Exhibit Opens at MCCC Gallery;
Awards Reception Nov. 9
Windsor, N.J. - The Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony for the
Mercer County Photography Exhibit takes place Wednesday,
Nov. 9, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at The Gallery at Mercer County Community
College, located on the second floor of the Communication building
on the West
Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. The exhibit runs through
Juror Ricardo Barros has selected 51 works by 38 of the county's
talented photographers, as well as the award winners. (Sixty-eight
photographers submitted a total of 184 works.) The Mercer County
Photography exhibit is open to any photographer 18 or older who
lives, works or studies in Mercer County.
will be announced at the Opening Reception. Prizes include Best
in Show, two Juror's Choice Awards and six Honorable Mentions. Purchase
Awards from the Mercer County Culture and Heritage Commission, selected
by representatives of the commission, will also be presented, as
well as the Princeton Photography Club Prize.
a third of the photographers (22) participated in the jurying process
for the first time and 10 of them were chosen to be part of the
show. "That's what we hope to see," Gallery Curator Tricia
Fagan says. "This show provides opportunities for emerging
photographers as well as those who show their work more regularly.
It's a real thrill for the newcomers."
biennial exhibit is a partnership between the MCCC Gallery and the
Mercer County Culture and Heritage Commission. The Commission provides
support for the exhibit with through funds from the New Jersey State
Council on the Arts/Department of State (a partner of the National
Endowment for the Arts) and from the County of Mercer, County Executive
Brian M. Hughes, and the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Gallery hours are Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesdays, 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.; and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and
3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
more information, visit the MCCC Gallery website here
or or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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