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Notable Awards


The paintings "West Coast Pier" and "Sacramento River #3" were selected for the Acrylicworks 5 - Bold Values Contest.  The paintings will be "Featured in a Northern Lights hardbound book showcasing the best in contemporary acrylic painting".  The book will be published in May 2018.

Magazine Cover - The painting "Colorful Underlight, American River" was selected for the cover of the June 2017 issue of Inside Publications.

Magazine Cover - The painting "Road Cut, Yolo Causeway" was selected for the cover of the May 2017 issue of Inside Publications.  Included in this issue is the article "Taking a Mulligan: This artist is Inspired by Local Landscapes" by Jessica Laskey.

The painting "Pier 2, Fort Mason SF" was exhibited and sold in the 2017 Crocker Art Museum's 39th Annual Art Auction and Exhibit, May 18th to June 3rd, 2017.

Solo Exhibition - "Between the Lines: California Landscapes and Cityscapes" at the Elliott Fouts Gallery in Sacramento, CA, June 3 - 29, 2017.

Featured in the article "At the Water's Edge" in the April issue of the American Art Collector Magazine.  This article focuses on artists who paint Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes, pps 70-74.

Featured in the article "Bold Strokes, Bright Colors - Timothy Mulligan's Affection for the Landscape of his native California is revealed in expressive colors" in The Artist's Magazine, March 2017 issue. pps 40 -47.

Three of my paintings were selected as Finalists in two categories of The Artist's Magazine's 33rd Annual Art Competion. I am included in the Finalists listings in the Jan/Feb issue of The Artist's Magazine p.52.

Featured Artist
in The Southwest Art Magazine - Jan 2017 issue, "The Jurors' Choice" p.70.      


Selected for the Group Show "Bit of the Best"  at the Shimo Center for the Arts, Oct 7 - Nov 5, 2016. Curated by Moni Van Camp-Kondos. Other artists include: Gregory Kondos, Fred Dalkey, Gerald Walburg, Jerald Silva, Shimo, Pat Mahony, Boyd Gavin, Suzanne Adan, Miles Hermann and Stuart Ratcliff.    

I was invited to the Central Coast Wet Painting Invitational and received an Honorable Mention at the Collector's Gala. The event was held from Sept 29 to Oct 23, 2016 in Paso Robles, CA. Artists included: Kadin Goldberg, Mike Kowalski, Anne Kullaf, Ann Larsen, Sergio Lopez, Kristen Olson, Camille Przewodek, W. Jason Situ, John C. Trainer and Kevin Weckbach.

My painting "Tahoe Blue Shadows" was selected for the exhibit "100 years 100 Artist" at the Sacramento City College, Aug 22 - Sept 30, 2016.  It was used on the cover of the announcement cards for the show.

The painting "Tahoe Blue Shadows" was aquired by the Sacramento City College Art Department for their permanent collection.

My painting, Coastal Rocks, Pacifica, was selected in the 2016 International Artist magazine Challenge #95, Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes, and was published in International Artist magazine #111, October/November 2016 issue.

Three of my paintings were selected as Finalist in two categories of the 2016 The Artist's Magazine's 33rd Annual Art Competition and I will be included in the list of Finalists published in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue.

First Place Award
- 86th Annual California Statewide Land and Sea Exhibit - June 3rd to July 3rd, 2016 - Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA.  Judge: David Gallup, Artist, Vice President of the California Art Club

Solo Gallery Exhibi
"The Reimagined Landscape" March 5th - 31st, 2016 at the Elliott Fouts Gallery in Sacramento, CA.

Selected for Group Show, "Delta Forever"  California State University, Sacramento, Library.  Other artists include: Wayne Thiebaud, Greg Kondos, Fred Dalkey, Ken Waterstreet, Larry Welden, Darrell Forney, Shimo, Melissa Chandon, and others.

Magazine Cover - The painting "I Street Bridge, Sacramento" was on the cover of the March 2016 issue of Inside Publications Magazine.

My exhibit "The Reimagined Landscape" was selected by Victoria Dalkey, Art Correspondent for the Sacramento Bee, and featured in the article "Paintings and Conceptual Works Among Must-Sees".

One of 20 artists selected to exhibit work in the Paso Robles Artsfest  "Signature Exhibition" in Paso Robles, CA, May 26th - June 26th, 2016.  Other artists include: Deladier Almeda, Camille Przewodek, Ruo Li, Jason Situ, Kathy Lemke-Waste, Debra Huse, and others.

The County of Sacramento purchased the paintings "Boy on a Red Bike" and "American River Overpass"  to display in the County Board of Supervisors Office Lobby in Downtown Sacramento.

Magazine Cover - The painting River Marina, Sacramento" was on the cover of the February 2016 issue of Inside Publications Magazine.

Featured Artist in Southwest Art Magazine - Jan 2016 Issue, "The Jurors' Choice" p.58.



Selected as a Finalist in the Artists's Magazine's  32nd Annual Art Competition - Included in listing of Finalist published in the December 2015 issue.

