KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Winners of the Hummingbird Festival juried art show, hosted by the U.S. Forest Service at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, have been announced.
According to information from the Forest Service, there were 29 adult entries and 149 juvenile entries.
The prizes for adult entries were $500 for Best of Show, $300 for First Place, and $200 for Honorable Mention. The prizes for juvenile entries were $100 for Best of Show, $75 for First Place, and $50 for Honorable Mention.
Community members Janalee Gage, Gwen Hubert and Stuart White served as judges.
Winners are as follows:
• Adult Best of Show — Mimi Kotlarov for a cedar bark and maidenhair basket titled “Sandhill Crane and Shadow.”
• Adult First Place — Adult Honorable Mention — Naona Wallin for a photograph on metal titled “Wild White Winged Wanderer.”
• Adult People’s Choice — Courtenay Clifford for an acrylic painting titled “Preener.”
• Juvenile Best of Show — Meg Mirawda for a sketch titled “Hummingbird and Fox Glove Flowers.”
• Juvenile First Place — Romel Del Mundo Jr. for a watercolor piece titled “Merganser’s Mirror.”
• Juvenile Honorable Mention — Narivia Holzmeister for a watercolor piece titled “Savannah Sparrow.”
• Juvenile People’s Choice — Isadora Oliver for an oil painting titled “Peaceful Gaze.”
The art exhibit will be available for viewing at the Discovery Center through June 30. The Discovery Center’s hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Local visitors may purchase a Discovery Center season pass, which is good from May 1 to Sept. 30, or any visitor can pay $5 for entrance.
For more information, contact Hazel Brewi at firstname.lastname@example.org.