Awards Sponsored by Seevers

B. K. SEEVERS AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
IN IMPRESSIONISM
The B.K. Seevers Award of Excellence in Impressionism is an MVIS Founders Award---donated by Impressionist painter and MVIS Co-founder, Brent Seevers. This award will be given out to recognize the most outstanding Impressionist painting on view at the MVIS Annual 'National' Juried Art Show. Each year the award will be funded by an MVIS workshop put on by Brent Seevers, teaching fundamentals of Impressionist painting. Artists winning this award will be acknowledged with a ribbon, certificate, and cash award. 

This award is presented in the MVIS Annual Juried Art Show, and is awarded to any participant in the event whose work is Impressionistic and shows great quality and skill.

As the donator, Brent Seevers will select the best painting for the award. 
​"This award is my further way of giving to the Missouri Valley Impressionist Society (MVIS). To enrich artists skills and to help promote Impressionism, by recognizing and honoring Impressionist painters
fine qualities."
Brent Seevers, MVIS
SEEVERS PASTEL AWARD
The Seevers Pastel Award is a $300 cash award privately donated by Brent Seevers. This award recognizes the most outstanding pastel painting in an event. It may be donated and presented in juried pastel painting exhibitions, as well as plein air competitions and other group art shows. Recipients will be acknowledged with a special ribbon, certificate, and cash award provided by the donator. 

The Juror(s) for the event may select the best painting for the award.
​"As a pastel painter and advocate, this award is donated as my token of support and as an addition to recognizing remarkable pastel paintings in an event."
B. K. SEEVERS AWARD OF MERIT
FOR PASTEL EN PLEIN AIR
​"I offer this special contribution in support of plein air painting competitions, and recognizing outstanding pastel paintings done en plein air."
The B. K. Seevers Award of Merit for Pastel en Plein Air is a $100 cash award privately donated by Brent Seevers. This award will be presented to recognize outstanding pastel paintings done en plein air. The award may be donated and presented in plein air competitions that do not offer award categories by medium. Artists winning this award will be acknowledged with a ribbon, certificate, and cash award. 

The Juror(s) for the event may select the best painting for the award.
THE SEEVERS PRIZE
The Seevers Prize is a $100 value merchandise award privately donated by Brent Seevers. This award will be presented in plein air painting competitions. Instead of cash, this award will include a gift card from Blick. In the case of recognizing pastel paintings, this prize may be substituted for a $100 value box of 30 Sennelier pastels (landscape colors).

The Juror(s) for the event may select the best painting for the award.
​"Merchandise awards are a great addition to painting competitions. They help expand the awards offered in an event which give artists more chances to win."
THE SEEVERS FAMILY AWARD 
OF EXCELLENCE
​"We the Seevers Family, are supporters of the arts
in St. Joseph, MO. Each year we contribute to our local art organizations to help enrich the community---particularly the visual arts. We offer this special award as an addition to our other contributions."
The Seevers Family Award of Excellence is a cash award donated by the Seevers Family. This award is presented in the visual arts of St. Joseph, MO. It is funded by members of the Seevers Family.

The Juror(s) for the event may select the best painting for the award.