GFWCMO Photo Contest Archive

2016

Color: Still Life - 1st Place "God's Rest Stop" by Dr. Susan Gettys 

God's Rest Stop - 2016

2nd Place - Pat Mertens
3rd Place - Sue Nevatt 

Color: Living Things - 1st Place "Great Blue Heron" by Dr. Susan Gettys

Great Blue Heron

2nd Place - Pat Mertens
3rd Place - Pat Mertens 

Color: Scenes - 1st Place "Sea Cliff" by Susan Nevatt

Sea Cliff

2nd Place - Dr. Susan Gettys
3rd Place - Pat Mertens 

Color: GFWC Volunteers in Action - 1st Place "Rose of Honor" by Pat Mertens

Rose of Honor

Black & White: Still Life - 1st Place "Old Mill" by Dr. Susan Gettys

Old Mill

2nd Place - Pat Mertens 

Black and White: Scenes - 1st Place "Celtic Cross" by Pat Mertens 

Celtic Cross

2nd Place - Pat Mertens
3rd Place - Dr. Susan Gettys  

Photography Contest Winners at May 2015 GFWC of MO Convention

 In the Calm of Beauty
Livings Things – Color: “In the Calm of Beauty” – Carol Morlan, GFWC Platte City Study Club 

 Civil War Thoughts  
Livings Things – Black & White: “Civil War Thoughts” – Susan Gettys, GFWC Sorosis Club of Springfield

 Country Road
Scenes – Color: “Country Road” – Sue Nevatt, GFWC Sorosis Club of Springfield 

All the Comfort of Home
Scenes – Black & White: “All the Comforts of Home” – Pat Mertens, GFWC Mina Sauk Club 

Voodoo Dolls

Still Life – Color: “Voodoo Dolls” – Susan Gettys, GFWC Sorosis Club of Springfield

Bones of a Bridge
Still Life – Black & White: “Bones of a Bridge” – Pat Mertens, GFWC Mina Sauk Club 

Queen Bee
Women at Work – Color: “Queen Bee” – Angela Salmon, GFWC Golden Study Club 

2014 Photography Contest Winners

1st Place: Still Life Black and White: Susan Gettys with picture titled "At Rest"
At Rest

1st Place: Volunteers in Action Color: Gail Jones with "Weekly Hillcrest Volunteer Day"
Volunteers in Action - Color

1st Place: Volunteers in Action Black and White: Gail Jones with "Sorting childrens Clothing at Hillcrest"
Volunteers in Action - black and white

1st Place: Living Things Color: Susan Gettys with "Budding Photographer"
Budding Photographer

1st Place: World in Pictures Black and White: Susan Gettys with "Majestic Granite Dome"
Majestic Granite Dome

1st Place: Living Things Black and White: Terri York with "Eyes of the Soul"
Eyes of the Soul

1st Place: World in Pictures Still Life Color: Susan Gettys with “The Bridge to Success.”
Bridge to Success

1st Place: World in Pictures Scenes Color: Susan Gettys with"Spring at its Finest"
Spring at it's finest

1st Place: A Year In Pictures: Carolyn Bach with the "TImelessness in Gardening"---Carolyn is from Ste. Genevieve. 

 

2012 World in Pictures Winners

Scenic Wiiner Alesund, Norway

World in Pictures, Scenic
1. Kathy Palermo. GFWC Achieving by Reading Club
2. Pat Mertens. GFWC Mina Sauk Club
3. Connie Tiehen. GFWC Questers Club

World in Pictures Feature Winner

World in Pictures, Feature
1. Connie Tiehen, GFWC Questers Club
2. Susan Gettys. GFWC Springfield Soroosis Club
3. Karole Jacobson. GFWC Art & Literature Club

World in Pictures Natural History Winner

World in Pictures. Natural History
1. Karole Jacobson, GFWC Art & Literature Club
2. Deborah Howard. GFWC Tuesday Club of Columbia
3. Jay Little. GFWC Coterie Club

Volunteers in Action Winner

Volunteers in Action
1. Kathy Palermo, GFWC Nu-Era Study Club
2. Carol Shoener. GFWC Braymer Tuesday Study Club
3. Deborah Howard. GFWC Tuesday Club of Columbia

 

 

Photography Contest - Volunteers in Action

1st Karole Jacobsen, Parkville, “Women’s Work”
2nd Kathy Palermo, Lee’s Summit, “The Moms and Kids at Hope House Will Love These Gifts”
3rd Karole Jacobsen, Parkville “Books for Kids”

Photography Contest – Feature

Uncle Tom's Farm

1st Carolyn Bach, Ste. Genevieve, “Uncle Tom’s Tractor Ride”
2nd Tracie Snodgrass, Cassville, “Sharing Can Be a Bit Scary”
3rd Susan Gettys, Saint Robert, “Mischievous Eyes”

Photography Contest – Natural History

Gorgeous Gords

1st Deborah A. Howard, Columbia, “Gorgeous Gourds”
2nd Judy Wertz, Hickman Mills, “The Blue Morpho”
3rd Sue Nevatt, Saint Robert, “Table for Two”

Photography Contest – Scenic

Umbrella Anyone?

