2019 Ekphrasis Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Ekphrastic writing competition.  Writing was inspired by artwork from SAM’s exhibit Looking West: An Exhibition Highlighting Works by American Women Artists.

Winner: Dagny McKinley

Artwork: “Pawtrait of a Black Bear” scratchboard  11” x 14”

Artist: Ginger Gehres

Honorable Mention: John Grassby

Artwork: “Long Gone”  oil  18” x 30”

Artist: Ann Larson

Honorable Mention: Barbara Sparks

Artwork: “Into the Silver Lining”  oil  24” x 24”

Artist: Kami Mendlik

Youth Winner: Sloan Speer

Artwork: “Little Girl with a Big Guitar

Artist: Sharon Pomales Tousey   Pastel  18” x 24”

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