Darien Arts Center announces PicDarien adult photo contest winners

The Darien Arts Center has announced winners in its sixth annual Smartphone Photo Contest, Pic Darien. First place cash prizes in all categories were awarded to adults, and children. The Darien Arts Center is located at 2 Renshaw Road, behind the Darien Town Hall. For more information, visit darienarts.org or call (203) 655-8683.

The adult winners are as follows:

Land and Sea:

“Sunrise on the Point” by David Gioiella, of Darien

Home and Holidays:

“One Way Ticket Home” by Patricia Schram of Darien

Nature and Floral

“Sunbathing Praying Mantis” by Trevor Cooper of Norwalk


“Quarantine Comfort” by Patricia Frattaroli of Norwalk

Covid 19-The New Normal

“Hair Do-ing the New Norm” by Patricia Frattaroli of Norwalk

Abstract and Architecture

“Everything is Connected” by Allesandra Mossa of Darien

Food and Drink

“Nouvel Venetian, That Would Shock a Doge” Julie O’Connor of Weston


“Book Face” Grace Calderon of Fairfield

Hope and Happiness

“Saluting Darien Heroes: April 2020” by Geordie du Pont of Darien


“America’s Hero-Dr. Fauci” by Cristina Versage of South Pasadena, Calif