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The Annual Plein Air Painting Events at Mission San Juan Capistrano


Held at Historic Mission San Juan Capistrano
26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, California

1st Annual CAC Plein Air Painting Event at Mission San Juan Capistrano
August 14 – 20, 1995


Arthur Hill Gilbert (1894-1970), San Juan Capistrano Mission Garden, Oil on canvas, 24" x 30"
Invitation postcard

Jurors:
Nancy Dustin Wall Moure, Ph.D., Art Historian
Ray Redfern, Director, The Redfern Gallery
Naomi Vine, Ph.D., Director, Laguna Art Museum

Participating artists (83): Meredith Brooks Abbott, Peter Adams, John Budicin, Oren Cooper, Donald Durborow, Reif Erickson, Brad Faegre, Ellie Freudenstein, Lynn Gertenbach, Dan Goozeé, Robert Guy, Tom Hoon, Gregory Hull, Jean LeGassick, Margot Lennartz, Walter McNall, Stephen Mirich, Alexander V. Orlov, Daniel W. Pinkham, Gerald Rahm, Tim Solliday, Alexey Steele, Joseph Stoddard, Beatrice Stuart (Incomplete)

Awards: Sponsored by Joan Irvine Smith Fine Arts, Inc.; Winners were announced on August 19 during an Awards Ceremony at the Mission.

1ST PLACE ~ $5,000 (purchase prize for the Mission’s art collection)
Lynn Gertenbach

2ND PLACE ~ $3,000
Daniel W. Pinkham

3RD PLACE ~ $2,000
Joseph Stoddard

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Reif Erickson, Brad Faegre, Alexander V. Orlov, Gerald Rahm, Tim Solliday

See the July – October 1995 CAC Newsletter article "Mission San Juan Capistrano: The Return of the Artists" for more information.

2nd Annual CAC Plein Air Painting Event at Mission San Juan Capistrano
August 19 – 25, 1996


Arthur Rider (1886-1975), Reflections of the Past, Oil on canvas, 22" x 20"
Invitation postcard

Jurors:
Suzanne Bellah, Executive Director, Carnegie Art Museum
Susan McGarry, Editor-in-Chief, Southwest Art magazine
Patricia Trenton, Ph.D., Art Historian

Participating artists: Peter Adams, Paula Bacinski, John Budicin, Oren Cooper, David Damm, Donald Durborow, Ellie Freudenstein, Lynn Gertenbach, Dan Goozeé, Rick Harper, Glenna Hartmann, Gregory Hull, Rick Humphrey, Jack Johnson, Joan Marron LaRue, Jean LeGassick, Margot Lennartz, William Martin, Walter McNall, Billyo O’Donnell, Doloris Pederson, Gerald Rahm, Tim Solliday, Alexey Steele, Joseph Stoddard, Jove Wang (Incomplete)

Awards: Sponsored by Joan Irvine Smith Fine Arts, Inc. Winners were announced on August 24 during an Awards Ceremony at the Mission.

1ST PLACE ~ $5,000 (purchase prize for the Mission’s art collection)
David Damm

2ND PLACE ~ $3,000
John Budicin

3RD PLACE ~ $2,000
Glenna Hartmann

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Dan Goozeé, Rick Harper, Rick Humphrey, William Martin, Jove Wang

See the October 1996 CAC Newsletter article "Artists’ Annual Migration to the Mission" for more information.

3rd Annual CAC Plein Air Painting Event at Mission San Juan Capistrano
August 11 – 17, 1997
Jurors:
Tom Kellaway, Publisher, American Art Review magazine
John Moran, President, John Moran Auctioneers
James Nottage, Chief Curator, Autry Museum of Western Heritage

Participating artists: Peter Adams, Ken Auster, Dan Goozeé, Anita Hampton, Glenna Hartmann, Gregory Hull, David Jonas, Daniel W. Pinkham, George Strickland (Incomplete)

Awards: Sponsored by Joan Irvine Smith Fine Arts, Inc.; Winners were announced on August 16 during an Awards Ceremony at the Mission.

1ST PLACE ~ $5,000 (purchase prize for the Mission’s art collection)
Glenna Hartmann, "Angel’s Trumpets"

2ND PLACE ~ $3,000
George Strickland, "View into the Sacred Garden"

3RD PLACE ~ $2,000
Dan Goozeé

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Ken Auster, Anita Hampton, Gregory Hull, David Jonas, Daniel W. Pinkham

See the October-November 1997 CAC Newsletter article "Mission San Juan Capistrano: A Retreat for Artists and a Treat for the Public" for more information.

