Trophies by Local Artists

The top contestants closest to their estimated time will receive a one-of-a-kind piece of art... unique, hand painted paddles by a local artist.  This artwork is sure to become a conversation piece in your home for many years to come!

Introducing our 2019 Artists

Larissa Flynn

L. Flynn ART  Charlevoix, MI 

Plein air, studio, and live event artist. 


“When viewing my work I invite you to get lost in the negative space and wander in and out of areas that are lost in translation. To stand still, take in the calm, breathe, relax, surrender, and connect....the same experience I have when I take notice of the subject I'm compelled to translate and share.”


Paul Andrzejewski

"Being an artist from Northern Michigan, I tend to meld the outdoors with a graphic style. I started at an early age after taking an oil painting class that my mother enrolled me in and that was the spark that created a life long interest in art. I eventually studied Graphic Design and Advertising Art at Kendall College of Art and Design which furthered my abilities in oil painting, print making, and several other disciplines."


2018 Trophy Artists


Jim Abbey


Julie Stratton


2017 Trophy Artists

Mike Coltman
Jeannie Putnam
Heidi Geiger


2016 Trophy Artist

Artist Edith Pair "Ellair" painting the one-of-a-kind trophies for Paddle 4 The Pool, 2016.



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