Final results and photographers of the 2017 Chemung River Reader Photo Contest


middle city hotelHere all all the entrants in the 2017 Chemung River Reader Photo Contest. Click on the names below to see the images they submitted. Below, please enjoy a slideshow of some of the entries.

Congratulations to our winner Chris Anderson and to our Honorable Mentions, Bridget Kellogg and Tammy Heath.

Thank you to the Friends of the CCLD who made this event possible. Thank you to our guest judges, Aleta Wynn Yarrow and Filomena Jack for their insight and help looking at all these amazing photos. Be sure to check out their free classes at the Steele Memorial Library!

Thank you to all our participants. We are so excited to have so many talented people in our area. Keep photographing!

About our Guest Judges:

Wynn Yarrow  Wynn Yarrow’s work has been exhibited in eleven colleges and universities, most recently at Northeastern Seminary, Rochester, NY.  The solo exhibit Unfolding: Landscapes as Metaphors for the Inner Life examined the artists’ spiritual journey through four floors of art.

Yarrow’s work has been exhibited in the national celebration of dark skies, Night Vision, in Flagstaff AZ, and in the invitation-only Representing  Representation at the Arnot Art Museum, Elmira NY.  Her work has been exhibited in the eponymous Prince Edward Island gallery of Pilar Shepard, former curator of the Whitney Museum.

Yarrow is the ongoing artist-in-residence of The Rockwell Museum, Corning, NY, a Smithsonian affiliate. She teaches very popular art classes regularly at the Steele Memorial Library.

Filomena Jack received her BFA from Jersey City University and she teaches art to a variety of audiences (including here at the Steele Memorial Library in Elmira).  She is currently working on pieces for a solo show to be displayed at the The Peeler Peacock Gallery in Corning in April 2018.

Our Participants

Winner of the 2017 Chemung River Reader Photography Contest: Christopher Anderson

Honorable Mention: Bridgett Kellogg

Honorable Mention: Tammy Heath

Erin Doane

Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel

Christine Kintz

Karen Hetrick

Judy Janowski

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