Above the Rockies #13
watercolour on paper
18" x 12" | 46 x 30 cm
This painting, Winner of the Grand Prize in a landscape competition sponsored by the Canadian Brushstroke Magazine, was featured in the September / October 2007 issue of the magazine. It garnered an Award Certificate accompanied by a $1,000 Prize. In determining the winner, some of the comments by the Jury included: "Excellent overall impact, technical ability, and composition. Accurate and effective use of light and shade, and superb mood and balance. In short, it is a well-executed painting that is very deserving of the honor".
This painting was acquired by the AFA in 2011 to permanently form part of its Alberta Foundation for the Arts Collection. Several works by Rene Thibault form part of the AFA Collection.
Winter of 2012
This painting was featured on the cover of the Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine. The Editor's mandate, to select art of a Canadian rural theme by a Canadian artist.