Monday, May 29, 2017

A Day in the Life of Warren Community Photo Project




Thank you to everyone who participated in our community photo project:

 "A Day in the Life of Warren"

Final Award Winners are as follows:
 
People's Choice -- "Skipping Along Stingy Alley" -- Angela Pucino
$100 Cash Award
 
Best in Show Adult -- "Warren Reflections" -- Linda Megathlin
$100 Cash Award
 
Best in Show Youth -- "Looking Out at Burr's Hill Park" --  Lauren MacDonald
$50 Cash Award
 
Honorable Mention -- "Straight Outta Warren" -- Kathy Sullivan
$25 Gift Certificate/Water Street Café
 
Honorable Mention -- "Day Old Calf at Brule's Farm" -- David Weed
$25 Gift Certicate/Water Street Cafe
 
Honorable Mention -- "Skipping Along Stingy Alley" -- Angela Pucino
$25 Gift Certificate/Nectar de la Vida
 
Honorable Mention -- "Fishin' in Touisset" -- Katie Hutchinson
$25 Gift Certificate/Nectar de la Vida
 
Honorable Mention -- "Fab Flashback" -- Bradley Vogltance
$25 Gift Certificate/Coffee Depot
 
Honorable Mention -- "Tranquility" -- Sharon Raymond 
$25 Gift Certificate/Coffee Depot
 
 
Special thanks to our panel of judges:  Ed McAloon, Tamara Kaplan and Rupert Whiteley.
 
"People's Choice" category was selected at Bristol Warren Art Night on Thursday, July 27th. All other award categories were selected by our judges during a separate viewing session.
 
The exhibit is on display at the Gallery at 30 Cutler during the month of August. 
Photographs will later be displayed on our website. 
 
Thank you for your support and participation!
 

 
How "A Day in the Life" Works
 
Shoot Day:
  •  All photos taken between 12:00 AM and 12:00 PM on Saturday, June 17th are eligible for the project. Use your phone or use a camera, it's up to you.
  • Explore Warren...from Main Street, to the bike path, to the Kickemuit River, to Touisset and everywhere in between. Work on your own or set out with a group of friends.
  • Be creative and take a picture (no selfies please!) and record the exact time of your photo.
  • WPS will have an information table set up during the day at Imago Gallery...stop by and say hello.
  • Select the photo you would like to submit...remember to give your photo a title for the exhibit.
  • Rain Date is scheduled for Sunday, June 18th. If necessary we will reschedule the night before the Shoot Day.
 
Submission:
  • One submission per person!
  • Come to Imago Gallery, 36 Market Street, on Friday, July 7th from Noon to 8 PM or Saturday, July 8th from Noon to 4 PM  
  • Bring one 8 x 10 print suitable for matting. 
  • Mats will be provided by WPS.
  • Record the title of your photo, the time it was taken and your name on the mat.
  • No on-line submissions. 
  • Submitted photos are property of WPS; please make a duplicate print to keep for yourself.  
 
 Exhibition:
 
  • Jurors will select from submissions for our exhibit on Thursday, July 27th from 5:30 to 8 PM at 30 Cutler Gallery on Art Night Bristol-Warren. 
  • Cash awards will be given for Best in Show, Youth Best in Show (ages 8-17) and People's Choice.
  • Gift Certificates for honorable mentions.
  • The photographs will be displayed on the WPS website after the exhibit closes.  
* This is a community based project open to all members of Warren and members of the Warren Preservation Society



If you have any questions please contact us at info@preservewarren.org
 
 

 
 
 

 

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Historic House Marker Presentation Ceremony



Eleven historic markers were awarded at our March 16th meeting.  

Thank you to everyone who made this event a success!
Home owners pose with their new "plaques" on Thursday evening.

 
The following properties were recognized with historic house markers: 

97 Child Street – William Cole House, c. 1844
68 King Street – Susie M. Drown, 1906
307 Main Street – Louisa Paquin House, 1899
24 Broad Street – Benjamin Cranston House, c. 1834
16 School Street – St. Mark’s Chapel, 1860s
22 Liberty Street – Jeremiah Child House, c.1769
47 Cutler Street – Ella S. Parker House, 1902
47 Broad Street – Rufus Barton House, c. 1783
51 Broad Street – Sally Vance House, c. 1842
19 Washington Street – George T. Gardner House, 1850
20 Lyndon Street – John J. Bickner House, c. 1833
Thank you to our research committee--Doug Hinman, David Gaskill and Kristin MacDonald--for their hard work and dedication.  Follow the link below to see a video of the historic house marker presentation ceremony (video courtesy of David Weed).

https://youtu.be/xBKmccd7DdA

As always, thank you to our members for their support and participation in our events!