2016 Biennial Art Awards Gallery

Virginia Campbell with her quilt titled, "We are what we create."

Virginia Campbell with her quilt titled, “We are what we create.” Photo by Judy Bingman.

Our new President Virginia Franklin Campbell created this lovely quilt in celebration of the 2016 Biennial and all members of the National League of American Pen Women: Artists, writers and musicians.

Biennial Art Contest Winners

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First Prize: Debbie Patrick, Golden Gate Marin Branch, California

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“The Gathering” (pastel), Debbie Patrick

Second prize: Melissa Woodburn, Golden Gate Marin Branch, California

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“Travel Bag, Memories of Costa Rica” (ceramic with sgraffito), Melissa Woodburn

Third prize: Cheryl Fausel, SouthWest Florida Branch

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“View of the World — Neckarulm” (watercolor). Cheryl Fausel

Jean Baber Memorial Awards of Merit

Jeanette Martone, All Cities New York Branch

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“Wheee!” (pencil and ink on paper), Jeanette Martone

 JoAnn Durham, Fort Worth Branch, Texas

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“Radiant Cosmos” (mixed media w/acrylic encaustic), JoAnn Durham

Emma Pan Yixuan, Gainesville Branch, Florida

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“Girl Who Loves Art” (Chinese painting on scroll), Emma Pan Yixuan

Cathy I. Hoover, Modesto Branch, California

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“Intersecting Rings II: Butterflies” (fiber art), Cathy I. Hoover

Toni Gorkin, Chester County Branch, Pennsylvania

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“Koi Pond” (handmade paper), Toni Gorkin


Pix and Paint Pen Arts Contest

The subject for the 2016 Biennial contest was our very own Pen Arts Building and Art Museum.

First Prize: Anne Baehr of Pensacola, Florida

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“Blue Moon” (photograph), Anne Baehr