PCGC Minutes For March 24, 2021

Glen Kindness hosted the Zoom meeting, since the club is not able to meet in person as a result of COVID-19.

The April 14 Print Competition on “Perspective (Looking Up)” is due on March 24.  The PSA PID and Travel entries are due on April 3.  The April 28 Digital Competition on “Abstract” is due on April 14.

Congratulations to Joe Chunko for two of his photos getting recognition in the PSA Print of the Month individual competitions in January.  He was awarded 3rd place for the Cincinnati Museum Center and 2nd place for the Roebling Bridge.

Welcome to new member, Kelly Kruse.

Each spring since 1987, the City of Montgomery Arts Commission has sponsored the Montgomery Photo Competition which recognizes excellence in photography by artists of all ages and experience levels.  Adult and Student Entries are accepted April 1 – 15.  Photos are to be dropped off at Montgomery City Hall,10101 Montgomery Road, between 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday.

A discussion about the March Print “Door Hardware” Competition, the March Digital “Open Vertical” Competition, and the Creative Image Competition took place.

Print Competition Results for March 10, 2021
Topic:  Door Hardware
Judge:  Paul Mato
No. of Entries:  19

1st – Joe Chunko (Door Knocker)
2nd – Dan Slusher (Jail House Lock)
3rd - Patty Bertsch (No Entry)
4th – Candace Cook (JailHouse Lock)
5th – Larry Edward Jones (Hell’s Angels)
6th – Alane Shoemaker (Intricate London Door Hardware)
People’s Choice - Susan Milinkovich (Peering into the Past)
Honorable Mention - Richard Lingo (Unlatched)
Honorable Mention - Karen Kindness (Forgotten Door)
Honorable Mention - Neville Duffield (pilgrim’s hand)
Honorable Mention - Dennis Bray (I’ll Come Knockin’)
Honorable Mention - Sandy Garrison (Next Year)

Digital Competition Results for March 24, 2021
Topic: Open (Vertical)
Judge:  Kimberly Hunker
No. of Entries:  18

1st - Dennis Bray (Springtime Green Thistle)
2nd - Audra Shields (2021Mar-Vertical-SkyBoundintheMist)
3rd - Sharon Evans
4th – Ken Weartz (Cute Little Owl)
5th and People’s Choice - Alane Shoemaker (The World’s Tallest Building)
6th – Alan Lloyd (Elba)
Honorable Mention - Dan Slusher (Parrot)
Honorable Mention - Glen Kindness
Honorable Mention - Larry Bresko (Monserrat Spain)

Creative Image Competition
No.of Entries:  33

1st - Susan Milinkovich (Twins Portrait)
2nd - Dennis Bray (Looking at a Twisted View)
3rd - Audra Shields (Creative2-The Center)
Honorable Mention - Sharon Evans (Silver Snakes)

Respectfully submitted,

Alane Shoemaker
PCGC Secretary

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