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Summer Art Show 2007
Best of Show

"A Dream" by Veronica Garcia-HuidobroBest of Show

"A Dream"

by Veronica Garcia-Huidobro

Media: Mixed technique

Dimensions: 47x66 inches


This is a boy from Brazil who was participating in an international show jumping championship in Chile. He didnīt have a good performance with his companion "Demoiselle" that day, and in his mind he is imagining, one day he will be like the big ones...I took the photo in that contest, as I am a rider myself, and specialized in my deeper passion: Horses.



Juror Comments: Ann Baldwin (

"A Dream" by Veronica Garcia-Huidobro


All jurors begin by commenting how hard it was to make a choice and this was certainly true here. I have never judged an online show before. The small size of the images on my computer screen made it doubly difficult. That and the fact that texture wasn't always easy to evaluate. It only took me one pass through all the images to choose Veronica Garcia-Huidobro's piece as Best of Show. It fit the theme perfectly and I looked at the painting for a long time, appreciating every inch.


Veronica's passion for horse-riding is evident in every brushstroke. I loved the story behind the piece - not quite what I expected, in that the boy did not put in a good performance that day. It's an impressively large piece, too. This is a very talented artist and an easy choice for Best of Show. I took a look at some of her other horse paintings on her website (