Honorable Mention  - 85th Annual Landscape Exhibit - A Statewide Art Exhibit - June 5, 2015 - Santa Cruz Art League. Judge: Rene de Guzman 

Second Place Award - Lottery for the Arts, Blue Line Gallery - April 9, 2015.  Judge: D. Neath

Solo Gallery Exhibit  "Raw, Real & Reimagined " Feb 12 - Mar 7, 2015 - Alex Bult Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Featured Artist
Southwest Art Magazine - Feb. 2015 Issue, "Wide Open Spaces - Meet a dozen painters exploring the artistic opportunities in the Landscape" p.82.

Magazine Cover and Article - Feb 2015 edition of Inside Publications.  The painting "Bridgewater with Colorful Light" is on the cover, and the article "Raw Deal" about the artist is on p.58. This magazine is distributed throughout the areas of Land Park, Curtis Park, South Land Park, Hollywood Park, Midtown, and Downtown Sacramento.



One of 30 Artists selected to be in the Live Auction at the Crocker Art Auction on June 7, 2014.

Magazine Cover
- The painting "After The Storm" is on the cover of the May 2014 edition of Inside Publications.  This magazine is distributed throughout the areas of Land Park, Curtis Park, South Land Park, Hollywood Park, Midtown, and Downtown Sacramento.


Selected to be in the live auction benefiting ARNHA & the Effie Yeaw Nature Center on May 31, 2014.

First Place
Award Acrylics & Honorable Mention - Lodi Art Center's 54th Annual Spring Art Show - Jurors: D. Neath, Eric Dahlin, and Ruth Santee

Honorable Mention - 6th Annual Lottery for the Arts, Blue Line Gallery in Roseville, CA.  Judge:  Diana L. Daniels, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Crocker Art Museum

Featured Artist in Southwest Art Magazine - Jan. 2014 issue, p.71.



Seven of my paintings were selected as finalists in the Artist's Magazine's 30th Annual Art Competition and I was included in two finalists categories published in the December 2013 issue. 


First Place Award in the California Gold Category and Juror Award in the KVIE Art Auction.  Juror: Pat Mahony, Artist


First Place Award Acrylics - Northern Mines 30th Annual Exhibit at the Center of the Arts in Grass Valley, CA. - Judges: John Michael Keating, Professor of Art at the Sierra College Nevada County Campus; Margo Schulzke, Artist  


First Place Award Oil/Acrylics - The 22ndAnnual Regional Exhibit of Fine Art - Expressions! Show, sponsored by the Tracy Art League, in Tracy, CA – Judge: Barbara Devol, Artist


Second and Third Place Awards Acrylics - Lodi Community Art Center's 53rd Spring Art Annual– Judges: Jerald Silva, Artist; Tina Moore, Artist; Lisa Cooperman, Artist


Second Place Award - Mother Lode Art Association 61st Annual Juried Art Exhibition  - Sonora, CA.  Judges: Don Hukari , Artist; Jim Leitzell, Artist, retired college art teacher, owner of Dawn & Jim’s Art Farm, Yosemite


Second Place Award Oil/Acrylics and Juror Award – Vacaville Art League 36thAnnual Art Show– Judges: Anthony Montanino, Artist; Brent Jensen, Artist; Matt Gonzalez, Artist


Second Place Award - Vernal Pool Visions: Art Celebrating Sacramento Valley Vernal Pool Prairies- Judge: Patricia Abraham, T.W.S.A. Artist


Third Place Award – Slice: A Juried Cross-Section of Regional Art, Pence Gallery Juror: Rachel Teagle, Director of the UC Davis Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Museum of Art

Third Place Award - Along the Lincoln Highway - Auburn City Hall Gallery - Jurors: Sonja Hamilton, Artist; Kaz Huette, Designer/Artist; Mayor Kevin Hanley


Three of my paintings were accepted into the 58th Bold Expressions International Exhibit- one received a Bold Award - Juror: Barry Sakata, Gallery Owner of B. Sakata Garo


Award of Excellence - NCA Bold Expressions 57thAnnual International Open Exhibition– Judge: Jerald Silva, Artist


Selected as a Top 10 Painting - Art Farm Juried Exhibition in Woodland - Judge: Rachel Teagle, Director of the UC Davis Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Museum of Art

Award of Merit – Magnum Opus XXIV– SFAC – Juror: Gioia Fonda, Artist

Exhibited work in the Lines and Colors Show: Celebrating Degas, at the Carnegie Museum in Turlock, CA. This show featured artists who express some of Degas’ formal qualities of art, particularly line and color in their own work. This exhibit ran concurrently with Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist.



Best of ShowMother Lode Art Association 60th Annual Art Exhibit – Judges: Peggi Kroll-Roberts, Artist; Georgia Herrick, Artist

First Place Award Oil/Acrylic - Vacaville Art League 35thAnnual Art Show– Judges: Jessel Miller, Artist; Gayle Rappaport -Weiland, Artist; William W. Maul, Artist

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