TC Arts Announces Winners of 2018 White Squirrel Photo Contest
1st Place: Bob Philippon – “I got this . . .well . . .maybe not!”;
2nd Place: John Grizzle, Jr. – “Dave”
3rd Place: Gloria Clouse – “Set ‘Em Up Sam”
The Transylvania Community Arts Council has partnered with the Heart of Brevard to host the 14th annual White Squirrel Photo Contest. Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the TC Arts Council said, “There were 38 entries this year by photographers from Brevard, Pisgah Forest, Penrose, Mills River, Horseshoe, Etowah, and Hendersonville. We would like to thank Jack Christfield, John Allen, Kay Anderson and Paula Wesley for being our local photography judges.
And the winners are: 1st Place: Bob Philippon – “I got this . . .well . . .maybe not!”; 2nd Place: John Grizzle, Jr. – “Dave”; and 3rd Place: Gloria Clouse – “Set ‘Em Up Sam”. Photographers that won Honorable Mention Awards include: Jennifer Agnew, Rodney Leftwich, Helaine Cuddy, Volney Tinsley, Janis Keim, and Bob Philippon.
Be sure to check out the white squirrel photos at the White Squirrel Festival. Photos will be on display at D.D. Bullwinkel’s Outdoors at 60 E. Main St., Gallery @ 36 located at 36 E. Main St., Wine Down on Main located at 28 E. Main St. and heart of the matter gallery located at 27 S. Broad St. Photos will be ready for viewing May 23 – 28.
The White Squirrel Festival will take place in downtown Brevard from May 25 – 27. To get more information on the festival go to http://whitesquirrelfestival.com/.
The TC Arts Council, City of Brevard and the Heart of Brevard present the 14th Annual White Squirrel Photography Contest, as part of the White Squirrel Festival Weekend (May 25 – 28).
Contest Rules: Photos may be delivered to TC Arts from April 4 – May 15, 2018.
1) No more than 2 photos per person can be submitted.
2) Photo(s) must be taken by the entrant.
3) Photo(s) must be mounted or framed for display purposes (no larger than 8”x10’ print; frame no larger than 11”x14”).
4) Photo(s) must have on the back of the photo entrant’s name, contact information, and name/title of the photo.
5) Photos cannot be digitally enhanced to change the actual circumstances of the squirrel(s) when photo was taken.
6) $5 entry fee, per photo
Prizes include: 1st Place – $50, 2nd Place $25, 3rd Place $10 and Honorable Mention Ribbons.
Photos will be on display in downtown Brevard during the White Squirrel Festival. After the festival, photos may be picked up at the TC Arts Council from June 1-15. To get an application call the TC Arts Council at 828.884.2787 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is part of the City of Brevard’s 150th Birthday Celebration.
Photo by Terry Maros