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Announcing the Winners of Pic Darien Smartphone Photo Contest!

posted Jun 12, 2018, 10:50 AM by Darien Arts Center   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 10:55 AM ]
We had 14 winners in our 3rd annual Smartphone Photo Contest, Pic Darien! First Place and Runner Up cash prizes in all categories were awarded to adults and children at a reception on June 1st in the DAC Weatherstone Studio. The contest garnered close to 400 entries in six categories, with submissions from all ages. 

Many thanks to DAC Board Member and Chairperson for the Pic Darien Photo Contest, Andrea Jackson and judge of the contest, award-winning photographer, filmmaker and producer, Jeffrey Wyant. (Pictured)







Winners are as follows:

Food category: 
Student Winner: Anya Napoli
Student Runner up: Anya Napoli
Adult Winner: Patricia Frattaroli
Adult Runner Up: Janine Vairo

Humor:
Student Winner: Ellie Mueller
Student Runner up: Rica Monaghan
Adult Winner: Patricia Frattaroli
Adult Runner Up: Tara Claps

Abstract:
Student Winner: Anna Passaretti
Student Runner up: Georgia Sheehan
Adult Winner : Julie O'Connor
Adult Runner Up: David Gioiella

People & Pets:
Student Winner: Georgia Sheehan
Student Runner up: Katie Walsh
Adult Winner: Susan Mackenzie
Adult Runner Up: Jackie Stoddard

Travel, Near & Far:
Student Winner: Harrison Slotkin
Student Runner up: Quinn Connolly
Adult Winner : Lee Smith
Adult Runner Up: Lee Smith
Adult Honorable Mention: Pam Lindberg

Landscape & Nature:
Student Winner: Matthew Taylor
Student Runner up: Robbie Gaaserud
Adult Winner : Chad Knight
Adult Runner Up: Lee Smith
Adult Honorable Mention: Diane Farrell

Award-winning photographer, filmmaker and producer, Jeffrey Wyant, judged the contest, a fundraiser, which was sponsored by Nola Physical Therapy and Performance, E.C. Scott, Blue Wave Taco, Blue Wave Orthodontics, Big Shots Custom Framing and Photolab, Beautycounter and Heights Pizza.