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Arts Council of York County in Rock Hill, SC, Announce Photography Competition Winners

June 28, 2013

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The winners of the Arts Council of York County’s “9th Annual Photography Competition” and “4th Annual Youth Photography Competition” were announced and presented Thursday, June 20, 2013, at a public reception at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill, SC.

Joe Ciarlante, a professional photographer who owns Ciarlante Photography in Charlotte, NC and is the Academic Department Director of Photography at the Art Institute of Charlotte, selected 31 works out of 74 entries from 10 cities and 2 states to be displayed in the “Photography Competition” exhibit in the Dalton Gallery at the Center for the Arts. The winners of the “9th Annual Photography Competition” are:

1st Place: Morning by Lauren Copley
2nd Place: Last Stand by Lorraine Turi
3rd Place: BOUND by Rebecca Jacobs
Alf Ward Merit Award Honorable Mention: Drained by S. Glenn Barnette
Alf Ward Merit Award Honorable Mention: Waterloo SC by James Karner
Alf Ward Merit Award Honorable Mention: Attitude by Peter Krenn

Ciarlante also selected 43 photos to be displayed in the “Youth Photography” exhibit in the Lewandowski Classroom at the Center for the Arts. The recipients of the “4th Annual Youth Photography Competition” are:

1st Place: Winter Blues by India Mackinson
2nd Place: Flash Back by Laura Jacques
3rd Place: Creation of Color by Bryleigh Barrett
Honorable Mention: Transformation of Beauty by Aaron Bentley
Honorable Mention: Heart of Gold by Tabitha Harris
Honorable Mention: Cherub Child by Reagan Wood

Both exhibits will be on view through July 28, 2013, at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St, Rock Hill. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 9am-6pm; Friday, 9am-5pm; 2nd & 4th Saturday, 10am-2pm; and 2nd & 4th Sunday from 2pm-4pm.

O’Darby’s Fine Wine & Spirits is the presenting sponsor of the “9th Annual Photography Competition”, with special thanks to Shutterfly for their generous donation of awards prizes.

For more information on the “Annual Photography Competition”, the “Youth Photography Competition” or other Arts Council events, contact the Arts Council of York County at 803/328-2787 or e-mail to (arts@yorkcountyarts.org).

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Arts Council of York County in Rock Hil, SC, Calls for Entries for Annual Photography Competitions – Deadline May 31, 2013

April 30, 2013

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The Arts Council of York County in Rock Hill, SC, presents its “9th Annual Photography Competition” and the “4th Annual Youth Photography Competition” at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., in Old Town Rock Hill. The deadline for entries is Friday, May 31, 10am-5pm and Sunday, June 2, 11am-4pm.(corrected date)

Joe Ciarlante serves as the juror for this year’s photography competitions. Ciarlante is a professional photographer and owner of Ciarlante Photography in Charlotte, NC. He also serves as Academic Department Director of the Photography at the Art Institute of Charlotte. Ciarlante holds a BFA in photography from The Tyler School of Art at Temple University and a MFA in photography from the School of Art Institute of Chicago. His teaching experience includes Northwestern University at Chicago, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Winthrop University.

Entry fees for this year’s adult competition are: Non-member Fee: $30 for up to 2 entries. Arts Council of York County Member Fee: $20 for up to 2 entries.

Those submitting to the Youth Photography Competition must be enrolled in a K-12 program to enter: Non-member Fee: $5/photo. Arts Council of York County Member Fee: $3/photo.

There are no restrictions on subject matter. All original work, (Black & White, Color or Digital) will be grouped and juried equally. Traditional or digital photography will be accepted; mixed media will not be considered. All entries accepted at the discretion of the Arts Council. All images must be submitted ready to hang. Any images unsuitable for hanging will not be considered. Frames are not required but work must be matted. Please refrain from prominent signatures of labels on work.

The selected entries in the adult competition will be exhibited in the Dalton Gallery at the Center for the Arts from June 20-July 28, 2013 and recognized at a free, public reception at the Center for the Arts on June 20 at 6pm.

Awards for the “9th Annual Photography Competition”:
1st Place: $500
2nd Place: $250
3rd Place: $100

Selected entries from the Youth Photography Competition will be exhibited in the Perimeter and Edmund Lewandowski Classroom Galleries at the Center for the Arts.

Awards for the “4th Annual Youth Photography Competition”:
1st Place: $50
2nd Place: $30
3rd Place: $20

For competition guidelines, entry forms, and for more information on Arts Council events, visit our webpage at (http://www.yorkcountyarts.org), or contact the Arts Council of York County at 803/328-2787 or by e-mail at (arts@yorkcountyarts.org).