Prize Winners! 2019 Falls Church “Scenes in the City” Plein Air Festival

2019 Plein Air winners: l to r, Alexia Scott, Patricia Walach Keough, Rajendra KC, Michael McSorley, Christina Girardi, Jill Banks, and Marianne Tolosa, with their prize-winning art

Juror: Glen Kessler, awarded-winning artist and founder of The Compass Atelier in Rockville, Maryland.

Cash prizes for Festival and Quick Draw awarded at competition Saturday, June 15

2019 Plein Air Festival Prize Winners (works painted outdoors in Falls Church City – April 13 thru June 14)

  • Jill BanksDon Beyer Volvo-KIA Plein Air Prize$1,250
  • Patricia Walach Keough – The Young Group Artists Choice Award – $1,000
  • Rajendra KCRock Star Realty Group Prize – $750
  • Christina GirardiNew Editions Consulting Prize – $600
  • Michael McSorleyThe Kensington Prize – $500
  • Rajendra KC – People’s Choice Award (FCA) $300
  • Marianne Tolosa – FCA President’s Prize $300
  • Alexia Scott – Famille Cafe Prize $250
  • Patricia Walach KeoughDiener & Associates, CPA, Prize – $250

New this year was the Quick Draw Competition, a separate and fun community painting event for all ages and levels of creativity to paint street views of the City of Falls Church between 8:00 and 11:00 am, Saturday, June 15.

2019 Quick Draw Prize Winners (sponsored by June Beyer Art)

  • Christina Girardi – 1st place Quick Draw Competition Prize $350
  • Alexia Scott2nd place Quick Draw Competition Prize $250 
  • Patricia Walach Keough – 3rd place Quick Draw Competition Prize $150 prize

Prize winners are selected by the Plein Air judge except for (a) the “The Young Group Artists Choice Award,” which is chosen by the artist entrants and (b) the “People’s Choice Award,” which is awarded to the artist with the most popular painting as voted by the general public who attend the festival from 9:00 am to 11:30 am.

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