Painting Contest

V.I.E.W Academy Painting Contest 2020

2020 V.I.E.W. Academy Painting Contest Results

The V.I.E.W. Academy would like to thank you all for participating in our first online painting contest.

We have received 59 eligible paintings. All media were represented.

It was very difficult to make a first selection. Many paintings were a piece of art.

The jury was composed of 21 renowned artists: (in alphabetical order by for name): Evelyn Dunphy (President of the Jury), Amid El Haddad, Betty Carr, Brian Murphy, Carol Carter, Carrie Waller , Cindy Briggs, David Savellano, Jeannie Vodden ,Julie Gilbert Pollard, Judy Salleh, Kathy Rennel Forbes, Keiko Tanabe , Kim Minichiello, Kirah Van Sickle, Kristy Grussendorf, Leslie Fehling , Sarah Yeoman, Sonja Hamilton, Steve Hill, Theresa Goesling.

Winners of the Painting Contest

Best of Show ($600): Christen Humphreys

“A Rainy Day in Sirmione” (watercolor)

First Prize ($400): Renee Scott

“Little Flower Girl” (watercolor)

Second Prize ($200): Billie Amstrong 

“Just a Taste” (pastel)



Our 9 finalists

“Remembering Summer” (oil)

by Nancy Hull


“Market at Balaroo” (watercolor)

by Laura Tucker

“Cattle Egret” (watercolor)

By Joanne Bryant

“Untitled” (watercolor)

By Anneli Tiilikka



“View from my Kitchen” (watercolor)

By Evelyn Cunningham



“Lulu” (acrylic)

By Lynn Gill



“Dappled” (watercolor, ink, charcoal)

By Renee Hoynacke

“Hear the Thunder” (watercolor)

By Elaine Hughes

“Knock on Wood” (watercolor)

By Rosemary Tannock

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