Plein Air Impressionist Paintings by Joyce Pekala

Winning Awards

Painting gives Joyce great pleasure and it is something she would do regardless of recognition. However, to have her work be appreciated, recognized, and awarded is icing on the cake. Here are some of her awards and recognitions.

First Place Awards

2014 The Civic Gallery City of Vista
Vista, California
Sunset Cliffs, Oil on Linen, 12"x16"

2009 Open Judged Show, Plein Air Category
Fallbrook, California
Morning Shadows, Oil on Linen, 12"x16"

2005 The Carmel Plein Air Art Festival
Carmel, California
Big Sur, Oil on Canvas, 16"x20"

Third Place Awards

2005 Laguna Plein Air Painters, Best of Plein Air
Laguna Beach, California
Magnificent El Moro, Oil on Linen, 12"x16"

Honorable Mention

2005 Socalpapa's Paint the Back Bay
Newport Beach, California
Back Bay Mystery, Oil on Linen, 11"x14"

2002 Coastal Splash
Dana Point, California
Back Bay Mystery, Oil on Linen, 11"x14"

Morning Shadows, Oil on Linen, 12"x16"
Big Sur, Oil on Canvas, 16"x20"
Magnificent El Moro, Oil on Linen, 12"x16"