Post Office Box 4631
Walnut Creek, CA 94596  USA

2024 California Places and People Awards

California Places and People

California Watercolor Association Member Show
Village Theatre and Art Gallery, Danville

April 14 to June 21, 2024


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First, the winners:

1st Place

John Giannotti
Golden Arches, 11 x 15

2nd Place

Joseph Tringali
California Flyway, 16 x 12

3rd Place

Rita Sklar
Dogpatch Saloon, 15 x 22

Honorable Mention

Jessica de Jesus
Setting Fast, 14 x 18

Honorable Mention

Thomas Lavin
Bus Stop, 11 x 15

Honorable Mention

Patricia Pierce
Beach Romp, 12 x 16

Honorable Mention

Judy Rowe
Repairing the Street, 14 x 11


Sea of Orange
Rebecca Alarcon
Sea of Orange, 10 x 14

The keeper at Cabrillo light house
Grace Castro
The keeper at Cabrillo light house, 14 x 11

Studio View
Suma CM
Studio View, 11 x 14

Neptune Encantada
TIffany Ferreri
Neptune Encantada , 14 x 10

The Green Wave
John Giannotti
The Green Wave, 11 x 15

As The Fog Rolls In
Glenyse Henschel
As The Fog Rolls In, 14 x 21

Glance Back
Vivian Hsu
Glance Back, 14 x 10

Fall for California
Carol Husslein, CWA
Fall for California, 11 x 15

Sierra Dreamscape
Carol Husslein, CWA
Sierra Dreamscape, 11 x 15

Where Land Meets Sea
Jeff Ishikawa, CWA
Where Land Meets Sea, 14 x 11

Glen Jarvis, CWA
Anna, 16 x 12

Blake Gardens
Glen Jarvis, CWA
Blake Gardens, 12 x 26

Day out on Diablo
Sue Johnston, MCWA
Day out on Diablo, 11 x 15

Mount Diablo Snow
Zelda K
Mount Diablo Snow, 11 x 15

Flowers on my table
Zelda K
Flowers on my table, 11 x 15

High Country
Loreta Landucci
High Country, 14 x 18

Whiz Burgers
Thomas Lavin
Whiz Burgers, 14 x 16

The Pool Next Door
Marion Leggett
The Pool Next Door, 14 x 11

San Francisco Sunset
Marion Leggett
San Francisco Sunset, 11 x 14

A Peace Corner
Shirley Lim
A Peace Corner, 10 x 14

Lisbeth MacDonald
Meditation, 14 x 11

Napa Colors
Lisbeth MacDonald
Napa Colors, 11 x 15

Hometown History  Museum on Main Pleasanton
Meghana Mitragotri
Hometown History Museum on Main Pleasanton, 14 x 11

Looking for Rain
Craig Moline, CWA
Looking for Rain, 12 x 17

Cloudy Day at Colby Park Oakland
Jamie Morgan
Cloudy Day at Colby Park Oakland, 15 x 11

Serene Yosemite
Shalaka Mulherkar
Serene Yosemite , 15 x 11

Nature Shows The Way
Shalaka Mulherkar
Nature Shows The Way, 11 x 15

Old Chevy At Howe Homestead
Michael O’Rourke
Old Chevy At Howe Homestead , 14 x 10

Mission Bells
Patricia Pierce
Mission Bells, 14 x 10

Rustic Barn in Pittsburg
Jaladhi Pujara
Rustic Barn in Pittsburg, 10 x 14

Across The Bay  Carmel River Beach
Joe Ragey
Across The Bay Carmel River Beach, 11 x 14

Asilomar Sands
Joe Ragey
Asilomar Sands, 11 x 14

Judy Rowe
Grant, 14 x 11

Summer Storm Capay Valley
Heidi Schmidt
Summer Storm Capay Valley, 18 x 12

Wait for Me
Rita Sklar, CWA
Wait for Me, 15 x 22

Town Park Playground
Jane Sneed
Town Park Playground, 14 x 22

Main Street Mendocino
Bernie Stein
Main Street Mendocino, 10 x 14

California Shades
Kathleen Stumpfel
California Shades, 16 x 10

House on Pt Reyes
Kathleen Stumpfel
House on Pt Reyes, 11 x 14

Battery Point Lighthouse California
Sujit Sudhi
Battery Point Lighthouse California, 14 x 10

China Peak Mountain Resort
Rosemary Therkelsen
China Peak Mountain Resort, 13 x 21

Remington Loop Trail
Kirsten Theurer
Remington Loop Trail, 11 x 15

Sacramento Overflowing
Kirsten Theurer
Sacramento Overflowing, 11 x 15

Old Growth
Joseph Tringali, CWA
Old Growth, 11 x 15

Heritage Park Stable
Lorraine Wells
Heritage Park Stable, 11 x 15

Leaving Cottswalds
Wayne White
Leaving Cottswalds, 11 x 15

Neighbors House
Hong Zeng
Neighbors House, 18 x 12