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Pic Darien Winners and Reception

posted Mar 13, 2017, 10:38 AM by Darien Arts Center   [ updated Mar 26, 2017, 10:02 AM ]
We are happy to announce the winners in our second annual Smartphone Photo Contest, Pic Darien, which garnered over 300 photo entries from all ages!

Winners in the children’s category are:
Nature, 1st prize to Schafer Repsher, Honorable Mention to Remi Repsher; People/Pets, 1st prize to Olivia Leimgruber, Honorable Mention to Hans Baurmeister; Travel, 1st prize to Brynn Forlizzi.

Prizes in the student category are:
Food, 1st prize to Mary Duffy, Honorable Mention to Macy Millones; Humor, 1st prize to Ellie Mueller, Honorable Mention to Lorenzo Zullo; Nature, 1st prize to Caroline Krantz, Honorable Mention to Trevor Cooper; People/Pets, 1st prize to Maddy Roberts, Honorable Mention to Ellie Mueller; Travel, 1st prize to Grace Gardella, Honorable Mention to Sammie Wagner.

In the adult category, prizes are:

Food, 1st prize to Janine Vairo, Honorable Mention to Philip Leimgruber; Humor, 1st prize to Carin Zakes, Honorable Mention to Michael Tangney; Nature, 1st prize to Heather Harriton, Honorable Mention to Kathy Rawdon; People/Pets, 1st prize to Jared Heuer, Honorable Mention to Brian Hekker; Travel, 1st place to Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, Honorable Mention to Janine Vairo.

Congratulations to all!

Many thanks to accomplished graphic designer Miggs Burroughs, who judged the contest, lead sponsors David and Rebecca Ashcraft, Gold Sponsors Pam Heckel and Jessie Gilbert, and Silver Sponsor Sarah Ritchey.

All photo entries will be showcased in a slideshow on the DAC Weatherstone Studio’s 184” HD movie screen at the Award and Reveal Reception, on March 17th, from 7-9pm, which is free and open to the public. For more information, call us at (203) 655-8683. 

See the 2017 Pic Darien Slideshow of all entries.

Pictured is 1st place winning photo in the Childrens' People/Pets category by Olivia Leimgruber, "Me and Daisy".