The Capturing Cultures photography exhibits at the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center concludes Dec. 10.
The College initiated the Capturing Cultures Photography Contest in 2014 to both celebrate the work of local photographers and showcase unfamiliar perspectives and experiences. This year, more than four dozen entries were submitted. Of those, The Polk State Global Initiatives Committee selected the following winning photographs:
“Search for Survival,” by student Hayden Hooten
Bahamian Beat,” by student Charissa Karr
“Peruvian Shepherdess,” by guest entrant Terry Mann
“Young China,” by guest entrant Terry Mann
“Under Ben Bulben,” by student Christopher Miller
“The Walls of Free Derry,” by student Christopher Miller
“La Calanque,” by student Lisa Murphy
“An African Village,” by Polk State Biology Professor Tony Rizzo
“Pompeii,” by guest entrant Lynda Whitney
“Angels and Demons,” by guest entrant Ron Whitney
“Splash of Color,” by guest entrant Ron Whitney
The winning images are on display at the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center. Hours are Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The College is also selling packs of note cards featuring the winning images. They can be purchased at the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center, 1099 State Road 60 East, or by contacting Kim Simpson at email@example.com.