gallery ten


September 15-29, 2014

Mendocino Open Paint Out Award Winners
Watermedia, oil and pastel paintings

Macario Pascual, Fog and Sunset, Best of Show (oil)
2014 Best of Show: Macario Pascual, "Fog and Sunset," oil on pastel


September 8-13, 2014, the Mendocino Art Center welcomed eight celebrity artists and more than 70 participating artists from six different states for the second Mendocino Open Paint Out, a plein air festival.

September 15-29, the award winning pieces – the Best of Show, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and honorable mention paintings in the categories of oil, pastel and watercolor – will be on exhibit in Gallery Ten.

The 13 award-winning paintings were selected by the celebrity artists from over 380 paintings created during the week.

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Best of Show
Macario Pascual, “Fog and Sunset,” oil on panel (Lahaina, HI)


1st Place: Susan Elwart Hall, “Berry Pie Served Here" (Atherton, CA)
2nd Place: Erin Dertner, “Faybell in the Sun” (Fort Bragg, CA)
3rd Place: Jake Gaedtke, “Rocks & Rolls” (Folsom, CA)
Honorable Mention: Linda Barretta, “Sea Whisper" (Healdsburg, CA)

Susan Elwart Hall, Berry Pie Served Here, oil
First Place, oil: Susan Elwart Hall, "Berry Pie Served Here"


1st Place: Fran Hurd, “Shimmering Light" (Santa Rosa, CA)
2nd Place: Suzi Marquess Long, “10 Mile Beach" (Mendocino, CA)
3rd Place: Carol Robbins, “Caspar Day" (Alturas, CA)
Honorable Mention: Carolyn Hartling, “Vibrant Vino" (Coarsegold, CA)

First Place, pastel, Fran Hurd, Shimmering Light
First Place, pastel: Fran Hurd, "Shimmering Light"


1st Place: Rolando Barrero, “Noyo Harbor Light" (Vallejo, CA)
2nd Place: Sally Cataldo, “Morning Light" (Santa Rosa, CA)
3rd Place: Dennis Simpson, “Angling for Caspar Cove" (Napa, CA)
Honorable Mention: Leslie Rich, “Coastal Stroll" (Willits, CA)

First Place, watercolor, Rolando Barrero, Noyo Harbor Light
First Place, watercolor: Rolando Barrero,
"Noyo Harbor Light"


Quick Draw Competition – People's Choice Award
Erin Dertner, oil - entry #19 (Fort Bragg, CA)

Erin Dertner, oil, Quick Draw Competition Winner