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La Quinta Arts Festival 2017 Award Winners

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La Quinta Arts Festival 2017 salutes and congratulates this year’s award winners!  

BEST OF SHOW:
Sculpture – CJ Rench – Hood River, OR 

CJ Rench, Best of Show

 

BEST OF CATEGORY:  
Ceramics – Santiago Gutierrez – Nicaragua   

Santiago Gutierrez, Best of Category: Ceramics

Fiber – Bozenna & Lukasz Bogucki – Los Angeles, CA

Bozenna & Lukasz Boguki, Best of Category: Fiber

Glass – Wesley Rasko – Jablonec nad Nisou, Liberec Czech Republic

Wesley Rasko, Best of Category: Glass

Jewelry – Harry Roa – Sarasota, FL

Harry Roa, Best of Category: Jewelry

Mixed Media – Frank Strunk III – St. Petersburg, FL 

Frank Strunk III, Best of Category: Mixed Media

Painting – Signe & Genna Grushovenko – Greenville, SC

Signe & Genna Grushovenko, Best of Category: Painting

Photography – Daryl Thetford – Chattanooga, TN 

Daryl Thetford, Best of Category: Photography

 

AWARDS OF MERIT

Drawing/Pastel/Printmaking – Jennifer Cavan – Santa Fe, NM

Jennifer Cavan, Award of Merit: Drawing/Pastel/Printmaking

Glass – Bob Kliss – Fresno, CA  

Bob Kliss, Award of Merit: Glass

Jewelry – Adam Neeley – Laguna Beach, CA 

Adam Neeley, Award of Merit: Jewelry

Mixed Media – Aileen Frick – Phoenix, AZ  

Aileen Frick, Award of Merit: Mixed Media

Painting – James Randle – Phoenix, AZ  

James Randle, Award of Merit: Painting

Sculpture – Jim Martin – Carpinteria, CA  

Jim Martin, Award of Merit: Sculpture

Wood – Jay McDougall – Otter Tail County, MN  

Jay McDougall, Award of Merit: Wood

 

CITY OF LA QUINTA CIVIC PURCHASE AWARD:

Mixed Media – Christine Hausserman – San Diego, CA 

Christine Hausserman, City of La Quinta Civic Purchase Ward

 
Mixed Media – Ed Myers – Lake Mary, FL 

Ed Myers, City of La Quinta Civic Purchase Ward