Hiroko Momii, who recently moved to Idyllwild and joined AAI two days before the art show Saturday night, was awarded first place in the Abstract category for her painting, “Yellow Aurora.” Photo by Barbara Reese

The winners from the Art Alliance of Idyllwild’s 2012 Judged Artist Member’s Show held July 14 at the Quiet Creek Living Room Gallery ...


Mixed Media

First Brenda Underwood “What a Hoot”
Second Colin Smith “In Between Season”
Third Scott Finnell “By the Sea”


First Hiroko Momii “Yellow Aurora”
Second R.A. Ross Clunis “Face”
Third Kirsten Ingbretsen “Digression”


First Rich Stergulz “5 Mile Shadows”
Second Paul Strahm “Hacienda Del Sol”
Third Fariad “Melting Pot”


First Bill Sperling “Door #1”
Second Mark Alan Meader “A Rock & A Hard Place”
Third Trish Tuley “Frozen Air”

3 Dimensional

Frank Vrabel Award: Jan Priestley
First Jan Priestley “Espigueros”
Second Cher Townsend “No Hidden Meaning”
Third Trisch Bermudez & Curtis Hanshaw “Custom Coffee Table”

Honorable Mentions

Carol Mills “The Dinner Party”
Marcus Thorn “Coming Home”
Erich Neubert “South Circle Afternoon”
John Simpson “San Francisco de Assisi”

People’s Choice

First Jean Lubin “Dude Ranch”
Second Evelia Nash “Sea Lava”

Artists’ Choice

First Richard Stergultz “5 Mile Shadows”
Second Marcus Thorn “Coming Home”

Artist of the Year 2012: Kathy Harmon-Luber

Kathy Harmon-Luber was caught off guard as she received the Artist of the Year award at the AAI’s Judged Member’s Show. Photo by Barbara Reese
Jan Priestly was honored twice on Saturday evening. She is the recipient of the Frank Vrabel Memorial award and her sculpture “Espigueros” was awarded first place in the 3-Dimensional Sculpture category. All of this occurred at the AAI Judged Members’ Art Show at the Quiet Creek Gallery. Photo by Barbara Reese