The Rice Gallery of Fine Art is proud to announce our 5th Annual National Juried Show titled, The Magic Hour, an exclusive juried selection of sunrise and sunset paintings by many of our nation’s most talented painters. The paintings featured in this special event have been hand selected by our panel of jurors from hundreds of online submissions, offering a unique survey of works celebrating that very special time of day when the sun either rises from or sets on the horizon.

Best of Show – $1,000 Cash Prize
Gerald Schwartz
Hello Morning
2nd Place – $500 Cash Prize
Cally Krallman
Embers at Dusk
3rd Place – $300 Cash Prize
Jerry Moon
Looking Back
Honorable Mention – $150 Cash Prize
Katherine Irish
Floating on Air
Honorable Mention – $150 Cash Prize
Larry DeGraff
First Light
Honorable Mention – $150 Cash Prize
Dan Finnell
Come Fly With Me

Featuring works by:
Grace Aldrich, Kenneth Batista, Cyndy Carstens, John Chinn, Rob Compton, Lee Copen, Colleen Cosgrove, Larry DeGraff, Ryan Delgado, Karen Dreyer, Dan Finnell, David Gregory, Louanne Hein, Katherine Irish, John Keeling, Diane Kell, Cathy Kline, Cally Krallman, Michael Magrin, Jeremy Manning, Marilee Means, Jerry Moon, Rodgers Naylor, Denice Peters, Lynda A. N. Reyes, Douglas Rowe, Gerald Schwartz, Diana Shearon, Jacqueline Smith, Diane Stolz, R. Gregory Summers, Cristine Sundquist, Kim Taggart, Sherri Thomas, Lee Thomason, Cathie Thompson, Rebecca Tombaugh, George Turner, Brooke Wangwe, & Darla Zook.


Are you unable to attend the show in person or do you live out of town? All works featured in this show will also be included in an online “digital art opening,” which will present digital images of each painting via Facebook, YouTube, and for our online audience to purchase and enjoy. The Rice Gallery of Fine Art is happy to offer packing and shipping for our out of town clients!