Awards

(recent, selected)

2016

  • Portrait Society of America, Members Only Competition, 4th Place, Landscape
  • American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition 2016, Plein Air Magazine Award of Excellence, Awarded by Calvin Liang
  • Art Muse Contest, Master Class Finalist, Awarded by Terry Miura
  • Artists' Choice Best of Show Award for Permanent Collection, Forgotten Coast Plein Air 2016
  • Forgotten Coast en Plein air 2016 , Third Place, Quick Draw, Awarded by Jean Stern
  • Art Muse Contest, Master Class Finalist, Awarded by Greg LaRock
  • All Along the Sierra Exhibition, First Place, Awarded by Carrie Brewster
  • Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational, Irvine Museum Award, Awarded by Jean Stern
  • Art Muse Contest, Master Class Finalist, Awarded by Ken DeWaard

2015

  • BoldBrush Competition, FineArtStudioOnline, 3rd Place, Awarded by Eric Bowman
  • Plein air Salon, Best Landscape, Dec/Jan, Awarded by Gary Haynes
  • Oil Painters of America, Fall Online Showcase, Honorable Mention, Awarded by Kevin Beilfuss
  • Portrait Society of America, Members Only Competition, 5th Place, Landscape
  • Portrait Society of America, Members Only Competition, 4th Honorable Mention, Still Life
  • Judge, Door County Plein air Invitational, Door County, WI
  • Oil Painters of America Summer Online Showcase, 3rd Place, September 2015, Awarded by Kathy Anderson
  • Plein Air Salon, Best Depiction of Water, April/May 2015, Awarded by David Leadman
  • Oil Painters of America Spring Online Showcase, Honorable Mention, 2015, Awarded by Elizabeth Pollie,
  • Olmsted Plein Air Invitational, High Museum Judge's Award, Awarded by Ken Brenneman, April 2015
  • Plein Air Magazine Salon, Honorable Mention Annual Awards, 2014
  • Plein Air Salon, Plein Air to Studio Award, Best Buildings Awarded by Ken Auster, Dec/Jan 2015

2014

  • Oil Painters of America Salon Showcase, Fall, 2nd Place, Awarded by Dan Beck.
  • Portrait Society of America, Members Only Competition, Still Life Category Honorable Mention
  • Plein air Magazine Salon, Best Nocturne, October
  • Judge, Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Exhibition, Blue Ridge, GA
  • Laguna Plein air Painters Invitational, Randy Higbee Gallery Award
  • American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition, Denver, CO, Third Place, Awarded by Clayton J. Beck, III
  • Crested Butte Plein air Invitational, Crested Butte, CO
  • Judge, Fingerlakes Plein air Competition, Canandaigua, NY
  • Florida's Forgotten Coast Plein air, Honorable Mention, Quick Draw, Apalachicola, FL
  • Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition, Bennington, VT
  • Plein air Magazine Salon, Honorable Mention, Annual Final

2013

  • Raymar Art Finalist, Awarded by Stephen M. Doherty
  • Oil Painters of America Online Showcase, Honorable Mention, Awarded by Greg Scheibel
  • Sedona Plein air Festival, Award of Merit, Awarded by Jill Carver
  • Art in the Open Plein air, Honorable Mention, Quick Draw, Wexford, Ireland
  • Oil Painters of America Fall Salon,Crooked-Tree Arts Center, Petosky,MI
  • Modern Impressionists, Lori Putnam and Murat Kaboulov, two-man exhibition, LeQuire Gallery, Nashville, TN
  • Plein air Magazine Salon, Best Floral, Awarded by Skip Whitcomb
  • Cumberland Society of Painters, Honorable Mention, Awarded by Peggi Kroll-Roberts
  • American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition, Charleston, SC
  • Plein air Artists of Colorado, Second Place, Awarded by Wm. Scott Jennings
  • Raymar Art Finalist, Awarded by Qiang Huang
  • Laguna Plein air Painters Association, Best of Plein air, First Place, Awarded by Jean Stern
  • Richmond Plein air Festival, Honorable Mention, Awarded by Steven Doherty
  • Richmond Plein air Festival, Fast and Fresh, Second Place, Awarded by Steven Doherty
  • Oil Painters of America National Juried Salon, Impressionist Award of Excellence, Awarded by Thom Robinson
  • Oil Painters of America 22nd Annual National Juried Exhibition, Most Original, Award of Excellence, Awarded by Sherrie McGraw
  • Laguna Plein air Painters Association, Less is More Exhibition, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Forgotten Coast Plein air Invitational, Apalachicola, FL
  • Portrait Society of America's International Member's Only Exhibition: Landscape Division, Honorable Mention
  • Judge, Women Painters of the Southeast National Juried Exhibition, Franklin, TN
  • Judge, Easels of Frederick, MD

2012

  • Bold Brush Competition, Finalist, Awarded by David Cheifetz, December
  • Salmagundi Club New York City, Annual Juried Members' Exhibition, Certificate of Merit
  • Richmond Plein Air Festival, Honorable Mention, Awarded by Everette Raymond Kinstler
  • Los Gatos Plein Air Festival, Best of Show, Awarded by Bob Gerbracht
  • Plein air Easton, Juried Plein air Festival, Easton, MD
  • American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition, Vice President, Indianapolis, IN
  • Forgotten Coast Plein air Invitational, Apalachicola, FL
  • Plein Air Artists of Colorado National Juried Exhibition, 1st Place Signature Member, Awarded by Joe Anna Arnett
  • Women Painters of the Southeast, Judge's Choice, Awarded by Barbara Flowers
  • Art in the Open, Wexford Ireland, Honorable Mention, Quick Draw, Wexford, Ireland
  • Judge, Ohio Plein air Painters Association Paintout
  • Juror, Judge, and Foreman, 88th Annual Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN

2011

  • Art in the Open, Wexford Ireland, Honorable Mention, Quick Draw, Wexford, Ireland
  • Los Gatos Plein Air Festival, Artists' Choice Award, CA
  • Florida's Forgotten Coast Plein air Invitational, Honorable Mention, Quick Draw, Apalachicola, FL
  • Callaway Gardens Plein Air Festival, First Place Quick Draw, Georgia, Awarded by Jean Stern
  • American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition, Show Chair, Carmel, CA
  • Plein air Painters of the Southeast, Exhibition, Huntsville Museum of Art, AL
  • Randy Higbee, 6x6 Squared Exhibition, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Juror and Judge for Memphis Germantown Art League National Exhibition
  • Plein air Artists of Colorado National Juried Exhibition, Denver, CO
  • Juror and Judge, 87th Annual Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN

For a list of awards prior to 2011, contact lori@loriputnam.com.