Fairfield Museum Announces Images 2022 Photo Show Winners

FAIRFIELD, CT – The Fairfield Museum and History Center is thrilled to announce the winners of IMAGES 2022, Fourteenth Annual Juried Photography Show. The 43 winners (listed below) out of nearly 370 overall entries were selected by a professional jury to be displayed at the Museum. The exhibition of the winning photographs is open to the public through July 24th and can be viewed in the Museum’s Jacky Durell Meeting Hall.

Grand prize winners in both the Professional/Serious Amateur and Student categories were announced by this year’s jury – Allison Minto (IMAGES 2022 Featured Photographer), Brad Smith, and Laurel V. McLaughlin - on Thursday evening, May 19th during the Museum’s IMAGES 2022 Preview Party.

Congratulations to this year’s Grand Prize Winners: the photograph Chicago Street Scene by Steven Hurst of Fairfield, CT, and for the student, the photograph Dazjon by Anna Keeley, a student at Fairfield Ludlowe High School.

In addition to the Grand Prize announcement, Featured Photographer, Allison Minto and Curator Chelsea Garth hosted a gallery conversation during the preview party. Select photographs from Minto’s body of work are on exhibit through September 25th. To learn more about Minto and her work, visit https://www.mintoimages.com/.

IMAGES 2022 is a highly-regarded exhibition that celebrates the exceptional work of talented regional photographers. It is presented in memory of Marcia B. Saft. A former Fairfield Museum Board Member and devoted community leader and philanthropist, Marcia Saft (1945-2016) was an enthusiastic supporter of Fairfield’s history and artistic legacy.

Congratulations to all of this year’s IMAGES 2022 Juried Show selections:


Christine Acebo, Solar Powered Cyanotype Judy Miller Bailey, Untitled
Jane Freiler, The Modern Creation (Student) Ellen Gould, Christmas Gift

Anna Keeley, Falling (Student)
Julie O’Connor, Mapping the Coastline of Copper & Verdigris Catherine Prins, Blueberries on Ice
Catherine Prins, Champagne Dreams 2
Patricia Spaght, Transformation


Paul R. Berger, Cathedral Under the Canvas Paul R. Berger, Turning Point
Van Collins, Changing Rooms
Alexandria Donovan, City Gray

Ann Franzen, Last Train to Milan
Libby McMahon, New Haven Bauhaus (Student) Charlotte Stone, Swing Set at Night


Simin Allison, Highway 1
Carol Battin, Ellis Island Hospital
Claire Van de Berghe, Walk on the Moon Michele Hermsen, Floating
Steven Hurst, Chicago Street Scene
John Koliopoulos, Connecticut Adirondacks John Koliopoulos, The 60s
Barbara LaRocca, Joyride
Penelope Ross, Silvermine River
Peyton Schleef, Winter Solace


Deborah Eck, Morning Chase
Sharon Hirsch, Peek-a-Boo
Steven Hurst, Winter Morning Constance Keller, Make Room
Joanie Landau, Iris B+W
Sophia Marler, Hummingbird in Flight

Isabelle Morse, Late Summer Bloom (Student) Penelope Ross, Moreton Bay Fig

Jamie Spates, Tranquil Reflection


Christine Acebo, Viewing Dijkstra Jean-Marc Bara, In Prayer
Nancy Breakstone, A BVI Moment Nancy Breakstone, Her Pain Deborah Eck, Capable Hands Anna Keeley, Dazjon (Student) Emily Kelting, Novice Monks Mark Smith, Couch Portrait

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