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Grove City Photographer Named Gold Medalist and GIA Finalist at the International Photographic Competition

Grove City, Ohio – Danica Barreau, of Pouka Art & Photography, was one of 60 photographers honored as a Gold Medalist at Professional Photographers of America’s (PPA) 2020 International Photographic Competition (IPC). This year’s competition had over 5,200 entries and is the most prestigious competition of its kind, where images are judged based on a standard of artistic excellence, not against each other. Mrs. Barreau had four images accepted into PPA’s Loan Collection and two images accepted into their Showcase Collection.

Mrs. Barreau is also a finalist in the Grand Imaging Awards (GIA), honoring the top 112 images in the competition, for the third year in a row. This year’s winners will be announced at ImagingUSA on January, 18, 2021, during a virtual awards ceremony.

Mrs. Barreau is a pet photographer and digital artist working in Grove City, Ohio. She is a PPA Master Artist, Master of Photography, and a Certified Professional Photographer. She is also a member of the Professional Photographers of America, on the board of Professional Photographers of Ohio, and a member of the American Society of Photographers. For more information and to see some of her work, visit https://pouka.com