SCACC Year End Awards Ceremony

May 18, 2024 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Photographic Arts Building
1780 Village Place
San Diego, CA 92101

The meeting will start promptly at 9:30am, but we’ll open the building at 9am for setup

Join us for an enlightening talk featuring the captivating photography of Paulette Donnellon, showcasing the stunning landscapes, flora, and fauna of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and the mesmerizing Salton Sea area. Delve into Paulette’s adventures as she ventures on the road to uncover new treasures within our natural world, capturing unique content with her camera lens. Prepare to be inspired as Paulette shares her favorite subjects to photograph, accompanied by the fascinating stories that bring them to life.


About Paulette

Paulette Donnellon, an award-winning photographer, passionately captures images of nature and wildlife as a hobby. Her photograph of an Eastern Collared Lizard graces the 2024 America the Beautiful National Park Pass. This was the result of winning the grand prize award in the National Parks Foundation Share the Experience competition in which over 8000 images throughout the United States were submitted. Additionally, she earned the title of California Wildlife Photo of the Year for 2023, with an image of 4 comical Burrowing Owls, and received honors in the State Capital on the floor of the Senate. She also emerged triumphant in the 2023 Americas State Parks Photography competition, securing victory in the wildlife category with an image of an Antelope Ground Squirrel taken in Anza Borrego Desert State Park.