The Annual Sights and Sounds of Santa Ana Exhibitions


Held at The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, California

*The exhibition title changed slightly in some years (3rd, 6th, and 7th).

Sights and Sounds of Santa Ana: 1st Annual Plein Air Painting Event
June 30 – July 6, 1997

Jurors:
      

Janet Blake, Art Historian; Board Member of the Historical Collections Council of the Orange County Museum of Art
Nancy Dustin Wall Moure, Ph.D., Art Historian
Jean Stern , Director, Irvine Museum

Participating artists: Peter Adams, Ken Auster, Myrna Barnes, John Bohnenberger, J. Alfonso Colocho, Bruce Sanford Day, David Damm, Donald Durborow, Donald Hildreth, Jacqueline Kamin, Glenna Kurz, Jack J. Liang, Richard H. Probert, Gerald D. Rahm, Tim Solliday and Jove Wang.

Awards:
1ST PLACE ~ $2,500
Ken Auster, Fourth Street, Oil, 17 1/2" x 21"

2ND
PLACE ~ $1,500
John Bohnenberger, Bell Tower, Watercolor, 28" x 36"

3RD
PLACE ~ $1,000
Tim Solliday, Minter Farm House, Oil, 20" x 16"

HONORABLE
MENTIONS: Myrna Barnes, J.. Alfonso Colocho, David Damm, Bruce Sanford DayGerald
Rahm, Donald Hildreth
and Jove Wang.

See
the October-November
1997 CAC Newsletter
article "CAC Artists Get the Red Carpet Treatment" for more information.

Sights and Sounds of Santa Ana: 2nd Annual Plein Air Painting Event
June 22 – 28, 1998
Jurors:
Susan Anderson, Curator of the Laguna Art Museum
John Moran, Moran Auctioneers
David Stary-Sheets, Director of the Stary-Sheets Gallery

Participating artists (including both CAC and LPAPA): Peter Adams,
Sarah C. Arnold, Ken Auster, Myrna L. Barnes, Evgeny and Lydia Baranov,
Helen Belling, Karen Blume, John Bohnenberger, Kay Bonano, Kay K.
Boon, Cynthia Britain, John Budicin, Oren Cooper,David Damm, Karl
Dempwolf, John di Bello, Entera, Jim Fradkin, Gerald Fried, Lisa
Ann Glass, Robin Hall, Rachel Hayward, Donald Hildreth, Catherine
Hill, John Hoover, Zula Jane Huffman, Margaret L. Jamison, Mar Jaynes,
Phyllis Kaliher,Jacqueline Kamin, Elaine Kaniewski, Richard Kent,
Veronica Khristov, Michael Korney, Ingrid Landers, Ben Lao, Gail
McGraw, Walter McNall, Anthony P. Menditto, Bobbie Moline-Kramer,
Lenora Monahan, Arrilyn Moran-Lawrence, Michael Obermeyer, Kevin
Prince, Richard H. Probert, Gerald Rahm, Donald Read, Ray Roberts,
Kaaren Robertson, Bruce Sanford Day, Ester [sic] Shaw, Nancy Shiershke,
Jane Shuss, W. Jason Situ, Tim Solliday, Aaron F. St. John, Marie
Taggart, Katrina M. Terence, Susan Wade and Jove Wang.

Awards:
1ST PLACE ~ $2,500
Ken Auster, North Bound, Oil, 18" x 24"

2ND
PLACE ~ $1,500
John Budicin, 4th Street Promenade, Oil, 8" x 10"

3RD
PLACE ~ $1,000
Jove Wang, Santiago Park, Oil, 9" x 12"

HONORABLE
MENTIONS: Jacobus Baas – Side Cafe Bower, Bruce Sanford Day – The Patriot, Karl Dempwolf – Envy of Carmel, Donald Hildreth – Hung Out to Dry, Jacqueline Kamin – Laundry, Arrilyn Moran-Lawrence – Rocky Wash, and Jason Situ – Santiago Park.

See the October 1998 CAC Newsletter article "Santa Ana: Rebuilding History" for more information.

Sights of Santa Ana/Scenes of Orange County: 3rd Annual Plein Air Painting Event

June 21 – 27, 1999


Ken Auster, "Northbound"
Invitation postcard

Exhibition program

Jurors:

Participating artists: Peter Adams, Ken Auster,
Jacobus Baas, Paula V. Bacinski, Neil Boyle, Cynthia Stuart Britain,
David Damm, Bruce Day, Karl Dempwolf, Arthur Egeli, Esther Engelman,
Gerald Fried, Lynn Gertenbach, Robin Hall, Donald Hildreth, Rick
Humphrey, Mar Jaynes, David Jonas, Sharon Burkett Kaiser, Jacqueline
Kamin, Stephen Mirich, Joyce Pike, Daniel W. Pinkham, Richard Probert,
Rodolfo Rivademar, W. Jason Situ, Mian Situ, Tim Solliday, Aaron
St. John, Leonid Steele, Alexey Steele and Jove Wang.

