Society International (ASI), in 1986, sponsored one of the Country's biggest
art competitions. Over 15,000 artists
from around the world participated. 531 pieces of artwork, including two Mulleian
oil paintings, were nominated for the ASI Awards. These nominees were displayed
in a three-story gallery just off Union Square in San Francisco, California
for approximately one year. 120 pieces became finalists
in twelve media categories. These works were on exhibit during the awards ceremony
at the Palace of Fine Arts in February 1987. Of
these finalists, thirty-six became winners of ASI Awards.
painting, "The Orphan," was
awarded the ASI
Public's Choice Oil Painting award, presented by Charlotte Mailliard at
the gala event that
was hosted by Scott Beach and Claire Isaacs.
Public's Choice Oil Painting Award
of Fine Arts SF CA