The Outaouais Wood Carvers held their annual Ottawa Wood Carving Competition on May 4, at the Kars Recreation Centre Association Hall. The Competition is where wood artists from Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec and beyond gather in Ottawa every year to showcase their artistry and to compete at all skill levels from beginner to accomplished.
Wood carvings and pyrography pieces were on display and there were demonstrations throughout the show. The NG Times provided our own Marguerite Boyer as one of the judges for the competition.
Winners: Novice – Sandra Hornung; Intermediate – Mario Trinque; Open – Tony Endhoven; Judges Sentimental Favourite – Bruce Pirt: and Pyro- Bob Thompson.