'Wishes & Prayers in Turbulent Times' wins Wearable Art honors

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council has announced the winners of the 2019 Wearable Art Extravaganza: Tailwind.

    The four-judge panel awarded first place to Wishes & Prayers in Turbulent Times by Rhonda Jenkins Gardinier. 

    Second place went to Flipping Out by Michelle Morris, and the third spot was won by Calm in the Wild by Jessica Sullivan.

    Members of the Wearable Art audience at both the Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon shows received a token to allow them to vote for their favorite Tailwinds entry. 

    The most audience votes were cast for Morgan McCutcheon’s T-60, followed by Wishes & Prayers in Turbulent Times, Flipping Out, and Karen Smith & Olivia Moore’s Plastic Resuscitation.

    The four judges for this year’s Wearable Art were Melissa Griffiths, Patricia Hull, Gigi Monroe, and Pua Maunu, and each was allowed to select a piece for Honorable Mention.

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