The Horse in Art, V
May 14 - June 12, 2022

Exhibition Jurors:
Mary Cornish & Dana Lee Thompson

Zhou, Vicky-The Turner Farm

Zhou, Vicky-The Turner Farm

Best in Show! A plein air painting of The Turner Farm in Great Falls, Virginia. I captured three horses galloping by the white barn during the Dressage Schooling Show. The Turner Farm Watercolor 14 x 18 $500 Vicky Zhou

Treyz, Fritz-Spirit of the Horse

Treyz, Fritz-Spirit of the Horse

Second Place The horse has always played an important role in the traditions and history in Asia. With the exception of the dragon, which is a mythical animal, the horse is the most recurrent animal in Asia. Spirit of the Horse Oil on canvas 12 x 16 $725 Fritz Treyz

Craighill, Patricia-Polo Scramble

Craighill, Patricia-Polo Scramble

Third Place I'm learning to simplify my images and I wanted to capture the energy of the moment without overly explaining. Polo Scramble Charcoal on canvas 20 x 24 $320 Patricia Craighill

McClafferty, Susan-With Grace Adagio Arabesque

McClafferty, Susan-With Grace Adagio Arabesque

Honorable Mention With Grace - This original photograph is edition 1 of a 20 piece limited edition series. This is the gorgeous APHA stallion, Lasting Looks. My Adagio Arabesque Collection is inspired by unique equine coat patterns and the gracefulness of dancers which I see mirrored in my equine subjects. With Grace Photography 20 x 16 $300 Susan McClafferty

Miskinyar, Haroun-Seven Horses on the Beach

Miskinyar, Haroun-Seven Horses on the Beach

Honorable Mention Painted with geometric patterns and illuminations. Common in the arts of 12-15 Century Central Asia to Spain. Gouache on heavy paper board. Seven Horses on the Beach Gouache on heavy board 16 x 20 $2,290 Haroun Miskinyar

Plazibat, Antonia-Like_The_Wind

Plazibat, Antonia-Like_The_Wind

Honorable Mention Watercolor reflecting the speed and beauty of the horse. Like the Wind Watercolor 8 x 10 NFS Antonia Plazibat

Cornish, Mary-Good Strawbaby

Cornish, Mary-Good Strawbaby

Straw Baby Oil on panel 8 x 10 $850 Mary Cornish

Cornish, Mary-Before the Race at Oatlands

Cornish, Mary-Before the Race at Oatlands

Before the Race at Oatlands Oil on panel 18 x 24 $1,900 Mary Cornish

Douglas, J-Sunrise

Douglas, J-Sunrise

It's early in the morning. The sun is just peeking into the stall. You hear a noise and then this appears from the shadows. Sunrise Oil on canvas 15.5 x 12.5 $847 J Douglas

Daly, Beth-Thanksgiving Hunt_AIM

Daly, Beth-Thanksgiving Hunt_AIM

I hope the "Thanksgiving Hunt, Montevideo Fixture" painting captures the joy and true affection that the foxhunter has for his Thoroughbred mount, Wally, and moves the viewers to see the value in land conservation in order to provide a future for outdoor sporting life--like foxhunting. Thanksgiving Hunt, Montevideo Fixture Oil on canvas 18 x 14 NFS Beth Daly

Fiorella, Maria-_IcelandicHorse

Fiorella, Maria-_IcelandicHorse

When I visited Iceland, I was impressed by the long, flowing hair of the Icelandic horses, and I knew immediately I would want to paint one. I used traditional oil painting techniques, allowing the painting to dry between layers to allow details to pop up. Icelandic Horse Oil 14 z 18 $170 Maria Fiorella

Florer Sarah Bull Run Mountain with Field of Horses Watercolor

Florer Sarah Bull Run Mountain with Field of Horses Watercolor

I enjoy seeing fields of horses with Bull Run Mountain in the background as I drive up and down US 15. It’s relaxing to see these dots of rural landscape in Northern Virginia. I tried to capture those views in this painting. Bull Run Mountain with Field of Horses Watercolor 13.75 x 16.75 $350 Sarah Florer

Florer Sarah Horses Enjoying a Bright Summer Day on Bull Run Mountain Watercolor

Florer Sarah Horses Enjoying a Bright Summer Day on Bull Run Mountain Watercolor

In this painting of a group of horses in a field at the base of Bull Run Mountain, I wanted to capture the bright colors of a sunny summer day. Horses Enjoying a Bright Summer Day on Bull Run Mountain Watercolor 12.50 x 15.50 $350 Sarah Florer

