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.

2022 • EXHIBITS AND AWARDS •

2022 Colorado People, Places and Things, Colorado Watercolor Society, Gilpin County Art Association Gallery, Central City, CO, September 1 – October 25, 2022, Juror Timothy James Standring

           • “Diamond Face” Watercolor on Yupo, H10 x 14 inches

5th Annual Georgetown Plein Air Event, Georgetown Trust For Conservation & Preservation, Inc., Georgetown Heritage Center, July 31 - August 14, 2022, Juror Bruce Gomez

           • “Rapid Decent” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

           • “Another White House” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

4th Annual Open Studio Plein Air Event, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO, July 7 – August 8, 2022, Juror Janet Nunn

           • “Creek View” Watercolor, V11x 15 inches

           • “Infinite Light” Watercolor, V11x 15 inches

Art From the Heart, Paletteers Art Club & North Metro Arts Alliance, MAC Recreation Center, Westminster, CO, May 11 -July 13, 2022, Juror Nancy Wylie

           • “Creek Shadows” Watercolor, V11x15 inches BEST OF WATERCOLOR

           • “O’Fallon Trail” Watercolor, V11x 15 inches

31st Annual 2022 CWS State Watercolor Exhibit, Colorado Watercolor Society, Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood Campus, Susan K Arndt Art Gallery, Lakewood, CO, June 4 – September 2, 2022, Juror Keiko Tanabe

                       • “Cracked Ice” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

24th  Annual Colorado Visions Art Exhibit 2019, North Metro Arts Alliance, College Hill Library, Westminster, CO, March 14 - April 23, 2022

           • “Last Remnants” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches          

           • “Cold Morning” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

           • “Steampunk Tom” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

Rockies West – 32nd Annual National Exhibition 2022, Western Colorado Watercolor Society, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO, March 2 – April 9, 2022, Juror Lorraine Watry

           • “Whistle Maker” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

Member Show 2022, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO, January 29 – April 24, 2022,

           • “Blue Cabin” Watercolor, H11x 15 inches

2021 • EXHIBITS AND AWARDS •

This Is Colorado, Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County, Colorago Gallery of the Arts, Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, CO, November 30 - December 21, 2021, Juror Victoria Kwasinski

           • “O’Fallon Trail” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

Annual Colorado Watercolor Society Member Show, Colorado Watercolor Society, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, CO, October 11, 2021 - January 4, 2022, Juror for Awards

           • “Creek Shadow” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

The Autumn Art Show, Paletteers Art Club & SCFD, College Hill Library, Westminster, CO, September 1 - 30, 2021, Juror Steve Griggs

           • “Tucker’s Fountain” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

           • “O’Fallon Trail” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

           • “A Different Slant On Rose” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches, Honorable Mention

2021 Invitation Art Exhibit.  Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Wheat Ridge, CO, September 10 - November 12, 2021, by Invitation

           • “Blue Cabin” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

           • “Light Rose” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

           • “A House On A Rock” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

           • “Devil’s Gate Gorge” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

           • “Before Pickup Trucks” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

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

Way Out West Show, Littleton Fine Arts Guild (at the Depot), Littleton, CO, July 13 – September 12, 2021, Jurors’ Artwork

           • “Creek Shadow” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

4th Annual Georgetown Plein Air Event, Georgetown Trust For Conservation & Preservation, Inc., Georgetown Heritage Center, August 1-15, 2021, Juror Janet Anderson

           • “Blue Cabin” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

           • “Light Rose” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

23rd Annual Colorado Visions Art Exhibit 2019, North Metro Arts Alliance, College Hill Library, Westminster, CO, August 1 - 31, 2021, Juror Desmond O’Hagan

           • “Booth Bay Light” Watercolor, H11x 15 inches

           • “Whistle Maker” Watercolor, V11x 15 inches

           • “Tug-gether” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches, Honorable Mention

A Splach of Colorado 2021, Colorado Watercolor Society, Center for the Arts Crested Butte, Crested Butte, CO, June 2 - 27, 2021, Juror Daniel Marshall

           • “Before Pickup Trucks” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

Flowstate Watermedia Exhibition / Raw Show, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO, April 23 – July 11, 2021, Juror Eriq Hochuli

