1st Place, Staff Pick Award and Purchase Award
(Painting to be part of OC Fair's Permanent Collection)
Orange County Fair Plein Air Competition, 2018
1st Place Oil Winner
2018 Los Angeles Plein Air Festival
" Solidly in the California Scene painting tradition, Monica Edwards's works are assured and masterful, with brilliant brushwork and sense of color and light."
.- Mary Platt, Director - Hilbert Museum
- Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) - Honorable Mention, Forest and Ocean Gallery 2018
- 2nd Place- Fullerton Arboretum Plein Air Competition, 2018
- OC ONE- Excellence in Volunteerism Award, Plein Air Painting Programs for the Public 2018
- Check out December, 2018 issue of COAST Magazine for a special contribution of Paintings produced for a Jewelry shoot.