BLUE RIDGE, GA – Photographers and art lovers gathered for the Blue Ridge Mountains Photographers (BRMP) annual National Juried Show.
BRMP hosted the opening reception on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at the Art Center. The National Juried Show was open to both amateur and professional photographers in film and digital photography.
Only 119 photographs were chosen for display out of over 200 entries. Photographers from as far away as New Hampshire came to the opening reception in hopes of winning one of the thirteen titles and awards in this year’s show.
Award winning photographer David Veal judged the anonymous exhibit beforehand and awarded 1st – 3rd place in each category, along with honorable mentions and best of show.
First Place : “Mystic Moon” by Debra Vanderlaan
Second Place: “Mr. Frye’s Legacy” by Chris Rohwer
Third Place: “Nature’s Stained Glass” by Debra Vanderlaan
First Place: “Llama Overseer” by Chris Rohwer
Second Place: “Cuban Ballerina II” by Joleen Mahoney Roe
Third Place: “Cuban Ballerina I” by Joleen Mahoney Roe
First Place: “Glacial Reflections” by Jon F. Hunter
Second Place: “Grandeur” by Stan Susky
Third Place: “Great Egret Showing Its Best Side” by Keith Burroughs
This year’s Best of Show winner went to photographer Stan Susky with “Coming Around the Bend”.
The BRMP National Juried exhibit will be on display at the Art Center September 2-30.