The Exhibit of the 18 finalist images from the Blooms and Blossoms Contest was hung in the Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC ) lobby and judged on March 4, 2016.   All of the images looked wonderful.  Everyone is encouraged to stop by the CNC lobby and see the exhibit first hand.  CNC is located at 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA 30075.   They are open Monday-Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday: Noon – 5 pm.

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From the 18 finalists, the following images have been selected and awarded  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ribbons.  

  • 1st Place:  Martin Bozone - Water Lilies (Atlanta Botanical Gardens)
  • 2nd Place:  Sophie De Backer - Splash of Magenta
  • 3rd Place:  Richard Green - Lotus Flowers

The Honorable Mentions are:

  • Patti Peterson - Lilly of the Valley
  • Toni Anderson - Almost Translucent
  • Martin Bozone - Sunflower (Anderson's Sunflower Farm)
  • Sophie De Backer - Through the Veil

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If you can not visit the CNC lobby, you can see small versions of all of the contest entrants at the GNPA North Center Atlanta Chapter Facebook page: 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/881244238597289/.   The Contest/Exhibit post is pinned at the top of the page.