(This story came from an AAI press release.)
The Art Alliance of Idyllwild held its annual fund-raising event the “Eye of the Artist” on Saturday, July 15. AAI partnered with the Idyllwild Area Historical Society where artists and visitors enjoyed the museum’s gardens, live music and refreshments.
N.S. David judged the many creative works art from more than 50 artists illustrating the theme “Landscapes of the Mind.” She awarded the following ribbons:
Category Ribbon Title Winner
Best in Show “Hidden Lake”
People’s Choice “Adrift” Erin O’Neill
Wearable Art1st“Cowboy Clutch”
3D Art 1st “Bear Sighting” Mark Willden
2D Art 1st “McKinney Lane”
3rd“Gathering of the Gods”
Mention“Play Ball”Rob Padilla
Mention“Lake Fulmor Sunset”
Photograph 1st “Adrift” Erin O’Neill
2nd “Revolution from Within”
3rd“Red Flyer”Lissa Evans
The AAI received sponsorship from Bel Vino Winery, Bake Shop and Brew, Mile High Café and Village Market.
Planning is now underway for the AAI’s 20th anniversary Art Walk and Wine Tasting on October 14.