HealingScapes™ Photo Competition

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Winona Health is again conducting its regional photo competition, HealingScapes. Submissions must be calming, comforting and pleasing to patients and their families. Winning entries will be enlarged, printed on canvas and placed in specially selected areas at Winona Health. Canvas prints of submitted photos will be available for purchase in various sizes the night of the HealingScapes Photographer’s event on Wednesday, August 27, at 5:30 and after in the Winona Health Glady D. Miller Gift Shop. The event will take place at Winona Health in the hallway connecting the clinic and hospital (use clinic entrance). Proceeds will go toward enhancing the healing environment of the Winona Health Behavioral Health Department.

"Beauty Does Not Sleep" by Ellis Inman, 2013 HealingScapes winner

“Beauty Does Not Sleep” by Ellis Inman, 2013 HealingScapes winner


Photo Contest Rules

Content: Photos must represent the greater Winona region including regional scenes, natural beauty and landscapes. Wildlife, structures, etc. may be included. No photos of people. Submissions must be high-resolution images suitable for large-scale matting and printing.

Entry: There is no entry fee for photos submitted. Each person may enter up to two photos. Each photo must be submitted electronically as a JPG. Your entry (or entries) must be accompanied by an entry form

Who can enter? The contest is open to photographers of any age, including Winona Health staff and volunteers.

Entry deadline: Entries will be accepted from Monday, May 12 through 5 p.m., Monday, June 23, 2014.

Entries announcement: All entries will be displayed (8 x 10) Monday, July 7- Friday, July 25, in the hallway connecting the hospital and clinic for Winona Health staff and community members to view and vote. Photos will be identified by number for voting.

By submitting photos, you are agreeing that your photos may be:

  • Reprinted in local media or other publications without prior notification
  • Sold at the HealingScapes™  event in August and thereafter in the Winona Health Glady D. Miller Gift Shop with proceeds going toward enhancing the healing environment of the Winona Health Behavioral Health Department

Winners and awards: Winning photos will be unveiled at the Photographer’s event on Wednesday, August 27, 5:30 p.m. at Winona Health and available for purchase thereafter in the Winona Health Glady D. Miller Gift Shop.

  • Winona Health Staff Choice by popular vote
  • Community Choice by popular vote
  • Judges Choice by popular vote
  • Photographers Choice by popular vote
  • Top vote overall

There will be no cash awards.

Photos: Entries must have been shot in the past five years by the person submitting the photo. Winning photos from last years HealingScapes™ may not be submitted again. Please no water marks or signatures. Photographs may have been previously published.

Dimensions/resolution: All photos submitted must be in color and may be either in a horizontal/landscape (preferred) or vertical/portrait orientation with the longest dimension being 10 inches. Entries must have a resolution of at least 300 dpi and must be submitted as a JPEG.

All entries will be acknowledged at a special event on Wednesday, August 27 at 5:30 p.m. at Winona Health in the hallway connecting the clinic and the hospital. 

Questions: Contact the Community Engagement Department at 507.457.4394 or email mfidler@winonahealth.org.

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