The Black Creek Arts Council and Friends of Hartsville Memorial Library in Hartsville, SC, have announced the winners of the “8th Annual Carolinas Photography Exhibit”, on view at the Center’s Jean & James Fort Gallery and the Library, through June 30, 2015.
The Best of Show award went to “A Fence Hung Through Time,” by Katherine Askins, which was chosen from the 18 and Under category.
Carolinas category: Lee Benoy’s, “Drayton Hall Staircase” won 1st place and honorable mention awards also were given to Lee Benoy with “St. Helena Chapel of Ease” and “Oak Island Beach”.
Darlington County Travelers category: Charlie Simms’ “Sun and Ice” won 1st place and her “Moon Over Cuernos de Paine” won honorable mention. The other honorable mention was awarded to Susan Askins, for “A Room with a View”.
18 & Under category: Paula Merono’s “A Road Less Traveled” took 1st place. Receiving honorable mention awards were Luke Martin with “Dragon Fly” and Lizzy Askins with “BFF’s”.
Anything Goes category: 1st Place went to Anne Baldwin for “Wash Day” and honorable mentions went to Jo Robbins for “Airborne” and Mary Lynn Daniels for “Into The Dark Woods”.
People’s Choice Awards: Lee Benoy with “St. Helena Chapel of Ease” at BCAC and Hartsville Memorial Library, May Lynn Daniels for “Into The Dark Woods”.
This year’s event is sponsored by Sonoco Products Company and the winner of Best of Show will receive a cash award of $150 sponsored by the Darlington Photography Club. The Best of Show image will be also be used for the poster and all promotion for the following year’s “Carolinas” exhibit.
The Black Creek Arts Center is located at 116 West College Avenue in Hartsville and the Hartsville Memorial Library is located at 147 West College Avenue in Hartsville.
For more information, please call 843/332-6234 or visit (www.blackcreekarts.org).