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2021 Artist Awards

Posted November 05, 2021

BEST OF SHOW
Aaron Hequembourg, Mixed Media, Renoir 2

AWARD OF DISTINCTION
Michelle McDowell Smith, Mixed Media, Lewis 7
Reiko Uchytil, Ceramics, Picasso 4
Athlone Clarke, Mixed Media, Miro 1
Kerry Leasure, Jewelry, Warhol 9
Colleen Williams, Ceramics, Miro 3

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Don McWhorter, Ceramics, Picasso 29
Leif Johansen, Mixed Media, Rockwell 9
Sarah Collier, Mixed Media, Miro 8
Rosario Garcia, Jewelry, Warhol 28
Steve Edgar, Fiber/Leather, Picasso 10

AWARD OF HONOR
Kreg Yingst, Drawing/Printmaking, Picasso 7
Joan Gaspar Hart, Ceramics, Degas 5
Thomas Mann, Jewelry, Degas 6
Melissa Dominiak, Painting, Picasso 13
Andy Costine, Wood, Warhol 2

AWARD OF MERIT
Lou Courtney, Ceramics, Turner 1
LJ Eidolon, Graphics/Computer Graphics, Degas 9
Matthew Hatala, Wood, Picasso 17
Jessica Ladd, Painting, Picasso 42
Debo Groover, Mixed Media, Turner 2

JUDGES' AWARD
C.W. Banfield, Photography, Dali 13-14
Christina Smith, Drawing/Printmaking, Rodin 18
Lisa Tantillo, Ceramics, Turner 13
Henry Levine, Glass, O’Keeffe 7
Amanda Bennett, Mixed Media, Miro 16

 

Applications Open for Community Arts Grants »

Each year, the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival Committee awards grants to local nonprofit organizations in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties for community arts projects. Applications are due by December 13, 2013.

2021 GGAF Student Art Show Winners »

Angel Dungca won best in show for the High School category. See the complete list of winners.

2021 Artist Awards »

Best of Show goes to Aaron Hequembourg for his Mixed Media works. Find his booth at Renoir 2. See the complete list of award winners…

Don't Miss Museum Plaza »

Be sure to also visit Museum Plaza behind the Pensacola Museum of History for live performances by the Pensacola Opera and Pensacola Little Theater along with various performances and demonstrations by local college and high school drama and music groups. 

2021 Emerging Artists Announced  »

The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival, in partnership with Artel Gallery, announce the artists selected for the Emerging Artists grant program. Ivo Alcala said his focus is figure drawing and portraits. “I love classical painting, but I am stuck in a world of contemporary art.” Summer Sevi works primarily in oils and charcoal, she creates haunting portraits conveying the struggles that we all share.

 

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