Saturday, 25 February 2017


I have been very very pleased to have received a number of awards in 2016 - thought I would post some of the pics:
The Bicycle and the Boat, oil, 24x24  received an Honourable Mention in the OPA Spring Showcase and an Award of Excellence at the OPA Western Regional Exhibition

Blue Boat Reflected, oil, 24x24  received Second Place at the OPA Fall Showcase, Second Place Overall in Plein Air Salon April/May and Fourth Place for Impressionist Landscape in the AmerArt Awards and was a Finalist in the Sedona Art Prize for August.
White Boats on a Beach, oil, 24x24  received an Honourable Mention at the Oil Painters of America Summer Showcase and a Juror's Choice Award at Sidney Fine Arts Exhibition.
Finished For the Day, oil, 24x18  was a Finalist in the Sedona Art Prize for December
Waves Coming In, oil, 12x24, received Best in Show in the Sedona Art Prize for October
When the Tide Comes In, oil, 36x24  won Best Landscape in the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society Spring Showcase.

Resting By the Rocks, oil, 12x16  was accepted into Oil Painters of America Salon Exhibition.

Falcon and Friendship, oil, 18x24, has been juried into the Oil Painters of America National Exhibition.


  1. Congratulations, Deborah, for such respected and well-earned awards. Your work holds my attention and lets me enjoy my memories of living near Puget Sound with lots of interesting boats and beach areas.

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  2. Thank you Carol; much appreciated!

  3. These painting are absolutely AWESOME!!! i am amazed to see how much creativity these paintings hold. I am a big fan of oil painting. and you just made my day by posting the best paintings of the year.

  4. The paintings are so realistic..such wonderfully done. Amazing work������