Posted on Mar 29, 2007

“Reann,” by Nancy Borowick

Nancy Borowick '07 has received an honorable mention in a national student photography contest sponsored by Photographer's Forum magazine and Nikon. Her black-and-white image, “Reann” depicts a group of children she taught while on a term abroad in Barbados last year.

The 27th Annual College Photography Contest drew more than 28,000 entries from the United States, Canada and other countries worldwide. Borowick's photograph, among 100 honorable mentions, will be published in the Best of College Photography Annual 2007 in June. The publication is used in college libraries and in photography, art and graphic design courses.

There were 16 winners in first through fourth places. All of the winners and honorable mentions were chosen by judges Karen Sinsheimer of Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Steve LaVoie of the Art Center College of Design and Armando Flores of Nikon U.S.A.

Nancy Borowick 07

Borowick, of Chappaqua, N.Y., is an organizing theme major who is combining courses in Anthropology, Visual Arts and Modern Languages. Her theme is titled “Representations of Culture and Identity.”

Last fall, she spoke about her work in Barbados at the 11th Annual Armand and Donald Feigenbaum Forum on “The Global Imperative: Approaches to Internationalizing the Union Experience.” Her digital artwork was featured recently at the Wikoff Student Gallery in the Nott Memorial as part of “Time Capsule 2006,” an array of works made by students in Visual Arts Professor Fernando Orellana's Intro to Digital Art class.

She has also participated in a number of opportunities for photography students at Union. In 2005, she took part in the Maine Photographic Workshops through the Beyond the Gates Fund, which supports students in their study of studio and visual arts outside the College. The fund is supported by a donation from an anonymous alumnus.