Florer Sarah Horses Grazing in the Early Fall Watercolor

Florer Sarah Horses Grazing in the Early Fall Watercolor

I love the slightly muted colors of fall and wanted to incorporate them into this painting of horses grazing in a field. Horses Grazing in the Early Fall Watercolor 13.50 x 16.50 $350 Sarah Florer

Gilmore, Shannon-behindthescenes

Gilmore, Shannon-behindthescenes

This Thoroughbred mare & foal spend a quiet moment at a local Middleburg Farm. Behind the Scenes Digital Photography 9 x 12 $150 Shannon Gilmore

Gilmore, Shannon-Blu

Gilmore, Shannon-Blu

On a misty morning here in Philomont my horse Blu gazes at me with his crystal clear eyes ... he has a big heart and trust in me is unwavering. Blu Digital Photography 18 x 12 $200 Shannon Gilmore

Gregory, Kathy-Noble Leads by Example

Gregory, Kathy-Noble Leads by Example

Shari J Goodwin’s fancy chestnut Noble, leads by example in his equine assisted coaching practice! His personality plus shines on! Noble Leads by Example Oil/soft pastel 8 x 10 $200 Kathy Gregory

Gregory. Kathy-Four-legged Friends Times Two

Gregory. Kathy-Four-legged Friends Times Two

Gomer Pyles beautiful photograph captured the message of two friends that are always there for each other. Four-legged Friends Times Two Oil/soft pastel/pen & ink 8 x 10 $200 Kathy Gregory

Holdridge, Sherri-A Horse in the Hunt Field

Holdridge, Sherri-A Horse in the Hunt Field

I love the texture in this image…. The rough sweat on his coat to the smoothness of the tack. I also love the warm tones of his chestnut coat against the simple white background. A classic portrait of a Horse. A Horse in the Hunt Field Photography on fine art paper 12 x 16 $260 Sherri Holdridge

Holdridge, Sherri-Pirouette Power

Holdridge, Sherri-Pirouette Power

Horses are known for their power in many ways. This portrait captures this horse’s power during a canter pirouette. So many things going on in this image…from the wind in his mane to his black coat glistening in the Sun. A portrait of Power, Movement and Beauty. Pirouette Power Photography on fine art paper 24 x 31 $395 Sherri Holdridge

Holdridge, Sherri-The Story of the Mane

Holdridge, Sherri-The Story of the Mane

When I spotted this pony in the field, it was both his long, beautiful, wavy mane and his intense stare that drew me to take the picture. The high level of highlights, shadows and texture made it a wonderful encaustic piece. The Story of a Mane Encaustic Photography on a 2-inch birch wood panel 24 x 12 $395 Sherri Holdridge

King, Rosa-leaping horse 1

King, Rosa-leaping horse 1

Solstice, cast in bronze with a mercurial silver nitrate patina, enjoys a moment of unrestrained freedom thundering across a field of our imagination. And much like his name implies, Solstice conveys the liberating physical and emotional transition from long winter to joyous summer. Solstice, a Drum Horse Stallion Bronze *Ltd. Edition. Choice of patina available on custom order. 13 (L) x 15 (H) x 3.5 (W) & base) $5,800 Rosa King

Lee_Kirsten_EquinoxI_Acrylic

Lee_Kirsten_EquinoxI_Acrylic

Seeing familiar subjects with fresh eyes is a lifelong love affair! My Equinox explorations simplify the horses I know inside and out to shape, shadow, and colorplay. The title weaves together the Latin word for horse, Equus, and the twice-yearly occurrence when day and night are in balance. Equinox I Acrylic on paper 18 x 16 $195 Kirsten Lee

Lee_Kirsten_ThunderAndSplash_Acrylic

Lee_Kirsten_ThunderAndSplash_Acrylic

Thunder and Splash! is a distillation of form and meaning to shape and shadow. It celebrates the joy and freedom of the wild Assateague horses. It has been a part of a much larger, multi-canvas work exploring equines, ecosystems and climate change. Thunder and Splash! Acrylic on canvas 30 x 40 $1,500 Kirsten Lee

Macy, Suzan-Hi Ho Silver

Macy, Suzan-Hi Ho Silver

Ever since my daughter was a little girl, I have been painting fantasy horse for her and for friends. They are all quite different and this is my first iridescent rendition of one. I hope you enjoy looking at Hi Ho Silver! Hi Ho Silver Iridescent Oil 12 x 14 $395 Suzan Macy

