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41st CWAE

January 26 – March 9, 1997

41st ANNUAL CENTRAL WASHINTON ARTISTS EXHIBITION is the show that has it all (except photography) and is the one show not to miss! With over $4000 in prize money, the competition is tough and the work excellent, contemporary and thought-provoking.

Dorothy M. Prior Best of Show Award- Veronica Fowler Arends for “Memento Mori IV”

Larson Gallery Guild Purchase Award- Glen Bach for “The King Has Ass Ears”

Argus Insurance, Inc. Award- Bill Brennen for “A Break in the Clouds”

Baechler Purchase Award- Stan Day for “Stray Animals”

Oak Hollow Purchase Award for Jewelry- Sarah J.G. Wauzynski for “Small Mystery”

Inland Fruit Award of Excellence- Darwin Davis for “Behind a Good Dictator is a Good Woman”

Lloyd Garretson Company Award- E.J. Krisor for “Porcelain Envelope”

Mary H. Picatti/Louisa Siverson Memorial Award- Susan Spong for “Voyeur’s Trunk”

Felicia Melero Holtzinger Award for Best Use of Fabrics- Ann Bowker for “Vangie’s Lily Pond”

Allied Arts Award- Timm E. Wauzynski & Sarah J.G. Wauzynski for “Whose Dream?”

Chairman’s Choice Award- Don Brontsema for “Two Cathedrals for Raymond Carver”

Director’s Choice Award- Lorna Libert for “Abandoned Estate”

Harold E. Tayer Memorial Award- Dick Elliott for “Kittitas Valley Hex”

Gasperetti Award- Gary Hammer for “The Hammer House, Hillhead, South Dakota”

Award for Originality in Metal Sculpture- Richard Mansfield for “The Beginning of the World Part II”

Chott Framing Award- Leo Adams for “Untitled”

The Baha’i Faith Award for Race Unity- Richard Mansfield for “The Second Advent”

Lorene Samuelson Memorial Award- William Bitter for “Sister Sender”

Gladys & Vic Persson Memorial Award for Watercolor- Kenneth Carter for “Corral Textures”

Excellence in Drawing Award- Constance Speth for “Two Glasses on a Window Sill”