The Clarksville Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all of the amazing artisans who chose the Clarksville, VA Lakefest to sell thier beautiful items. We sincerely hope to see all of them return next year with new and exciting pieces!
Best in Show: 1st Place and Best-In-Show award went to Teak 22 of Alabama. The exhibit was filled with one-of-a-kind god art made from recycled parts of the teak tree which is grown in Sumatra, Indonesia. Shown are the artists Alan and Sharalee Sherman who create the furniture.
2nd Place: The 2010 Lakefest judges picked Jinsheng Song of Florida for his unique oil paintings. Song’s inspirations for his artwork come from his life and his technique is layer upon layer. As this photo was taken, he had took a break from adding yet another layer to the original behind him.
3rd Place: Third place was presented to Keith Boone of North Carolina for his unique jewelry that is hand-crafted from vintage pieces of sterling silver dinnerware such as knives, forks and spoons. Boone accepted the award and ribbon on behalf of he and his wife Maureen, who also assists with the artwork.
Honorable Mention: Christy Eubank of North Carolina was presented the honorable mention award for her hand-thrown pottery. This crafter’s special designs include one-of-a-kind candy bowls, dip-n-chip dishes, funny face mugs and serving platters. The 33rd annual Lakefest was the first show she had attended in Clarksville.
Raffle Winner: Winner of the 2010 Lakefest “super party weekend raffle” was Sam Keeton, show hold his winning ticket. Shown with Keeton is his wife Phebe; the couple reside in Buffalo Junction. Their gifts included a 20-gallon stainless steel cooler on wheels, a stainless steel grill with table (provided by Michael Y. Wagstaff Construction), luxury lakefront weekend overnight accommodations (provided by Best Western On the Lake), Lakefest apron and chef’s hat embroidered by Stitches Corporate & Custom Embroidery, plus a basket full of grilling essentials.