Yosemite Sierra Artists is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2021. This celebratory show features work from 55 artists in two shows, live and online. The awards shown here are for the online show only, with ribbons awarded for each of the following categories: Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting-Acrylic, Painting-Oil, Painting-Watercolor, Pastel, and Photography. View in-person awards here.

Curators: Carolyn Hartling, Gina Mims, Jennifer Moss, and Kerby Smith

Judges: Jim Kocher, Madera County Arts Council and Ma Ly, Vernissage Art Rendezvous

When the Grass Goes Gold
Jim Taylor
Painting – Watercolor

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Golden Deer
Jim Taylor
Painting – Watercolor

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Leaning Pine
Jim Taylor
Painting – Watercolor

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Road through Lundy Canyon
Rebecca Sullivan
Painting – Oil

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Honorable Mention

Octopus (Ocean Home Series)
Brooke Soukup
Painting – Watercolor

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Snüfi
Brooke Soukup
Pastel

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Hidden in the Rain
Brooke Soukup
Pastel

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Hidden Forest (Stump Table Series)
Brooke Soukup
Mixed Media

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Third Place

Broken Tree (Stump Table Series)
Brooke Soukup
Mixed Media

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Cat’s Eyes
Lura Schwarz Smith
Painting – Oil

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First Place

Dancing the Dark Away
Lura Schwarz Smith
Painting – Oil

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Red and Grey 2
Lura Schwarz Smith
Painting – Oil

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Pintail Reflection
Kerby Smith
Photography – Color

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Morning Light
Kerby Smith
Photography – Color

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The widows
Zahra Sheikh
Sculpture

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Near Summerdale
Sandra Lee Scott
Pastel

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Ghost Town Ahead
Sandra Lee Scott
Pastel

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Origin
Sandra Lee Scott
Mixed Media

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Elusive Peace
Sandra Lee Scott
Mixed Media

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Back Bay Mist
Sandra Lee Scott
Painting – Oil

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Second Place

Ineffable Pandemic
Sherril Royse
Painting – Oil

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Greta Through the Creek Fire
Carla Rajnus
Mixed Media

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THE STORM
Eliede Pounds
Painting – Acrylic

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Honorable Mention

Winter’s Thaw
Eliede Pounds
Mixed Media

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Bird with Blossoms
Eliede Pounds
Mixed Media

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First Place

The Road to Carol’s
Deborah Pepin
Drawing

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Livin on the Edge
Deborah Pepin
Drawing

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Henri Hare
Deborah Pepin
Drawing

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Dawn’s Early Light
Deborah Pepin
Drawing

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Chihuly Mandala
Carol Nussbaum
Digital Art

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Road to Zion
Janet Neal
Painting – Watercolor

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St. Mary Lake – Glacier National Park
Janet Neal
Painting – Watercolor

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Lake Mead
Janet Neal
Painting – Watercolor

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Saint Mary’s Lake – Glacier National Park
Janet Neal
Photography – Color

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Tunnel View in the Mist
Janet Neal
Photography – Color

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Messiah Manuscript
Jennifer Moss
Photography – Color

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Honorable Mention

Denim and Pearls
Jennifer Moss
Photography – Color

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River Runs Through
Jennifer Moss
Photography – Color

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Awakening
Gina Mims
Painting – Acrylic

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Lupine Fields
Gina Mims
Painting – Acrylic

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Quaking Aspens
Gina Mims
Painting – Acrylic

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Listening to the Universe
Cathy McCrery-Cordle
Photography – Color

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Mug Shot
Phyllis McAdams
Painting – Oil

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Flowing Waters
Rebecca Matli
Painting – Oil

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Inner Peace
Kathy Marks
Mixed Media

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Second Place

…and the angels came.
Kathy Marks
Mixed Media

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“Rock Fissure at Taft Point”
Barbara Liss
Painting – Oil

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Oakhurst Sunset
Barbara Liss
Painting – Oil

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Up Close and Personal
Barbara Liss
Painting – Oil

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Honorable Mention

Songbird
Barbara Liss
Painting – Oil

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Frolicking Stallions
Gretchen Lee
Sculpture

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Yosemite in Winter
Monica Lasgoity
Painting – Acrylic

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Wash Day
Monica Lasgoity
Painting – Acrylic

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Third Place

The Craftsman
Monica Lasgoity
Painting – Acrylic

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Memory
Kristin Kessey
Sculpture

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Reverie
Kathleen Ella Kelly
Painting – Acrylic

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First Place

Your Lucky Day
Carolie Jensen
Mixed Media

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The Gateway
Carolie Jensen
Sculpture

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High Country Morning
David Hoffman
Photography – Color

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Best of Show

Old Veteran
David Hoffman
Photography – Black and White

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Edge
David Hoffman
Photography – Black and White

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Shelter in Place, March 2020
Charlotte Hoffman
Pastel

