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Mick Whitcomb wins 2022 Best of Show

Posted November 06, 2022

GREAT GULFCOAST ARTS FESTIVAL 2022

FINE ART SHOW AWARDS

BEST OF SHOW

Mick Whitcomb, Sculpture, Picasso Place 1

AWARD OF DISTINCTION

Leslie Peebles, Printmaking/Graphics, Darby Way 3

Luis  Gutierrez, Ceramics, Warhol 21

Eric Mort, Glass, Degas Drive 7

Lydia Randolph, Painting, Turner Trail 7

Mark & Carol Reynolds, Mixed Media, Picasso Place 21

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Matthew Hatala, Wood, Picasso Place 17

Aaron Hequembourg, Mixed Media, Renoir Road 2

Robin Lauersdorf, Drawing, Rodin Row 4-5

Molly Mcguire, Painting, Dali Drive 1

Tim Peters, Ceramics, Picasso Place 15

AWARD OF HONOR

Kristin Schillaci, Photography, Warhol 22

Jon Smith, Painting, Rockwell Drive 12

Jeri Vitello, Fiber / Leather, Epstein Way 4

Curtis Whitwam, Painting, Lewis Lane 3

Brooks Barrow, Sculpture, Lewis Lane 1

AWARD OF MERIT

Chase Mullen, Painting, Miro Manor 7

Keith Andry, Painting, Picasso Place 30-31

Lj Eidolon, Printmaking/Graphics, Degas Drive 4-5

Jenna Hirt, Jewelry, Turner Trail 10

Margaret Luttrell, Mixed Media, Dali Drive 13

JUDGES AWARD

Clay Bush, Fiber / Leather, Degas Drive 11

Spirit & Samuel Bush, Jewelry, Renoir Road 6

Geoffrey Harris, Printmaking/Graphics, Warhol 11

Jonathan Rose, Sculpture, Turner Trail 11

Sarah Scott, Painting, Rodin Row 6

 

Community Arts Grants Application Open »

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 for 2023 Grants are being accepted through December 12, 2022.

Mick Whitcomb wins 2022 Best of Show »

Mick Whitcomb wins 2022 Best of Show. See the complete list of Art Show winners.

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Free Concert: Bela Fleck My Bluegrass Heart »

Join us November 5th, 2022 for Bela Fleck My Bluegrass Heart! This free concert is presented by the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival to celebrate its 50th year and Foo Foo Fest. Hunter Amphitheater in Pensacola’s Maritime Park.

Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival ranked #9 by Sunshine Artist Magazine »

Sunshine Artist magazine has announced the release of its annual 200 Best. The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is ranked #9 in Fine Art and Design Festivals. Artists were able to cast their votes from February through April for the 200 Best shows list. They could list up to 10 shows they attended in 2021.

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…

 

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