97th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition

April 27 – May 18, 2008
Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

Gala Reception: Saturday, April 26; 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

[The cover of the 181-page exhibition catalog shown above, with images of the winners of the 96th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition: Peter Adams, Prajnaparamita, Perfection of Wisdom, Oil on panel, 24″ x 24″; Béla Bácsi, Octopus, Marble, 15″ x 35″ x 5″.]

Note: Prices listed are relevant for the period of the exhibition only.

Award Winners

Gold Medal Award Winners

Gold Medal for Painting
John Asaro - Pavane for a Dead Princess

Gold Medal for Sculpture
Christopher Slatoff - Fr. Electrico

Edgar Payne Award for Best Landscape
Joseph Paquet - Roman Temple Ruins

Magazine Award Winners

American Art Collector Magazine Award
Paul Panossian - California Gold

art ltd. Magazine Urban Landscape Award
Jeff Yeomans - No Pictures Allowed

Art of the West Magazine Award of Excellence
Alexander Orlov - Enigma

Beverly Hills Design & Life Award of Excellence
Joseph Mendez - Malibu Bridge

Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine Award
Joseph Paquet - Roman Temple Ruins

Southwest Art Magazine Award of Excellence
Warren Chang - Approaching Storm

Event Venue

Pasadena Museum of California Art
490 East Union Street, Pasadena, CA


Presenting Sponsor

Majestic Realty Foundation

Corporate Champion for the Arts


Collectors' Circle Dinner Benefactors

Peter and Elaine Adams
Linda and David Adams
Robert and Lisa Bloomingdale Bell
Barbara and Michael Brickman
Mark and Lori McKinley
Stephen English and Molly Munger
Kevin and Mary Adams O'Connell
Jim and Conchita O'Kane
Martin and Joan Ransohoff
Keith and Joan Renken
David and Victoria Rogers
Walt and Kathy Rose
Gayle and Ed Roski
Ernest and Donna Schroeder
Herb and Earlene Seymour
Warren and Alyce Williamson

Platinum Sponsors

Gayle and Ed Roski

Gold Sponsors

Peter and Elaine Adams
East West Bank
The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation

Silver Sponsors

John Moran Auctioneers
The Whittier Trust Company

Bronze Sponsors

Judge Terry A. Green
Michael and Sharon Kaiser
Irene and Don McGovern
Jodie and James Rea
Jack and Belinda Walker

Patron Sponsors

American Legacy Fine Arts
Bottoms Art Galleries
Donald W. Crocker
George and Marcia A. Good
Tamara and Kevin Kinsella
Dr. and Mrs. Paul and Carrie Riley
Joan Horsfall Young

Friends of the California Art Club

Olin and Ann Barrett
Patricia and John Bucklin
Gordan and Constance Fish
Marsha Grieco
Brian and Dali Higa
Doris Mendenhall
John and Wendy Siciliano
Mian Situ
W. Jason Situ

Magazine Award Sponsors

American Art Collector
art ltd.
Art of the West
Beverly Hills Design & Life Magazine
Design Magazine
Fine Art Connoisseur
Southwest Art

Special Award Sponsors

American Fine Arts Foundry
Carelton-Kirkegaard Handcrafted Frames
Frame by Petros
Jerry Solomon Custom Picture Framing
Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa
Shawn Speck Picture Frames