Robert Chabot takes a closer look at the Renaissance Glazes technique on Richard Michelle-Pentelbury’s two oil paintings at the Sooke Fine Arts Show.

Best work awarded cash prizes

Sooke Fine Arts Show offers $11,750 in prize money for best art work

A total of $11,750 was awarded to entries at the 2012 Sooke Fine Arts Show. The show runs until Aug. 6 and opens daily at 10 a.m.

 

Best Two-Dimensional, 2 x $1,000

Sponsor: Re/Max Camosum Victoria

“Self Portrait” by Johannes Landman

“The Dovekeeper” by Carolynne Yardley

Best Three-Dimensional, $1,000

Sponsor: KB Design

“Conjunctio” by Leonard Butt

Best Photography (traditional and digital), $1,000

Sponsor: Island Blue Print Co., Ltd.

“Giulo, Jerusalem” by Idit Wagner

Best Glass or Ceramic, $1,000

Sponsor: Village Food Markets

“Sea Vertebrae” by Samantha Dickie

Best Jewellery, $1,000

Sponsor: Point No Point Resort

“Ava Gardner” by Susan Koch

Best Fibre, $1,000

Sponsor: Island Vacation Homes

“Friede, Freude, Eierkuchen (Freedom, Happiness and Pancakes) by Jesse Taylor Dodd

Best Mixed Media, $1,000

Sponsor: Sooke Home Hardware

“The Blanket,” by Jeff Molley

Juror’s Choice, 3 x $500 Sponsor: Sooke Community Arts Council

Juror Suzanne Northcott

“White Rough Beast #1” by Maggie Cole

Juror Tara Nicholson

“Berlin Alexanderplatz” by Ira Hoffecker

Juror Daniel Hudon

“Coat Rack” by Don Bastion

Jan Johnson Memorial Award for artwork depicting social commentary, $500

“Big Hat No Cattle” by Grant Watson

Five Honourable Mentions,  5 x $100

Sponsor: Angi Bailey, 17 Mile Pub, Career Quest Coaching, Glen’s Gardening Company, McCall Westshore

“No Hay Paso Por Turrialba Sin Vola” (You Can’t Pass Turrialba Without Flying) by Britton Jacob-Schram

“Remarkably, Dr. Chui still made house-calls” by Anne Boquist

“Peony Study” by Gillian Proctor

“Copper Moon” by David Bair

“Market Cafe” by Gary Chilibeck

Design Committee Award, $500

Sponsor Sooke Fine Arts Society

 

People’s Choice Award, $500

Sponsor Butler Brothers Supplies Ltd. and Children’s Choice Award, $250

To be named at the conclusion of the show.

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