of "Our View" Contest
Exhibition December 5 -21
conjunction with the exhibition, Oakwood Arts has published
a companion book, also titled "Our View," which features
the winning entries and selected honorable mention photographs.
Frank and Merry Thomasson, who assisted in the organization
of the contest, also managed production of the book. It is available
for purchase at the museum at a cost of $25.
University of Virginia Art Museum is pleased to announce the winners
of its recent "Our View" photography contest for high
school students. Co-sponsored by the Oakwood Arts Foundation
with additional support provided by Crutchfield Corporation,
Virginia National Bank, Stubblefield Photo Lab, and Rapid Photos,
the inaugural competition invited high school students in Charlottesville/Albemarle
to submit up to ten color or black-and-white prints in six categories:
landscape/scenery; still life; our town; portraits/personalities;
animals/pets; and sports/action.
photographs were judged by a distinguished panel--Sam Abell,
Stacy Evans, John Grant, Mary Kalergis, Michael Nichols, and Bill
Sublettewho also donated their time and expertise in two
free photography workshops prior to the beginning of the contest.
entries and selected honorary mention photographs will be featured
in an "Our View" book to be published by Oakwood Arts
Foundation later this year. Frank and Merry Thomasson, who
assisted in the organization of the contest, will also manage production
of the book. Many of the photographs will be exhibited at the University
of Virginia Art Museum in December.
were thrilled with the response from high school students throughout
our region," says Jill Hartz, Museum director. "More than
200 students and their families attended our awards reception in
May," and we look forward to sharing their views of our community
with the public in December."
1st: Adam Pesch Side View Mirror
2nd: Holly Nicholson -Natures Split
3rd: Mariah Clark Summer Day
4th: Andrew West Sunny Curving Road
5th: Shanna Hogberg Rural Row
1st: Sam Osimitz Reflecting Pool
2nd: Eric Schulman Fools Names and Fools Faces Are Often
Found In Public Places
3rd: Virginia Moore Soft Shell Crabs and A Snapper
4th: Cabell Cox Free Union
1st: Travis Hurt Rocket
2nd: Natalie Warren Cricket
3rd: Anne Elizabeth Mullen Large and In Charge
4th: Adam Pesch Follow the Leader
1st: Ashby Leavell Foodfight!
2nd: Stephanie Ramsay Children at Play
3rd: Christa Albano Slanted View
4th: Mary Lamb Puddle Jumper
1st: Emma Givens At Home In Crozet
2nd: Emma Givens Von Dutch
3rd: Sam Osimitz 3 Friends
4th: Peter Raasse As Seen Through Glasses
1st: Jenny Baker Up
2nd: Emily Behler At The Discovery Dash
3rd: Mathew Lawrence River Run