Awards

Award amounts are listed as they are valued (cash + merchandise).

Masters Competition

To be awarded at the Gala Finale on Saturday, August 18. Juror: Ned Mueller.

  • First place: $2,500 thanks to The Kiessel Rivard Group and Plein Air Magazine
     
  • Second place: $1,500 thanks to CTAC's Visual Arts Presenter, Edward Jones of Traverse City, Harbor Springs, and Petoskey and Plein Air Magazine
     
  • Third place: $1,000 thanks to Grand Traverse Distillery, Vada Color, and Plein Air Magazine
     
  • Artist's Choice: $500 thanks to Independent Bank and Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth
     
  • Category award "Best Traverse City Scene" $500 thanks to Steve Stannard's Salient Group, Vasari's Classic Artist's Oil Colors, and Plein Air Magazine
     
  • Three honorable mentions awards valued at $500 each
    • Thanks to Mitchell Graphics
    • Thanks to Blick Art Materials
    • Thanks to Vada Color

Quick Draw Competition - Sponsored by PGT Day Sponsor Fifth Third Bank
Wednesday, August 15

  • First place: $500. Sponsored by PGT Day Sponsor Fifth Third Bank.
     
  • Second place: $250. Sponsored by PGT Day Sponsor Fifth Third Bank.
     
  • Six honorable mentions, valued at $100 each. Additional support provided by: Gamblin, Northern Express, Plein Air Magazine, Vada Color, and Vasari Classic Artist's Oil Colors.
     

"Small Wonders" - Sponsored by PGT Day Sponsor North Harbor Christie's International Realty
Tuesday, August 14

  • First place: $250. Sponsored by PGT Day Sponsor North Harbor Christie's International Realty.
     
  • Three honorable mentions valued at $100 each. Sponsored by PGT Day Sponsor North Harbor Christie's International Realty.