Top artists from across the country not only exhibit their work during Mount Dora Arts Festival, they also compete for prize money, bragging rights and shiny new ribbons. Here’s this year’s best of the best:
Best of Show ($5000 cash prize) Kevin Duval, metalwork,
Awards of Excellence 2D $500 each 1. Bobby Goldsmith, printmaking & drawing 2. Richard Wilson, printmaking & drawing 3. Marius Moore, photography 4. Michael Dlugolecki, painting 5. Igor Menaker, photography
6. Kate Carney, painting 7. Nicola Barsaleau, printmaking & Drawing 8. B. Eugene Bauer, photography 9. Kevin Chen, watercolor 10. Lorri Honeycutt, photography
ABOVE: Dawn Middleton, Award of Excellence
Awards of Excellence 3D $500 each 1. Joel Hunnicutt, sculpture 2. Pam Fox, jewelry 3. Jack Hill, sculpture 4. Anna Saulino – Jewelry 5. Al Clement, clay 6. Carly Gibran, clay 7. John Mascoll, fine Crafts 8. Patricia Karnes, jewelry 9. Larry Allen, clay 10. Dawn Middleton, jewelry For more news and events in Mount Dora, Tavares & Eustis, download the area's free mobile app. Free subscriptions to the monthly issue of Mount Dora Buzz are available here.