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The Los Alamitos Recreation & Community Services Department and the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Commission, are pleased to announce the 5th annual Weekend of Art in Los Alamitos. This event has been growing steadily and we are excited to be hosting this event again! We invite you to join us as an artist by submitting one to three works of art in the exhibition.

The exhibition will open to the public on Friday, March 20th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 21st from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. The awards and closing ceremony will occur on Saturday, March 21st at 7 p.m. Saturday will also include an arts & crafts vendor fair. We encourage all artists to participate in the exhibition as well as a vendor in the arts & crafts fair.

Below are the awards for this year. Winners will receive a certificate, ribbon, and gift card to Art Supply Warehouse in Westminster ($100 – 1st Place, $50 – 2nd Place, and $25 – 3rd Place).

DISTINGUISHED AWARDS:
Mayor’s Award: 1st place
Curator’s Award: 1st place
Commissioner’s Award: 1st place
Art Educator’s Award: 1st place
People’s Choice Award: 1st place
Most Artistic School in Los Alamitos Unified School District

TWO DIMENSIONAL AWARDS:
Elementary Division (Pre-K-5th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place
Middle School Division (6th-8th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place
High School Division (9th-12th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place
Adult (High School Graduate+) Division Awards: 1st-3rd place

THREE DIMENSIONAL AWARDS:
Elementary Division (Pre-K-5th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place
Middle School Division (6th-8th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place
High School Division (9th-12th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place
Adult (High School Graduate+) Division Awards: 1st-3rd place

 

THANK YOU TO ALL 2019 PARTICIPATING ARTISTS!

Below are the award winners for the 2019 Weekend of Art Event:

Mayor’s Award- Jackson St. by Mark Berger

Commissioner’s Award- Fathers Love by Rosario Grint

Curator’s Award- Basket of Joy by Sydney Bang

Art Educator Award- As a Deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O’God Psalms 42:1 by Jessica Chapman

 2D DIVISION

2D Elementary Division 1st Place- Geometry Buddies by Leila Beltran

2D Elementary Division 2nd Place- Fairy House by Aerin Martin

2D Elementary Division 3rd Place- Foglan Water by Sohan Manur

2D Jr High Division 1st Place-Spring Blossom by Kristen Chan

2D Jr High Division 2nd Place- Bear by Ellis Duff

2D Jr High Division 3rd Place-Snow Canyon by Isabella Meader

2D High School Division 1st Place- Mike by Lukas Petdna Morrison

2D High School Division 2nd Place-God the Luthier by Sophia Hill

2D High School Division 3rd Place- Portrait of Desmond by Eliana Manfro

2D Adult Division 1st Place- Villa at Cuomo by Dolores Youseff

2D Adult Division 2nd Place- Eternal Battle by Cambria Ullom

2D Adult Division 3rd Place- View from Aarons Bridge by Tom Oliver

 3D DIVISION

3D Elementary Division 1st Place- Dinosaur Land by Noelle Cordova

3D Elementary Division 2nd Place- Few of My Favorite Things by Sophia Shalbey

3D Elementary Division 3rd Place- Chez Burger by Mimi Farrell

3D Jr High Division 1st Place- Dream Catcher by Dana Kim

3D Jr High Division 2nd Place- Emerald Arches by Butch Abacherli

3D Jr High Division 3rd Place- War of Roses by Gabrielle Born

3D High School Division 1st Place- Tiki by Shelby Kain

3D High School Division 2nd Place- Raku Pot by Sadie Mucciaro

3D Adult Division 1st Place- Above the Burgess Pass by Ricky Hill

3D Adult Division 2nd Place- Untitled by Kevin Boylan

3D Adult Division 3rd Place- Sea Life by Darleen Ortlieb

THANK YOU to our generous donors who have graciously contributed to the 2019 event! If you are an organization looking to sponsor this event, please contact the Los Alamitos Recreation & Community Services Department at (562) 430-1073 or email mshimada@cityoflosalamitos.org.

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Curator, Elizabeth Nguyen-Espinoza

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