A cherished tradition of the Festival of Arts in the Artists’ Awards Banquet, attended by the artists, their guests and the festival board and committees. In addition to great food, cash awards are presented to artists.
The professional judge for 2008 is Jane Weik.
The awards are as follows:
1. Best of Show – the Ed Schoenberger award – $1,600
2. Nine cash merit awards – $550 each
3. Five cash merit awards for honorable mention – $125
4. Award for best work donated to the Silent Auction for Scholarships – $75
5. Award for best work donated to the Young Collectors’ Mart – $75
6. Two student awards: $300 for first place and $200 for second place.