The Miniature Painters, Sculptors &
G
ravers Society of Washington, D.C. (MPSGS)
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2021 Exhibition Info

Public Opening - Sun., Nov. 21, 2-4 pm
Exhibition - Nov. 21, 2021, through Jan. 8, 2022


Exhibit Venue - The Mansion at Strathmore
10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD 20852, 301-581-5109
Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Stop
See Strathmore's web site for hours of operation.

All Artworks in 2021 Exhibit

Award Winning Works in 2021 Exhibit

Exhibit Invitation - Click Here

About the Annual Exhibition

Every fall, we hold an International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature.

Our PROSPECTUS is available on this web site by the end of June. You can also request a mailed copy by contacting
Nancy Still, nancy@miniartsupply.biz, 301-538-3103.  You do not need to be a Society member to enter our exhibition.  Several activities are held in conjunction with the exhibit, including the following:

Collectors Opening:  We hold a private, invitation-only Collectors Opening, generally the Saturday before the show opens to the public.

Public Opening:  The opening is attended by many local artists; often artists from other countries attend as well.  The public is encouraged to come, meet the artists, and purchase the beautiful art works.

Awards Ceremony/Reception:  We hold an awards ceremony followed by a reception for the artists. These activities may be affected due to the coronavirus.

Awards: Our awards total about $8,000. They are presented at a ceremony at The Strathmore Mansion in Rockville, MD, our exhibit venue.

Awards in Memory of:
Best in Show - Edith Trifiletti
Best New Artist - Margaret Hicks
Best Floral - Jane H. Steel
Best Animal - Richard J. Palco
Best Dog - Diane L. Templar

Sculpture - Col. Archibald King (presented by Margaret Wisdom)
Portraiture - John Thompson
Oil in style of traditional miniature - John Cornish Willies
Transparent watercolor, human figure or portrait - Sylvia Trundle

Special Awards:
Miniature Artists of America (MAA) "Award of Excellence
"
Cider Painters of America "Americana Award"

Category Awards (First, Second, Third, Honorable Mentions)

Media
Other
Oil Sculpture
Acrylic Ivory/Ivorine
Watermedia Portraiture
Drawing Still Life
Pastel Landscape - in honor of Narissa Steel
Graphic Art Animal
Collage/Mixed Media International
  Best Realism

Catalog:  An exhibition catalog is produced which lists the title, medium, and price of each art work, and artist info.  The catalog includes photographs of the award winning works, and is distributed free to every participating artist and patron. It is available to the public at the exhibit.

Demonstrations:  MPSGS members present demonstrations of miniature art techniques during the course of the exhibition.

Lodging Options:  Below are a few hotels in close proximity to The Mansion at Strathmore, our exhibition venue.


Congratulations to our 2021 Award Winners!

Edith Trifiletti Memorial Award
Best in Show


Ballerina - $4,500 (50a)
Michael W. Coe

Miniature Artists of America
Award of Excellence


Khamzen - $950 (135a)
Janet Laird-Lagassee
Cider Painters of America
Americana Award



Flying High - $1,350 (201b)
Linda Rossin
Margaret Hicks
Memorial Award
for Best New Artist



Ruth Bader Ginsburg - $1,200 (233b)
Maud Taber-Thomas


Jane H. Steel Memorial Award
for Best in Floral


Roses and Peaches - $400 (243c)
Barbara Valentine


Cathie P. Scott Memorial Award
for Best in Realism


Trying to See Others - $750 (176c)
Adam Mysock

Oil Awards
Joan Cornish Willies
Memorial Award


First Place
Loyal Companion - $525 (59a)
Beth de Loiselle

Second Place
American Frontiersman - $1,400 (247a)
Linda Wacaster

Third Place
Top of the World - $550 (116b)
Luann Houser

Honorable Mention
El Condor Pasa - $650 (107a)
Carol Heiman-Greene

Honorable Mention
Rag Top - $275 (206b)
Sandy Rybczynski

Honorable Mention
Dessert Denied
- $750 (223a)
Barbara Stanton

Acrylic Awards

First Place
Destiny
- $650 (260a)
Yvonne Wright


Second Place
Basking in the Sun
- $850 (249a)
Akiko Watanabe


Third Place
Chicken Parade
- $250 (70a)
Elizabeth Elgin

Honorable Mention
70 Words A Minute - $200 (108a)
Janice Hendra


Honorable Mention
Ortley Sunset - $800 (153c)
Karen Martin

 

Watermedia Awards
Sylvia Trundle
Memorial Award



Fergus Heuston-Holmes - $2,195 (174c)
William P. Mundy

First Place
Lunch Break - $395 (47c)
Jing-Jy Chen

Second Place
Eternal Love
- $300 (45a)
Elise L. Chang

Third Place
Take Five - $290 (252c)
Katherine Weber

Honorable Mention
Hamda and Daina (Cats)
- $750 (103b)
Ihtesham Hasan

Honorable Mention
Fall Rhapsody
- $240 (163a)
Linda McNeil

Drawing Awards

First Place
Stepping Down - $540 (14c)
Lonetta Avelar


Second Place
Pelican Portrait - $450 (3a)
Sue deLearie Adair

Third Place
Just a Nut
- $395 (6b)
Carol Andre

Honorable Mention
Andean Condor
- $175 (97a)
Hans Guerin

Honorable Mention
Ready To Go
- $450 (267b)
LiPing Zhu
 

Pastel Awards

First Place
OH, Lily
- $450 (40b)
Judith Burch


Second Place
Divine Brilliance
- $425 (255a)
Leland Williams

Third Place
Cape Roses
- $400 (112a)
Jean Hirons

Graphic Art Awards


First Place
Flower Farm
- $160 (106b)
Mimi Hegler


Second Place
Checked
- $100 (173b)
James Mullen


Collage/Mixed Media Awards

First Place
An Old Spirit
- $1,250 (215b)
Mary Serfass


Second Place
Exhibit at the Museum
- $775 (41a)
Colton T. Calhoun


Third Place
Kitchen, Florence (1/1)
- $500 (57b)
Viviane de Kosinsky

Honorable Mention
Happy Landing
- $495 (73b)
Melinda Fabian

Honorable Mention
Bits and Pieces II
- $350 (152b)
Emma Lou Martin
 

Col. Archibald King Memorial Awards for
Sculpture

First Place
The Tracker
- $275 (164c)
R.H. Menzel


Second Place
Taos Trail of Treasures
- $350 (186b)
Ruth K. Penn


Third Place
Tuxedo Toucans
- $1,380 (68c)
Paul Eaton

Honorable Mention
Her Life's a Ball!
- $725 (26a)
Joy Kroeger Beckner


Honorable Mention
Untitled (2021 B)
- $250 (83b)
Laura Freeman
 

Levantia White Boardman Memorial Awards for
Ivory/Ivorine

First Place
Cats Rule No. 2 - $295 (82b)
Beverly J. Fotheringham


Second Place
Prince Charming - $300 (141a)
Linda Lawler


Third Place
Menace in the Sausage Tree
- $495 (1b)
Beverly Abbott

Honorable Mention
Verbina & Black Swallowtail
- $400 (198c)
Carol Rockwell

Honorable Mention
Game Room
- $1,200 (246a)
Vicki Vitale

John Thompson Memorial Awards for
Portraiture

First Place
Girl in Kimono
- $2,000 (240a)
Markissia Touliatos


Second Place
Amasa (7/100)
- $105 (118a)
David Hunter


Still Life Awards

First Place
Santa Fe - $1,400 (101a)
Harold E. Hansen


Second Place
Sending U Sunshine
- $275 (228c)
Nancy Still

Third Place
Blue Plate Still Life
- $195 (35b)
Sid Branham

Honorable Mention
The Collection
- $1,500 (259a)
Hanna Woodring

Narissa Steel
Awards for
Landscape

First Place
Saint Mark's Square
- $600 (52c)
Carolyn Councell


Second Place
Medley of Green
- $460 (102b)
Gini Harris


Third Place
Morning Light, Sandaway
- $265 (244b)
Nancy Van Meter


Honorable Mention
Quiet Evening Amongst
the Ponderosas
- $500 (123b)
Steven Thor Johanneson

Honorable Mention
Nature Beckons
- $340 (156b)
Helen Mathyssen-Dobbins
 

Animal Awards

Diane L. Templar
Memorial Award
for Best in Dogs


Good Boy
- $200 (27b)
Karen Bendersky


Richard J. Palco
Memorial Award


First Place
Fresh Paint
- $550 (213b)
Judy Schrader

 

 



Second Place
Blue and Gold
- $950 (37a)
John Brennan


Third Place
No One Here But Us Chickens
- $500 (19b)
Karen Barnes

Honorable Mention
Joy of Assateague
- $750 (136b)
Judy Lalingo
 

International Awards


First Place
Covid-19
- $1,400 (36b)
Celyne Brassard


Second Place
In Quest of Adventure
- $1,200 (131b)
Irina Kouznetsova


Third Place
Egyptian Wonders
- $800 (10b)
Morgane Antoine

Honorable Mention
Sleepy Croc - $420 (5c)
Paul Allan

Honorable Mention
For King and Country
- $275 (93b)
John R. Good
 
For further info, contact: info@mpsgs.org