By Gale Fiege Herald Writer
The award winners of the 19th biennial Juried Art Show at Everett’s Schack Art Center were announced last week.
The show continues through Aug. 2 at the center, 2921 Hoyt Ave. Admission is free.
The show attracted the participation of hundreds of artists from throughout the region. More than 330 works were submitted to the jurors: sculptor Jan Hopkins, painter Joan Pinney and photographer Ken Rowe.
The show’s grand prize went to Crista Matteson of Seattle for her whimsical glass and ceramic sculpture titled “Pony Dress on Harvest Day.”
Sculpture or three-dimensional prizes went to Claire B. Jones of Seattle and her colorful painted canvas creation “Whole Surface: Confined 1” for first place, Dorothy McGuinness of Everett and her woven “Threshold” for second place and Kim Simonelli of Port Townsend and the steel sculpture “Wind and Waves” for third place.
The top prize for two-dimensional work, including painting and photography, went to first-place winner Molly LeMaster of Camano Island for her watercolor forest painting called “Guardians.” Second place was awarded to Mary Anne Nagy of Seattle for the colorful acrylic of a dog and a snow goose titled “Dream Runner” and third went to Betsy Best-Spadaro of Lynnwood for her fun woodcut “Faith, Hope and Charity.”
Honorable mentions were given to James Arribito of Everett, Bezalel-Levy of Stanwood, Joan Enslin of Camano, Persis Gayle of Arlington, Janet Hamilton of Everett, Gale Johansen of Snohomish, Vicki L. Johnson of Arlington, Michael Lanka of Lynnwood, Stephen Lestat of Snohomish, Katherine Lewis of Mount Vernon, Janie Olsen of Monroe, Stan Price of Everett, Cynthia Richardson of Anacortes, Winston Rockwell of Everett, Terri Shinn of Snohomish, Barbara Wyatt of Edmonds and Dane Youngren of Stanwood.
Most of the work is for sale. For more information, go to www.schack.org.