As a way of promoting emu eggshell art, the American Emu Association (AEA) hosted the 2014 “EGGS’travaganza” Egg Art Contest.

All submitted emu eggshell art was on display for public viewing online at www.AEAEggArtContest.com and in person on public display on July 18, 2014 at the Embassy Suites East Peoria Hotel & Conference Center in Peoria, Illinois during the AEA’s annual national convention.

Artists competed for $600 in cash prizes. The prize money was awarded for the top 3 entries that received the highest bids. A Silent Auction with live bidders and online bidding was used to determine the winners.

The AEA is happy to announce the 2014 Egg Art Contest winners:

1st / 2nd Place Tie

Rebecca Perry with her entry 4 Winds Jewelry Box
Katy Wilson with her entry Brother Against Brother

3rd Place –

Andrea Vigneault with her entry The Dragon Egg

More entries for 2014 can be viewed at http://www.aeaeggartcontest.com

All of the 2014 entries will be showcased on the contest website for a least the next 12 months, giving excellent exposure and promotion for all of the contributing artists.

For more information about the “2014 EGGS’travaganza Egg Art Contest”, visit www.AEAEggArtContest.com.

“Four Winds Jewelry Box” by Rebecca Perry, Jackson, TN
“Four Winds Jewelry Box” by Rebecca Perry, Jackson, TN
“Four Winds Jewelry Box” by Rebecca Perry, Jackson, TN
“The Dragon’s Egg” by Andrea Vigneault, Hickory, NC

“Brother Against Brother” by Katy Wilson, Sweetwater, TN

“Brother Against Brother” by Katy Wilson, Sweetwater, TN

“Brother Against Brother” by Katy Wilson, Sweetwater, TN

“Brother Against Brother” by Katy Wilson, Sweetwater, TN

“Brother Against Brother” by Katy Wilson, Sweetwater, TN

Founded in 1989, The American Emu Association is a non-profit trade association representing breeders, producers and marketers of emu meat, oil and other emu co-products. The emu industry is an alternative agricultural industry, dominated by the small farmer, who is devoted to humane and environmentally positive practices that will produce beneficial products for society. For more information about the American Emu Association (AEA) or the emu industry visit http://www.aea-emu.org or call 541-332-0675.