The winners of PhotoSpvia 2008 have been announced.
Rod Slemmons, director of Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia
College in Chicago, juried the national photography competition held by
Spiva Center for the Arts, 222 W. Third St.
The winners were:
First place (body of work): Robert Sulkin, Roanoke, Va.
Second place: Peter Prusinowski, Philadelphia, Penn.
Third place: T.G. Tarnowski, Overland Park, Kan.
Honorable mention: Andrea Land, San Francisco, Calif.
Honorable mention: Beth Lilly, Atlanta, Ga.
Honorable mention: Don Wolfe, Overland Park, Kan.
Merit award: John Banasiak, Vermillion, S.D.
Merit award: Corey Hine, Kansas City.
Merit award: Tom Kiefer, Ajo, Ariz.
The works from the photography competition will remain on display through
Sunday, June 1.
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- SLIDESHOW: Moore, Okla. rescue and recovery Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least nine children, and those numbers were expected to climb.
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