2020 Photo Contest Winners
THANK YOU to Trish Pittman for coordinating the competition. There were 102 entries!
AmBRNet has produced a calendar of our photo contest. See Trish Pittman at the show to buy one.
About our judge: Carl Sweets is an artist and educator working primarily in Photography, Video, and Alternative Digital Media. Carl earned his BS (Applied Mathematics) from Kent State University, BFA (Photo and Digital Media) from Columbia College Chicago, and MFA (Photo, Video, New Media) from Pratt Institute. Carl worked in the technology sector for dot-com, engineering, and fortune 500 consulting before devoting his life to the arts and education. Previous to joining the PC faculty, Carl taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, South Suburban College, Marwen, Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education, and Hyde Park Art Center. Most recently, Carl performed as the Education Director at Newspace Center for Photography in Portland, OR and integrated arts into the Portland Public School curriculum through the Right Brain Initiative.
Carl is an internationally exhibiting artist and recipient of several artist grants. Carl’s artistic research has explored the personal through family photos and rites of passage. He has examined America’s dilemmas with Power through the literal (oil, coal, nuclear, hydro, solar) and perceived (social, spiritual, economic, political). Carl’s current research targets the megalomaniacal by examining their embellishment of truth and exaggeration of fact. Carl is currently the Associate Professor, Digital Media / Photography / Video Director, Arts and Humanities / Arts and Letters at Prescott College.
We had four categories of photos:
- Working in and out of the ring (NO win photos, please)
- Beagles playing
- Cute beagles
- Lazy beagles
- Grand Prize receives a prize package
- 1st prize receives 30% of the entry fees for that category and a framed version of their photo
- 2nd prize receives 20% of the entry fees for that category
- 3rd prize receives 10% of the entry fees for that category
And the winners are…