Andrea Placer
Colored & Graphite Pencil Drawings

Selected Honors and Awards

Best in Show, CAA Members' 
2nd Place Graphics/Mixed Media, CLWAC Members'
2024, Chris Nunnally Purchase Prize, SCNY Black & White
2023,Reserve Best in Show, UKCPS
Talent Prize, Teravarna Flowers Exhibition
Arthur Harless Memorial Award, HVAA 90th Annual Exhibition 
2022 1st Place Drawing, Focus New Jersey
2022 Meritorious Entry in Richeson75 Landscape, Seascape & Architecture Exhib.
Honorable Mention, CAA Members' Exhibition
Special Merit Award, LST All Women Art Exhibition, 2022
Lundquist Award, CLWAC 124th Ann. Open Exhibition; 
Phillip Isenberg Award , SCNY Members' Exhibition;
2021 Meritorious Entry in Richeson75 Still Life & Floral Exhib.
2021 Meritorious Entry in Richeson75 Landscape, Seascape & Architecture Exhib.:
1st Place Graphics  AAPL online show "Favorite Things". 2020
Best in Show, 2020 CAAMembers' Juried Exhibition 
2019, 24th Annual Arts in Harmony Int'l, 1st Place Overall; CPX 5 year Merit Award
2018, CLWAC Members' Exhib., 2nd Place Graphic/Mixed Media; 2018 CAA Members' Exhib., Sally Logue Award; 2018 Focus NJ 1st Place  Drawing; 2018 Richeson75 Small Works, Finalist and Meritorious Entry; 2018 Light, Space & Time Nature Competion, Special Merit Award; 2017, CPSA  5 year Merit Award; 2017 Salmagundi Black & White Exhib., Cert. of Merit; 2017 Finalist in Richeson75 Small Works; Published in CP Treasures, Vol. II, III & IV; 2016 CLWAC Annual Open National, C. Dunwiddie Mem. Award; Finalist, 2016 Williams Prize in Drawing; 2nd Place Graphic/Mixed Media, CLWAC Member's Exhibition; Featured Artist, May 2015 Colored Pencil Magazine; 2015 Salmagundi Club "Urban Life" Exhibition - Honorable Mention; 2015 CPSA Explore This!11 - Canson Award for Excellence; 2014, 2016 Finalist in Richeson75 Landscape,Seascape, Architecture International Exhbition; Honored with CPSA and CPX  Signature Status;
2013 CPSA 21st International Exhibition - Award for Excellence; 1st Place, 7th Annual Wyckoff Family Y Art Show; 2012 Gordon Grant SCNY Award, 2012 Salmagundi Spring Auction; Selection of "Red Rock" by the 2011 Paint the Parks Mini50 Exhibition
  1st Place DrawingAAPL 82nd Grand Nat'l; Cornwell Award for a Graphic 2010 Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Members' Show; 1st Place Drawing, 2009 Salmagundi "Portraits" Exhib., ;  1st Place Professional Drawing, '07,'08,'09,'10, Bergen County Senior Art Exhibition; Gaelen Gallery 8th Ann. Invitational, Best in Show. ;  2014 American Artists Professional League, Bd of Director's Award; HVAA 74th Ann. Exhib.,  Salmagundi Club Award;  

Practice (r)
"Sisters" (above):: Winner of1st Place Professional Drawing, Best in Show,  New Jersey State Senior Exhibition, Certificate of Merit, Salmagundi Club  (Print available) 
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"Featured Artist", May 2015 issue of Colored Pencil Magazine
"Tidal Pool Habitat"
10 x 12, Awarded Reserve Best in Show, 
UKCPS "Inside the Lines";
Juried into CPSA 32nd International 
"Diamomd Drill Shapes & Shadows" 10.5 x 7.5 , Best in Show, CAA Members' Exhibition

"Zion Mountain Spray" Awarded the Chris Nunnally Purchase Prize, Salmagundi 147th Black & White Exhibition.