101st Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition

April 1-22, 2012
Autry National Center, Los Angeles, CA

Collectors’ Sneak Preview Gala Reception:
Friday, March 30, 2012

Artists’ Gala Reception:
Saturday, March 31, 2012

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Award Winners

101st Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition Awards

Gold Medal for Painting
Ray Roberts, Crashing Waves at Garrapata

Gold Medal for Sculpture
Lynn Christopher, The Silence of No

Edgar Payne Award for Best Landscape
Simon Lok, California Temple, San Diego

Guy Rose Award for Best Multi-Figurative Composition
Sergio Sanchez, No Pain, No Gain; Portrait of the Artist Jeffrey Lutz

The Irvine Museum Gold Medal
Charles Muench, Parker Lake Waters

Magazine Award Winners

American Art Collector Award of Excellence
Brian Blood, China Cove, Point Lobos

Art of the West Magazine Award of Excellence
D. Elienne Basa, Warm Springs Dawn

Fine Art Connoisseur Certificate of Excellence in Painting
David Kassan, Solemn

Fine Art Connoisseur Certificate of Excellence in Sculpture
Tanya Ragir, Doubt Kills the Warrior

Plein Air Magazine Certificate of Excellence in Painting
Jeff Horn, Crown of the Sea

Southwest Art Award of Excellence
David Kassan, Solemn

Event Venue

Autry National Center
4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027


Throughout history, even the greatest artists have had to rely on the encouragement and generosity of their benefactors. Today, as we produce the California Art Club’s 101st Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition, we wish to thank our generous benefactors who have made the success of this exhibition possible.

Presenting Sponor

Majestic Realty Co.

Platinum Sponsors

Tejon Ranch
Tejon Mountain Village

Gold Sponsor

First Foundation
Peter and Elaine Adams

Silver Sponsor

Martin and Joan Ransohoff

Bronze Sponsor

Harry and Betsy Hathaway
Megan and Rick Hernandez
Michael and Sharon Kaiser
Irene and Don McGovern
James R. Parks
Ann-Marie Villicana and Robin Salzer

Collectors’ Preview Benefit Gala Sponsor

Peter and Elaine Adams
Donald and Caroline Baker
Robert McKim Bell and Lisa Bloomingdale Bell
Paul and Bea Bennett
Alan and Anna Clark
Stephen English and Molly Munger
Kevin O’Connell and Mary Adams O’Connell
Martin and Joan Ransohoff
Keith and Joan Renken
Ed and Gayle Roski
Ernie and Donna Schroeder
Warren and Alyce Williamson

Friends of the California Art Club

Olin and Ann Barrett
Dennis and Susan Cabral
Cathey Cadieux
David and Marilyn Damm
Dennis and Connie Doheny
Stan and Ginnie Eschner
Mark and Anne Fehlman
Gordon and Constance Fish
Brian and Dali Higa
Tim and Kim Lordier
Marilyn and Derrick Paine
Jodie and James Rea
Wendy and John Siciliano
W. Jason Situ
George David Sturges

Supporting Sponsors

Peter and Becky Adams
Amery Bohling
Gerald and Georgia Brommer
Paul Chamberlain
Don and Wanda Durborow
The Fine Arts Exchange, Inc.
Marian Fortunati
La Galeria Gitana
Luigi Gentile
Marcia and George Good
Marsha Grieco
Carolyn Hesse-Low
David Hiovich and Daniel Muñoz
Rick and Linda Humphrey
Debra Huse
Sharon Jackman
Chuck and Athene Kovacic
Richard and Dorine Lantz
Clay MacLeod
Lee MacLeod
George and Barbara Malone
Elaine Mathews
Paul and Bente Mullally
Stephen and Kay Onderdonk
Tony Peters
Julio Pro
Tanya Ragir
Thomas H. Redfield
Raymond A. Roberts and Peggi Kroll Roberts
Junn and Frannie Roca
Herb and Earlene Seymour
Sandra J. Shaw
Liliana Simanton
Michael Situ
Zhiwei Tu
Sandy Village and Mike Lillis
Magi Watson
Yisun Wei

Magazine Award Sponsor

American Art Collector
Art of the West
Fine Art Connoisseur
Southwest Art

Special Award Sponsor

Sennelier, presented by Savoir Faire

Donors listed as of press date. We apologize for any omissions.