Quiller awarded Silver Medal of Honor


CREEDE — Stephen Quiller, a painter who lives in Creede, has been selected for the Silver Medal of Honor at the 151st American Watercolor Society’s International Exhibition.

He will be presented this honor at the AWS awards banquet at the Salmagundi Club in New York April 27th.

His painting “Flickering Light Along the Ridge Trail” was inspired from late afternoon cross-country skiing experiences in the mountains above Creede.

Ann McCartney from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada will receive the Gold Medal and Chung-Wei Chein from Taipei City, Taiwan will be given the bronze. This exhibition had entries from 28 different countries. The show will be on display in April at the Salmagundi Club in New York.

Then forty of the paintings from this exhibit, including Quiller’s, will travel to six locations in the United States during the coming year. There is $46,000 for 32 awards this year.

To view the awarded paintings go to americanwatercolorsociety.org

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