Hiddenite Arts to Exhibit Rocky Face Photo Contest Winners January 2018

Beginning January 4, 2018, the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center will host an exhibit honoring winners of the Rocky Face Photo Contest. The winning photographs will be on display at the Center’s Lucas Mansion (316 Hiddenite Church Road in Alexander County) through February 28, 2018.

The exhibit, located on the third floor of the mansion, is free and open to the public during the Center’s operating hours, which are Monday – Friday from 10am until 4:30pm and on Saturday from 10am until 3pm.

The Rocky Face Photo Contest featured a monthly winner chosen through November and a grand-prize winner chosen in December.

Exhibiting photographers and monthly winners are as follows:

January, Weather category – Kat Teague
February, Water category – Kat Teague
March, Rock Climbing category – Gary Herman
April – No Winner – had no submissions
May, Plant Life category – Chad Ritchie
June, Recreation category – Caroline Bebber
July, Insect Life category – Mary Creel
August, Amphibians/Reptiles category – Alisa Hooks
September, Mammals category – Jessica Wilson
October, Landscapes/Views category – Melissa Rietzel
November, Seasonal Colors category – Melissa Rietzel
December, Grand Prize winner – Chad Ritchie


To learn more about the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center call (828) 632-6966, email info@hiddenitearts.org  

This project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources. www.NCArts.org.

Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center events, exhibits, and programs are made possible in part through the generous funding of Alexander County government, the Town of Taylorsville, the Eileen and R. Y. Sharpe Family Foundation, The Winston Salem Foundation, Duke Energy, the Catawba Valley Community Foundation, and the Friends of the Center membership program. The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s Lucas Mansion and Educational Complex are wheelchair accessible.