to the Photographic Arts Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania

Announcement: PASNWPA is offering a $1,000 scholarship to help a student from an Erie or Crawford County, PA high school, charter school or home school who is interested in furthering his or her education in photography. Complete information and application forms can be found by clicking the SCHOLARSHIP menu item above.

The next PASNWPA meeting is on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 1:00 PM. ***Please note the change of day and time to Wednesday at 1:00 (for May’s meeting only).***


The Diane Peyton-Majumdar Trophy for 1st Place in the Digital Wildlife Division was awarded to Patti Larson during the CanAm Photo Expo on April 27, 2019. Patti also received 1st Place in the Color Print Division and Honor Awards in the Color Print Division, Digital Pictorial and Digital Nature Division.

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to PASNWPA member Greg Zbach
1st Place
“Cello Bits”
The Essence of Art: Pattern & Color
Stonewall Gallery, Campbell Pottery
invitational art show

GoErie Review

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“The Prophet’s House”
by Kathy Welte
The Essence of Art: Pattern & Color
Stonewall Gallery, Campbell Pottery

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“Oh, So Cold”
by Kathy Welte
Meadville Council on the Arts, Heeschen Gallery.

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Featured Artist

PASNWPA Member, Greg Zbach, has been selected to be the juror for Behrend’s Patricia S. Yahn Juried Student Art Show. In addition, his own photo exhibition, titled “Beyond Boundaries,” is now on display in the Lilley Library Gallery until March 1, 2019. Zbach’s latest exhibition features works both abstract and nature-oriented, often heavily manipulated by computer software that allows the artist to discover new, unearthly dimensions with each photograph.


Gannon electrical engineer to judge Behrend art show

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CanAm Awards

Congratulations to PASNWPA members Jack Anon and Patti Larson for awards won at the CanAm Photo Expo. Jack brought home the Diane Payton-Majumdar Wildlife Image Trophy for placing 1st in the Wildlife Division! Patti received the 2nd Place Award in the Wildlife Division and 3rd Place in the Pictorial Division.

Several other members earned Honor Awards from the Print and Digital Salons at the Photo Expo. Award winners include Sam Ward, Jack Anon, Patricia Menz, Patti Larson, Anna Marie Senita, Melinda Isachsen and Patty Raydo.

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"Trillium Bud"

by Candy Felege

Candy's lovely image took third place in the show "Bustin' out in Blooms" at Main Street Art, 138 Main St W, Girard, PA 16417. The show runs until May 15.

Candy will be having a show at the Main Street Art Gallery
May 18 to June 2, 2018.
Details to follow.


"Seven Green Lights" by Terry Pytlarz

Congratulations to Terry who received an Honorable Mention for his image "Seven Green Lights" at The Barber National Institute Art Show & Sale.

Terry will also be showing two prints at the Kelly Run Gallery Opening Show, "The Face of the Firmament." This show kicks off April 28th with an Artist Reception from 7 to 9 PM.