2022 OWAC Excellence In Craft Awards Announced

2022 OWAC Excellence In Craft Awards Announced

The 2022 Excellence in Craft Awards were announced at OWAC’s spring conference in Big Bear Lake on May 10, 2022. Award recipients were recognized in 11 different categories. When all the dust settled, Matt Johanson received OWAC’s most prestigious award … California Outdoor Communicator of the Year!

This year’s award recipients included:

 

News Article:

1st placeMatt JohansonOutdoor Adventures Embrace Diversity: We’re Going to Change the World

2nd placeNancy SorrellsConservationists Plant 300 Trees in Churchville to Keep Whiskey Creek Clean

 

Feature Article

1st placeJohn PoimirooIntimate Ireland

            2nd placeMonica Prelle Running the Isle

 

Column

1st placeChris CollardLight Moves

            2nd placeMatt JohansonAce Your Age: 50 Lessons in 50 Years

 

Book                            

1st placeMatt JohansonCalifornia Summits

            2nd placePeter SchroederThe Rock Shall Dance

 

Feature Photography/Artwork

1st placeChris CollardAustralian Yellow-Spotted Goanna

            2nd placeChris CollardBaja Sunrise

 

Action Photography/Artwork

1st placeNancy SorrellsArt Imitating Nature at Sherando Lake

            2nd placeJohn PoimirooIntimate Ireland – Cycling into Doolin

 

Audio

1st placeRick SaezWhat it Takes to Be a Pro with Adventure Photographer and Filmmaker Lucas Gilman

2nd placeRick SaezOutdoor Sports Insurance with Tori Hoeschler and Rob Martin from the Horizon Agency

 

Video

1st placePhillip FriedmanRescue at Sea Reunion – Fishermen Meet the Girl They Saved 35 Years Ago

            2nd place – No award

 

Internet Site

1st placeJohn PoimirooCalifornia Fall Color

            2nd placePhil ReedyColorful Shasta

 

California Conservation Article

1st placeBob Cooper  – The Unlikely Elktavist

2nd placeBarbara SteinbergCalifornia Rambling: Exploring Butte County with Watchable Wildlife

 

Conference-Related Work

1st placeJohn PoimirooQueen of the Southern Mines

            2nd place – No award

 

CALIFORNIA OUTDOOR COMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR

Winner MATT JOHANSON!!

 

Congratulations to all of this year’s EIC award winners

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