Fine Art Awards - 2014

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.

Dederick Ward

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.


Sponsored by Peoples Bank

2 Excellence Awards - $1,000 each

James Lapp of Mount Vernon, WA

Theodora Johnson of La Conner, WA

2 Advocate Awards - $500 each

Christine Gedye of Seattle recieved the Don de Llamas Advocate Award.

Patty Haller 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.

T Bailey, Inc

Anacortes Collects - $4,000

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

"Padilla Bay" by Alissa Durling from Anacortes

"Madronas and Firs" by Keith Sorenson from Anacortes