The 2019 Prix de West Exhibition & Sale held at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City in early June, featured some of the country’s top western, landscape, wildlife, figurative and still life painters and sculptors. During the opening weekend, a select group of awards were handed out to some of the participating Prix de West artists. The coveted Prix de West Award was presented to Paul Moore for his bronze sculpture “The Procession”. The People’s Choice Award was given to Curt Walters for his oil painting “A Chasm Of Sublime, Plateau Point”. Additional awards were handed out and can be viewed on the museum’s website. Opening weekend sales figures were over $3 million. The Prix de West Exhibition & Sale continues through August 4, 2019. Visit their website for more information.
Prix de West Awards:
Prix de West Purchase Award
Chosen for the museum’s permanent collection
Paul Moore “The Procession” bronze 52″ high
Donald Teague Memorial Award
Artistic Merit for work on paper
T. Allen Lawson “Black Angus” mixed media on paper 59 3/4″ x 97″
Express Ranches Great American Cowboy Award
Best Cowboy subject matter
Mehl Lawson “Noon Break” bronze 26″ high
James Earl Fraser Sculpture Award
Artistic Merit for a sculpture
Steve Kestrel “Butterly & Bitterroots” granite riverstones 18″ high
Major General and Mrs. Don D. Pittman Wildlife Award
Artistic Merit for a wildlife painting or sculpture
Ross Matteson “Punalu’u” bronze 14″ high
Frederic Remington Painting Award
Artistic Merit for a painting
Benjamin Wu “Coming To The West” oil 40″ x 62″
Wilson Hurley Memorial Award
Artistic Merit for a landscape
Len Chmiel “Lost In Space” oil 34″ x 40″
Robert Lougheed Memorial Award
Best display of three or more works chosen by the exhibiting artists.
Jackie L. Coles Buyers’ Choice Award
Most popular work of art chosen by show patrons
Curt Walters “A Chasm Of Sublime: Plateau Point” oil 36″ x 36″
All of the artwork in the 2019 Prix de West Exhibition & Sale can be seen on their website.
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