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Juried Art Overview

The Arts at the Port Opening is Saturday, July 28 at 6:00 pm at the Port Transit Shed. It is a free evening of art, wine, appetizers and music – and an opportunity to meet and mingle with many of the artists. Awards will be announced at the Opening. The exhibition continues July 30 – August 2, from 9-5 and during Festival hours August 3-5.

The theme of this year’s Juried Exhibition is “Essence”. It will include  work from 70 regional artists working in both 2D & 3D.

Arts at the Port includes up to $12,500 in awards.

About our Juror: Michael Monroe, Seattle, has been involved with the contemporary American studio craft movement for over 50 years. In addition to his current status as Director Emeritus of the Bellevue Art Museum, Monroe served as Executive Director of the American Craft Council, a 30,000 member national organization. For twenty-one years he was associated with the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery, serving as Curator and Curator-in-Charge.

In 1993, Monroe was invited by President and Mrs Clinton to curate a collection of contemporary American craft for the White House to commemorate The Year of American Craft. He also worked on several related assignments for Presidents Carter and Bush.


Fred Abelman Anacortes, WA
Jane Alynn Anacortes, WA
Dorothy Anderson Wasserman Tacoma, WA
Peter Belknap Mount Vernon, WA
Anita Bingaman Lynnwood, WA
Becky Birinyi Seattle, WA
Janet Blanquies Anacortes, WA
Susan Brown Anacortes, WA
Clarissa Callesen Ferndale, WA
CJ Carter Seattle, WA
Diane Chaudiere Woodinville, WA
Claire Cundff Arlington, WA
Steve Cunningham Ferndale, WA
Lisa Daniels Lake Stevens, WA
Charlotte Slade Decker La Conner, WA
Robert Defreest Camano Island, WA
Marceil Delacy Seattle, WA
Ruth Dorsey Anacortes, WA
Kate Dougherty Seattle, WA
Julie Drake Anacortes, WA
Philip Eidenberg-Noppe Seattle, WA
Marly Eidsness Freeland, WA
Roxanne Everett Seattle, WA
Amy Ferron Mercer Island, WA
Rebecca Fletcher Sedro-Woolley, WA
Christine Gedye Seattle, WA
Robert Gigliotti Bow, WA
Gary Giovane La Conner, WA
Barb Gipple Seattle, WA
Rob Gischer Bellingham, WA
Kathryn Glowen Arlington, WA
Deborah Gonzalez Poulsbo, WA
Brian Goodman Port Townsend, WA
Mark Gordon Seattle, WA
Jack Gunter Stanwood, WA
Rick Holst Edmonds, WA
Nancy Loorem Adams Langley, WA
Janice Maple Friday Harbor, WA
Tara McDermott Seattle, WA
Dorothy McGuinness Everett, WA
Lin McJunkin Conway, WA
Ranna McNeil Deer Harbor, WA
Alisha Merrick Friday Harbor, WA
Gina Michel Freeland, WA
Mary Molyneaux Anacortes, WA
Naoko Morisawa Lynnwood, WA
Jacqueline Moseley Bainbridge Island, WA
Donal Murphy Seattle, WA
Greg Navratil Gearhart, OR
Lori Nelson-Clonts Maple Falls, WA
Natalie Niblack Mount Vernon, WA
David Novak Oak Harbor, WA
Peregrine O’Gormley La Conner, WA
Michel Petersen Bellingham, WA
Martha Pfanschmidt Port Townsend, WA
Polly Purvis Seattle, WA
Victoria Raymond Seattle, WA
Mary Rowland Hansville, WA
Cathy Sarkowsky Seattle, WA
Graham Schodda Bellingham, WA
William Seebert Gresham, OR
Hiroko Seki Issaquah, WA
Mark Skullerud Coupeville, WA
Denise Stolte Medina, WA
Sharon Swanson Seattle, WA
Annette Tamm Anacortes, WA
Donna Watson Camano Island, WA
Michael Whitenack Eugene, OR
Suze Woolf Seattle, WA