Best of Show: Zimou Tan for “Xia” (oil on canvas) Photo courtesy of the Art Alliance of Idyllwild

Congratulations to the ribbon winners from Saturday’s “Celebrate!” show at the Courtyard Gallery. You are still able to visit the show until the end of September.
Best of Show: Zimou Tan for “Xia” (oil on canvas)
Best Theme: Kirk Evans for “Long May She Wave” (copper wire inside a bicycle wheel rim)
People’s Choice: Art Tobias for “George” (clay sculpture)
2D category
First Place: Gwen Novak for “Celebration First Light, Salton Sea” (Pastel)
Second Place: Neil Jenkins for “Celebrate the Dawn” (Watercolor)
Third Place: Jennie Riker for “Chasing Thunder”
Honorable Mentions:
Kirsten Miller for “Dragon Fly” (Mixed Media)
Jon Bauer for “Traveling Light” (Acrylic)
Trudy Adler for “Fragments” (Etching)
Jessica Schiffman for “Thousand Palm Oasis” (Oil on Canvas)
Eilene Sinnigen for “Tattered Butterfly” (Mixed Media Card)
3D category
First Place: Sandi Austen for “Wyld Flower Child” (Mosaic Deer Head with Manzanita Antlers)
Second Place: Scott Finnell for “Effervescence” (Glass and Wood)
Third Place: Jan Priestley for “Portuguese Fishing Boat” (Ceramic)
Honorable Mentions:
Paula King for “Ascension” (Assemblage)
Art Tobias for “George” (Clay Sculpture)
Gary Kuscher for “Eternal Flame” (Wood Sculpture)
Sasha Nicol for “Lavender Dreams” (Copper Tree on Wood)
Photography
First Place: Jason Cleghorn for “The Dance”
Second Place: Alycia Bromar for “Ford in Color”
Third Place: Steven King for “Hot Mic”
Honorable Mentions:
Donna Elliot for “Celebration”
Peter Szabadi for “Ancient Olives”
Wearable art
First Place: Karen Johnston for “Pearl Splendor” (Necklace)
Second Place: Donna Elliot for “Tree of Life” (Scarf)
Third Place: Janet Everitt for “Cobatto Calcite (Necklace)
Honorable Mentions:
Lisa Coffaro for “Sunset Suite (Necklace, bracelet and earring Set)
Robin Mills for “Square Root” (Necklace)

People’s Choice: Art Tobias for “George” (clay sculpture) Photo courtesy of the Art Alliance of Idyllwild
Best Theme: Kirk Evans for “Long May She Wave” (copper wire inside a bicycle wheel rim) Photo courtesy of the Art Alliance of Idyllwild
Saturday, Aug. 10 was the Art Alliance of Idyllwild judged art show. Here, Judge Judi Bowes explains her choices to the attendees. Photo by Peter Szabadi

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