Juried Art Galleries


Juried Art Galleries

View award-winning art inside the Anderson Center where three galleries showcase juried fine art from more than 200 area artists. Shown are paintings, prints, drawings, photography, sculpture, and three dimensional artworks. Juried by professional artists, only the highest quality art is selected to be displayed, whether it is produced by an established artist, student, or emerging artist. Awards are given to the highest ranked art pieces in each media category and the prize winning pieces are acknowledged in each gallery. All art inside the galleries is offered for sale.


Paintings, Prints, and Drawings Gallery
Hosting a collection of very diverse juror-selected work in this large gallery, pieces of all sizes are displayed, from full scale to miniature. Paintings may be executed in acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel or encaustic. Prints are produced by methods such as woodblock, linocut, or etching. Drawings in pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, or conte are shown. Mixed media work is also often seen in this gallery.

Awards for 2015

1st Place – $800
Presented by Dewar Meeks & Ekrem
Emergent Properties 2/Deborah Baker

2nd Place – $500
Presented by Susanne Pepema
Longing for Home/Dimitriy Gritsenko

3rd Place – $300
Presented by Patricia Clemons
Italian Summer/Kate Steiger

Honorable Mention – $150
Presented by Don & Sue Robertson
Emergence/Renee St. Peter

1st Place – $500
Presented by Susie and Dave Cover
School II/Marjorie Thompson

2nd Place – $300
Presented by Michele Unger
Les Fleurs/Steve Kennedy

3rd Place – $200
Presented by Joann Nelson Superbooks Company
Anasazi Fragment/Ilse Kluge

Honorable Mention – $150
Presented by Patti Sullivan
Melody/Bonnie AuBuchon

1st Place – $500
Presented by Edmonds Arts Festival
Rest a While/Junkyu Lee

2nd Place – $300
Presented by Cheryl MacDonald & Jon Nelson
Precious Moment/Tim Jensen

3rd Place – $200
Presented by J. Rankin Jewellers
The Bard of Bothell/Ned Mueller

Honorable Mention – $100
Presented in Honor of O.A. “Bud” Eklund by Suzanne-Grayum
Dan/Iryna Milton

Miniatures & Small Paintings
1st Place – $300
Presented by Thomas Morgan
Freedom/Robin Weiss

2nd Place – $200
Presented by Thomas Morgan
Waiting out the Storm/Jurate Harrison

3rd Place – $100
Presented by Patricia Clemons
Stargazing II/Cheryl Waale

Honorable Mention – $50
Presented by Susan Penning
Driftwood, Ozette/Garry Wegner

Three Dimensional Artwork Gallery
This gallery displays artwork created in the following media: clay/ceramic, glass, wood, metal, stone, and fiber/textile. Functional pieces, such as jewelry and wooden bowls are shown, along with non-functional pieces like bronze sculpture and carved stone. Mixed media pieces are also found in this gallery.

Awards for 2015

Three Dimensional Art
1st Place – $800
Presented by Marni Muir & Phil Butler
Red Sculpture/Pamela Mummy

Second Place – $500
Presented by Thomas Morgan
Balls in the Air/Steve Parmelee

Third Place – $300
Presented by Interiors of Edmonds
Peony Surprise I/Carolyn Buss

Honorable Mention #1 – $150
Presented by Jim & Diane Cutts
Embrace/David Varnau

Honorable Mention #2 – $150
Presented by Barbara Norgaard-Reid
Shroom With a View/Ronald Wehde

Honorable Mention #3 – $150
Presented by Edmonds Arts Festival
Woven Table/Larry Halvorsen

Photography Gallery
Revealing a full gamut of photographic techniques, included in this gallery will be images that have been creatively manipulated, in addition to more traditional photography. Both color and black and white photography are shown. Photographs displayed may be printed on paper and under glass, printed on canvas, or printed on metal.

Awards for 2015

1st Place – $800
Presented by RSVP International. Inc.
Valensole Sunset/Jim Nilsen

2nd Place – $500
Presented by Edmonds Arts Festival
Shades of Rose/Angelo Muzzin

3rd Place – $300
Presented by John Eckert
Devotion/Shelle Singer

Honorable Mention – $150
Presented by Ken Reid
Take (Bamboo)/David McCrae

Overall Awards
Anne E. Sambataro Memorial Fine Arts Scholarship
Abyss/Catherine Brown

Best of Edmonds – $500
Presented by David and Susan Earling
Joy/Bob Sears

Foundation Purchase Award
Presented by Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation
Rest a While/Junkyu Lee