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The Photographers’ Choice Award:

A Draft Proposal For A Supplemental Award For Festivals Judged By “Old School Art Snobs” Old-school art snobs are highly educated and trained art professionals who, among other things, believe that if it wasn’t around by the end of the nineteenth century, “can it really be called ‘Art’?” Many of the finer art festivals hire […]

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Nancy Wins Award In Winter Haven

There were four photographers among about forty artists at the 43rd Central Park Art Festival last weekendannounced. Nancy was proud to receive an Honorable Mention for her work. Another photographer received a higher award, and artist Danny O’ Driscollwebsite received Best of Show for “his nearly-photographic wildlife paintings” according to reporter James Coulter in the […]

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Nancy's Photos Are In Book About Bees

Our friend, April Kirkendoll, just finished a book about beekeeping, “Thinking Outside The Box”, and included several of Nancy’s photographs (which in this case were created specifically for this project with April’s beehives). As you may remember, we introduced April in the Afterword of our blog post Why You Haven’t Seen Any Painted Buntings three […]

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Nancy Receives 1st Place In Photography At Lutz

We just got back from the Lutz Arts & Crafts Festival in Odessa, Floridaannounced, where Nancy received her second award in less than a month. This is exciting! The image earning the award was God’s Artistry. Last year Nancy received 2nd Place in Photography at this same festivalannounced. Interestingly, Timothy Hall, the gentleman we highlighted […]

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Nancy Gets Merit Award At Temple Terrace

There were forty-five artists participating in this festivalannounced. In addition to the Best of Show, three awards were given in each of four categories. We were in the Photography & Mixed Media/Collage category, which included five photographers and two mixed media specialists. The Robert Woodard Award (which Nancy received in 2012blog) was the top prize […]

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Tell It To The Judge: In Defense Of Photographers & Canvas

To be transparent, I must say I’ve developed some theories about the biases of art critics and the judges of art festivals, based mostly on their selections of art to be awarded prizes at these festivals (and maybe my own biases).  I’ve noticed certain patterns that I was hesitant to discuss here until I had […]

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Nancy Gets Award of Excellence at Cedar Key

At the Old Florida Celebration of the Arts at the end of Marchannounced, Nancy received an Award of Excellence. As I remember, she was the only photographer to win this award (although I am unable to confirm this). This award is even more special considering that last year we weren’t even accepted by the jurists […]

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Nancy Proudly Places 1st In Photography At Pembroke Pines

At Artfest In The Pines last weekendannounced, Nancy received 1st Place In Photography. There were four other photographers. As you may recall, last year she was the third best photographer of threeblog. Needless to say, we were thrilled to receive this award. I don’t know if this award was because of or in spite of […]