Big Sky Scapes

Loren Kovich

Loren is a Montana native who graduated from Montana State University. He has been a professional artist for more than 30 years. He is also a well respected workshop instructor. He is represented in private and corporate collections across the United States and Internationally. His work has been accepted and received awards in numerous national and regional juried shows. Loren is a Signature Member of the American Watercolor Society, a Signature Member of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America and a member of the Montana Watercolor Society.

Loren has been a finalist in the Artists Magazine Painting Competition and has been featured in the following books on painting:
-Splash 4
-Splash 5
-Keys to Painting Light and Shadow
-Great Paintings from Photographs
-100 Ways to Paint Flowers and Garderns

Major Awards:

President's Award
29th Annual Montana Watercolor Exhibit - 2011
(Helena, Montana)

The Realism in Nature Award
Adirondack National Exhibition of American Watercolors 2006
(Old Forge, New York)

Stu Art Supplies Award
Montana Watercolor Society National Exhibition 2005
(Big Fork, Montana)

MTWS Founders Award
Montana Watercolor Society National Exhibition 2004
(Big Fork, Montana)

Cheap Joes Merchandise Award
Montana Watercolor Society National Exhibition 2001
(Big Fork, Montana)

Helena Framers Award
Montana Watercolor Society National Exhibition 1996
(Helena, Montana)

Artists Magazine Award
71st Annual Exhibition of the National Watercolor Society 1991
Brea, California

People's Choice Award
Vancouver's 2nd Annual Wildlife Art Show 1990
Vancouver, California

Montana Watercolor Society Member Only Award
MTWS Exhibit 1989
Helena, Montana

1st Place
10th Annual St. George Art Festival 1989
St. George, Utah

Gold Medal
Montana Watercolor Society National Exhibition 1988
Bozeman, Montana

2nd Place Watercolors
38th Annual Westwood Show 1988
Los Angeles, California

Best of Show
Richest Hill on Earth Show 1985
Butte, Montana

Best of Show
Electrum X111 National Exhibition 1984
Helena, Montana

The Louise Gabbert Award
8th Annual Midwest Watercolor Society National Exhibition 1984
Green Bay, Wisconsin