Artsclamation! featured original works by more than 30 noted regional and local artists who work with a variety of media, including oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylics and photography, as well as an exclusive grouping of three-dimensional artists displaying jewelry, pottery, woodwork and sculpture.
Participating artists included: Amy Crews (Featured Artist), Hugh Bailey, Lynda Best, Kathy Bradley, Pat Clapsaddle, Lil Clinard, Amy Collins, Sam Collins, Vicki Denaburg (Founders’ Award Artist), Wendy Ervin, Gordon Fowler, Larry Gabbard, Edie Greer, Betsy Heerdt, Ronald Lewis, Kay List, Sharron Mallison, Kate McCullough, Mike Naney, Charles “Chico” Osten, Amber Anne Palo, Leila Platt, Janis Proffitt, Dennis Sabo, David Swanagin, Kristine Taylor, Debbie Toney, Jyl Walker, and Heather Whiteside.
Funds raised during Artsclamation!’s 15-year history have benefitted a number of Peninsula’s programs, including emergency assistance with discharge medications for inpatients, therapeutic weighted blankets, reference books, art supplies, relaxation CDs and karaoke equipment for patient therapy.
Proceeds from this year’s event total more than $45,000 and will be used to construct a new outdoor courtyard for the men’s unit at Peninsula Hospital.