The American Impressionist Society’s 22nd Annual 2021 National Juried Exhibition opened on September 9, 2021 at Gallery 1516 in Omaha, Nebraska. Over $75,000 in cash and merchandise awards were presented, including a $12,000 cash award for Best of Show.
This year’s exhibition features 173 juried paintings; an additional 25 paintings by AIS Masters and board members are also included in the exhibition. All of the images are online at www.americanimpressionistsociety.org. The 22nd Annual AIS National Juried Exhibition is on view at Gallery 1516 through December 12.
- Best of Show: “The Man who Herded the Hairy Cow” by Jove Wang
- 2nd Place: “James” by Mary Qian
- 3rd Place: “Summer Light” by Brad Teare
AIS Master C.W. Mundy served as Judge of Awards. The opening week included a workshop, panel discussions, collector’s lecturer, demo, painting on location at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, and the American Impressionist Society Paint Out. Howard Friedland AISM was the workshop instructor and provided a painting demo. Carolyn Anderson AISM served on a panel and provided a “Short History of Art” presentation.
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