YOSEMITE RENAISSANCE 32

Turquoise Tarn, 20 Lakes Basin - soft pastel by Bonita Paulis

Turquoise Tarn, 20 Lakes Basin - soft pastel by Bonita Paulis

THE YOSEMITE RENAISSANCE 32 EXHIBIT (2017)

The Yosemite Renaissance exhibit celebrates 32 years promoting diverse artistic interpretations of Yosemite National Park

Of 846 entries received, 65 were chosen for the exhibit. Entries were selected that showed technical skill, mastery of the medium, conceptual/communication of an artistic intention and a sense of the unexpected.

YOSEMITE RENAISSANCE 32 ARTISTS

Jeanne Moje MacDonald, Donald Neff, Lynda Nugent

Michelle D Oldson, Penny Otwell, Pokey Park

Bonita Paulis, Corey Peters, Bonnie Peterson

Troy Poeschl, Anthony Pooler, Irene Reti

George Robertson, Ronald Saunders, Craig Schub

Mary Beth Schwartzenberger, Michael Severin

Jeffrey Skelly, Carol Steinberg, Hema Sukumar

Jetty Uebner, Erika Van Dewark, Monique Wales

Keith Walklet, Marilyn Wear, Melinda Whipplesmith Plank

Peggy Wyman, Floy Zittin

 

Linda Abbott, Trowzers Akimbo, Jocelyn Audette

Jared Barbick, Kathy Barnhart, Stephen Berry

Chloe Boucher, Lorraine Bubar, Ann Buell

Jerilynn Bush, Robin Chandler, Dr G Kim Franz

Charlotte Gibb, Chella Gonsalves, Theresa Grams

Jeff Grandy, MaryEllen Hackett, Elizabeth Hahn

Carolyn Hesse-Low, Charlotte Hoffman, Jodie Hulden

Daniel Kaufmann, Elizabeth Kenneday, Kathy Kleinsteiber

Cosette Kosiba, Kerik Kouklis, Varner Leggitt

Susan Manter Bolen, Stephanie Martin, James McGrew

Tim McMeans, Denise Oyama Miller, G Dan Mitchell

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK MUSEUM GALLERY EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION

The official opening and presentation of awards will be held February 24th, 2017  from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Museum Gallery in Yosemite National Park. The public is cordially invited to attend!

YOSEMITE RENAISSANCE 32 SPECIAL THANKS

Yosemite Museum Staff

Chief Curator - Barbara Beroza

Curator of Collections - Greg Cox and Registrar - Sara Hay

Interns - Anna Gibson, Alaggio Laurina

Yosemite Museum Gallery Volunteers

David Hoffman, Jerry Bosworth, John Mock, Kim O’Neil

YOSEMITE RENAISSANCE 32 JUDGES

David Robertson, Gina Werfel, Hearne Pardee

YOSEMITE RENAISSANCE 32 AWARD WINNERS

Best of Show - $1000 award

Chloe Boucher – Crane Flat Granite, Thin Section, Enlarged Photogram

First Place – three $500 awards

Ronal Saunders – Merced River, Photograph

Chella Gonsalves – New Yosemite, Oil Painting

Denise Miller, Yosemite Gold, Textile 

Second Place – three $300 awards

Carol Steinberg – Half Dome Reflection, Oil Painting

Peggy Wyman – Operating Under the Influence of Green, Pine Needle Sculpture

George Robertson – Ice trails over Lichen, Photograph

Honorable Mention -  six $100 awards

Ancient One – Jodie Hulden, Photo

Mount Whitney, Winter – Robin Chandler, Oil Painting

Penny Otwell - Robust Spring, Oil Painting

Linda Abbott – Trail of the Mountain Bark Beetle, Oil Painting

Jetty Uebner – Yosemite Valley, Ceramic Wallhanging

Mary Beth Schwartzenberger, First Snow, Painting and Embroidery

Weiss Vocelka Award - $1000

Donors – Derrick Vocelka and daughter Sarah Vocelka Hendrickson

In honor of mother and daughter B. Weiss and Mary Weiss-Vocelka

 Mary Beth Schwartzenberger, First Snow, Painting and Embroidery - $500

Stephanie Martin – Night Heron - $500

People’s Choice Award

Denise Miller – Yosemite Gold, Textile

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK MUSEUM GALLERY 

The Yosemite National Park Museum is located in Yosemite Valley. The Museum is near the Visitor Center and was the first building constructed as a museum in the entire national park system. More information can be found at the Yosemite National Park Museum Webpage