Paint Great Falls is a Plein Air competition throughout Great Falls, Virginia hosted annually by The Arts of Great Falls.  Community members came out to watch the artists paint on location, attend the Quick Paint competition on the Village Centre Green, and attended the Award Reception at The Gallery.  Many thanks to Celebrate Great Falls for sponsoring cash prizes for the 2022 competition, including 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place – plus the Quick Paint Award. 

2022 8th Annual Paint Great Falls Award Reception, September 11, 2022

Great Falls Art Village Centre by Rajendra KC

Watercolor
12 x 16

1st Place Winner

$350

Shady Spot
by Vicky Zhou

Watercolor
11×14

2nd Place Winner &
People’s Choice Award

$650

Summer Falls
by Anne Stine

Encaustic on Wood
Panel
10×8

3rd Place Winner

$310
SOLD

Laura’s Grandson
by Bob Gilbert

Watercolor

Honorable Mention

$500

Rainy Day and Tuesday Always
by Nancy Fine

Oil on Linen Board
16 x 20
Honorable Mention

$750

Riverbend
by Marilyn Miyamoto

Oil on Panel

8 x 10

$265

Le Jardin d’eau
by Anne Stine

Encaustic on Wood Panel

9 x 12

$400

Great Falls, VA
by Leanne Fink

Oil on Linen

9 x 12

$500

Rajendra KC, 1st Place Winner for his watercolor Great Falls Village Art Center

Before the Falls
by Josie Vosoba

Oil on Linen

12 x 12

$360

Let the River Clap Its Hands
by Bob Magneson

Acrylic

11×17

$425

The Secret Garden

by Marilyn Miyamoto

Oil on Panel

9 x 12

$360

Miller’s House
by Rajendra KC

18 x 24

$450

Watercolor

$650

Over the Hill
by Josie Vosoba

Oil on Linen

12 x 12

$360

Vicky Zhou, 2nd Place Winner & People’s Choice Winner for her watercolor painting Shady Spot

Great and Awesome
by Bob Magneson

Acrylic

$425

Hidden Springs Morning
by Ann Schaefer

Oil

12 x 12

$350

Words that Time Forgot
by Marci Green

Oil on Panel

10 x 8

$390

Great Falls, Virginia
by Ramziya Shakirova

Oil on Linen

9×12

$550

3rd Place Award Winner Anne Stine for Summer Falls

Into the Woods
by Nancy Fine

Oil on Panel
12×16

$600

A Path through the Secret Garden
by Abigail Muncy

Oil on Linen

9 x 12

Oil on Linen Panel

$275

Nymph of the Garden
by Marci Green

Oil on Panel

11 x 14

$615

Great Falls
by Michael Potashnik

Watercolor

12×16

$350

Honorary Mention Winner, Bob Gilbert for Laura’s Grandson

Lookout #1
by Deb Schneider

Oil on Panel

8×10

$285

Dappled Light Across the Farmyard
by Abigail Muncy

Oil on Linen Panel

8×10

$225

Golden Raintree at Hidden Farm
by Pattee Hipschen

Oil on Canvas

$650

Rushing Through
by Ann Schaefer

Oil

10 x 12

$450

Invitation to Wander
by Margaret Stewart

Oil on Panel

8×10

$420

Honorary Mention Winner, Nancy Fine for Rainy Day and Tuesday Always…

After the Rain
by Mary Bockenek

Pastel Painting

8×10

$150

Dahlia Garden
by Mary Bockenek

Pastel Painting

4×6

$75

Observatory Park
by Leanne Fink

Oil on Linen

11×7

$375

Garden Muses
by Carol Buswell

Oil

9×12

$400

A Little Slice of Heaven
by Margaret Stewart

Watercolor

8×16

$800

2022 8th Annual Paint Great Falls Award Reception, September 11, 2022

Great Falls Bridge
by Bob Gilbert

Watercolor

$500

Quick Paint at the Creamery
by Carol Buswell

Oil

$350

Flowing
by Vicky Zhou

Watercolor

11×16

$500

2022 Paint Great Falls Plein Air Competition Award Winners, L to R: Bob Gilbert, Judge Arman Cabrera, Rajendra KC, Vicky Zhou & Anne Stine

Secret Oasis
by Maria Fiorella

Oil on Panel

11×14

$300

Garden Statue in the Morning
by Alison Landry

Oil on Linen Panel

11×14

$600

Goldfish Dance
by Alison Landry

Oil on Linen Panel

11×14

$600

Flashes of Gold
by Kim Richards

Oil
9×12

$275