Ryan Cook's Poseidon won first place in the Professional category and was judge People's Choice winner.

Transformations on the Shore 2016 winners

Another great carving competition at Frank James Park in Campbell River comes to a close.

Now the community and visitors alike can wander the park and admire the carvers’ finished cremations.

Here are the winners:


1st Place – Ryan Cook – “Poseidon”

2nd Place – Junior Henderson – “Who Gives A Hoot”

3rd Place – Cody LaFrance – “Cemetery Gates”

Ulla Haglund – “Granpa”

Kevin Lewis – “Dragon Hunter”

Jesse Toso – “Akumal Dream”


1st Place – Shea Larking – “Wild BC”

2nd Place – Adam Youngblut – “On The Pier”

3rd Place – Randy Gauthier – “The Lycan Mad”

Angela Kroeker – “Lions Pride”

Warren Little – “Full Moon”


1st Place – Sandi Cleaver – “We’re Starvin’ Seagulls”

2nd Place – Fabian Rousseau – “Wild Man Of The Forest”

3rd Place – Amanda Chalmers – “A Feather In Her Cap”

Rob & Deb Clandenning – “It’s A Good Day”

Novice (no placing, carvings auctioned)

Marina Cole – “Fallen”

Dianna Mark Meston – “(Not So) Light House”

People’s Choice

Ryan Cook

Carver’s Choice (a tie)

Junior Henderson and Marina Cole


Here’s another look at some of the great works done in this year’s competition: