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Contact: Deb Litman
Allegany Arts Council announces winners of
9th Annual Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition
CUMBERLAND—The Allegany Arts Council announced the winners of its 9th Annual Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition on Saturday, April 1, during a public opening and awards ceremony. Juror Todd Tubutis, Director of the Art Museum of West Virginia University, selected winners from an outstanding selection of photographs. Prizes were awarded in the categories of color, monochrome, and photography as sculpture.
Steven Edson’s photograph, A Sense of Place, was named Best in Show. Edson is based in Arlington, MA.
Other winners were:
1st Place: Rita 2, Michael Hunter Thompson, Cumberland, MD
2nd Place: Reckoning, Sharon Draghi, Harrison, NY
3rd Place: Portrait - 13th and Charlotte, Adam Long, Newberg, OR
1st Place: Mitchipicoten Stillness, Jan Bell, Bowling Green, OH
2nd Place: I Can't Breathe, Sandra Chen Weinstein, Lake Forest, CA
3rd Place: Fairview, Denise M. Oehl, Hudson, NY
Photography as Sculpture
See No Evil, Sandi Daniel, Freeport, NY
The exhibition will be on display through Saturday, April 22. It can be viewed at our galleries at 9 N. Centre Street in Cumberland, or online at https://www.alleganyartscouncil.org/saville-exhibition/.