           • “House On A Rock” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

           • “Shadey Rocks” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

30th Annual 2021 State Watercolor Exhibit, Colorado Watercolor Society, Gilpin County Arts Association Gallery, Central City, CO, April 6 - March 24, 2021, Juror Sterling Edwards

           • “Frozen Creek” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches / SOLD

Casa Bonita – Wish You Were Here Art Show, Next Gallery,  Lakewood, CO, Feb. 19 - March 7, 2021

           • “Colorado Icon” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

Rockies West – 31st Annual National Exhibition 2020, Western Colorado Watercolor Society, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO, March 5 – 29, 2021, Juror David Smith

           • “Whistle Maker” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

2020 • EXHIBITS AND AWARDS •

Annual Colorado Watercolor Society Member Show, Colorado Watercolor Society, Rox Gallery, Littleton, CO, November 8 - 22, 2020, Juror Cece Turner

           • “Aspen Gully” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches, SOLD

Retrospective: Fifty Years of Watercolor by Gene Youngmann, Mari Michener Art Gallery, James Michener Library, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO. October 5 – November 6, 2020

           • 88 original watercolor paintings framed, 5 SOLD

“Painting the Past” Four Artists Carol & Tom Newsom, Randy Hale and Gene Youngmann, Aar River Gallery, Westminster, CO, August 7 – September 30, 2020

           • “Before Pickup Trucks” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

           • “Morning Light” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

           • “Another Time” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

           • “Set Aside” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

           • “Sheridan House” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

           • “Abandon Still” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

Annual Georgetown Plein Air Event, Georgetown Trust For Conservation & Preservation, Inc., Georgetown Heritage Center, August 1-16, 2020 and Georgetown Visitor Center, September 6 – October 25, 2020, Juror Susie Hyer

           • “A House On A Rock” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

           • “Devil’s Gate Gorge” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

           • “Time Piece” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

45th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition, Idaho  Watercolor Society, Idaho State Museum, Boise, ID, June 5 – July 26, 2020, Juror Stephen Quiller

           • “Whistle Maker” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

29th Annual Colorado Watercolor Society State Exhibition, Colorado Watercolor Society, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO, May 6 – July 12, 2020, Juror Sterling Edwards

           • “Tug-gether” Watercolor, H11x 15 inches

Rockies West – 30th Annual National Exhibition 2020, Western Colorado Watercolor Society, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO, March 6 – 30, 2020, Juror Ken Call

           • “Rocky Creek” Watercolor, V11 x 15 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, 2020, Juror Clyde Steadman

           • “Old Friends” Watercolor, H13 x 29.5 inches BEST OF WATERCOLOR

           • “Cool Running” Watercolor, V10.5 x 10.5 inches

                       • “Hogback Rock Pile” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches

2019 • EXHIBITS AND AWARDS •

Members Show 2019, Colorado Watercolor Society, The Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, CO, November 15, 2019 – January 3, 2020, Jury for awards

  • Hob Back Rock Pile” Dr Ph Martin Hydrus Fine Art Watercolors, H11x 15 inches

The Show – Artists You Sould Be Collection, Lapis Gallery, Denver, CO, August 1 – October 24, 2019

  • “Ode To Ted” Watercolor, S14.5 x 14.5 inches
  • “Fractured Shade” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.5 inches
  • “High Country Autumn” Watercolor, H14.5 x 22 inches
  • “Still Needs Work” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.5 inches
  • “Barn & Chicken Yard” Watercolor, H11x 15 inches
  • “Bent” Watercolor, H11x 15 inches
  • “Up Eureka Street” Watercolor, H11x 15 inches
  • “Aspen Shadows” Watercolor on Yupo, H9 x 12 inches
  • “I Don’t Know! What Do You Think?” Watercolor, H14.25 x 21.5 inches

42nd Annual Members Art Show, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Wheat Ridge, CO, September 6 – November 8, 2019

  • “A January Day” Watercolor, H11 x 15 inches
  • “North Slope” Watercolor, H11 x 14 inches
  • “Copeland Falls” Watercolor, V11 x 14 inches

A Splash of Colorado 2019, Colorado Watercolor Society,Gunnison Arts Center, Gunnison, CO, August 2 – 31, 2019, Juror Peggy Morgan Stenmark

  • “Rocky Creek” Watercolor, V11 x 15 inches

“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, Colorado 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