Event Images | Water Artisan Winners and Runners-UpPOND Trade's Water Artisans of the Year Announcements at the Water Garden Expo! By Grant Gerke Published on February 24, 2018 in 2017 Water Artisans Contest, Pond Content 0 A great time was had by all as we showered our winners and runners-up with their 2017 Water Artisans Awards at the Water Garden Expo event in Oklahoma this past week. Enjoy the photos below! Mike Hall from Fitz’s Fish Pond accepts the award for “Best Large Scale.” Judge Dean Pipito watches from the wings. Lora Lee Gelles presents Tim Wood of Aquatic Edge Pond & Landscape Solutions a trophy for “Most Artistic.” Max Taylor of Magnolia Ponds was runner-up in the “under 15k” category. The crew at Fitz’s Fish Ponds poses for a photo with Lora Lee Gelles at the POND Trade booth. Lora Lee Gelles and Tim Wood at the Water Garden Expo Event. Nothing beats winning, Fitz’s Fish Ponds crew is excited! When in doubt, smile. Tim Wood wins a Water Artisans Award!