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Bluff Strokes 2017 Award Winners

Bluff Strokes 2017 produced many fine paintings of Dubuque area cityscapes, industryscapes, and landscapes.  Here are the award winners.  Thank you Stuart Fullerton for judging.  And congratulations to all!

 

  Award Winner Painting
 

Bluff Strokes
Purchase Prize
$2000

Lori Beringer
Plymouth, WI

Past and Presence

 

Overall Category
First Place
$1000

Tom Gilbert
Madison, WI

Morning Light

 

Overall Category
Second Place
$750

Paul Bergquist
Viroqua, WI

Steeples of Dubuque

 

Overall Category

Third Place
$500

Kathleen Newman
Chicago, IL

Taking a Break

 

Overall Category
Artists' Choice
$350

Nyle Gordon
Ethel, MO

The Railroad Bridge

 

Overall Category
Merit Award
$250

Spencer Meagher
Mt. Vernon, IL

Old Tracks

 

Overall Category
Merit Award
$250

Mat Barber Kennedy
Chicago, IL

1145 Locust

 

Overall Category
Merit Award
$250

Sherri Thomas
Larson, WI

Protrait of a Tree

 

Overall Category
Merit Award
$250

D. K. Palacek
Kaukauna, WI

Alley View

  Overall Category
Merit Award
$250

John Preston
Fairfield, IA

Grey Day Gabriel

 

Historic Dubuque
1st Place
$300

Mat Barber Kennedy
Chicago, IL

1145 Locust

Sponsor: Dubuque Heritage Works

 

Historic Dubuque
2nd Place
$200

Paul Bergquist
Viroqua, WI

Dubuque Afternoon

Sponsor: Dubuque Heritage Works

 

University of Dubuque
1st Place
$300

Rita Persian
Dubuque, IA

Show Must Go On

Sponsor: University of Dubuque

 

University of Dubuque
2nd Place
$200

Daniel Fishback
Florrisant, MO

University of Dubuque

  Grand Opera House
1st Place
$300

Deborah Baughman
Pulaski, IA

Grand Opera House

Sponsor: Grand Opera House

 

Grand Opera House
2nd Place
$200

Gin Lammert
Pulaski, IA

Evening Glow

Sponsor: Grand Opera House

 

Bicycle
1st Place
$300

Alda Kaufman
Dubuque, IA

Bicycle Rack

Sponsor: Midwest Cycling

Development Foundation

 

Bicycle
2nd Place
$200

Deborah Baughman
Pulaski, IA

Graham's Brooklyn Cruiser

Sponsor: Midwest Cycling

Development Foundation
 

Mississippi Overlook
1st Place
$300

Lisa Stauffer
Duluth, MN

Mississippi Morning
 

Riverfront Scene
1st Place
$300

Nyle Gordon
Ethel, MO

Twilight
 

Industrial Scene
1st Place
$300

Tim Peterson
Spearfish, SD

Millworks Morning
 

Poetic
1st Place
$300

Robert Hodges-Bonawitz
St. Paul, MN

Canoe Landing
 

Quick Paint
1st Place
$300

Kathleen Newman
Chicago, IL

Inspired