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Contact: Deb Litman
Allegany Arts Council announces winners of
8th Annual Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition
CUMBERLAND—The Allegany Arts Council announced the winners of its 8th Annual Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition on Saturday, April 2, during a public opening and awards ceremony. Juror David Oresick, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Silver Eye Center for Photography in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, selected winners from an outstanding selection of photographs. Prizes were awarded in the categories of color, monochrome, and photography as sculpture.
Rheana Gardner’s photograph, In the World’s Broad Field of Battle, was named Best in Show. She is based in Cedar City, UT.
Other winners included:
1st Place: Park Pool, Michael Hunter Thompson, Cumberland, MD
2nd Place: EXTROVERTED!!!, Andre Ramos-Woodard, Albuquerque, NM
3rd Place: Tata's Hydrangea, Jillian Abir MacMaster, Frederick, MD
1st Place: Dreams of the Home: The Moon & I, Sidra Kaluszka, Radford, VA
2nd Place: Joy, Victor Mirontschuk, New York, NY
3rd Place: Toad in a Teacup, Amy Burke, Allentown, PA
Photography as Sculpture
Former Trees, Sarah Salomon, Germantown, MD
The exhibition will be on display through Saturday, April 23. It can be viewed at our galleries at 9 N. Centre Street in Cumberland, or online at https://www.alleganyartscouncil.org/saville-exhibition/.