Maxwell Alexander Gallery is pleased to announce that artist Susan Lyon won the Gold Medal Award in the Associate and Signature Division at the 28th National Exhibition of Oil Painters of America. Showcased at the Illume Gallery of Fine Art, Lyon’s piece “Gems” received the top prize of $25,000. Oil Painters of America features premier realism artists, and Lyon’s win is a credit to her skill and dedication. To inquire about available works by Susan Lyon, please contact Maxwell Alexander Gallery for details.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma June 2017
The 2017 Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition and Sale finished up this year’s successful award’s ceremony at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum this past weekend. The show saw $3.1 million in art sales, and brought out 700 fans and collectors to the event, held in Oklahoma City. Maxwell Alexander Gallery attended to support gallery artists Scott Burdick, G. Russell Case, Len Chmiel, Glenn Dean, Josh Elliot, Logan Maxwell Hagege, Jeremy Lipking, Susan Lyon, John Moyers, Howard Post, Matt Smith, and Tim Solliday.
T. Allen Johnson won the Prix de West Purchase Award and will have his piece “Nursery Tree” joined into the museum’s permanent collection.
Maxwell Alexander Gallery artist Len Chmiel was awarded the first-time Wilson Hurley Memorial Award for landscape painting with piece “Transparent Water Colors”. Bob and Margaret Mills sponsored the award.
The show will continue to exhibit until August 6th, 2017. Included are some highlights from the show below. For more work by Chmiel or other Maxwell Alexander Gallery artists click here.