Awards:
1ST PLACE ~ $2,500
Neil Boyle, Louis Sits In, Oil on canvas, 18" x 24"

2ND PLACE ~ $1,500

3RD PLACE ~ $1,000

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Sights and Sounds of Santa Ana: 4th Annual Plein Air Painting Event
September 18 – 24, 2000



Neil Boyle, "Louis Sits In", Oil on canvas, 18" x 24"
Invitation postcard

Jurors:

Participating artists: Peter Adams, Ken Auster, Neil Boyle, Cynthia
Stuart Britain, Cathey Cadieux, Ron Chesley, J. Alfonso Colocho,
Carole Cooke, David Damm, Paula Delfosse, Esther Engelman, Gerald Fried, Frank
Gannon, Robin Hall, Ruo Li, Eric Merrell, Ernesto Nemesio, Gerald
Rahm, Junn Roca, Frank Serrano, Kevin A. Short, Michael Situ and W.
Jason Situ.

Awards:

1ST PLACE ~ $2,500
Esther Engelman, Rose Garden on Victoria, Pastel

2ND PLACE ~ $1,500

3RD PLACE ~ $1,000

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Sights and Sounds of Santa Ana: 5th Annual Plein Air Painting Event
September 24 – 30, 2001


Esther Engelman, "Rose Garden on Victoria", pastel
Invitation postcard

Jurors:
Jean Stern, Director, Irvine Museum
Peter Blake

Participating artists: Peter Adams, Ken Auster,Paula V. Bacinski,
Neil Boyle, Cathey Cadieux, Ron Chesley, John Cosby, David Damm,
Bruce Sanford Day, Karl Dempwolf, Donald G. Durborow, Arthur Egeli,
Ron Elstad, Gerald Fried, David C. Gallup, Robin Hall, Ray Harris,
Dali Higa, Dorothy S. Kennedy, Calvin Liang, Eric Merrell, Joel
Phillips, Scott Prior, Richard Probert, Rodolfo Rivademar, Gayle
Garner Roski, Junn Roca, Kevin Short, Michael W. Situ, W. Jason
Situ, Aaron F. St. John and Jove Wang.

Awards:
1ST PLACE ~ $5,000
Esther Engelman, Santiago Park, Pastel, 12" x 16"

2ND PLACE ~ $3,000

3RD PLACE ~ $2,000

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Sights of Santa Ana: 6th Annual Plein Air Painting Event
September 23 – 29, 2002


Esther Engelman, "Santiago Park", pastel, 12" x 16"
Exhibition program

Jurors:
Peter Keller, President of the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
John Moran, John Moran Antique & Fine Art Auctioneers
Roger Armstrong, Artist and Teacher

Participating artists: Amery Bohling, J. Alfonso Colocho, Louisa
S. Cooper, Bruce Sanford Day, Don Durborow, Ron Elstad, Esther Engelman,
Gerald Fried, David C. Gallup, Robin Hall, Ray Harris, Jacqueline
Kamin, Dorothy Kennedy, Mark Kerckhoff, Calvin Liang, Scott Prior,
Richard Probert, Ariana Richards, Junn Roca, Gayle Garner Roski,
Kevin A. Short, Michael W. Situ, W. Jason Situ and Aaron St. John.

Awards:
1ST PLACE ~ $5,000
Calvin Liang, Bowers Museum

2ND PLACE ~ $3,000
Junn Roca, An Afternoon at Santiago Park

3RD PLACE ~ $2,000
Michael Situ, Santiago Park

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Donald DurborowThree of a Kind, 12" x 16", Esther Engelman2467 Riverside Drive, David GallupA Walk on the Beach, Robin HallLunch Line, Calvin LiangA View from Newport Harbor, Scott PriorTacos Para Llevar, and Junn RocaDowntown Santa Ana.

Sights of Southern California: 7th Annual Plein Air Painting Event
September 27 – 28, 2003


Calvin Liang, "Bowers Museum"
Invitation postcard

Jurors:
Wesley Jessup, Executive Director of the Pasadena Museum of California Art
Peter Keller, President of the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
Nancy Moure, Art Historian

Participating artists: Peter Adams, Sunny Apinchapong-Yang, Cathey Cadieux,
Ron Chesley, John Cosby, Glenn Dean, Karl Dempwolf, Don Durborow,
Esther Engelman, Reif Erickson, Lynn Gertenbach, David Gallup,
Robin Hall, Glenna Hartmann, Ray Harris, Jeff Horn, Richard Humphrey,
Sharon Burkett Kaiser, Peggy Kroll-Roberts, Calvin Liang, David
Liu, Huihan Liu, Eric Merrell, Michael Obermeyer, Barry O’Neill,
Scott Prior, Camille Przewodek, Gerald Rahm, Ray Roberts, Junn
Roca, Gayle Garner Roski, Carl Ramsey, Ariana Richards, Rodolfo
Rivademar, Kevin Short, W. Jason Situ, Michael Situ and Zimou Lawrence
Tan.

Awards:
1ST PLACE ~ $7,000 (Museum Acquisition Award)
Huihan Liu, Eaton Canyon, Oil on canvas, 24" x 30"

2ND
PLACE ~ $3,000
Junn Roca

3RD
PLACE ~ $2,000
Reif Erickson

HONORABLE
MENTIONS: Ron Chesley, John Cosby, David Gallup, Glenna Hartmann,
Junn Roca, Gayle Roski, Kevin Short

See
the December 2003-January 2004 CAC Newsletter article "7th Annual Sights of Southern California Seen At The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art" for more information.

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