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Award Winners

Awards are presented annually at the culmination of our wet sale event. Award categories are detailed below. We invite you to explore the award-winning works and the artists below.

Wash Day

Tim Peterson, Spearfish SD

Artists' Choice



Rodger Ellingson

Sioux Falls, SD

Harvey Dunn Award



It was a tie!

Church on the Homestead

     Lindsay Ciavarella ....  Mitchell, SD

Wash Day

     Tim Peterson .....  Spearfish SD

People's Choice



Aiden Hart

Akron, Ohio

Youth Artist Award



People's Choice Award:  Artist work (single painting presented by artist) voted upon by all wet sale attendees who are not registered artists. 

Artists' Choice Award:  Artist work (single painting selected by the artist) voted upon by all registered. 

Annual Harvey Dunn Award:  Given to an artist who embodies the spirit and mission of the Harvey Dunn Society. The recipient is chosen by the Harvey Dunn Society Board.

Quick Draw Award:  New in 2024. To be awarded to individual as voted upon by all wet sale attendees including registered artists. 

Youth Award:  This award is not voted upon. The names of all youth ages 15 and under who are showing art at the wet sale will be placed in a drawing for this award. 


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