Farms and Barns Awards Announced

September 16, 2022
Opening reception at Farms & Barns exhibition at TNPS

Over 90 pieces of art

On Friday, September 16, Philip Atilano, TNPS executive director, presented the awards for this year’s Farms and Barns Exhibition during the artists’ reception. Jayne Rose, VP of Marketing of the Blackhawk Waterways CVB, a TNPS board of directors member, and a professional artist, served as the guest judge for this exhibition.

Farms & Barns award recipients

Best in Show | “The Siefred Farm” by Robert Krajecki of Elgin, IL. | Watercolor

First Place | “Country Winter” by Kat Heitzman of Freeport, IL |  Oil

Second Place | “3 Mile Road Series, Dusk” by Laura Reddy of Chadwick, IL | Oil

Third Place | “Looking Through” by Letha Catalina of Dixon, IL | Photography

Honorable Mention| “John Deeres” by Timothy Vail of NY, NY | Pen & Ink

Honorable Mention| “The Barn that Angels Built” by Janet Haugen Cederland of Union, IL | Watercolor

Honorable Mention| “Evening Light & Shadows” by Robert Holmes of Millington, IL | Watercolor

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