And the winner is … Cynthia Turner’s poster art chosen for West Seattle Garden Tour 2016

Scanned by Bellevue Fine Art Reproduction, LLC.

That’s the winning art chosen for this year’s West Seattle Garden Tour poster. Here’s the announcement from tour organizers:

The West Seattle Garden Tour received nearly 30 art submissions in response to this year’s artist competition. We are pleased to announce West Seattle artist Cynthia Turner as the winner for her piece entitled “Wild, Wild Flowers.” Her original artwork using a medium of cut paper, gel medium, acrylic on canvas board, will be auctioned on the day of the tour (July 17) to benefit WSGT’s 2016 designated beneficiaries. Cynthia’s art work along with several other ‘honorable mentions’ will also be on display during the June 2016 West Seattle Art Walk.

From Turner’s artist statement: “Using my personal ethos of using mostly up-cycled and re-purposed materials, as well working within the West Seattle Garden Tour’s theme of ‘The Art of Gardening,’ I set out to make a piece that was slightly mid-century in feel, using paper that I found or already had on hand. With this piece, I tried to create a feeling of a wild garden that was designed by nature and happenstance, yet is also clean and graphic.” Read more about Turner and her work here; find out more about this year’s tour here.

7 Replies to "And the winner is ... Cynthia Turner's poster art chosen for West Seattle Garden Tour 2016"

  • sam-c February 23, 2016 (4:42 pm)

    It’s beautiful! Congrats    

  • Argonautter February 23, 2016 (8:09 pm)

    I like this a lot

  • Jeanie February 23, 2016 (9:34 pm)

    Lovely! These posters are wonderful every year. 

  • Salal February 23, 2016 (10:58 pm)

     Good choice!

  • norskgirl February 24, 2016 (4:50 am)

    Very nice!  I wish T-shirts were available.  I suspect they would be very popular.  Enthusiastically collected each year and proudly worn thereafter. 

    • HelperMonkey February 24, 2016 (8:21 am)

      or screen this gorgeous design on a tote bag – I’d buy one! 

  • Suzanne February 24, 2016 (8:15 am)

    Congratulations Cynthia!!

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