Conejo Valley WIDE OPEN Art Show 2015 WIDE OPEN
Photography & Digital Art Show


Thousand Oaks Community Art Gallery - 2331A Borchard Rd. - Newbury Park, CA
                   
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WIDE OPEN AWARD WINNERS


2008 WIDE OPEN
JUDGES: John Gray and Svetlana Kasalovic
1 - Best of Show
1 - First Place
1 - Second Place
1 - Third Place
4 - Honorable Mentions
Total of 8 ribbons and cash awards including a first, second, third and 4 Honorable Mentions. Click on 2008 AWARDS for a detailed list of award winners.

2010 WIDE OPEN
JUDGE: Donna Granata
1 - Best of Show
1 - First Place
1 -Second Place
1- Third Place
24 - Honorable Mentions
Total of 28 ribbons and cash awards for first, second, third and best of show. Click on 2010 AWARDS for a detailed list of award winners.

2011 WIDE OPEN
JUDGES: Peter Fehler, Pamela Shoenberg, and George Hutchison
1 - Best of Show
3 - First Place
3 - Second Place
3 - Third Place
22 - Honorable Mentions
Total of 32 ribbons and cash awards for each first, second, third and best of show. Click on 2011 AWARDS for a detailed list of award winners.

2012 WIDE OPEN
JUDGES: John Grzywacz, Julie Morton and Sherron Sheppard
1 - Best of Show
3 - First Place
3 - Second Place
3 - Third Place
15 - Honorable Mentions
3 - Judges Awards
3 - Special Awards
Total of 31 ribbons and cash awards for each first, second, third and best of show. Click on 2012 AWARDS for a detailed list of award winners.

2015 WIDE OPEN
There will be a total of 29 judged awards inlcuding Best of Show and 28 category awards (First, Second, Third and Honorable Mention).
  2015 RIBBON AWARDS

1 - Best of Show

28 - Category Awards
The total number of category awards including First Place, Second Place, Third Place and Honorable Mentions will be 28.

The number of awards in each show category will be proportional to the number of entries in that category relative to total entries.


Other Awards - TBD
Judges Award
Special Awards

2015 SHOW CATEGORIES

1) -SCAPES
A combining form meaning a specified kind of view and would include landscape, waterscape, cityscape, skyscape, underwaterscape, etc.

2) BOTANICALS
Flowers and other botanical subjects are the focus of this category.

3) WILDLIFE

4) HUMANS
People/Portraiture

5) CAPTURING THE MOMENT
This category would inlcude, photo journalism, travel, street scenes, sports/action photos, etc.)

6) MAN MADE
This category would include images of things made by man and would include architecture, machines, artifacts, dams, bridges, airfoils and fissionable U-235, tetra-ethyl lead, cloroflurorcarbons among other things

7) DIGITAL ART, ABSTRACTS and FORM Photography


If an entry "fits" in multiple show categories, the entrant must choose the category in which they wish to compete.
  MULTIPLE AWARD WINNERS
The WIDE OPEN Photography and Digital Juried Art Show is highly competitive and attracts entries from some of the best in the Region.

This Show, by design, is a difficult Show in which to get accepted to compete for awards and the award winners are, without question, among the best in the region.

Cummulative Ranking*
Using a point system as noted below, past award winners are ranked based upon their cummulative scores from past WIDE OPEN Shows.

Point System
Best of Show = 5 Points
First Place = 4 Points
Second Place = 3 Points
Third Place = 2 Points
Honorable Mention = 1 Point

First Place = 8 Points

Dennis Griffin with a Best of Show and three (3) Honorable Mentions is the leader.

Second Place = 7 Points

There is a five (5) way tie for second place including Anne Allen, Roy Allen, Chuck Bitttenham, Kevin Charbonneau and Thomas Howell.

Third Place = 6 Points

Michael Shaw

Fourth Place = 5 Points
There is a five (5) way tie including Carol Childers, Roy Dunn, Janet Milhomme, Darrel Priebe and Carl Volpe.

Fifth Place = 4 Points
There are current six participants tied for fifth place including: Gary Brown, Lawana Godwin, George Hutchison, Maria McGinley, Beverly Viola, and Nikolai Sklobovsky.

Sixth Place = 3 Points
This list includes Pete Padilla,
John Ferritto and Howard Ehrlich.
 
             
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