SL photographer wins Kalamazoo art award

Robert DeJonge shows off his winning photo, titled “Cathedral.”Courtesy photo

Spring Lake resident Robert DeJonge was named the winner of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts’ People’s Choice award in the 2019 West Michigan Area Show.

The $750 award was sponsored by the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, and given to DeJonge, a photographer, for his digital image title “Cathedral.” The award was presented Aug. 13 by Arts Council Director Kristen Chesak.

The 2020 West Michigan Area Show will open for submissions on Jan. 2.

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