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October 2019 Print Competition

11 Oct 2019 8:01 PM | Beth Genengels (Administrator)

Thank you to our Print Chair, Bruce Van Pelt for his report, and congratulations to all who entered!


October 9, 2019      Digital Image Competition

       We had 60 entries from 11 makers. The breakdown is as follows:

52 Portraits

1 Illustrative

4 Wedding

0 Commercial

3 Artist

0 Albums

12 B&W from the above categories.

The judges discussed many of the images as Challenges. This is where we learn the most from the judges’ opinions.

We had 19 that scored 80 or above (President’s Award) 19/60 or 32%. 

We had 8 that scored 85 – 89, and 0 scored 90 or above.

I want to thank my great print crew: Alejandro Mimo, Beth Genengels, Julie Monacella and Megan Drane. 

Thanks to the judges. They were Thom Rouse, Michael Barton and Bert Behnke.


Bruce Van Pelt, Chairman


Best Black & White

“First Time in Chicago” by Heather Wilson

Runner’s Up

“Misty” by Jerry Alt

“Dew Covered Landscape” by Jerry Alt

“Knee High by the Fourth of July” by Heather Wilson

Best Artist

“Red, White & Blue” by Peggy Sue Seehafer

Best Portrait

 “Regal” by Laura Dajoraite

Runner’s Up

“Flowergirl” by Megan Drane

 “Fawna, the Woodland Spirit” by Megan Drane

“Stroll in the Fog” by Tom Brandt

“Draped in Loneliness” by Julie Monacella

“Knee High by Fourth of July” by Heather Wilson

“Misty” by Jerry Alt

Best of Show

“Regal” by Laura Dajoraite

BVP 10/9/2019

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