2018 Juried Show Awards

Sarah Dickie’s piece “Beaded Cape” won a Chosen Award. Supplied Photo

The 36th annual Peace Liard Regional Juried Art Exhibit opened May 4 at the Phoenix Theatre in Fort Nelson.

More than 90 pieces were exhibited, and judged by Paul Crawford and Lee Claremont.

The prestigious event, put on by the Peace Liard Regional Arts Council and the Northern Rockies Arts Council, provides emerging and seasoned artists with the opportunity to exhibit their artwork and  network with fellow artists within the Peace River and the Northern Rockies.

The exhibit is on display at the Phoenix Theatre until May 24. Call the theatre at 250-774-2241 for more info.


Distinguished Award ($1,000): 

Earth and Pine #227 / Earth and Cedar 1 – Lynette Gullackson and Linda Doherty Gullackson, Fort Nelson

Recognition Award ($500):

Kisâkihitin nikosis – Kristy Auger, Fort St. John

Most Experimental ($200):

Promise of Spring – Sandy Troudt, Fort St. John

Chosen Awards (the following 9 awards plus the three above will be included in the PLRAC’s 2019 Calendar):

  1. Sess– Kim Ans, Fort St. John
  2. In her Footsteps / Auntie’s House– Crystal Behn-Dettieh, Fort Nelson
  3. Cirsium arvense: Thistles – Justine Bouchard, Dawson Creek
  4. Beaded Cape– Sarah Dickie, Fort St. John
  5. Imprint of 1/5,240– Kit Fast, Dawson Creek
  6. Curiosity– Monicque Jacobs, Fort Nelson
  7. quest(ion)– Mary Mottishaw, Dawson Creek
  8. Crow Sky– Peter Shaw, Fort St. John
  9. Three Feathers– Dora Van Rensburg, Fort St. John

Honorable Mentions

  1. Pulse of the North– Ryan Dickie, Fort Nelson
  2. Grouse Mask– Curtis Henry Dickie, Fort Nelson
  3. Pitcher– Marilyn Farrow, Chetwynd
  4. Symphony in Sepia– Ken Forest, Charlie Lake
  5. Study of a Woman– Amy Gothard, Fort St. John
  6. Fire Storm– Dawn Gullackson, Fort Nelson
  7. Between Heaven and Earth– Irene Gut, Cecil Lake
  8. As a Moth to a Flame– Emilie Mattson, Rolla
  9. Mandala in Copper– Isam Sharkiye, Fort Nelson
  10. Tree Tops– Judy Templeton, Fort St. John
  11. An Unlikely Explosion– Rebekah and Joan Zimmer, Tumbler Ridge