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Second Place

In the ‘Hood
Carolyn Hartling
Painting – Watercolor

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Above the Gorge
Carolyn Hartling
Painting – Oil

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Creekside
Carolyn Hartling
Pastel

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Third Place

Welcome Home
Mary Beth Harrison
Painting – Oil

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You Are the Light
Mary Beth Harrison
Painting – Oil

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Bed of Carrots
Susan Hansen
Painting – Oil

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Pentimento Too
Shannon Grissom
Painting – Oil

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Alchemy
Shannon Grissom
Painting – Oil

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Molly B
Lisa Greenstein
Painting – Oil

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The Redbud Tree
Lisa Greenstein
Painting – Oil

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Morning Falls
Lisa Greenstein
Painting – Oil

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Somewhere in the HIlls
Lisa Greenstein
Painting – Oil

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Gertrude By and By
Lisa Greenstein
Painting – Oil

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Third Place

Cook’s Meadow in Mist, Yosemite Valley
Franka Gabler
Photography – Color

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Granite and Water, Yosemite
Franka Gabler
Photography – Black and White

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Autumn Hues #11, Eastern Sierra
Franka Gabler
Photography – Color

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Spring Flow
HANNELORE FISCHER
Painting – Acrylic

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First Place

Aspens peek out through peak color
Joe Doherty
Photography – Color

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Catching Dawn Light in the Owens Valley
Joe Doherty
Photography – Color

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Framers and Foothills
Michael Depue
Painting – Acrylic

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Concrete Pipe Landscape
Michael Depue
Painting – Acrylic

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The Green Man
Wendy Denton
Photography – Color

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Democracy in Prison
Wendy Denton
Photography – Color

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The Plague Doctor
Wendy Denton
Photography – Color

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Dyke Marsh Summer, Alexandria, Virginia
Jim Curnyn
Photography – Black and White

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Pods
Joanie Constable
Digital Art

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Manzanita
Harvey Carlock
Painting – Acrylic

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First Place

Windswept Passages
Ginny Burdick
Pastel

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A Kaleidoscope of Color
Ginny Burdick
Pastel

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The Allure of Silence
Ginny Burdick
Pastel

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Reach out to the Sierra
Ginny Burdick
Painting – Oil

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Wolf Couple
Sheila Boyd
Painting – Acrylic

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Second Place

Spirit Horse
Sheila Boyd
Painting – Acrylic

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Elephants at the Watering Hole
Sheila Boyd
Painting – Acrylic

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A Walk to Yosemite Falls
Sheila Boyd
Painting – Acrylic

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All Our Relations
Sheila Boyd
Painting – Acrylic

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Cascading Dogwoods
Jerry Bosworth
Photography – Black and White

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Journey to the Stars
Bonnie Bisbee
Painting – Acrylic

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First Place

Ivory
Bonnie Bisbee
Painting – Acrylic

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Creation Story
Bonnie Bisbee
Painting – Acrylic

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Autumn Reverie
Bonnie Bisbee
Painting – Acrylic

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Communion
Bonnie Bisbee
Painting – Oil

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Last Laugh
Nancy Bednar
Photography – Color

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Lifting Fog, Central Coast
Nancy Bednar
Photography – Color

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Wreck of the Estero
Nancy Bednar
Photography – Color

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August, Merced River
Nancy Bednar
Photography – Color

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Water, Water Everywhere
Alwin Baum
Photography – Color

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Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls
Alwin Baum
Photography – Color

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Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire
Alwin Baum
Photography – Color

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The Impact of Loss
Jared Barbick
Prints

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United Against the Tide of Inhumanity
Jared Barbick
Prints

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Fall in the Foothills
Suzanne Banks
Painting – Oil

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Gray Day
Tobi Abrams
Painting – Acrylic

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Honorable Mention

Peaceful and Beautiful Mountains
Tobi Abrams
Painting – Acrylic

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Evening Gold
Lisa Zylstra
Painting – Oil

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Walking Among the Giants
Lisa Zylstra
Painting – Oil

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Sunny Cove
Gary Woods
Painting – Watercolor

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First Place

Best Friends
Gary Woods
Painting – Watercolor

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White Horse
Gary Woods
Painting – Watercolor

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Ahwahnee Morning
Gary Woods
Painting – Watercolor

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Second Place

Colors in a Slot Canyon
Karen Tillison
Photography – Color

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Sandstone Reflection, Kanab, Utah
Karen Tillison
Photography – Color

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White Pocket
Karen Tillison
Photography – Color

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Tree with a View
James Tilkes
Painting – Watercolor

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Peace
James Tilkes
Painting – Watercolor

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Sunset
James Tilkes
Painting – Watercolor

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Majestic Half Dome
Vicki Thomas
Painting – Oil

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Third Place

Summer Day
Vicki Thomas
Painting – Watercolor

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Tenaya Lake Summer Day
Lisa Zylstra
Painting – Oil

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