McClafferty, Susan-Horsescape Adagio Arabesque

McClafferty, Susan-Horsescape Adagio Arabesque

Horsescape - This original photograph is edition 1 of a 20 piece limited edition series. While capturing the elegant movement of this stallion I was really taken with this view of his artistic body as an equine landscape. This is the gorgeous 13 year old paint stallion, Lasting Looks. Horsescape Photography 20 x 24 $300 Susan McClafferty

McClafferty, Susan-Step Up Adagio Arabesque

McClafferty, Susan-Step Up Adagio Arabesque

Step Up - This original photograph is edition 1 of a 20 piece limited edition series. The owner of this stallion is a farrier and talented horsewoman so this image really spoke to me of the trusted partnership they share. He has one blue eye and one brown eye and his blue eye, captured here, also has some brown in the iris. This is the gorgeous APHA stallion, Lasting Looks. Step Up Photography 24 x 20 $300 Susan McClafferty

McManus, Laurie-Lock Step

McManus, Laurie-Lock Step

This is from a photograph that I saw in the Economist magazine. I loved the harmony between horse and owner. Lock Step Acrylic 19 x 17 $500 Laurie McManus

Miller, Pamela-Wild Foal

Miller, Pamela-Wild Foal

It was fun watching this wild foal checking out life. His mom and others in the herd were always close by if he needed them. Yuck, Doesn't Taste Like What Mom Makes! Photography 10 x 10 $100 Pamela Miller

Miller. Pamela-Grazing in the Grass

Miller. Pamela-Grazing in the Grass

Watching the wild mare grazing in the grass was so relaxing for me. Grazing in the Grass Photography 14 x 17 $110 Pamela Miller

Miskinyar, Haroun-Horses 1

Miskinyar, Haroun-Horses 1

Painted with geometric patterns and illuminations. Common in the arts of 12-15 Century Central Asia to Spain. Gouache on heavy paper board. Horses 1 Gouache on heavy board 7 x 10 $890 Haroun Miskinyar

Miskinyar, Haroun-Horses 2

Miskinyar, Haroun-Horses 2

Painted with geometric patterns and illuminations. Common in the arts of 12-15 Century Central Asia to Spain. Gouache on heavy paper board. Horses 2 Gouache on heavy board 7 x 10 $890 Haroun Miskinyar

Montis Doreen - The Closing Meet - oil

Montis Doreen - The Closing Meet - oil

I wanted to capture the beauty of the horses in motion and how they interact with the hounds. I painted this scene after attending The Middleburg Closing Meet at the Lost Barrel Brewing. The Closing Meet Oil 27 x 31 $1,600 Doreen Montis

Montis Doreen - The Greeting - oil

Montis Doreen - The Greeting - oil

I loved capturing this moment from the Middleburg Hunt. The horse was so patient with this hound that kept jumping to meet him face to face. I painted this scene after attending a meet at Mortgage Hall. The Greeting Oil on panel 18.25 x 15.25 $400 Doreen Montis

Montis, Doreen - On the Move

Montis, Doreen - On the Move

I am really drawn to painting horses in hunt scenes. There is so much movement. This piece was inspired by attending Middleburg Hunt meet at Mortgage Hall. On the Move  Oil 15 x 23 $500 Doreen Montis

Morrow Deborah-Loving Mom, cropped

Morrow Deborah-Loving Mom, cropped

Loving Mom Photograph 13 x 10 $125 Deborah Morrow

Morrow Deborah-Saddlebred Foal, cropped

Morrow Deborah-Saddlebred Foal, cropped

Saddlebred Foal Pencil 13 x 10.5 $150 Deborah Morrow

MuddKellyWarmof Other Suns NIKON Photo

MuddKellyWarmof Other Suns NIKON Photo

I always bring my camera on my hikes and this particular day I looked up from the rocks and the placement was perfect in my eyes. I loved the stones as they represent strength, steadiness and durability. The Racehorse must possess all of those traits on and off the track.  Knowing these horses are now at their forever home, it seems their strength, steadiness and durability still shines through. Warmth of Other Suns Photograph on Metal 12 x 18 $200 Kelly Mudrezow

MuddKellyWind of Heaven Nikon Photograph

MuddKellyWind of Heaven Nikon Photograph

With this photo I tried to capture his genuine happiness, contentment, I just love the colors in this photo, the stillness it brings to the soul, knowing where they came from to where they are now has been amazing  to see  Wind of Heaven Photograph on metal 12 x 18 $200 Kelly Mudrezow

