Fine Art Awards

Arts at the Port artists are eligible for up to $11,500 in Awards.

Best of Show – $3,000

Anacortes artist Dederick Ward received the top Festival fine art award at the Arts at the Port Opening July 26th. Juror Patricia Watkinson presented the Best of Show $3,000 award.
Juror Patricia Watkinson presented the Best of Show $3,000 award

People’s Choice Award – $1,000

Graham Schodda from Bellingham, WA was presented the People’s Choice Award, sponsored by Peoples Bank, at the conclusion of the Arts at the Port exhibition on August 3rd.

Graham Schodda sculpture
Peoples Bank

2 Excellence Awards – $1,000 each

James Lapp of Mount Vernon, WA
James Lapp image
Theodora Johnson of La Conner, WA
Theodora Johnson kmage

2 Advocate Awards – $500 each

Christine Gedye of Seattle recieved the Don de Llamas Advocate Award.
Christine Gedye
Patty Haller from Seattle, left, received the Nancy Vogel Advocate Award. Nancy presented the award.
Patty Haller

T Bailey Corporate Award – $500

Dederick Ward from Anacortes was chosen by Ruby Tanaka to receive the $500 T-Bailey Corporate Award.

T Bailey Inc.

Dederick Ward from Anacortes was chosen by Ruby Tanaka to receive the $500 T-Bailey Corporate Award

Anacortes Collects – $4,000

The City of Anacortes is this year’s Anacortes Collects partner to purchase artwork for public areas. Mayor Laurie Gere and Joann Stewart chose the two pieces below.

“Padilla Bay” by Alissa Durling from Anacortes
"Padilla Bay" by Alissa Durling from Anacortes
“Madronas and Firs” by Keith Sorenson from Anacortes"Madronas and Firs" by Keith Sorenson from Anacortes
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