Newport Beach Art Exhibition


The 52nd Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition

Date to be announced: June 2016.  -  Newport Beach Civic Center

The Newport Beach City Arts Commission would like to thank the 156 artists who participated in the 2015 Newport Beach Art Exhibition on June 13, 2015.  We sincerely appreciate your support and look forward to another very successful event in 2016.

 Congratulations to the award winners in the 2015 Newport Beach Art Exhibition

 Shown left to right: Nick Carver, Salli Hosseini, Lyle Everett Rushing, Basar Simsek, Mayor Ed Selich, Caroline Miller, Aron Kearney,, Grace Park, LaMoin Garrard, Arlene Greer, City Arts Commission
15NBAE_winningpaintingDSC_0218Painting/Mixed Media
  • Honorable Mention: “Homage” by LaMoin Garrard
  • Honorable Mention: “A Long Walk” by Lyle Everett Rushing
  • Honorable Mention: “Sign of Spring” by Delores Peffley
  • Third Place: Untitled by Salli Hosseini
  • Second Place: “Never Ending Paradise” by Jessica Cardelucci
  • First Place: “Echo Park Views” by Victor Santoyo


    • Third Place: "In Tune" by Judit Laufer
    • Second Place: "Gallery Gustav-Klimt" by Grace Park
    • First Place: Opulence by Steven Lustig



    • Honorable Mention: “Seine, Paris” by Joseph Russo
      • Third Place: “Pathway to Light” by Aron Kearney
      • Second Place: “Scrap (Water)” by Dani Sanchez-Lopez
    • First Place: “Palm Trees #4” by Nick Carver



    15NBAE_JurorsChoiceCarolineMiller_0406Juror’s Choice

      • "Little Lost Boy in the Cornfield" by Caroline Miller






      15NBAE_PeoplesChoiceBasarSimsek_0392webPeople’s Choice

      • “Flying Beauty” by Basar Simsek
      The Newport Beach Art Exhibition was judged by renowned artist James Strombotne.  Awards were announced by Mayor Edward Selich and members of the Arts Commission at a reception in the Civic Center Community Room  on June 13. 

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