Meet our 2015 Judges
Greg has owned and operated FreeStyle Design, Inc. – a Cincinnati-based Graphic Design/Photography Studio – for the past 19 years. With a degree in Commercial Art from Central Academy of Commercial Art and with his wide ranging background in photography, advertising, and art direction, Grupenhof’s experience enables him to value photography as both a technical and creative undertaking. His published images and designs have appeared in magazines, advertising campaigns, calendars, websites, and books worldwide. Visit his website at
Charlie is a photographer, painter, digital technician, art educator and mother living and working in Southern Ohio.
She earned a BFA from Ohio University in 2003 and since then has been teaching art and working in the studio as a portrait photographer and master digital technician, all the while building a large body of personal fine art images. Her background in multiple studio arts has deeply influenced her photography and her narrative-style stock images have been published worldwide.
Art weber, director of nature photography at Toledo Metroparks, is well-known as a nature photographer and writer. He served as Metroparks public information manager for 30 years. He has published thousands of nature photographs, written hundreds of columns and two critically acclaimed books, winning more than one hundred prestigious international, national, regional and state awards along the way.