1st Joy Little, Marshall, “Umbrella, Anyone?” l
2nd Kathy Palermo, Independence, “A Summer Solace”
3rd Karole Jacobsen, Parkville, “Sunset @ Fort Myers, FL”

More information regarding the contest is available in the GFWC 2010-2012 Club Manual.  You can click on this link to open The World in Pictures GFWC Manual excerpt. 

Judging

Entries for The World in Pictures and the GFWC Volunteers in Action were judged during the GFWC of Missouri Workshop Convention May 2 – 4, 2011 in Jefferson City, Missouri. The first place winner in each category will be sent to GFWC for national judging.  

2010 Archive

GFWC Volunteers in Action

Volunteers in Action 2010

First Place --- “Giving a Facelift to Kansas City’s Elmwood Cemetery”
Kathy Palermo, GFWC Nu-Era Study Club, Independence

Second Place --- “Teamwork Smiles Good”
Carol D. Shoener, GFWC Tuesday Study Club, Braymer

Third Place --- “Decisions, Decisions, It All Looks Good”
Carol D. Shoener, GFWC Tuesday Study Club, Braymer

The World in Pictures - Scenic

World in Pictures - Scenic

First Place --- “Sunset: Anna Marie Island, Florida”
Ramona Kanne, GFWC Parkville Art and Literature Club

Second Place --- “Romance of the Stone”
Pat Mertens, GFWC Mina Sauk Club, Ironton

Third Place --- “Clear Skies and Bad Lands”
Karole Jacobsen, GFWC Parkville Art and Literature Club

The World in Pictures - Feature

World in Pictures Feature

First Place --- “Mud Buddies”
Pam Shrewsbury, GFWC Lathrop Study Club

Second Place --- “Breezy Back Porch”
Nancy Smith, GFWC Parkville Patrician Club

Third Place --- “Sharing”
Karole Jacobsen, GFWC Parkville Art and Literature Club

World in Pictures - Natural History

Dog in Purse Photo

First Place --- “View from a Purse”
Kathy Palermo, GFWC Nu-Era Study Club, Independence

Second Place --- “Serenity Connected”
Deborah Howard, GFWC Tuesday Club of Columbia

Third Place --- “A Sunny Resting Place”
Kathy Palermo, GFWC Achieving by Reading Club, Lee’s Summit

2009 and 2008

At the GFWC International Convention on June 15th, 2009 in Cleveland, Kathy Palermo (GFWC Achieving By Reading Club, Lee's Summit)  received an award in "The Year in Pictures Photography Contest".  Entitled "Sleepy September," this photo of the Glade Creek Grist Mill in Babcock State Park near Rainelle, West Virginia will be the September photo in the 2010 GFWC Calendar.

West Virginia Mill by Kathy Palermo

Prize Winning Photos from 2009 State Convention

The 2008 Missouri photography contest was held at the Spring 2009 GFWC State Convention. First place winners in four categories are pictured. First place winners received a $10 check. All first, second, and third place winners received a ribbon and certificate. The photos were judged by Amy Knollmeyer, a Jefferson City professional photographer. The display of photos was outstanding this year. Keep taking pictures and enter our 2009 photography contest in May, 2010, at GFWC of Missouri Spring Convention. See rules in Club Manual, on our website, or contact Jane Smith, Creative Arts Chairman.

Bollinger Mill

Great States photo which will hang in GFWC Headquarters to represent Missouri
Kathy Palermo, "Bollinger Mill"


Peace on the Lake

Scenic
Kathy Hartig "Peace on the Lake"

Bagpiper Lighthouse photo

Feature 1st Place
Kathy Palermo "Bagpiper Lighthouse"

Blowin' in the Wind

Natural History - 1st Place AND Best of Show
Tracie Snodgrass "Blowin' in the Wind"

 

2008 GFWC Missouri Convention

First Prize in the Scenic Category

1st place in the Scenic Category by Nancy Addleman

First Prize in Natural History

First Prize in the Natural History Category.  Photo by Kathy Palermo

Second Prize in natural History

Second Prize in the Natural History Category.  Photo by Nancy Addleman

First Prize in the Feature Category

First Prize in the Feature Category.  Photo by Nancy Addleman

Second Prize in the Feaure Category

Second Prize in the Feature Category.  Photo by Nancy Addleman

Third Prize in Feature Category

Third Prize in the Feature Category.  Photo by Nancy Addleman