Bowen to host ‘Enchanted Forests’ photo competition Aug 2-Sept 20
This August and September, the Bowen Center for the Arts has the honor of hosting a photo competition for the Georgia Nature Photographers Association (GNPA). The show, titled “Enchanted Forests,” boasts 33 photographer entrants competing for $500 first prize, $250 second prize and $125 third prize plus several honorable mention prize awards. This exhibit contains some of the finest works produced by GNPA members from all over Georgia with most works for sale.
Join us as the awards reception kicks off this event August 2 from 5-7 p.m. On hand will be this year's photo judges including professionals Jack Anthony, Gainesville; Brian Osgood, Jasper; Tom Reed, Dawsonville and Paul Schiemer, Dahlonega. These judges have gathered merits and awards as long as your sleeve during their industrious careers.
Photographers accepted are from Atlanta,Harriet Dye, Clay Fisher, Jeff Milsteen, Gail Mitchell, Mike Ramy, Susanne Swing Thompson, Stephen Weiss; Ball Ground, Lisa Saines; Brunswick, David Hornsby; Cornelia, Daniel Short; Cumming, Chris Correnti; Douglasville, Janet Newton; Dawsonville, Elizabeth Anne Dalton, Jessica Taylor; Decatur, James Herndon, Cheryl Tarr; Duluth, Horace Hamilton; Fayetteville, Susan Perry; Flowery Branch, Dan Rhoads; Gainesville, Jill Haack; Jasper, Mary Jo Cox, Gidge Dady, Kathleen Gill, Mark Green, Randy Lewis; Lawrenceville, Anna DeStefano, Lori Prosser, Stewart Woodward; Lilburn, Mikki Root Dillon; Loganville, Susan Perz; and Sugar Hill, John Criminger, Connie White and Steve White.
The Bowen Center for the Arts is always open to the public. This center is located just north of Dawsonville’s historic square at 334 Highway 9 North. Admission is free and hours are Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.