Invited to Submit Work for County Exhibit at MCCC Gallery
Windsor, N.J. - The Gallery at Mercer County Community College invites
area photographers to submit work for the 2011 Mercer County Photographers
exhibit. Jurying will take place Saturday, Oct. 29. Dates for the
show are Nov. 9 through Dec. 19. The Mercer County Cultural and
Heritage Commission is the sponsor of this biennial exhibit.
Artists working in all photographic media/processes who are 18 or
older and live, work or attend school in Mercer County, NJ, are
eligible to submit up to three photographs for consideration. Photographers
should drop off their work at the MCCC Gallery between 9:30 a.m.
and noon on Oct. 29. Work that is not accepted for the show should
be picked up between 3:45 and 5 p.m. the same day.
The juror is Ricardo Barros, an award-winning photographer and photography
teacher whose work is included in numerous private and public collections
and museums, including The Smithsonian, the Fogg Art Museum, and
the Museum of Art of San Paulo, Brazil. In addition to many exhibition
monographs, Barros is the author of Facing Sculpture: A Portfolio
of Portraits, Sculpture, and Related Ideas, featuring his portraits
of sculptors and their work.
More than $1,000 in prizes, including Best in Show, Juror's Merit,
Honorable Mention, and Mercer County Purchase Awards, will be awarded.
Winners will be announced at the exhibit's Opening Reception and
Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
The Gallery is under the direction of curator Tricia Fagan and is
located on the second floor of the Communications Building on Mercer's
Windsor campus at 1200 Old Trenton Road.
To read the prospectus, click here.
For more information, visit the Gallery
website, or email email@example.com.
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