As the Puyallup Fair comes to a close this weekend, organizers on Friday announced the winners of several competitions including those in the Hobby Hall as well as in fine arts and photography.
From the Hobby Hall:
- Lapidary Arts - Grand Champion: Michael Wendt, Bonney Lake
- Paper Crafts - Reserve Champion: Lisa Parkerson, Bonney Lake
- Scrapbooking - Reserve Champion: Lisa Parkerson, Bonney Lake
The 6th Annual Washington State Photography Exhibition contest consisted of seven categories: nature, portrait, photo travel outside of Washington state, children, animals, around Washington, and general.
- General: Patty Capps, Ravensdale - 3rd Place for 'Frost Morning, Enumclaw'
- Nature: Gary Parkert, Buckley - Judges Choice for 'Gecko Silhouette'
- Nature: Mike Dilbeck, Bonney Lake - Honorable Mention for 'Hidden Tree'
- Photo Travel: David Pawlan, Bonney Lake - 2nd Place for 'Sunset in Trondheim'
The 2012 Puyallup Fair Fine Art Show featured a special competition, “The Object Project” asking artists to include an assortment of five specific objects into their composition: a horseshoe, quilt, feather, sheep, and a single flower.
- 'The Object Project' and Drawing: Elizabeth Dobes, Lake Tapps - 1st Place for 'Country White'
- Digital Art: Alexandra Haley, Bonney Lake - 3rd Place for 'Tatiana O'Haley'