“Sol Duc Solitude” by Kathie Cook of Sequim took first place in the PC Student Art & Digital Art division of the 2024 Tidepools Magazine contest. (Tidepools Magazine)

“Sol Duc Solitude” by Kathie Cook of Sequim took first place in the PC Student Art & Digital Art division of the 2024 Tidepools Magazine contest. (Tidepools Magazine)

Tidepools Magazine announces contest winners

PORT ANGELES — The 2024 Tidepools Magazine contest winners in the categories of art, photography, writing and music have been announced.

Winners of the contest will be contacted via the email address provided on their submission forms with details on how to claim their awards.

Submissions from many individuals across the North Olympic Peninsula were reviewed by a panel of volunteer judges.

The winning entries are set to be featured in the milestone 60th issue of Tidepools, which is expected to be released in early June. A selection of contributors will present their work at a launch party, tentatively scheduled for June 7, at the Peninsula College Port Angeles campus.

Tidepools Magazine will be available for purchase in local shops throughout the Peninsula in June. This year’s winners, categorized by age group and medium, are as follows:

Youth Art 0-9

First – The Apple Tree by Ailo Saari of Port Angeles

Second – Eagle by Elizabeth Poindexter of Port Angeles

Third – Radiation by River Frye of Sequim

“Slug Bug” by Sparrow Frye of Sequim was selected first in the Youth Art 10-13 division in the 2024 Tidepools Magazine contest. (Tidepools Magazine)

“Slug Bug” by Sparrow Frye of Sequim was selected first in the Youth Art 10-13 division in the 2024 Tidepools Magazine contest. (Tidepools Magazine)

Youth Art 10-13

First – Slug Bug by Sparrow Frye of Sequim

Second – Siblings by Hako Sarri of Port Angeles

Third – A Snowy Day by Abigail Heistand of Port Angeles

“Finding Comfort in Solitude” by Kaylie Steed of Sequim won the Youth Art 14-17 division in the 2024 Tidepools Magazine contest. (Tidepools Magazine)

“Finding Comfort in Solitude” by Kaylie Steed of Sequim won the Youth Art 14-17 division in the 2024 Tidepools Magazine contest. (Tidepools Magazine)

Youth Art 14-17

First – Finding Comfort in Solitude by Kaylie Steed of Sequim

Second – Eyes of the Seas by Pema Anuthea of Sequim

Third – The Magic and Fiery Things by Pema Anuthea of Sequim

Youth Writing 0-9

First – The Heart of the Sea by Ailo Saari of Port Angeles

Second – The Mean Old Hunter by Soren Albright of Sequim

Third – The Cedar Tree by Ailo Saari of Port Angeles

Youth Writing 10-13

First – The Pine Tree by Cassy Cammett of Sequim

Second – The Winter Owl by Hoko Saari of Port Angeles

Third – The Red Cedar by Hoko Saari of Port Angeles

Youth Writing 14-17

First – The Snow Queen by Pema Anuthea of Sequim

PC Student Art & Digital Art

First – Sol Duc Solitude by Kathie Cook of Sequim

Second – Celestial Wards by Sage Glover of Sequim

Third – Ghost Dog by Cammry Lapka of Port Angeles

PC Student Photography

First – Mushroom Dewdrops by Maevis Croteau of Port Angeles

Second – Fixation by Ally Mon Wai of Port Angeles

Third – Shipwreck by Kyle Brooks of Sequim

PC Student Writing

First – Botticelli’s Venus by Cosey Mo Baxter of Port Angeles

Second – Dance Class by Kendall Melton of Sequim

Third – Midnight at 7-11 by Kendall Melton of Sequim

Adult Art & Digital Art

First – Squirrel with Mushrooms by George Seifert of Port Townsend

Second – Wave by Roger McGinnis of Port Angeles

Third – Tidepool by Clea Rome of Port Angeles

Adult Poetry

First – This Sacristy by Gary E. Bullock of Sequim

Second – Salmon Deposits by Dianne Knox of Sequim

Third – Nature Serving Breakfast by Bruno Rescigna of Port Angeles

Adult Prose

First – Styx by Maren Halvorsen of Sequim

Second – Dreams of Dogs by George Singletary of Sequim

Third – Killers by Stephen Workman of Port Angeles

Adult Photography

First – Dogwood Blossom by Richard Kohler of Sequim

Second – Canoes by Richard Kohler of Sequim

Third – Washington Winter Beach Chairs by Steven Jones of Sequim

Music

First – Ol’ Nantucket Sound by Noel Price of Sequim

Second – Out of Nowhere George Seifert of Port Townsend

Third – Savannah by Wanda Bumgarner of Port Angeles

About Tidepools

Tidepools Magazine has been published annually at Peninsula College since 1964 and features original art, photography, poetry, prose and music created by residents of the North Olympic Peninsula in Clallam and Jefferson counties. Tidepools is created in collaboration by Peninsula College students who edit, design, layout and publish the magazine while learning about publishing, marketing, community relations and gaining an appreciation of literature and the arts. Tidepools is made possible with support from the Associated Student Council, the Peninsula Daily News and The Buccaneer.

For more information, contact Deirdre Frank at dfrank@pencol.edu.

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