2011 Stetson CA Award
Of all the awards bestowed upon the CAA artists at the annual Cowboy Artists of America Show, this particular award is especially meaningful. Voted on by the Active CAA members, the artist who is awarded this honor has received a nod of approval from his peers for the best over-all exhibition. The CAA is extremely pleased to have Stetson sponsor this award, as Stetson exemplifies the spirit of the west that the CAA members strive to capture in their art.
Anne Marion Best Of Show Award
The Anne Marion Best of Show Award is selected by the judges from the four gold medal winners.
John Coleman , 1876, Gall – Sitting Bull – Crazy Horse
Buyers Choice Award
Selected by show attendees holding bid books.
Martin Grelle , Prayers of the Pipe Carrier
TCAA Award for the best portrayal of a cowboy subject, selected by the active TCAA members.
Bill Owen , Going to the Fire
Ray Swanson Memorial Award
The Ray Swanson Memorial Award was added at the request of the Swanson Family with full CAA member support, to honor longtime CAA member, Ray Swanson, who passed away in 2004. The award is an artifact from Ray’s personal collection. The award is given for a work of art that best communicates a moment in time and captures the emotion of that moment. Loren Entz , The Gift from Grandpa’s Heart
Gold, Loren Entz , Bill Allison, Saddle Maker, Roundup, Montana
Silver, R.S. Riddick , Windward Home
Gold, John Coleman , 1876, Gall – Sitting Bull – Crazy Horse
Silver, Paul Moore , The Ghost Wrestler
Gold, David Halbach , Out for the Windies
Silver, Dave Powell , Oklahoma’s First Family, Kiowa Warrior
Drawing And Other Media
Gold, Harley Brown , Stands Tall Woman
Silver, Loren Entz , Let’s Put Our Heads Together and Think About This