Bosque Art Classic Gallery

Preview 2023

September 9-23, 2023

The BAC Art Council’s 38th Annual Bosque Art Classic drew over 700 entries from artists across the nation, with ultimately 200 pieces from 124 artists hanging in September’s exhibition.  Seth Hopkins of the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, GA, served as juror/judge for the show.

Opening night of the Classic had a capacity crowd of 300 guests. As Art Council president Virginia Richards pointed out, the show was the “hottest ticket in town.”

The number of pieces sold opening night was 48, with 12 more being added to that total during the show’s run.

Patrick Saunders of San Antonio received the 2023 John Steven Jones Purchase Award for his 30” x 30” oil, Icon. Kathleen Sharp, daughter of award sponsors Joyce and Roland Jones, presented Saunders with the award on behalf of her parents. 

Icon by Patrick Saunders Man on Horseback

Crystal Orlando of Moody took home the Art Patrons Purchase Award and Gold Medal Drawing for Wherever I May Roam.  Both pieces become a part of the permanent collection in the Jones Gallery.

Wherever I May Roam by Crystal Orlando   Buffalo

The Art Council extends great thanks to the esteemed judge, the artists, the sponsors, and the patrons.  In Virginia’s words as she closed the evening with the reflection, “If artists are the heart of the Bosque Art Classic, then patrons are the lifeblood.”

View online gallery by clicking on theClick the medium icon to the left or on the listing  below. 

Drawing | Oil/Acrylic | Pastel | Sculpture | Water Media

2023 Award Winners

John Steven Jones Purchase Award

Icon by Patrick Saunders


Art Patrons Purchase Award

Wherever I May Roam by Crystal Orlando


Boren-Selvidge Award

She Dreams of Wild Horses by David Dorsey


Gold Medal Oil/Acrylic

Soaking up the sun by Lori Lamb


Silver Medal Oil/Acrylic

The Crossing by Robert Rohm


Gold Medal Drawing

Wherever I May Roam by Crystal Orlando


Gold Medal Water Media

Rope Trick by Michael Archer


Silver Medal Water Media

Father and Son by Richie Vios


Gold Medal Sculpture

Predator and Prey by Ronnie Zint


Silver Medal Sculpture

Return of the Prodigals by Gary Ward


Gold Medal Pastel

Brings Plenty by Matt Atkinson


Silver Medal Pastel

Hold Still a Minute by Kathy LeJeune



Lee Alban, Daniel Anz, Michael Archer, Matt Atkinson, Steve Atkinson, Joseph Barbieri, Keith Batcheller, Jan Beavers, Linda Becker, Lyndy Benson, Shari Bevan, Victor Blakey, Tina Bohlman, Gayle Bone, Liz Bonham, George Boutwell, Karla Brady, Lon Brauer, Justin Bryan, Joanna Burch, Pam Chamberlain, Carla D'aguanno, Maryneil Dance, Mary Jean Davis, Joye DeGoede, Barbara Doberenz, David Dorsey, Brenda Driggers, June Dudley, Geri Dunn, Steve Dunn, Joel Edwards, Jan Fontecchio, James Foster, Tanja Gant, David Godfrey, Carolyn Griffith, Barbara Hack, Linda Lucas Hardy, Nancy Harkins, Sarah Harless, Cheryl Harley-Volz, Michelle Henrich, Paula Holtzclaw, Joyce Hooper, Marti Hubbell, Jammey Huggins, Rachel Hurst, Katherine Irish, Pat Jackman, R.K. Jolley, Lori Jones, William Kalwick, Katie Kaufman, Debra Keirce, Cynthia LaBuda, Lori Lamb, Steven Lang, Kathy LeJeune, Patsy Lindamood, Linda Loeschen, Cindy Long, Jackie Long, Kat Lubbecke, Kim Mackey, Jody Martin, Brenda Marvel, Randy Meador, Jim E. Miller, Sheila Minnich, Kellee Mitchell, R.D. (Dick) Mitchell, Carolyn Mock, J.R. Monks, Susie Monzingo, Rhonda Morfin, Brenda Morgan, Donna Myers, Reg Narmour, Eric Nelson, Lael Nelson, Ken Newman, Eileen Nistler, Donna Nyzio, Fran Odum, Mejo Okon, Jean Olliver, Crystal Orlando, Theresa Otteson, Priscilla Patterson, Ann Patton, Duncan Porter, Trish Poupard, Mary Rabien, Sean Rademaker, Jeff Rechin, Rebecca Riel, Kathy Rippy Fleming, Cali Roberson, Robert Rohm, Kristi Rose, Patrick Saunders, William A. Schneider, Samuel Shelton, Judi Simon, Suzan Soltero, Toni Stanford, Travis Stewart, E. M. (Eddie) Sutherland, Kathy Tate, Debra Trent, Don Trotter, Ezra Tucker, Nelson Tucker, TW “Pops” Vanya, Samuel Vidrine, Richie Vios, Lloyd Voges, Mary Wainwright, Gary Ward, Joe Weatherly, Robert Wesson, Jing Zhao, Ronnie Zint

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