Say Cheese: FMoPA Names 30 Winners of Annual Competition

“Timeless” by William (Bill) Carson is this year’s People’s Choice winner/Photo via FMoPA

The Florida Museum of Photograhic Arts  announced the selection of 30 photographs out of “hundreds of fantastic” entries as winners of the museum’s second annual Wine and Say Cheese Exterior sign competition.

The winning images  includes an entry by William (Bill) Carson named “Timeless”, this year’s People’s Choice winner.  Winning images, which were chosen by a museum jury, will be displayed on FMoPA’s downtown Tampa LED sign

FMoPA Executive Director Dr. Zora Carrier, PhD, offered “congratulations to all of our winners, and thank you again for all who entered the competition this year.”

FMoPA, located at 400 North Ashley, Cube 22, is dedicated to exhibiting important photographic art as central to contemporary life and culture.  The  Tampa museum collects, preserves and exhibits historic and contemporary works by nationally and internationally known photographic artists.  

For more information call 813-221-2222 or visit the museums web site.

Wine and Say Cheese winners, according to FMoPA, are:

 William Carson- Timeless (Mr. Carson is this year’s People’s Choice winner.)

Veronica Stewart– Yellow Shirt

Sydney Swanson– Boer Goat

Sally Fuller– Bull

Patricia Blauvelt– Baptized

Mike Rodriguez- American Dream

Marilyn Parker– Heading to Heaven

Lorenzo Martinez- Different! Delicious!

Kelly Marley- Power of the Female Boxer

Jenny Carey– Innocence

Gregory Colvin- John Chestnut Park Morning

Emitt Lane– Palms in the Park

Brian Rayle– Punked out Sheep

Blake Yeager– Ybor Chix 

Antonio Emperator– See the Forest

Americo Gonzalvo– Native Cheif

David Monroe– Acceptance

Al Toney– Daisy Frog 

Alberto Sisso– You are Mine

Alyssa Meyer– Sunny Honey Bee

Anne Connor- Blind Faith

Blake Yeager– Unexpected Wedding Guest

Brian James- Kung Pao Kickin

Cheryl Newell– Irish Cottage Window

Christa Moody– The Psychiatrist Office

Clark Perkins– Fragments

Lara Chapman- An Eye for an Eye

Lauren Webb– Retro Illumination

Marsha Kemp– Untitled

Michael Sheehan– The Bridge

David Harris– Girl in White

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