Paint Annapolis 2017 Winners

After a week of both working and playing, the artists all finished their incredible pieces and nothing was left but to hand out accolades. After much thoughtful deliberation from both, Juror Wil Scott made the selections for our Nocturne awards and Juror Richard Sneary made the final overall awards decisions. We were also thrilled to have Kate Tyrrell, Consular & Cultural Affairs Counsellor for the the Embassy of Ireland on hand to help us celebrate.

We would like to thank all the artists, sponsors, and volunteers for their time and participation -without you, Paint Annapolis would not be possible! A particularly hearty ‘THANK YOU!!!’  to our presenting sponsor, Annapolis Subaru, for their incredible support.

And of course, the fun isn’t over – while at tonight’s wonderful awards reception many pieces found new homes, there are still plenty of masterworks still available. Make sure that you come in to see us Saturday from 11am-5pm and Sunday from 11am-3pm to take home your favorite piece!


Nocturne Awards

Public Artists:

Third Place – Maggie O’Leary

Second Place – Kathleen Gardiner

First Place – Gail Higginbotham

Juried Artists:

Honorable Mention – Elise Phillips for By the Light of the Moon

Third Place – Raymond Ewing for After Hours

Second Place – Crista Pisano for Annapolis Nocturne

First Place – Frank Hallinan Flood for Main Street Alley Way

Overall Award Winners

Honorable Mention- Neal Hughes for Flower Shop


Honorable Mention- Crista Pisano for Thomas Point Boathouse


Best Painting of the Naval Academy- Ken Karlic for Constant Vigil 


Ardis Diaz Memorial Award for Best Use of Light- Elise Phillips for Before the Rain


Annapolis Gallery Association Award – Joanna Barnum for Wool and Lace


Third Place- Lon Brauer for Ice Maker


Second Place- Frank Hallinan Flood for Abandoned Project


First Place- Paul Maloney for Pipework in Eastport



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