Friday, October 19, 2012

SFA News – KPCC Profiles Kate Carter

Kate Carter (@carterkate11), one of SFA’s own, received the top honor in a self-portrait contest on Instagram, a photo-sharing social media network. Her winning image, “Hope”, is a poignant and personal self-portrait depicting Kate, hand-in-hand with her ailing grandmother.

"Hope" by Kate Carter

The competition, “Express Yourself,” challenged InstaGram users to submit creative, out-of-the-box self-portraits. The competition, which received 450 entries from around the world, was sponsored by InstaGram Lovers Anonymous (IGLA) and KPCC, a public radio station in Southern California. The sponsors selected eight finalists, and InstaGram user had 48 hours to vote for their favorites.

 "IGmeet Steelstacks" by Kate Carte
As part of the top prize, Kate will be interviewed by Grant Slater, photo and video editor for KPCC radio station. In the interview, which airs Saturday, October 20th at noon PST | 3:00 PM EST, Kate will discuss her winning self-portrait, as well as her efforts to integrate and leverage the use of mobile technology into the practice of architecture at Spillman Farmer Architects.

"Filter" by Kate Carter

"Das Kluuunk" by Kate Carter

"Architecture" by Kate Carter

We’d like to thank Kate for all of her efforts to keep Spillman current with mobile technology and social media, as well as congratulate her on an incredible win with an amazing self-portrait.

“Old City Gothic Modern (portrait of Kate Carte)…aka But 
Officer, The Sign Says No ‘No Parking’, Not No Digging”
by Vicki Liantonio (@piccolotakesall)

Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) is a member-supported public media network that operates 89.3 KPCC-FM in Los Angeles and Orange County, 89.1 KUOR-FM in the Inland Empire and 90.3 KVLA in the Coachella Valley. SCPR also informs and interacts with their communities through our web site, mobile and social media channels and live events. Grant Slater is the photo and video editor for KPCC, where he oversees the photo and video elements of KPCC's news coverage.

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