FINE ART/FINE CRAFT AWARDS 2017
Each year the Lakeshore Art Festival awards $3,000 in cash prizes to our Fine Art/Fine Craft exhibitors. A complete list of past winners is availble at the bottom of this page.
During the show, our exhibitors will be juried by professional artist and Grand Valley State University professor, Renee Zettle-Sterling. Rennee received her MFA in Sculpture and her MA in Metalsmithing from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. She has exhibited and lectured her work nationally and internationally, and she has been featured in many publications.
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2017
Do you love an artist's work in the Craft section? Let your voice be heard! Every year we have a People's Choice Award that goes to the craft artist with the most votes - determined by you! More information to come.
PAST FINE ART/FINE CRAFT JURY AWARDS
2017 - 1st Doyle Borntrager - Wooden work
2nd Heather Miles - Mixed media
3rd Jonathan Kesler - Clay functional
2016 - 1st Aaron Rayburn - "A5R7 Studios"
2nd Beth Bessinger - "Little Views of Michigan" Acrylics
3rd Godwin Kou - Watercolor art
2015 - 1st Dan Finerman - Wooden work
2nd Scott Hartley - Watercolor art
3rd Howard Scott - Watercolor art
2014 - 1st Michael Onweller - Wooden wook
2nd Casseus Cantave - Mixed media art
3rd Suzanne Lienhart - Colored pencil art
2013 - 1st Pijay Amputh - Jewelry designs
2nd MJ Rigby - Window Art
3rd Dave Riley - Wooden lake topographies
PAST PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS
2017 - 1st Airika & Maxwell Kolenda - Wooden crafted art
2nd Robert Knoll - Wooden work
3rd Dale McClain - Artisan Food Market
2016 - 1st Airika & Maxwell Kolenda - Wooden crafted art
2nd Pamela Redman - Artisan food crafts
3rd Danielle Lynch - Hand crafted jewelry
2015 - 1st Robert Knoll - Wooden crafted doll beds, chests, tables, and more
2nd Arleen Swensen - "Treasured Thymes Gourmet Mixes"
3rd Warren Geiger - "Geiger Rugs & More"
2014 - 1st Robert Knoll - Wooden crafted doll beds, chests, tables, and more
2nd Katie Dyer - Homemade bows, headbands, embellished hats and hair clips
3rd Erin Lipps & Trisha Musk - "The Driftwood Spot"
2013 - 1st Robert Knoll - Wooden crafted doll beds, chests, tables, and more
2nd Karen Daniel - Glass art such as butterflies, flip flops, and more
3rd Becky & Katie Usiak - Headbands, hairclips, hairties, necklaces, & more