2017, Juror Stephen Quiller

  • “Postal Network” Watercolor, H11 x 30 inches
  • “A Rear View” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.25 inches

 

26th Annual Colorado Watercolor Society State Exhibition, Colorado Watercolor Society, Foohtills Art Center, Golden, CO, April 21 – June 25, 2017, Juror Vladislav Yeliseyev

  • “Two Buttes” Watercolor, 14.5 x 21.5 inches, Sold at Opening Reception

 

2017 20th Annual Colorado Visions Art Exhibit, North Metro Arts Alliance, Westminster City Hall, Westminster, CO, April 10 – May 25, 2017, Juror Jane Hunt

  • “Still Needs Work” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.5 inches Merit Award
  • “Upper Copeland Falls” Watercolor, V14.5 x 21.5 inches

 

Art From the Heart, Paletteers Art Club & North Metro Arts Alliance, College Hill Library at Front Range Community College, Westminster, CO February 2 – March 15, 2017, Judge Bruce Gomez

  • “A Late Summer Day”, H11 x 15 inches
  • “I Don’t Know! What Do You Think?” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.5 inches, BEST OF SHOW
  • “Fenced Poppies” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

 

Rockies West – 25th Annual National Exhibition 2017, Western Colorado Watercolor Society, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO, February 28 – April 1, 2017. Juror Iain Stewart

  • “In The Shed” Watercolor, H14.5 x 21.5 inches

 

Member Show 2017, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO, February 3 – April 23, 2017,

  • “Fracture Memory” Watercolor, H10.5 x 14.5 inches

 

Member Show 2016, Colorado Watercolor Society, The Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, CO, November 7, 2016 – January 9, 2017, Juror Dan Marshall

  • “I Don’t Know! What Do You Think?” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.5 inches,  3rd Place Award

 

 

 

2016 • EXHIBITS AND AWARDS •

 

National Exhibition 2016, Kansas Watercolor Society, The Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS, November 18, 2016 – January 3, 2017, Juror Dean Mitchell

  • “Still Needs Work” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.5 inches

 

This Is Colorado, Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County, Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, CO, October 11 – November 3, 2016, Juror Lian Quan Zhen

  • “Between the Boulders” Watercolor, H14.5 x 21.5 inches, BEST OF SHOW
  • “I Don’t Know! What Do You Think?” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.5 inches
  • “In The Shed” Watercolor, H14.5 x 21.5 inches

 

38th Annual Members Art Show, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Wheat Ridge, CO, September 11 – November 13, 2016

  • “Fenced Poppies” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches
  • “A Late Summer Day” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches
  • “Old Tin Shed” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

 

Wheels, Four Featured Artist Showcase, Aar River Gallery, Westminster, CO, August 3 – 31, 2016

  • “In The Shed” Watercolor, H14.5 x 21.5 inches
  • “I Don’t Know! What Do You Think?” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.5 inches
  • “Evening Glow” Watercolor, H14 x 21.5 inches
  • “Working in Alaska” Watercolor, H14 x 21.5 inches

 

“Essence of the West” Four Featured Artist Showcase, Gilpin County Arts Association, Central City Visitor Center, Central City, CO, July 9 – Sept. 2, 2016

  • “Central City Opera House” Watercolor, H15 x 22 inches
  • “Postal Network” Watercolor, H11 x 30 inches
  • “A Rear View” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.25 inches
  • “Upper Copeland Falls” Watercolor, V14.5 x 21.5 inches
  • “Patterns of Shade” Watercolor, H10 x 22 inches
  • “Balanced Rock Profile” Watercolor, H13 x 30 Inches
  • “Being Green” Watercolor, H14.5 x 21.5 inches
  • “Above Springs St.” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches
  • “Old Tin Shed” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches
  • “A Late Summer Day” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

 

Colorado Inspiration, Four Featured Artist Showcase, Aar River Gallery, Westminster, CO, June 1 – July 31, 2016

  • “Along Main Street” Watercolor, H7 x 11 inches
  • “Aspen Tail” Watercolor, V7 x 11 inches
  • “Trail Well Traveled” Watercolor, V7 x 11 inches
  • “Beneath the Twin Owls” Watercolor, V7 x 11 inches
  • “Rock Cut” Watercolor, H7 x 11 inches
  • “Pure Aspen” Watercolor, V7 x 11 inches
  • “Into the Aspen” Watercolor, V7 x 11 inches
  • “Aspen Stature” Watercolor, V7 x 11 inches

 

69th Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Gilpin County Arts Association, Gilpin County Arts Association Gallery, Central City, CO, June 4 – August 7, 2016, Juror Jill Soukup

  • “Endovalley at Sheep Lake, H15 x 22 inches
  • “Natural Rock Faces” Watercolor, H15 x 22 inches
  • “Winter’s Reflection” Watercolor, H14.5 x 21.5 inches, CWS Award of Excellence

 

41st Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition, Colorado Watercolor Society, The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO, June 9 – August 28, 2016, Juror Sterling Edwards

  • “Still Needs Work” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.25 inches

 

25th – Colorado Watercolor Society State Exhibition, Colorado Watercolor Society, The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO, June 9 – August 28, 2016, Juror Gale Webb

  • “Out of Work” Watercolor, 14.5 x 21.5 inches

 

2016 19th Annual Colorado Visions Art Exhibit, North Metro Arts Alliance, Westminster City Hall, Westminster, CO, April 9 – May 26, 2016, Juror Marc Hanson                  

 

• “In The Shed” Watercolor, H14.5 x 21.5 inches

  • “Postal Network” Watercolor, H11 x 30 inches, Honorable Mention
  • “Fracture Memory” Watercolor, H10.5 x 14.5 inches

 

Rockies West – 22nd Annual National Exhibition 2016, Western Colorado Watercolor Society, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO, March 5 – April 4, 2016. Juror Tom Francesconi

  • “A Rear View” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.25 inches

 

Art From the Heart, Paletteers Art Club & North Metro Arts Alliance, College Hill Library at Front Range Community College, Westminster, CO February 3 – March 12, 2016

  • “Endovalley at Sheep Lake, H15 x 22 inches
  • “Between the Boulders” Watercolor, H14.5 x 21.5 inches, BEST OF SHOW

           

Historic Westminster Jazz & Art Festival Poster Contest, Westminster Historical Society, Aar River Gallery, Westminster, CO, June 11, 2016

  • “Pillar of Jazz” Watercolor, V12 x 18 inches, Poster Winner