Nevins, Paula-standing horse 1

Nevins, Paula-standing horse 1

To the herd leader who stands watch so other horses in the field can rest and eat. The Watch Bronze 11 (L) x 13 (H) x 3 (W) plus base $4,900 Paula Nevins

Nicely_Elise_Standing in the Shadows

Nicely_Elise_Standing in the Shadows

I was absorbed in the beauty of a wildflower garden next to a stone wall.  Then, I heard a strange set of sounds and caught a movement in my peripheral vision.  Imagine my surprise when I turned to look and found these three ladies watching me paint.  Their gaze was so intense that I thought for one crazy moment that they might begin a critique! Standing in the Shadows Acrylic on canvas 18 x 24 $864 Elise Nicely

01-Wild_Spirit-1

01-Wild_Spirit-1

This wild horse was influenced by my father’s Cleveland bay who could run like the wind, but had a mind of his own. I left the eyes abstracted as I wanted to express the wild nature in a domesticated animal. Wild Spirit Bronze 17 x 16 $6,000 Lilla Ohrstrom

04-Grazing-1

04-Grazing-1

This horse is happily grazing. She is based on my Cleveland bay mare. Grazing Bronze 10 x 14 $6,000 Lilla Ohrstrom

03-Pestered

03-Pestered

I imagine a fly on this horse tail end. She is pestered flicking her tail ears beginning to turn back. Pestered Bronze 14 x 13 $6,000 Lilla Ohrstrom

Petrecca, Regina-Free Spirit

Petrecca, Regina-Free Spirit

Free Spirit Acrylic 24 x 18 $350 Regina Petrecca

Plazibat, Antonia-Of_A_Different_Color

Plazibat, Antonia-Of_A_Different_Color

Watercolor of the dazzling beauty and grace of the horse. Of a Different Color Watercolor 16 x 24 $350

Reid, Anne-Cadence

Reid, Anne-Cadence

Cadence Acrylic 20 x 17 $425 Anne Reid

Reid, Anne-Left Lead

Reid, Anne-Left Lead

Left Lead Oil 26 x 30 $550 Anne Reid

Reid, Anne-Half Pass

Reid, Anne-Half Pass

Half Pass Pastel 22 x 18 $425 Anne Reid

Rubin, Alan-Are You Talking to Me

Rubin, Alan-Are You Talking to Me

Are You Talking to Me? Oil on canvas 16 x 30 $2,000 Alan Rubin

Rubin, Alan-Escaping from Hell

Rubin, Alan-Escaping from Hell

Escaping from Hell Oil on canvas 20 x 20 $1,200 Alan Rubin

Rubin, Alan-Winter Drive

Rubin, Alan-Winter Drive

Winter Drive Oil on canvas 20 x 24 $1,200 Alan Rubin

Schroeder, Francie-blue eyed baby

Schroeder, Francie-blue eyed baby

A friend breeds miniature Clydesdales and I was totally charmed by this one with these electric blue eyes. Blue Eyes Photography 20 x 14 $275 Francie Schroeder

Scherer.Sylvia. Call of the Wild. Acrylic 1.4

Scherer.Sylvia. Call of the Wild. Acrylic 1.4

Horses roaming in the wild are symbols of freedom. They have sharpened their instincts to survive harsh conditions. The Japanese Tarashikomi technique of pourings and glazings shape images in this acrylic painting. The viewer will discover the various horses that have made their way into the canvas. Call of the Wild Acrylic 48 x 37 $2,500 Sylvia Scherer

Schroeder, Francie-Showing Off

Schroeder, Francie-Showing Off

These two miniature Clydesdales paraded by me with all eyes on me demanding attention. Showing Off Photography 16 x 23 $385 Francie Schroeder

Schroeder, Francie-valentine's eyelashes

Schroeder, Francie-valentine's eyelashes

I love Valentine's flirtatious lashes. Valentine’s Lashes Photography 12 x 12 $250 Francie Schroeder

Smith, Laura-Twilight

Smith, Laura-Twilight

I enjoyed working with shadows on a black canvas— then adding color. Twilight is my favorite time of day. Twilight Acrylic 10 x 12 $250 Laura Smith

Stanley, Melanie-The Secrets They Keep

Stanley, Melanie-The Secrets They Keep

I love watching horses as they seem to whisper together those secrets that us humans will never know. I am a keen observer of horses, and sometimes I bring my sketchbook out to the barn to sketch and enjoy them as I relax. The Secrets They Keep Acrylic 13 x 13 $300 Melanie Stanley

