Awards Gala honours Sculpture Walk winners

Award winners from Castlegar's Sculpture Walk were honoured Saturday night at a gala hosted by Element Club Bar and Grill.

Carl Sean McMahon from Saltspring Island accepts his overall People's Choice Award from Castlegar mayor Lawrence Chernoff.

Carl Sean McMahon from Saltspring Island accepts his overall People's Choice Award from Castlegar mayor Lawrence Chernoff.



Award winners from Castlegar’s Sculpture Walk were honoured Saturday night at a gala hosted by Element Club, Bar and Grill.

The gala featured the awards presentation, raffles, a toonie sculpture draw, and a performance by the Many Hats Theatre Company of “Here on the Flight Path.”

Award winners for the People’s Choice Awards were:  Overall – Carl Sean McMahon for Linotype Wapiti; 1st – Gregory Johnson for Jack’s Story Time; 2nd – Christina Nick for Wheel of Life; 3rd – Tamara Schweigert, Three Ring Circus. Winners for Artistic Merit Awards were: Overall – Daniel Kloc for Raven; 1st – Shohini Ghosh for Tranquil; 2nd – Peter Vogelaar for Venus De Cello; 3rd Cameron Douglas, Road Apples.

Two pieces were also purchased: Huge and Foolish by Rabi’a was bought by Columbia Basin Trust and Nokhom Maskwa by Stewart Steinhauer was purchased by the Kalawsky family.

The winner of the Mystery Hunt was local student Kelsey Madson.