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Eccles Community Art Center

Plein Air Competition

June 3 through 27, 2016


The Eccles Community Art Center’s Board of Directors and Staff are pleased to present the Plein Air Competition and the chosen awards.  The awards are as follows:


FESTIVAL POSTER AWARD: Joe’s Shoe Repair                          

Joseph Alleman ~ Richmond




FIRST PLACE: Nordic Valley Spring

Bonnie Frucci ~ Eden


SECOND PLACE: Old Pillsbury

David Dibble ~ Orem


THIRD PLACE: Peaceful Eden

Mary Pusey ~  Holladay



FIRST PLACE: The Treasures Within

Becky Espinoza~ South Weber


SECOND PLACE: West of Union Station

Leonard Hawkes ~ Beaver Dam


THIRD PLACE: Backyard Sunset

Madison Geilman ~ West Haven



Joseph Alleman ~ Richmond


Ogden Afternoon

Joel Kitamura ~ Ogden


North Facing

Cara Koolmees ~ Mountain Green


ECAC AWARD: White Barn in the Valley

George Handrahan ~ Layton


Our Summer Camp at Fort Buenaventura

Amelia Jones ~ Ogden




Greg  Bean ~ Lehi, UT           

Elevator 1


Angela      Borrup ~   Ogden, UT 

I Will Tend You if You Will Feed Me


Sally Browning ~ Salt Lake City, UT                 

Not Enough Time

Bar B Ranch

In the Shadow


Jan Carlsen ~ Huntsville, UT  

Poco De Espana: Van Buren Villa's

Ben Lomond View

Basin View


Jean Carlson ~ Farmington, UT                 

Rusty Relic- Liberty, UT


Emily Ann  Dalton ~ Ogden, UT



William Emerick ~ Salt Lake City, UT



Becky Espinoza ~ South Weber, UT

The Treasures Within


Meaghan Fors ~ Ogden, UT




Madison Geilman ~ West Haven, UT

Backyard Sunset


Leonard Hawkes ~ Beaver Dam, UT

West of Union Station


Geri Jensen ~ West Haven, UT

North Ogden Spring


Al Jones ~ Ogden, UT

A Bucolic Afternoon


Amelia Jones ~ Ogden, UT

Our Own Summer Camp at Fort Buenaventura

I Love Ogden Hiking Trails


Bennett Judd ~ Provo, UT

Abandoned Train


Joel  Kitamura ~ Ogden, UT

Ogden, Afternoon


Ye  Liang ~ Provo, UT

Pineview Lake


Kurt  Marrott ~ Provo, UT

Ogden Farm


Jayne Ann Osborne ~ South Ogden, UT

No Greater Joy


Becca  Price ~ Ogden, UT

My View


Danny  Russon ~ Lehi, UT

Hot Day at the Old Pillsbury Mill


Corey Strange ~ Ogden, UT

From Darkness


Erna  Waterman ~ Littleton, CO

End of the Day

Pioneer Lime Kiln


Diane  Willie ~ Plain City, UT


Faded Beauty


Austin  Yates ~ Draper, UT

Summer Cows




Joseph  Alleman ~ Richmond, UT

Joes' Shoe Repair

End of the Line


Allen  Brockbank ~ Centerville, UT

Storm over Eden

Field of Gold

Fertile Ground


J.  Calhoun ~ Sandy, UT


Over the Top

Flip the Bar


Lindey Carter ~ North Ogden, UT

The Station


David Dibble ~ Orem, UT

Old Pillsbury


Lauri  Eskelson ~ Morgan, UT

Looking Back to the Canyon

High Water

Valley Reflections


Bonnie  Frucci ~ Eden, UT

Ben Lomond

Nordic Valley Spring

Ogden Valley


Carma Hart Fuller ~ Clinton, UT

Diamond Bar Flower Shop


Roberta  Glidden ~ Ogden, UT

Trailhead 22nd

Taylor Canyon

Soggy Day/ Ogden Canyon


George  Handrahan ~ Layton, UT

White Barn in the Valley

Last Bit of Snow


Stephen  Henry ~ Clinton, UT

Trixie the Mare


Union Pacific Line


John   Huerta Jr. ~ Ogden, UT

St. Joe's- Sunday Morning

Lucky Slice #1

Sunlit Façade


Cara Koolmees ~ Mountain Green, UT

North Facing

Red Striped Tent

Sharp Curve


Don  Miskin ~ Logan, UT

Nordic Valley

After the Rain in Liberty


Reggie  Peterson ~ Taylor, UT

Swift Home

Distant Storm


Marian  Pham ~ Layton, UT

Summer Beginnings

Ogden River Splash


Daniel  Price ~ Ogden, UT



Barbara Price ~ North Ogden, UT

Sunshine and Rain

Peonies Waltz


Mary Pusey ~ Holladay, UT

Raining Everywhere

Ogden River High Water

Peaceful Eden


Steven  Shurtliff ~ Ogden, UT

Sunset at El Monte

Spring in Eden, Utah


Diana L. Stanfill ~ Bountiful, UT

Historic Jefferson District Home


Steve  Stauffer ~ Murray, UT 

Below Ben Lomond

Kelly's View

Just Before the Rain


Steve D.    Stones ~ Ogden, UT                 

Farr's Ice Cream

Rainbow Gardens

Union Station


Daren Wilding ~ Willard, UT 

The East Bench


Jami Willson ~ Liberty, UT    

Lifetime of Memories


Grant Wilson ~ South Ogden, UT                 

South Ogden Flowers


Ellie Wilson ~ Provo, UT       

Storm Warning

As Far East As You Can Go


Tim Yates ~ Draper, UT

Weber Gold


Eric Zschiesche ~ Ogden, UT

Ben Lomond and 29th Street


Special Thank Yous:

To Heather Hess Lindquist for sponsoring this event and allowing the ECAC to display her personal collection of plein air paintings.


To the Thursday Open Studio instructor and students for assisting in the judging of the exhibit.




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