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Alaska Hummingbird Festival Juried Art
Show Winners Announced



April 10, 2013
Wednesday PM

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - The Alaska Hummingbird Festival Juried Art Show will be on display through May 31st, 2013 at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center. The U.S. Forest Service and the Ketchikan Visitors Bureau (KVB) co-hosted the opening reception on April 5th, 2013. The KVB provided the refreshments and support throughout the evening.

Alaskan artists submitted 89 entries from Cordova, Homer, Craig, Port Protection, Skagway and Ketchikan.  There were 31 adult and 58 juvenile art submissions for the annual show celebrating the return of the migratory birds to Alaska.

Adult Category Winners

Best of Show: Judy Magnuson, “Kaleidoscope,” Watercolor, Species-Great Blue Heron

First Place: Matthew West, “Townsend’s Journey,” 3-D Printed Plastic and Wood, Species-Townsend’s Warbler

Honorable Mention: Courtenay Birdsall-Clifford, “Hoodwinked By Love,” Watercolor, Species-Hooded Merganser

People’s Choice: Iwona Klappa, “Sir Fluffs A Lot,” Watercolor, Species-Great Blue Heron

Juvenile Category Winners

Best of Show: Carrie Axelson, “Alaska Pigeon Chronicles,” Pen and Ink, Species-Band-tailed Pigeon

First Place: Bethany Clay, “Look Out,” Acrylic, Species-Yellow Warbler

Honorable Mention: Ezrie Anderson, “Spring Birds,” Duct Tape and Found Object, Species-Rufous Hummingbird, Song Sparrow and Northern Flicker

People’s Choice: Miranda Jorgens, “Sea Glass Bird,” Sea Glass and Found Object, Species-Spotted Sandpiper


Source of News: 

Southeast Alaska Discovery Center


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