4th Annual CAC Plein Air Painting Event at Mission San Juan Capistrano
August 10 – 16, 1998
Jurors:
Douglas Billian, Publisher, Art & Antiques magazine
Patricia Trenton, Ph.D., Art Historian
Michael Zakian, Ph.D., Executive Director, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art

Participating artists: Marcia Burtt , Dan Goozeé, Anita Hampton, Glenna Hartmann , Joan Marron LaRue, Jason Situ, Brian Stewart, George Strickland (Incomplete)

Awards: Sponsored by Joan Irvine Smith Fine Arts, Inc.; Winners were announced on August 15 during an Awards Ceremony at the Mission.

1ST PLACE ~ $5,000 (purchase prize for the Mission’s art collection)
Dan Goozeé, "Into the Light,", Oil on board, 20" x 16"

2ND PLACE ~ $3,000
Marcia Burtt

3RD PLACE ~ $2,000
Glenna Hartmann

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Anita Hampton, Joan Marron LaRue, Jason Situ, Brian Stewart, George Strickland

See the October 1998 CAC Newsletter article "Mission Preserves Art and Soul – Also the Great Stone Church" for more information.

5th Annual CAC Plein Air Painting Event at Mission San Juan Capistrano
August 16 – 20, 1999
Jurors:
Allan Duerr, Publisher, Art of The West magazine
Harvey Jones, Senior Curator, Oakland Museum
Roy Rose, Prominent California Art Collector

Participating artists: Peter Adams, John Budicin, Ellie Freudenstein, Jeffrey C. Horn, Gregory Hull, Joan Marron LaRue, Jean LeGassick,Ruo Li, Samuel Michlap, Gerald Rahm, Jason, Situ, Mian Situ, Aaron St. John, Jove Wang (Incomplete)

Awards: Sponsored by Joan Irvine Smith Fine Arts, Inc. Winners were announced on August 19 during an Awards Ceremony at the Mission.

1ST PLACE ~ $5,000 (purchase prize for the Mission’s art collection)
John Budicin

2ND PLACE ~ $3,000
Ruo Li
"The Old Corridor", Oil

3RD PLACE ~ $2,000
Jason Situ

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Ellie Freudenstein, Gregory Hull, Joan Marron LaRue, Mian Situ, Jove Wang

See the October 1999 CAC Newsletter article "A Stroll through the Mission" for more information.

6th Annual CAC Plein Air Painting Event at Mission San Juan Capistrano
August 14 – 20, 2000
Jurors:
D. Scott Atkinson, Curator, American Art, San Diego Museum of Art
M. Stephen Doherty, Editor-in-Chief, American Artist magazine
Deborah E. Solon, Ph.D., Art Historian

Participating artists: Peter Adams, Carole Cooke, Lindy Duncan, Dan Goozeé, Ray Harris, Eric Merrell, Ernesto Nemesio , Kevin A. Short, W. Jason Situ, Jove Wang (Incomplete)

Awards: Sponsored by Joan Irvine Smith Fine Arts, Inc.; Winners were announced on August 19 during an Awards Ceremony at the Mission.

1ST PLACE ~ $5,000 (purchase prize for the Mission’s art collection)
Dan Goozeé,
Ruins of the Old Church, Oil, 16" x 20"

2ND PLACE ~ $3,000
Carole Cooke

3RD PLACE ~ $2,000
Kevin A. Short

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Lindy Duncan, Ray Harris, W. Jason Situ, Jove Wang, Ernesto Nemesio

See the October 2000 CAC Newsletter article "Mission San Juan Capistrano: Where Did You Get That Hat?" for more information.

7th Annual CAC Plein Air Painting Event at Mission San Juan Capistrano
August 13 – 19, 2001


Elizabeth Borglum (1848-1922), Mission San Juan Capistrano, 1895, Oil on canvas, 35" x 28"
Invitation postcard

