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Deadline: February 12, 2014
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: $45 up to 3 entries

33rd Annual Juried Photography Exhibition

33rd Annual Juried Photography ExhibitionCALL FOR ENTRIES- Entry deadline February 12, 2014. Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for the 33rd Annual Juried Photography Exhibition at the Mills Pond House Gallery, April 5-May 1, 2014. Juror Jennifer Schlesinger Hanson, Director of VERVE Gallery of Photography. Open to local and national artists.  The theme for this exhibition is Medium. The juror is very interested in how various mediums of photography are used to enhance an artist’s statement or intention in their work. Works are often most successful when the subject matter is paired well with the correct choice of medium – the two have a symbiotic relationship. Do you work in tintype, digital, film, platinum, gelatin silver, photogravure, etc.? Show me the greatest combination of your medium with your subject. Cash Awards 1st, 2nd place.

About the Juror

Jennifer Schlesinger Hanson is an artist, curator, and educator based out of Santa Fe, New Mexico. She graduated from the College of Santa Fe in 1998 with a B.A. in Photography and Journalism and was an adjunct Professor there from 2005-2006. Schlesinger Hanson has exhibited widely at southwest regional institutions such as the Marion Center for Photographic Arts (SFUAD) and the  Santa Fe Art Institute, as well as national institutions such as the Southeast Museum of Photography and the Chelsea Art Museum. Her work has been published online and in print with international publications such as Black and White Magazine U.S and UK, Diffusion Magazine and Fotoritim. Schlesinger Hanson is represented in many public collections, including the Southeast Museum of Photography (FL), The New Mexico Museum of Art and the New Mexico History Museum / Palace of the Governors Photo Archives. She has received several honors in recognition of her work including a Golden Light Award in Landscape Photography from the Maine Photographic Workshops and the Center for Contemporary Arts Photography Auction Award in Santa Fe, New Mexico, both in 2005. She has been awarded many distinctive nominations such as the Santa Fe Prize for Photography by the Center and the Eliot Porter Fellowship by the New Mexico Council for Photography. She was the Assistant Director of Santa Fe Art Institute from 2003-2005 and has been the Director of VERVE Gallery of Photography since 2005. Schlesinger Hanson’s own work uses various photographic mediums depending on the series she is working on. She is currently working in 19th Century albumen printing.

Smithtown Township Arts Council, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, believes access to stimulating arts programming improves quality of life and builds strong communities Mills Pond House  Gallery is dedicated to showcasing the artistic development and achievements of our region and the nation. Our exhibitions provide diverse arts experiences that extend into our local communities  through classes, special events and programs that focus on active, collaborative learning through the medium of art. We bring arts and people together to discover, enjoy, and understand the nation’s rich, diverse artistic heritage.

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: 1st Place: $300 Excellence in Photography Award. Winner's Exhibition Opportunity. One-year STAC Artist Membership.

2nd Place: $100 Award of Merit. Winner's Exhibition Opportunity. One-year STAC Artist Membership ELIGIBILITY: United States / 18+ Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: No Copyright Policy USAGE RIGHTS: Permission is assumed to use properly credited images for exhibition publicity if accepted

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