Gormley Wins Pine Lake Photo Prize

May 11, 2010

Winners in the sixth annual Pine Lake Prize photo competition were announced at the opening for the accompanying photo show, held on May 5 in the Robertson Lodge Gallery at Pine Lake.

Marge Gormley '10, an Art major from Methuen, MA, was awarded the 2010 Pine Lake Prize for Outstanding Nature Photography for an untitled photo. Although this is Gormley's first Pine Lake Prize, it is the third Pine Lake photo contest that she has won, as she also was awarded first prize in the Fall 2009 Green Energy contest and the Fall 2008 In the Balance contest.

Theresa Pietsch '13, an Art major from Oneonta, NY, was awarded second prize for an untitled photo.

Hunter Morton '12 (Geology, Northfield, IL) was awarded third prize for his photo January?.

Also recognized with Honorable Mentions were Becca Lockwood '10 (Religious Studies, Raymond, ME) and Dayna Roth '12 (undeclared, Amawalk, NY).

Serving as judges for the competition were local photographer and artist Charles Bremer; local photojournalist Michael Forster Rothbart; and Terrence Henck '09, academic intern in the Department of Art and Art History. The photo contest was organized by Pine Lake Program Coordinator Dan Morse '97, Professor of Art and Arkell Hall Foundation Chair of the Arts Katharine Kreisher, and Henck.

The 2010 Pine Lake Prize photo show will be on display in the Robertson Lodge Gallery at Pine Lake through late fall 2010. The contest and show were made possible with support from the Pine Lake Institute for Environmental and Sustainability Studies, the Department of Art and Art History, and the Pine Lake student fee.

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