Jurors:
Trudy Hays, Director, Overland Galleries, Scottsdale, Arizona
John Moran, President, John Moran Auctioneers, Pasadena, California
Will South, Ph.D., Curator of Collections, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Participating artists: Mikail Abolfathi, Peter Adams, Ken Auster, Paula V. Bacinski, Douglas Ball, Myrna Barnes, Brian Blood, Cynthia Stuart Britain, Victoria Brooks, Jim Burns, Cathey Cadieux, Che Kin Chan, Ron Chesley, J. Alfonso Colocho, Louisa S. Cooper, Oren Cooper, Catherine Crahan, Michael Dancer, Bruce Sanford Day, Glenn Dean, Karl Dempwolf, Dennis M. Doheny, Jason Dowd, Bridget Duffy, Lindy Duncan, Donald G. Durborow, Entera, Reif Erickson, Bernard Fallon, Mark Farmer, Mark Fenton, Robert Ferguson, Eleanor T. Freudenstein, Gerald Fried, David C. Gallup, Frank Gannon, Andrea Gaye, Tim Geisen, Lynn Gertenbach, Millie Greene, Robin Hall, Anita Hampton, Ray Harris, Gary Hartenhoff, Marijane Hebert, Dali Higa, Donald Hildreth, Catherine Hill, Russell Hobbs, Jeffrey C. Horn, Jacqueline Kamin, Elaine Kaniewski, Pat M. Kelly, Mark Kerckhoff, Glen Knowles, Glenna M. Kurz, Joan Marron LaRue, Paulette Lee, Jeanette LeGrue, Frank H. Lennartz, Margot Lennartz, Michelle Lentz, Calvin Liang, Jeremy Lipking, Carolyn Lord, Steven Markoff, Terry Masters, Jessica McCain, Walter McNall, Eric Merrell, Stephen Mirich, Arillyn Moran-Lawrence, Douglas Paul Morgan, Ernesto Nemesio, William O’Donnell, Alexander V. Orlov, Jean Summers Osher, Doloris Pederson, Daniel W. Pinkham, Kevin Prince, Scott Prior, Richard H. Probert, Gerald Rahm, Ariana Richards, Victor D. Riesau, Kaaren Robertson, Junn Roca, Rick Rotante, Frank Serrano, Kevin A. Short, Liliana Simanton, Jason Situ, Michael W. Situ, David Spurlin, Aaron F. St. John, Alexey L. Steele, Allayn Stevens, Joseph Stoddard, Linda Taw, Jeffrey Ward, Ralph Waterhouse, Keith Wicks, Bob Wiermaa and Shu Qiao Zhou.

Awards: Sponsored by Joan Irvine Smith Fine Arts, Inc.; Winners were announced on August 18 during an Awards Ceremony at the Mission.

1ST PLACE ~ $5,000 (purchase prize for the Mission’s art collection)
Anita Hampton, Preserving History, 25" x 33", Oil on canvas

2ND PLACE ~ $3,000
Robin Hall

3RD PLACE ~ $2,000
Bernard Fallon

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Douglas Ball, Glenn Dean, Gerald Fried, Dali Higa, Billyo O’Donnell

See the February 2002 CAC Newsletter article "The Ever-Captivating Mission San Juan Capistrano" for more information.

8th Annual CAC Plein Air Painting Event at Mission San Juan Capistrano
August 12 – 18, 2002


Anita Hampton, Preserving History, Oil on canvas, 25" x 33"
Collection of Mission San Juan Capistrano
Invitation postcard

Jurors:
Wesley Jessup, Executive Director, Pasadena Museum of California Art
Suzanne Muchnic, Art Writer for Los Angeles Times, and Los Angeles Correspondent to Art News magazine
Amy Scott, Curator of Visual Arts, Autry Museum of Western Heritage

8th Annual Poster
[PDF, 673 KB]

Participating artists: Mikail Abolfathi, Peter Adams, Miguel Alvarez, Paula V. Bacinski, Douglas Ball, Myrna Barnes, David Bienkowski, Brian Blood, Amery Bohling, Cynthia Stuart Britain, Victoria Brooks, Jim Burns, Marlena Bussand, Raymond Carpenter, Che Kin Chan, Ron Chesley, Jackie Chiu, J. Alfonso Colocho, Louisa S. Cooper, Oren Cooper, Catherine Crahan, Bruce Sanford Day, Glenn Dean, Gwen Dean, Karl Dempwolf, Andrew Dickson, Bridget Duffy, Lindy Duncan, Donald G. Durborow, Wanda Durborow, Reif Erickson, Mark Fenton, Robert Ferguson, Karen Estrada Flaherty, Anna Francone-Woerz, Sarah Freeman, Eleanor T. Freudenstein, Gerald Fried, David Gallup, Andrea Gaye, Tim Geisen, Lynn Gertenbach, Millie Greene, Logan Hagege, Robin Hall, Ray Harris, Gary Hartenhoff, Marijane Hebert, Carolyn Hesse-Low, Dali Higa, Catherine Hill, Grant Hughes, Ray Hunter, Jennifer Hurley, Jacqueline Kamin, Glen Knowles, Kristi Krafft, Roberta Kritzia, Martin Kurgan, Paulette Lee, Jeanette LeGrue, Frank Lennartz, Margot Lennartz, Michelle Lentz, Calvin Liang, Davy Liu, Simon Lok, Carolyn Lord, Lee MacLeod, Steven Markoff, Jessica McCain, Eric McLean, Walter McNall, Eric Merrell, Arillyn Moran-Lawrence, Douglas Paul Morgan, Charles Muench, Ernesto Nemesio, Conchita O’Kane, Michael Obermeyer, Jean Summers Osher, Doloris Pederson, Scott Prior, Richard Probert, Ariana Richards, Kaaren Robertson, Junn Roca, Gayle Garner Roski, Rick Rotante, Frank Serrano, Kevin A. Short, S. Fay Siamis, Liliana Simanton, Mian Situ, Michael Situ, W. Jason Situ, Cathy Springs, David Spurlin, Aaron St. John, Allayn Stevens, Zimou Larry Tan, Frank M. Tauriello, Linda Taw, Natasha Timares, Jove Wang, Ralph Waterhouse, Keith Wicks, Bob Wiermaa and Shuqiao Zhou.

