Steamboat Art Museum

Ekphrasis* 2020 Winners

In honor of Susan de Wardt

Winner: Kathleen Guler  “Time Shudders”

Quilt: “Passage at Knowth” by Denise Labadie


Honorable Mention

Dagny McKinley:  “Sunshine and Shadows”

Quilt: Antique Log Cabin Quilt circa 1930


Honorable Mention

Harriet Freiberger:  “Needle, Thread and Human Hands”

Quilt: Created by Helen Sherrod, circa 1950


Youth Winner: Layla Baker

Quilt:  “Marmalade’s First Snow” by David Taylor


*The word ekphrasis comes from the Greek for the description of a work of art produced as a rhetorical exercise, often used in the adjectival form ekphrastic.  It is a vivid often dramatic, verbal description of a visual work of art, either real or imagined.