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2008 La Quinta Arts Festival
Award Winners

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La Quinta Arts Festival is proud to announce our 2008 Award Winners.  Twenty-four judges are selected to independently evaluate one media of art on the opening morning of Festival. The level of expertise brought by this panel of judges adds tremendous credibility to our event. We encourage the judges to interact with each artist and ask relevant questions about their process. Booth display is also a component of the judging criteria. We commend the judges and congratulate all of the Artist Award Winners!

BEST OF SHOW

Youngbok Park,
Photography

View Youngbok’s
LQAF.com Gallery
…here

BEST OF CATEGORY

FINE CRAFT:
Nicholas Bernard
nbernard.com

PAINTING:
Yachiyo Beck
yachiyofineart.com

JEWELRY:
Carla Fox
carlamfox.com

MIXED MEDIA:
Charles Schweigert
cjschweigert.com

PHOTOGRAPHY:
Doug Landreth
douglandreth.com

SCULPTURE:
Dennis Heimback
dennisheimback.com

DRAWING &
PRINTMAKING:

David Bjurstrom
bjurstromstudio.com

TEXTILE:
Barbara Holloway
galisteonewmexico.com

AWARDS OF MERIT

  • Fine Craft – Marilyn Endres
  • Jewelry– Birgit Kupke-Peyla
  • Mixed Media – Kari von Wening & Jan Bush
  • Painting – Marla Baggetta
  • Photography – Bart Aldrich
  • Sculpture – Eric Carroll & Richard Turner
  • Textile – Philonese Baisden
  • Drawing & Printmaking – Susan Strasburg

LA QUINTA CIVIC PURCHASE AWARD

  • Destiny Allison, Sculpture

CATHEDRAL CITY CIVIC PURCHASE AWARDS

  • Eric Ober, Sculpture
  • Jeff Laing, Sculpture