Awards: Sponsored by Wilmington Trust. Winners were announced on August 7 during an Awards Ceremony at the Mission.

1ST PLACE ~ $5,000 (purchase prize for the Mission’s art collection)
Ray Carpenter

2ND PLACE ~ $3,000
Calvin Liang

3RD PLACE ~ $2,000
Jason Situ

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Logan Hagege, Kevin Short, Aaron St. John, Frank Tauriello, Jove Wang

See the December 2002 CAC Newsletter article "New Manisfestations at Old Mission San Juan Capistrano" for more information.

9th Annual CAC Plein Air Painting Event at Mission San Juan Capistrano
August 11 – 17, 2003


Jove Wang, The Hallway, 1999, Oil on canvas, 24" x 30"
Collection of Mission San Juan Capistrano
Invitation postcard

Jurors:
Gordon Fuglie, Director, Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University
Catherine Leonhard, Vice-President, American Paintings, Christie’s Los Angeles
Jean Stern, Executive Director, The Irvine Museum

9th Annual Poster
[PDF, 3.48 MB]

Participating artists (As of June 10, 2003): Peter Adams, Paula Bacinski, Brian Blood, Amery Bohling, Victoria Brooks, Cathy Cadieux, June Carey, Ray Carpenter, Ron Chesley, Jackie Chiu, John Comer, Daniel Cooper, John Cosby, Glenn Dean, Gwen Dean, Karl Dempwolf, Andrew Dickson, Lindy Duncan, Linda Elliott DuPas, Don Durborow, Alexander Dzigurski II, Esther Engelman, Reif Erickson, Sarah Freeman, David Gallup, Frank Gannon, Lynn Gertenbach, Daniel Goozeé, Robin Hall, Gary Hartenhoff, Glenna Hartmann, Dali Higa, Catherine Hill, Debra Holladay, Tom Hoon, Jeff Horn, Richard Humphrey, Ray Hunter, S. Burkett Kaiser, Jacqueline Kamin, Laurie Kersey, Kevin Kibsey, Glen Knowles, Glenna Kurz, Frank LaLumia, Frank Lennartz, Margot Lennartz, Calvin Liang, Huihan Liu, Simon Lok, Terry Masters, Joseph Mendez, Eric Merrell, Douglas Paul Morgan, Ned Mueller, Craig Nelson, Niles Nordquist, Michael Obermeyer, Camille Przewodek, Scott Prior, Carl Ramsey, Joan Marie Ransohoff, Barry John Raybould, Victor D. Riesau, Rodolfo Rivademar, Junn Roca, Gayle Garner Roski, Frank Serrano, Kevin Short, Liliana Simanton, Michael Situ, W. Jason Situ, Brian Stewart, William Stout, Frank Tauriello, Dan Thompson, Timothy Tyler, Ralph Waterhouse, Keith Wicks and Sunny Apinchapong-Yang.

Awards: Sponsored by Wilmington Trust. Winners were announced on August 16 during an Awards Ceremony at the Mission.

1ST PLACE ~ $5,000 (purchase prize for the Mission’s art collection)
Huihan Liu, "Silence of the Mission," Oil, 24" x 18"

2ND PLACE ~ $3,000
Jeanette LeGrue, "Pictures of Lilies," Oil, 20" x 20"

3RD PLACE ~ $2,000
Michael Situ, "Mission Cactus," Oil, 16" x 20"

ARTISTS’ CHOICE AWARD ~ Ribbon only; selected by fellow participating artists
John Budicin, "Night Light," Oil, 12" x 9"

HONORABLE MENTION ~ $200
Junn Roca, "A Quiet Summer Afternoon at Los Rios,"Oil, 12"x 16"

HONORABLE MENTION ~ $200
Liv Saether, "Golden Hallway," Oil, 9" x 12"

HONORABLE MENTION ~ $200
Kevin Short, "Clarion Call," Oil,12" x 24"

See the December 2003-January 2004 CAC Newsletter article "Mission San Juan Capistrano: A Quotable, As Well As Paintable Event" for more information.

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