Moscow Arts Commission announces Palouse Plein Air Award-winning Artworks

The City of Moscow and the Moscow Arts Commission announced the award-winning artists and artworks from the 2022 Palouse Plein Air exhibition on Wednesday.

Artists from across the region created paintings onsite at locations throughout Latah, Nez Perce, Whitman, and Benewah counties during a September 5 – 13 painting period.

Exhibition juror, Melanie Thompson of Richland, reviewed 82 artworks submitted by 34 individual artists prior to the exhibition opening. The following artists and artworks received awards:

1st Place: Michael J. Lewis, West Whitman Hay AQI 156

2nd Place: Sydney Speck, Sonia’s Taco Truck

3rd Place: Maggie Keefe, Hay bales 

The 2022 Palouse Plein Air exhibition is open for public until October 7 at the Third Street Gallery inside Moscow City Hall or at the link