DCA photography show winners announced

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Close-Up category winner: Nancy O. Henry

The Dorchester Center for the Arts (DCA) recently presented awards at its Second Saturday Artists’ Reception for its Annual Community Photography and Digital Arts Exhibit and Competition. DCA extends its appreciates to the judges for this year’s event, who were Karen Hanish, visual arts coordinator and art teacher at the Lab School of Washington in Washington, D.C., and Charles Ritter, professional photographer and member of the Tidewater Camera Club. Approximately 130 photos are in the exhibit and awards were given in three divisions: Youth, Amateur Adult and Professional Adult. During the judging process, all artists’ names are hidden so that judging is fair and impartial.
Winners received either cash prizes, ribbons or a gift certificate.
Youth

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Youth category winner: Elizabeth Kyle

1st Elizabeth Kyle “First Impression”
2nd Daniel Hesson “Amazing Milo”
3rd Emily Todd “The Trouble I’ve Seen”
Honorable Mention: Elizabeth Kyle (untitled); Zakiya Chikwendu “Pick Up the Phone”; Emily Todd “Peaceful Easy Feeling.”
Amateur Adult

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Amatueur Adult category winner: William H. Geoghegan

1st William H. Geoghegan “Castle Tower, Cesky Krumlov”
2nd Nancy O. Henry “Sunflower”
3rd Judith Ann Slaughter “Lunch at Claude Monet’s Garden!!!”
Honorable Mention: Barbara Gilbert “Reflections”; Ron Berman “Sharp Sunset @ Sharps Island Light”; Barbara Saulsbury “After the Rain”; William H. Geoghegan “El Galeon”; Cal Jackson “Day’s Catch”; Larry Reese “Young Bull Elk.”
Professional Adult

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Professional Adult category winner: Dr. Graham Slaughter

1st Dr. Graham Slaughter “Winter Freeze”
2nd Dr. Graham Slaughter “Icicles”
3rd Mike Hemming “Silk Mill”
Honorable Mention: Dr. Graham Slaughter “Winter Storm Front”; Fran Saunders “Scenic Byway”
Best Close-Up Photo: Nancy O. Henry “Sunflower”
Best In Show: Dr. Graham Slaughter “Winter Freeze”
People’s Choice: Ron Bromwell “I Love You, Dad”
A few seats remain for Watkins Concert
For those who have yet to purchase their tickets, there is still time to buy them for the Ashley Watkins, Flutist, concert this Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. at DCA. Ashley delighted audiences during her August performance and is returning with new selections.
Tickets are $10 for DCA members; $12 for nonmembers. To charge tickets by phone using Visa, Master Card or Discover, call 410-228-7782.
Editor’s note: Spectrum is the weekly column of the Dorchester Arts Center. It is written by Mickey Love, executive director.

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