First Place

William Faulkner wrote the four sections of Sound and the Fury in efforts to tell the story of a little girl with muddy drawers standing in a tree. He felt he didn’t get it right the first time and tried three more times to get it right.

Capturing the essence of landscape is enigmatic as well. The process is as elusive as the subject, which is fitting.

This work is just one attempt to get at the spirit of Natural Bridge in Bryce Canyon, Utah. This work was begun as an independent study in a Laura Smith class.