MANimal Gala

On July 31st, the CVA hosted the opening Gala for our Manimal: Creating Connections Exhibit. This was our second competitive show of 2015, and we had such fun putting it together!

At the gala, juror Mark Mittlesteadt spoke about what MANimal meant to him and how he went about selecting the entries and then the winners of the MANimal show. 

 
 


Along with the award sponsor, Ministry Health Care, Mark presented awards to the following pieces. 

1st Place: Ann Singsaas - "Almost Like Flying"

 
 

2nd Place: Sharon Dowis - "Only in My Dreams"

 
 

3rd Place: Terry Gunderson Shulta - "Ancient Beliefs"

 
 

Honorable Mention: Lori Biwer-Stewart - "Shiny Things"

 
 

Honorable Mention: Dan Christianson - "Frogman Dude"

 
 

Honorable Mention: Ann Herzog Wright - "Friends"

 
 

Congratulations to all the winners!

David Daniels, from Colossal Fossil was on hand to share some interesting information about the replica skeleton of the Saber Tooth Tiger that is on display in the gallery throughout the MANimal exhibit. 

 
 

The CVA would like to thank The MInt for providing our MANimal themed food and Zopel Jazz Ensemble for the wonderful music!

Come and stop in to see MANimal through September 19th!