Wow! We asked for entries and did you send some amazing, arty, repurposed junk!
Winnowing the finalists for the Art of Junk contest to 11 was not easy!
Each finalist has won free early setup on Tuesday, and will compete for $1,000 in cash prizes.
Their work will be displayed in the Art of Junk gallery on the 2nd floor all three days of the Bonanza!
Our panel of community judges will make the final selections Wednesday, Sept. 24.
Here, in no particular order, are the finalists and entries:
* Gretchen Morrison and Becky Schuster of Eclectic 887
"Alvin, Ethel and Elmer"
* Terry Kerr, independent
"Soldier Boy Lamp"
*Paul Larsen of Limited Primitives
"On the Handlebars"
*Rick Murphy of Rick's Sculptures
"Bennington the Dog"
*Mary Andersen of Vintage Pixie
"Radiant Miss Bella"* Sara Smith of s.a.r.a.
* Carter Averbeck of Omforme Design
* Mike-Janet Brown of Treasures and Trash
"Gas Pump Cabinet"
* Ben Mueller of A Vintage Parcel
"The Heart of the City"
* Lee Anderson of Histories
"Victory Dance Hall Sign"
* Suzanne Theisfeld of Objects & Art
Stop by the Art of Junk gallery at the Bonanza to check out these amazing entries!
Vive le junk!