Congratulations to these artists for their winning submissions!

Grand Prize $2000

Award sponsored by Acura West London ($1500) and the Grand Bend Art Centre ($500)

Denise Antaya’s oil “In Winter’s Grip”

Second Prize $500

Award sponsored by Cate and Marco Melito

John Lightfoot’s acrylic “Snow Day”

Honourable Mentions $250

Layne van Loo’s oil “April, May, June, July and August”

Award sponsor West Coast Lions of Grand Bend

Shelley Prior’s watercolour “Jail Birds”

Award sponsor by Marian and David Atkinson

Portrait Awards

First Place Award

Bonnie Sheckter’s coloured pencil drawing “Loves Me, Loves Me Not”

Award sponsor David Atkinson and Shawn McConville of CIBC Wood Gundy

Honourable Mention Award

Elaine Guitar-van Loo’s oil “Bird Feeder”

Award sponsor Joanne and Peter Janzen

Sculpture Awards

Bronze category winner

“Muskoka Boy” by John Clinton

Award sponsor White Squirrel Golf Club

Wood category

“Fields and Butterflies” by Bernard Hrytzak

Award sponsor White Squirrel Golf Club

Mixed media category

“Northern Lights” by Jim Dawe

Award sponsor White Squirrel Golf Club

Honourable Mention

“Dude Where’s My Shell?” by Kim Land


Award sponsor White Squirrel Golf Club

Honourable Mention

“Geometric Period of Greek Amphora” by Bernard Hrytzak

wood and acrylic

Award sponsor White Squirrel Golf Club

Mayor’s Purchase Award

“Tremulous Light” by Faith Hieblinger


$750 Purchase Award chosen by Mayor Cook on behalf of the Municipality of Lambton Shores.

This painting becomes part of the municipality’s permanent collection.

Summer & Grace Gallery Award

New this year, Cindy Cottrelle of Summer & Grace Gallery in Oakville selected two artists to receive exhibition space in her gallery.

The artists chosen were Mark Janeck and John Lightfoot.

Sponsor Choice Awards $250

The Sponsor Choice awards are very special as the sponsors get to select the winners personally. Out of all the stellar artwork, these works of art spoke directly to the sponsors. Congratulations to all the winners and huge thanks to our sponsors! Please read the captions on each picture to see the recipients and sponsors.