Photography by Black Hills State University students, faculty and alumni is on display in the Stanford Adelstein Gallery at The Journey Museum in Rapid City through May 25.
The fourth annual juried exhibit, which is part of the 2008 Dahl Mountain Culture Festival, features nature and wildlife photography, including the sports of mountain culture.
The competition was divided in three categories – youth, adult, and professional. In the professional category, Ray Tysdal, BHSU alumnus, earned first place for “Heavyweights.” Jerry Rawlings, alumnus who is now a photography instructor at BHSU, took second place for “Painted Hills.”
In the adult category, Heidi Watson, a 2005 BHSU graduate, earned second place for “Badlands – After the Storm,” and current BHSU student Aric Bakeberg, freshman from Rapid City, was awarded third place for “Frigid Serenity.”
Other entrants selected for the show include: Bernie Butcher, a 2007 BHSU graduate; Jamie Crowe, senior mass communications major from Rapid City; Bradley Limbo, sophomore mass communications major from Spearfish; Adam Roosa, senior mass communications major from Gillette, Wyo.; and Mark Watson, a 2003 BHSU graduate.