The Nautica 2011 exhibit continues through November 2, 2011. See forty works of art by Ventura County's outstanding artists working in the maritime genre.
Artist and acting judge, Gerri Johnson McMillan, awarded prizes to the following artists:
First Prize: Janie H. Young, Fishermans Life on Li River,Newbury Park
Second Prize: Mark Thayer, Ventura Nights #4, Ventura
Third Prize: Andrea Ashley, Catch of the Day, Hidden Hills.
Honorable Mention: Lorna Amundson, Day at the Beach,Oxnard
Honorable Mention: Margy Gates, One of those Magical Mornings at Santa Cruz Island,Oxnard
Honorable Mention: Ed Cristal, Mother Polar Bear and her Cub, Port Hueneme.
The Ventura County Maritime Museum is located in Oxnards Fishermans Wharf at south Victoria Avenue and Channel Islands Boulevard. It is open daily, 11-5 pm.
Entrance is free, donations are welcome. See web site at vcmm.org or call (805) 984-6260.
Janie H. Young 1st Prize 2011
Mark Thayer 2nd Prize 2011
Honorable Mention: Lorna Amundson Nautica 2011