Storey, Maureen-Ozzie

Storey, Maureen-Ozzie

The carriage driver in the Wizard of Oz) replies to Doroty, "…He's the Horse of a Different Color, you've heard about." I fancy you'll never see another stained-glass horse like Ozzie whose custom-made frame is made from jatoba wood that complements the amber/orange glass in Ozzie's muzzle and rump. A Horse of Different Colors Stained glass 22.75 diameter $998 Maureen Storey

Storey, Maureen-Stewball

Storey, Maureen-Stewball

I nestled Stewball’s bevel cluster in a wine glass instead of a more traditional horse shoe. The clear transparent glass surrounding the wine glass is heavily textured with a "grape" leaf's motif. The glass grape clusters are custom-made overlays placed on both sides of the wine glass stem. Stewball Stained glass Wenge wood frame 18.25 diameter $525 Maureen Storey

Storey, Maureen-Sirocco

Storey, Maureen-Sirocco

Sirocco - the hot-blooded mustang gallops freely across an open dusty prairie. The bevel cluster of the horse is a light bronze transparent glass. The birds are dichroic blue glass and the flowering prairie grasses below his feet are overlays of glass. The custom-made oval frame is walnut. Sirocco Stained glass 20.5 x 27 $998 Maureen Storey

Thompson, Dana Lee-another fine day

Thompson, Dana Lee-another fine day

Another Fine Day Oil 10 x 12 $850 Dana Lee Thompson

Thompson, Dana Lee-red blinkers

Thompson, Dana Lee-red blinkers

Red Blinkers Oil 14 x 11 $800 Dana Lee Thompson

Thompson. Dana Lee-head study

Thompson. Dana Lee-head study

Head Study Oil 7 x 9 $250 Dana Lee Thompson

Treyz, Fritz-Horse Figure and Bonsai

Treyz, Fritz-Horse Figure and Bonsai

The horse statute and bonsai tree encourage tranquility and contemplation. Horse Figure and Bonsai Oil on canvas 10 x 12 $675 Fritz Treyz

Wallace, Ann-Tan Beauty

Wallace, Ann-Tan Beauty

Tan Beauty Pastel 14 x 11 $450 Ann Wallace

Wallace, Ann-Daily Sustenance

Wallace, Ann-Daily Sustenance

Daily Sustenance Oil 8 x 6 $500 Ann Wallace

Walsh, William-Hello There

Walsh, William-Hello There

Horses can be shy, indifferent or friendly. Some are very social like this one and come right over to say hello. Hello There Acrylic 15.75 x 18.75 $350 William Walsh

Walsh, WIlliam-Open Sky

Walsh, WIlliam-Open Sky

While driving out in the piedmont of northern Virginia, I am often struck by the beauty of the wide open fields and peaceful sky above, which became the inspiration for this painting. Open Sky Acrylic 17 x 20 $350 William Walsh

Weed, Peggy-Connemara Cross

Weed, Peggy-Connemara Cross

Connemara Cross Oil 11 x 14 $525 Peggy Weed

Weed, Peggy-Evening Feed

Weed, Peggy-Evening Feed

Evening Feed Oil 16 x 12 $685 Peggy Weed

Weed, Peggy-Mountain Horse Farm

Weed, Peggy-Mountain Horse Farm

Mountain Horse Farm Oil 12 x 16 $685 Peggy Weed

Wood, Amanda-Spotted-Horse

Wood, Amanda-Spotted-Horse

This spotted horse is based on Pech-Merle cave art. It's needled and wet felted onto burlap. Spotted Horse Fiber 15 x 17 $200 Amanda Wood

Zhou, VIcky-Dancing horses

Zhou, VIcky-Dancing horses

I love how the two dappled horses run in circles as they are dancing. Dancing Horses Watercolor 16 x 20 $500 Vicky Zhou

Zhou, VIcky-Dappled horse

Zhou, VIcky-Dappled horse

The beautiful dapple horse fit in the misty atmosphere. Dapple Horse Watercolor 16 x 20 $500 Vicky Zhou

WolfJean-RunWild

WolfJean-RunWild

Run Wild Soft pastel 14 x 11 $375 Jean Wolf

Kray, Dorothy-Bijou - horse

Kray, Dorothy-Bijou - horse

Bijou Photography 16 x 12 $175 Dorothy Kray

Kray, Dorothy-You

Kray, Dorothy-You

You Photography 10 x 10 $175 Dorothy Kray