Fine Art Awards - 2012
Best of Show 3D - $2,500
Anita Luvera Mayer from Anacortes won the award in the three dimensional category. Her fiber piece "Pathways" was selected by Juror Barbara Matilsky. Anita is shown below with Joyce Paradine modeling on the right.
Best of Show 2D - $2,500
Stephen Cunliffe from Port Ludlow received the Best of Show for two dimensional work with a black and white photo titled "Adak Abandoned." The piece was selected by Juror Barbara Matilsky.
Steve Johnson has won the $1,000 Peoples Choice Award from votes cast at Arts at the Port. He is a large format photographer from Port Orchard, WA.
The Port of Anacortes is this year's Anacortes Collects partner. Through this program, the Festival purchases up to $4,000 in artwork to display in public locations.
A Port committee chose photos by Kathy Hastings from Snohomish and Steve Johnson from Port Orchard, that will hang in the main Port offices.