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Wickford Art Association’s National Photography Exhibit RESULTS

October 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 15, 2020

Oct. 23 marked the opening of Wickford Art Association’s National Photography Exhibit. With over 200 entries from across the U.S., the exhibit consists of 78 works representing varied photographic techniques, subjects and presentation styles. The curated works and prizes were determined by New England based Visual Storyteller, David Helfer Wells.

The exhibit will be accessible through Nov. 15; hours are Wednesday through Saturday (noon – 4 p.m.), Sunday (noon – 3 p.m.)  An virtual gallery will be posted to the exhibit webpage: wickfordart.org/annual-photography-exhibit-2/ by Tuesday, Oct. 27.

WAA is thrilled to announce the award-winning selections from our National Photography Exhibit:

First Prize          

BLM: The Things They Carried by Kim Williams (West Virginia) – Digital Print

Second Prize     

Into Dreamland by Michael Potts (Arizona) – Digital Archival Print

Third Prize        

Self Portrait as Housewife (Who He Wanted Me to Be) by Lily Colman (Pennsylvania) – Digital C-print

Honorable Mentions

Burning It Up by John Pitocco (Rhode Island) – Photography

Covid Isolation by Jean Duffy (Rhode Island) – Photography

Judge’s Awards

Crossing Over by Gene Suponski (Connecticut) – B&W Digital Photography

Stitching the Sunlight by Martha Wakefield (Massachusetts) – Digital Collage

The Wickford Art Association is a non-profit organization with approximately 450 members from Rhode Island and New England. The association hosts art exhibits, classes, lectures and workshops in its North Kingstown gallery and has produced the summertime Wickford Art Festival since 1962. WAA is dedicated to educating, encouraging and inspiring artists and art lovers throughout the community. For more information, call (401) 294-6840 or visit www.wickfordart.org

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