Artist Awards

Midsummer Arts Faire Artists Receive $5,000 in Awards

On Saturday, June 25th, 17 artists received over $5,000 in awards during the 13th Annual Midsummer Arts Faire private Artist Awards Dinner held at the Quincy Art Center. Award winners include:

Purchase Awards:

  • John & Lucy Bordewick Purchase Award – Cheryl Dorris "Tree in Fog" (Photography)
  • Hansen-Spear Purchase Award – Stan Squires (Painting)
  • Mark & Kate Schuering Purchase Award – Sarah Goodyear "Ruili" (Painting)

Quincy Artists Guild Young Collectors Gallery Awards:

  • 1st Place – Steve Nowatzki (Printmaking)
  • 2nd Place – Stan Squires (Painting)
  • 3rd Place – Larry Siwek (Painting)

Great River Watercolor Society Award – Mark Schroll (Painting)

Merit Awards (4):

  • Faith Wickey (Glass)
  • Tabatha Jones (Clay)
  • Kathrin Schmidt (Jewelry)
  • Penny Dobson (Mixed Media)

Achievement in Art Awards (3):

  • Ann Miller Titus (Fiber)
  • Wayne Trinklein (Sculpture)
  • Tim Schroll (Photography)

Awards of Excellence (2):

  • Steve Nowatzki (Printmaking)
  • David Bigelow (Printmaking)

Father Tom Brown Award – Brad Pogatetz (Photography)

Pat Surface Founders Award – Mark Schroll (Painting)

Best of Show Purchase Award – Jimmy Liu, Beetle Teapot (Clay)