Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Ashland-New Photography ENTRES DUE

The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University, is hosting a call for entries for a regional juried exhibition of photographs both traditional and digital that will be featured in an exhibition entitled Ashland –New Photography. This exhibition was inspired by a quote “You don’t take a photograph, you make it’. -  by famous photographer Ansel Adams. What better way to showcase Ashland’s community of photographers’ professional and novice? The exhibition Ashland-New Photography will feature two categories: photographs taken by artists 18 and over PLUS a special category for young artists 17 years and younger. Cash awards will be given to Best in Show in each category as well as two honorable mentions. Open to artists residing Ashland County, Ohio only. A maximum of two entries for $15.00 are allowed per artist 18 years and older. The entry fee is waived for younger artists. All work must be original art conceived and executed solely by the artist within the last two years. All artworks must be matted and framed properly. Work previously exhibited at the Coburn Gallery is not eligible. Entries will be juried from the actual artworks. Juror: Jessica Maloney who received her BFA in Fine Art Photography and MFA in Digital Fine Art from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio and is a tenured Associate Professor at Ashland University as well as maintaining an active role as a professional artist. Delivery of entries will be on Tuesday June 19 from 12noon-6pm & Wednesday June 20 from 12noon-4pm. The exhibit runs from June 29 through July 31, 2012. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 29, 2012, from 6:00 pm-7:00pm with awards announced at 6:30pm. Declined artworks may be picked up on Friday June 22 from 12noon-4pm. See www.ashland.edu/coburngallery to download the entry form, coburngallery@ashland.edu or find us on Facebook.

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