Plein Air Best of Show won by Cunningham

Maym Cunningham’s “Mountain Trail” painting, above, won Best of Show at the Plein Air Meeker 2013 competition. Cunningham’s “Cattleguard Décor” captured the People’s Choice Award.

Maym Cunningham’s “Mountain Trail” painting, above, won Best of Show at the Plein Air Meeker 2013 competition. Cunningham’s “Cattleguard Décor” captured the People’s Choice Award.
Maym Cunningham’s “Mountain Trail” painting, above, won Best of Show at the Plein Air Meeker 2013 competition. Cunningham’s “Cattleguard Décor” captured the People’s Choice Award.
MEEKER I Maym Cunningham of Meeker won the Best of Show Award at the Plein Air Meeker 2013 competition with her “Mountain Trail” painting.
Jennifer Riefenberg from Littleton won second place, Deanna Messing from Craig was third, Charley Hart from Craig and Jeanne Newman from Meeker each won an honorable mention award.
Cunningham, with her painting “Cattleguard Décor,” also secured the People’s Choice award for this year’s competition.
Artists where found at Circle Park on Saturday morning and had two hours to complete a painting that was then submitted for sale and the quick draw contest.
Riefenberg won Best of Show while Pat Daggett, Jane Hume and Jeanne Newman received honorable mention awards.
Thank you to Katie Conrado, Meeker Chamber of Commerce, Kristin Bowen and an anonymous purchaser for buying artwork from the Plein Air Meeker 2013 competition.
A special note of thanks to all sponsors of this event: Meeker Chamber of Commerce, Eastern Rio Blanco County Lodging Tax Association, Shell, Upstairs Gallery, Frame Depot Grand Junction and Guerrilla Painters.