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18th Annual Art in the Pass

Saturday & Sunday, April 18 – 19, 2015

10am to 5pm at War Memorial Park


Thank you to our Sponsors:
Van Gogh:

Department of Marine Resources


Anna and Steve Sabree

City of Pass Christian


Susan Blanchard, M.D.

John and Joanne Curren

Media Sponsor:

Gazebo Gazette




Art in the Pass

Board for 2014

Chairman: Anita Giani
Vice-Chair: FJ Cutting
Treasurer: Jennifer Burke
Secretary: Peggy Dutton

Steering Committee:

Bobby Allison, Entertainment
Jennifer Buchanan, Dept. of Marine Resources
Bob Cutting, Logistics
Anita Giani, Marketing,
Gary Goulet, Food Vendor
Meg Retersdorf, Silent Auction and Registration
Wilma Rizzardi and Sandy Shaver, Artists Co-Chairs
Sandy Shaver, Judging      Martha Hawkins, Volunteers

Thank You for Your Support:

All of the volunteers who work at Art in the Pass and to the City of Pass Christian: Parks & Recreation Dept., Police Dept., Public Works Dept., and Fire Dept.

Dot Hector & Gretchen Harris Memorial Scholarship Committee:

FJ Cutting, Scholarship Chair

Past Event Chairs

2013 – Anita Giani
2011, 2012 – Jerald Williams
2008, 2009, 2010 – Julie & Richard O’Briant
2004, 2005, 2007 – Virgil & Margaret Harris
2004, 2005 – Virgil & Gretchen Harris
2003 – Kathie Short
2002 – Betsy Burgess & Margaret Harris
2001 – Terry Scott
1999-2000 – Helen St Paul
1995-1998 – Malee Hearin

Congratulations to all of the winners of Art in the Pass 2014!

Best in Show was won by Jason Wilson Pottery, Bay Springs, MS

Jason Wilson

Jason Wilson

Other winners were:


1st: Chris Goulet, Pass Christian, MS
2nd: Mike Venghas, Niceville, FL
Honorable Mention: Mary Kay Samouce, Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Mixed Media

1st: Haruhiko Murakami, Cary Plantation, Maine
2nd: Kendra Bennett,  Daphne, AL
Honorable Mention: Vicki Niolet, Bay St Louis, MS


1st: Alla Baltas, Baton Rouge, LA
2nd: Milton Williams, Pass Christian, MS


1st: Steve White, Ocean Springs, MS
2nd: Andrew Moine, New Orleans, LA
Honorable Mention: Alex North, Gulfport, MS

1st: Steve Burrows, Gulf Shores, AL
2nd: Yvonne Brown, Gulfport MS

Honorable Mention: Gail Pine, Pascagoula, MS


1st: Spencer Gray, Pass Christian, MS
2nd: Breck Whitworth, Gulfport, MS
Honorable Mention: Erik Olson, Pensacola, FL

1st: Stephanie Flier,  Long Beach, MS
2nd: Bobby Goldsmith, Biloxi, MS
Honorable Mention: Clair Etzold, Ocean Springs, MS

For a list of this year’s artists, please click 2014 Final Artists booth list_pdf.



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