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online international fall 2014

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exhibit judge

Thomas F. Tierney

Tom Tierney received his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1976 and has been involved in magazine publishing for more than thirty years. Since 1987, he and his business partner, Allan Duerr, have published ART OF THE WEST magazine.

Tom has judged many, many art shows, including the C.M. Russell Auction, the Arts for the Parks, the Amarillo Rotary Art Show and the Northwest Rendezvous Show. In 2008, Tom and his partner received the John J. Geraghty Award from the Autry National Center in Los Angeles, California. This award was given to Tom and Allan by the Autry Museums’ Board of Trustees in recognition of their advancement of contemporary Western Art.

Tom and his wife Lori have been married more than thirty years and have three children and one grandchild. They reside in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

award winners

best in show

Aloft in the Western Sky/ Nancy Boren- TX

second place

Nestled In/ Kim M Hill- TX

best landscape

Winter Reflections/ Sheryl Knight- CA

best use of light & color

Fall Harvest/ Nicholas Coleman- UT

most innovative

Adagio For Three Strings/ Alex Zonis- IL

third place

Blue Skies Smiling at Me/ Brenda Bechtel- MA

best people

Kaleen/ Ann Steverson- AL

best still life

Tool Box/ Lawrence Preston- MA

narrative excellence

Sentinel of Beauty/ De Loiselle

awards of excellence

merit awards

accepted artists

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