IMAGES at the Fairfield Museum




The grand prize winning photographs are:
Student: Justin Feldman, Old Glory
Professional/Serious Amateur: Carol M. Battin, Dead Sea Reflection

IMAGES Juried Photography Exhibition | On View through – June 27, 2016

The Fairfield Museum and History Center celebrates the 2016 winners of the eighth annual IMAGES photography competition, which celebrates the work of talented professional, serious amateur, and student photographers from Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.

Winning photographs were selected by a jury consisting of:
Philip Trager, noted photographer of architecture and dance,
Pablo Delano, professor of fine arts at Trinity College in Hartford, and
Suzanne Chamlin, Associate Professor and Director of Studio Art in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Fairfield University.

A Juried Show Reception will be held during Museum After Dark on Thursday, June 2 from 6pm – 8pm.


IMAGES at the Fairfield Museum




8th Annual Juried Exhibition: List of Photographers

Shelley Burger, Drops
John Clark, Winter Thaw
Lili Dowell, Blue Diamonds (Student)
Sophie Gervais, Hardware (Student)
Mary Harold, Railway Rust
Michele Hermsen, The Maze
Kirsti Holtan, Stacked
Kristie Kistner, GO
Van O’Linda Larkin Ruttley, Forget Me Knot

Attic Archways, by Sandy Gennrich

Lee Berchem, White House
Lili Dowell, Escalating (Student)
Justin Feldman, Old Glory (Student)
Sandy Gennrich, Attic Archways
Danielle L. Goldstein, Sky Reflector – Net
Fredda Gordon, Untitled
Ellen Gould, Sunrise
Brian Lohotsky, Brant Point Reflection
Amy Oppenheimer, Zakim Bridge Geometry

Vintage Truck, by Kasey Hilleary

Chad Anderson, Catskill Chill: A Farewell to Minglewood
Carol M. Battin, Dead Sea Reflection
Lindsay Comer, Empty Beds, Chernobyl, Ukraine
Christina Convertito, The Field (Student)
Sherry B. Fogel, Development
Annalisa Harding, Lofoten
Kasey Hilleary, Vintage Truck
Caitlin Pasierb, Aspens (Student)
Anastasia Zinkerman, Under the Red Bridge

Catch Me If You Can, by Patti Spaght

Jean-Marc Bara, Resting in Peace
Sean Flynn, Seed Pods
Frances Gallogly, Punk Rocker
Kieran Greeley, tree2sky (Student)
Sasha Rose McCay, Two Babies (Student)
Sarah Pieratti, Baby Chick (Student)
Sara Roche, Red-Eyed Green Tree Frog
Susan Rotando, Frozen Delight
Patricia Spaght, Catch Me if You Can

Lawson's Epic Drift, by Steven Hurst

Steven Hurst, Lawson’s Epic Drift
Vivian Kelley, Rosy (Student)
Tom Kretsch, Girls at Play, Provence
Steven Lindner, Chess 1
Kerry Long, Leaf Fall
Joel Nsadha, Mama Maria
Julie O’Connor, Hmong Mother and Children
Matt Reiser, Couple Hugging each other in Washington Square Park
Caren Winnall, Glowing, Istanbul



Philip Trager, one of the foremost photographers of architecture and dance, has been active as a photographer for more than forty-five years. Ten monographs of his photographs have been published. His books have received various awards, including Finalist for the Grand Prix Award of Les Recontres Internationales de la Photographie, Book of the Year of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and inclusion in the Best Books selections of the New York Times, Interview, Vanity Fair, The Times (London), New York Magazine, the Los Angeles Times Book Review, and others. Trager’s work is included in numerous museum and private collections, including the Bibliotheque Nationale, Center for Creative Photography, Museum of the City of New York, The Museum of Modern Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Pablo Delano, son of featured photographer Jack Delano, is a professor of fine arts at Trinity College in Hartford. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, his photographs have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions throughout the USA, Latin America, Europe, and Australia. His book of photographs, Faces of America, was published by Smithsonian Institution Press in 1992. He has been commissioned to create permanent, site-specific works of public art in the medium of photography by the Ellis Island Immigration Museum and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. In Trinidad, a book of black and white photographs focusing on the diverse society of Trinidad and Tobago, was published in 2008 by Ian Randle Publishers.

Suzanne Chamlin is Associate Professor and Director of Studio Art in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Fairfield University where she teaches Painting and Drawing. Her works are in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, Yale University Art Gallery and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. She has been a recipient of residencies at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Yaddo.