Photo by Thom Goertel
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Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibition

March 31 – April 19, 2024

The Phillips’ Mill Photographic Exhibition is part of a month-long celebration of the fine art of photography. The Photography Program at Phillips’ Mill centers around the exhibition, although it also includes workshops, lectures and roundtable discussions. The exhibition is widely regarded as the premier juried photography exhibition in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Important Dates for Photographers

  • Drop-off dates: Sunday, March 24 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and  Monday, March 25 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Exhibition open March 31 – April 19: Sundays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.; Fridays & Saturdays, 1:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Pick-up April 19 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. and April 20 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Please make arrangements to have your images picked up during this time. ALL images not picked up become property of Mill Photo.

Juror for the 2024 Phillips’ Mill Photographic Exhibition

Thom Goertel - Woman on red motorcycle

Photo by Thom Goertel

This year’s exhibition will be judged by Thom Goertel, a Washington, D.C.-based photographer and multimedia producer. 

Thom Goertel’s award-winning photography and media creations have taken him around the world and to all 50 states. Working on projects for corporations, institutions, NGOs and publications, Thom has shot in locations ranging from the White House in D.C. to dung huts in Uganda. His work has been published in National Geographic, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, among others, and has been shown in galleries across the U.S., and is part of several private collections.

Beyond photography, Thom worked as a 3-D animator, motion graphics artist and art director.

Thom’s recent photo work includes documentary humanitarian projects in Kenya, Uganda and central Mexico, as well as his daily exploration and exploitation of the camera in his pocket.

Photos by Thom Goertel

Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibition
2024 Award Winners

Bringing top-tier photographic fine art to be experienced by the public is our core mission. Every year, guests are surprised and delighted to experience the creativity and experimentation demonstrated in our two-dimensional medium, again in evidence with this years' accepted artists. Come see all the exceptional prints on the walls of the Mill. Congratulations to all the Award Winners!

Enjoy perusing the show program to see who were the award winners, the accepted work, and the energetic volunteers whose efforts helped make this exhibition happen.

Best of Show

Debbie Wolf "Early Morning Ritual"

Debbie Wolf "Early Morning Ritual" - Woman with pink hair in curlers

Best Body of Work

Jennifer Gershon

"Blue Monday"

Jennifer Gershon "Blue Monday" - Woman in mermaid costume vacuuming with bubbles floating around

"Bristol Derby"

Jennifer Gershon "Bristol Derby" - woman wearing floral dress in dark office

"Reidemeister's Dilemma"

Jennifer Gershon "Reidemeister's Dilemma" - Woman with red hair sitting in chair with rope and falling egg

2nd Place

Joshua Ackerman "Hair Cut 24"

Joshua Ackerman "Hair Cut 24" - Child getting a haircut in a barber shop

3rd Place

Elizabeth Jacobs "Broomsquire"

Elizabeth Jacobs "Broomsquire" - man assembling a whisk broom by hand

Juror's Selection

Mike Pillows "Feeling Kinda Koi"

Mike Pillows "Feeling Kinda Koi" - fish in water with reflection of trees

Spencer Saunders Award for Architecture

Gregory Adams "Afternoon Rehearsal"

Gregory Adams "Afternoon Rehearsal"


Anita Bhala "Turning"

Anita Bhala "Turning" - two orange daisies with stems intertwined


Lisa Stolzer "Morning's Necklace"

Lisa Stolzer "Morning's Necklace" - spider web with dew drops


Christopher Bosse "Contemplation"

Christopher Bosse "Contemplation" - child holding incense

Still Life

Diane Emerson "Dahlias"

Diane Emerson "Dahlias" - still life of pink and orange flowers in a blue vase


Linda Heath "Housemaids in India"

Linda Heath "Housemaids in India" - two Indian women wearing yellow in front of a large old wooden door

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The Phillips' Mill Community Association supports programming in the visual and performing arts, and hosts social and educational events. It is the broadest-ranging venue for artistic expression in Bucks County.

Sherri Andrews “Paths of Life”
Barry Good "Thoughts of Those Passed"

Youth Programs

Amanda Penecale “Cliffs in Autumn- Ottsville Pa”

Art Talk

Joe Gyurcsak “Opening Night”



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Illustration of the Phillips' Mill -Artist: Kathie Jankauskus