River City artists winners in ‘Aging’ photo competition

Published March 28, 2014 in the Terre Haute Tribune-Star

Photographers show impact of aging in Wabash Valley

Dianne Frances D. Powell
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Photos on display at Indiana State University on Thursday night revealed the face of aging in the Wabash Valley.

Seventeen photographs taken by local artists were framed and on easels inside a meeting room at ISU, adjoining the gallery that hosted the exhibition “Aging Across America.”

"Rose" by Sheila K. Ter Meer

“Rose” by Sheila K. Ter Meer

The pictures on display for “Aging in the Wabash Valley” were the winning entries of a local photo competition run by ISU and Arts Illiana.

The winners were announced during a Thursday night event which welcomed Dr. Jeffrey Levine, the photographer of the display for “Aging Across America.”

Several elderly men and women of the Wabash Valley depicted in the local exhibit were engaged in various activities, including prayer, gardening, on the beach, at church or tutoring.

The Overall Winner was an entry called “Rose,” taken by Brazil resident and Tribune-Star employee Sheila K. Ter Meer.  Full Story

Other contest winners:

'Untitled' by Jan Skipo

‘Untitled’ by Jan Skipo

Top Amateur Category — Ashley Kuhn, Jan Skipo (RCAA member)
Top Professional Category — Michael R. Tingley, Stephanie Standish
Honorable Mention — Paul J. Beel, Cathy Drake, Lisa Gilman, Jennifer Hart, James Thomas Heber, Pam Lynch, Samantha McGranahan, Amy Miranda, LaRysa Orman (RCAA member), Chris Schellenberg, Sierra Shepard, Kelly Steele

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About Sheila T Illustrated

I love my God, my country, my family, my job, time with friends, sitcoms and photography. I like crowds, walking in falling snow or summer rain, chocolate, wine tastings, weekend campfires, and travel by plane, train, tour bus and automobile.
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