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.
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.
2 Excellence Awards – $1,000 each
of Mount Vernon, WA
of La Conner, WA
2 Advocate Awards – $500 each
of Seattle recieved the Don de Llamas
from Seattle, left, received the Nancy Vogel Advocate Award. Nancy presented the award.
T Bailey Corporate Award – $500
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
“Madronas and Firs” by Keith Sorenson