2008 Award Winning Art

The Sooke Fine Arts Show has a proud history that began in 1986 and was organized for 20 years by the Sooke Region Museum.

In 2007, the newly created Sooke Fine Arts Society worked diligently to renew the tradition of hosting an outstanding celebration of the artistic talent from around our region.

We are pleased to present some of our past winners here:

Best in Show sponsored by Women in Tune (2 way tie)
“Jack” by Johannes Landman
“Anatomy is Destiny” by Anne Hoban

Best 2D sponsored by the Victoria Airport Authority
“Bridge on Johnson” by Ken McAllister

Best 3D sponsored by Island Vacation Homes
“Through” by Terry Burnett

Best work by a First Nations Artist sponsored by Jack and Merilou Clapper
“Kwa-Guilth Box Design” by Jason Hunt

Best Photography sponsored by Island Blue Print Co., Ltd.
“One Peso” by Michele Waters

Best Jewellery sponsored by SunRiver Estates/Citta Construction
“Kelp” bracelet by Jake Grant

Best Ceramic or Glass sponsored by Eva Bebington (3 way tie)
“Clock” by Doris Schaekel
“The Fisher King” by Leonard S. Butt
“Platter” by Margit Nellemann

Juror’s Choice Awards sponsored by Sooke Community Arts Council
“Flora I” by Cheryl Taves
“Nightime” by Ada Oegema
“Passion of an Age” by Dorothy Haegart

People’s Choice Award sponsored by the West Shore Arts Council
“Jack” by Johannes Landman

Children’s Choice Award sponsored by the West Shore Arts Council
A New Prince” by Pauline Olesen

Designer’s Choice Award In Memory of Jim Merrill
“Summer Symphony” by Kim Leslie/Anderson

Honourable Mentions sponsored by Lûxe Home Interiors
“Lucifer Contemplates the Implications of Getting His Wings” by R. Randy Belyk
“Field Aerial” by Jane F. Young
“Celtic Moon Cuff” by Veronica Stewart
“Cornered” by Daniel Sikorskyi-chiaroscurist
“Ular – 2008” by Stan Oglon
“Sea Captain Chest” by Kenneth Wigen