Sunday, August 31, 2008

Personal Best

During September, the Thomaston-Upson Arts Council (TUAC), located on the courthouse square, is hosting the second annual “Personal Best” photography exhibit by the West Central Georgia Shutterbugs, a group that was formed in January 2006 and now has 42 members from Upson and five surrounding counties. The exhibit includes 56 photos by 28 of the members. Many of the photographic images, along with smaller items such as greeting cards, are available for purchase. The public is invited to attend an opening reception Tuesday, September 9th, from 6-8 p.m., to meet the photographers, enjoy their work, and cast their vote for the “People’s Choice” award, which will be announced at 8 p.m. The exhibit may also be viewed during TUAC’s regular business hours: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10-5, and Wednesday 10-Noon.

Those exhibiting their “Personal Best” photos are among the Shutterbugs pictured here: 1st Row, Left to Right: Harolyn Castleberry, Sherry Kunde, Johnnie Ann Gaskill, Joan Phillips; 2nd Row: Fawne DeRosia, Hazel Cromer, Anna Mary Ellerbee, Bonny Shockley, Kim Hill, Yvette Tolson, Juanita Kendall; 3rd Row: Shakeira Trice, Marcia Miller, Maggie Grob, Melba Brown, Ellen Tew, Krista Williams, Marcia Fisher, Debbie Smith; 4th Row: Marcia Edwards, Jakob Grob, Phyllis Dyche, Lyndsey York, King Davis, Dee Hinson, and Evie Bowker. Other exhibitors not shown in the photo are: Malgorzata Florkowska and Linda Best.

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