Tree Judges

"Here come the judge"

Each year, a panel of judges from creative fields is invited to review all the the tree entries and award places based on excellence in defined categories. Examples, which are subject to change (based on each year’s applicable types of submissions):

Best in Show, Most Festive, Best Use of Materials, Most Clever Idea, Most Whimsical, Most Creative, Best Handmade, etc.

Arthur Crisci
Principal Graphic Designer
and Manager of Printing and Graphics
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Arthur Crisci is the Principal Graphic Designer and Manager of Printing and Graphics for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Arthur and his lovely wife Leslie reside in Norwalk.

Ric Lopez-Fabrega
Owner Lopez-Fabrega Design

Ric Lopez-Fabrega is a Freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator, 3D Art. In addition to owning his own graphic design studio, Ric was employed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for many years as a graphic designer.


He has worked with Ann’s Place for over 5 years, creating many of their Festival print pieces and designing/building the Festival website. 

Secundino Paulino

An alumnus of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City - “Sec" (as he is affectionately known) utilizes his multi-disciplinary talents to deliver world-class results.

His decades-worth, vast experience and expertise in the realms of photography, design and video production are evident as he continuously strives to produce work that communicates, motivates and drives his clientele’s business goals and objectives. Sec is the founder and Creative Director of Sector3 - a creative services firm based in the greater Danbury area, which produces work for businesses and corporations nationwide:

2020 Festival of Trees Location: Wherever You Decorate for the Holidays@ Home!

​​Call us:

(203) 790-6568

​Find us: 

Ann’s Place

80 Saw Mill Rd, Danbury, CT 06810

Festival questions:

Call Jack Bouffard (203) 790-6568


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