Yosemite Renaissance 33 (2018)

Yosemite Renaissance 33 will be on display at the Yosemite Museum Gallery through May 6, 2018. The public is cordially invited to attend!  The Museum Gallery is open 10am to Noon and 1pm to 4pm daily.   The show will travel on to Kings Art Center in Hanford, opening on June 4th, Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock, opening on Aug 8th, and Gallery 5 in Oakhurst, opening on October 13th.

 Rachel Ivanyi, Permanence? The California Spotted Owl, Watercolor, on display at Yosemite Renaissance 33 Exhibition

Rachel Ivanyi, Permanence? The California Spotted Owl, Watercolor, on display at Yosemite Renaissance 33 Exhibition

This year, 65 works by 58 artists were chosen from 820 entries.  The exhibit includes paintings, prints, textiles,  mixed media, photographs and 3-dimensional works by artists from across the country, selected to inspire a new generation of people to understand, preserve and protect our wild lands and natural places. 

Award Winners Yosemite Renaissance 33

 Best of Show - $1000 award

Jackie Clark – Big Sister – Oil Painting

First Place – three $500 awards

Carolyn Hartling – Mono Lake Tufa – Alcohol Inks on Yupo Paper

Rachel Ivanyi – Permanence? the California Spotted Owl - Watercolor

Monique Wales – Autumn Aspens, Inyo – Reductive Relief Print

Second Place – three $300 awards

Elizabeth Ashcroft – The Sublime Bewilderness of Yosemite – Mixed Media / Altered Books

Mary Ann Shao – Lake Tahoe, Rocky Shore – Soft Pastel

John Kifer – Birdfood – Acrylic on Board

Honorable Mention -  five $100 awards

Charlotte Gibb – When the Forest Stirs - Photograph

Tricia Goldberg – Vernal Falls – Tapestry

Kerik Koukis – Sun, Clouds, and Burnt Trees – Palladium over Pigment Print

Jim Murray – Sentinal West, Study, Acrylic Painting

Jody Sears-Barbuta – Mended 1 and 2 – Wood Sculpture

Weiss Vocelka Award - $1000 ( two $500 awards )

Donors – Derrick Vocelka and daughter Sarah Vocelka Hendrickson

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

Tim McMeans – The Energy and Memory of Place – Acrylic, Ink, and Smoke-Stained Paper

Melody Money – Starlight on the Peak – Fiber Art

People’s Choice Award - $100

Rachel Ivanyi – Permanence? The California Spotted Owl - Watercolor

 Charlotte Gibb - When the Forest Stirs, Photograph

Charlotte Gibb - When the Forest Stirs, Photograph

Our Judges - Yosemite Renaissance 33

Faith Rumm - Artist and Gallery Owner, Mariposa California

Lisa McDermott - Director, Carnegie Arts Center, Visalia

 John Kifer - Birdfood, Acrylic

John Kifer - Birdfood, Acrylic

 Jeremy Sarchet - Outpouring Projectiles, Photography

Jeremy Sarchet - Outpouring Projectiles, Photography

 Karen Winters - Yosemite Awakening, Oil

Karen Winters - Yosemite Awakening, Oil