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CameraWorks Show Puts Photos In Focus At Ridgefield Exhibit

Roy Weinstein (L) and Richard Rodamar, co-chairs of the exhibit. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Photography lovers were treated to several styles of photography at the Ridgefield exhibit. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Visitors discuss photographs. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Peter Massina's "Home Row." Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Several different types of photos were on display at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Laurie Jane Bepler's "The Line-Up." Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
The Ridgefield Guild of Artists building, on Halpin Lane in Ridgefield. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Debra Schaffer with her mixed-media photo collage, “El Chabacano,” which won Best in Show. Photo Credit: Contributed

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The Ridgefield Guild of Artists recently held an opening reception for CameraWorks 2015, a juried exhibition of works of photography.   

Photography has exploded as the hottest medium in the art world, the guild said. From the silver gelatin black-and-white print to the visual delight of digital art to the storytellers of videographers – there are no boundaries.

CameraWorks 2015 was designed to be an exploration of all photographic arts from the most traditional to the least conventional, welcoming all formats – black and white or color, film or digital, photo collage, montage and videos.

The following prize winners are included in the exhibit:

  • Best in Show: Debra Schaffer, “El Chabacano”
  • First Place: Bill Gore, “Tracks”
  • Second Place: Tracy Hoffman, “Strips of Color”
  • Third Place: Marcy Juran, “Cumulus Overhead”
  • Honorable Mention: Joan Bepler, “Accidental Composition”
  • Honorable Mention: Trace Burroughs, “Early Morning”
  • Honorable Mention: Barbara Ringer, “Emma”
  • Honorable Mention: Nancy Woodward, “Anne’s Heart”

There will be an artists salon from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, . 

The exhibit will continue through April 4. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. 

The Ridgefield Guild of Artists is at 34 Halpin Lane. For more information, visit its website or call 203-438-8863. 

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