Best in Show and Award of Merit announced

The Festival is happy to announce the Best in Show and Award of Merit among more than 170 artists in the Artist Marketplace. 

Best in Show

  • Sponsor Jury: Stephanie St. Thomas, 2-D Mixed Media, Salt Lake City
  • Gallery Association: Erin Pietsch, Ceramics, Boise, Idaho
  • Board Member: Rezgar Mamandi, 3-D Mixed Media, Hoffman Estates, Illinois
  • Artist Marketplace: Gus Lewkowicz, Wearable Art, Scottsdale, Arizonia

Award of Merit

  • Sponsor Jury: Rachaela Dirosaria, 3-D Mixed Media, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Gallery Association: Ryan McAbery, 2-D Mixed Media, Portland, Oregon
  • Board Member: Andrea Haffner, Jewelry, Ojai, California
  • Artist Marketplace: Nicholas Baker, 2-D Mixed Media, Salt Lake City

People's Choice Award

  • Erik Jensen, 2-D Mixed Media, West Valley City, Utah