2009 - 8th Annual Spring Show & Sale

May 16th & 17th 2009

The 8th Annual Battle Ground Art Alliance Spring Show & Sale, Southwest Washington's fine art show took place in downtown Battle Ground in the new Community Center 912 East Main Street.  At least 700 people enjoyed this amazing opportunity to see some of the most creative and exciting artwork to be exhibited anywhere in SW Washington this season. Our show included a variety of mediums  Oils, Watercolors, Acrylics, Pastels, Drawings, Printmaking, Egg Art, Photography, Mixed Media, Art Quilts, Jewelry, Sculpture, Pottery, Glass, Textiles, Woodworking, and Garden Art. The show was judged by Senseney L. Stokes, Clark College Professor of Photography.

This year we added  performing arts to our show.  There were live musical performances by local performing artists, including the Battle Ground High School Jazz singers, and a string and flute ensemble, and harp music by Kit Stowell.

Saturday the Artist Reception & Awards Event were well attended.  Awards were presented by Battle Ground Mayor Mike Ciraulo. 

Awards were as follows:

Best of Show  Linda McCord, Stir Crazy, Watercolor
Peoples Choice, Ann Cavanaugh, Ford's Forest,Glass
Artistic Presentation,Ken Nelson, Rooster #2, Metal
Technical Merit, Ann Cavanaugh,Ford's Forest, Glass
Originality, Scott McRae, Forest Floor, Acrylic
1st place,
Jane Poole, Flying High, Watercolor
2nd Place, Gary Behrens, Orcas Island Pond, Photo
3rd Place, Scott McRae, Neighboring House, Acrylic
1st Place, Dan Baker, Incendie, Wood
2nd Place,Diane Springer,FlowerBasket,Carved gourd
3rd Place, Melisse Laing, Floral Fantasy, Art Quilt

Sponsor Awards
Katey Sandy, Shell Montage, Acrylic
Pat LaCroix,Pearls,Amethyst&SterlingSilver Necklace
Valentyn Yavdyk, A New Day, Oil
Rose Balderston, Textural Play, Fabric
Norman Thomas, Autumn in Finland, Blown Glass
Barbara Duncan, Old Italian Street, Oil
Jolene Scott, Pay Day, Oil
Linda Kliewer, Emerging Monarch, Ceramic
Barbara Duncan, Partners Along the Path, Oil
Shanti Lona, Wisteria Blue, Ceramics
Michael Allen, North Clark County Museum, Ink
Ken Nelson, Salmon, Metal