The top prize goes to Shinji Harada CPSA from Japan who won the CIPPY award and CPSA Best in Show prize of $2,000 with a still life work titled "Grapes in a Basket.
David Billingsley CPSA of Oregon came second with a view of a shopfront titled Seattle Ambience. He won the $1,500 CPSA District Chapters Prize for Exceptional Achievement and achioeved signature status this year. You can see a much better image of the work on David's page on the CPSA District Chapter 201 website (for Portland Oregon). This is David's website.
A suite of prizes each valued at $1,000 were awarded to:
- Cynthia Morris CPSA (MO) for Look on the Bright Side
- Ester Roi CPSA (CA)for The Lightness of Being
- Pamela Burroughs (In) for Hannah's Bugbox
- Bonnie Auten CPSA (MI) for Labino's Tribute
This year there were no prizewinners from this side of the Atlantic.
This is the relevant blog on the CPSA blog Convention Recap - Top Award to Shinji Harada of Japan