Professional Artist Timothy C. Tyler

Timothy C. Tyler

“Tim Tyler is a contemporary artist who works in a representational manner. Inspired by the Old Masters, Tyler's skills and technical ability to achieve high levels of realism are impressive, yet it is his visual wit, use of satire and clever method of social commentaries that he weaves into his compositions that elevate his works above practicing realist artists.

Final Awards Judge Michael Cothren, Sedona Art Prize 2016-17

Final Awards Judges - Sedona Art Prize, 2016-2017

Final awards judges: Michael W. Cothren, Vince Fazio, and Victoria Oldham. Grand prize winners of the Sedona Art Prize painting competition will be selected and announced prior to August 31, 2017.

Stuart Shils

Stuart Shils

 Stuart Shils is well known for his unique landscapes depicting the experience of Italy, Ireland, and his home terrain of urban Philadelphia where he grew up. He studied at the Philadelphia College of Art and The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts where he currently teaches on an ongoing basis.

Professional Artist Libby Caldwell

Libby Caldwell

Libby Caldwell is known for her unique style and mastery of genre paintings, focusing on narrative and allegorical subjects. Her work has been exhibited in galleries in England, Spain, Texas, and most recently in both Sedona and Phoenix, Arizona.

Linda Goldenstein

Linda Goldenstein

Linda Goldenstein is President of Goldenstein Gallery, voted "Best Gallery in Sedona" for nine years running; she is also the September Judge for the Sedona Art Prize. Prior to her gallery in Sedona, she partnered in an art gallery on Canyon Road in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Artist Carl Dalio

Carl Dalio

With a degree in architecture, Carl sustained an interest in art and architecture through his work as a successful fine artist and free-lance illustrator. His paintings have received many awards and have been included in several national exhibitions.

Artist Pat Benincasa

Pat Benincasa

Pat Benincasa is an award-winning artist whose passion for geometry is expressed in multi-faceted ways through her dimensional glass sculptures, paintings and drawings. She is currently Chair of Visual Arts Instruction at the Perpich Center For Arts Education in Golden Valley, Minnesota.

Artist Charlie Hunter

Charlie Hunter

Charlie Hunter, award-winning artist whose goal is "to paint beautifully that which is not traditionally considered beautiful."

Robert Burridge, professional artist, instructor, speaker and author.

Robert Burridge

Robert (Bob) Burridge was formally trained as a painter in college, but worked as a successful industrial and graphic designer for 25 years before becoming a professional painter.

Carol Marine, professional artist, instructor, speaker and author.

Carol Marine (a Painting A Day)

From October 2006, professional artist Carol Marine has created one small painting—almost every day! Through this dedicated process, she has achieved amazing success as an artist with a large and loyal following.

Jan Sitts, professional artist, instructor and author.

Jan Sitts

Jan Sitts has spent more than 30 years as a professional painter  and art instructor. Today, she is recognized for her large collection of contemporary works characterized by exuberant color, visceral texture, and bold design.

Jeanne Bessette, professional painter and workshop instructor.

Jeanne Bessette

After a successful 13 year career as a photographer, Jeanne Bessette felt the draw to return to her original love: painting. Her work can now be seen and purchased in over a dozen galleries across the United States.

Kathryn Stats, professional artist

Kathryn Stats

Kathryn Stats studied with artists in the Salt Lake City area on a continuous basis for approximately 20 years and continues to study books on color and landscape painting including Plein Air California Painters, Taos painters, Carlson’s Guide to Landscape painting and the Russian masters, favoring Vasily Polenov.

Susan Faust

Susan Faust

Susan Faust graduated in 1973 from West Virginia Wesleyan College with a BA in Fine Arts. She first pursued a career in ceramics and became a master potter and Artist in Residence for the State of West Virginia. Changing directions and longing to be a painter, she headed West in 1986.