Archive for July 14, 2007

Fifty Crows Foundation Reviews Portfolios Quarterly for Exhibition Opportunities; NEXT DEADLINE: August 1

“The FiftyCrows Foundation based in San Francisco reviews portfolios for exhibition opportunities on a quarterly basis (4/1, 8/1, 12/1). To have a portfolio reviewed, photographers should submit a two-paragraph statement about the work in the body of an email, and a link to a website which contains the work of interest. Also include any information regarding the current status of the exhibition- whether the work is printed/framed, what type of prints, whether there are any multimedia (video/audio) components to the exhibition, and whether some type of funding has already been secured for exhibition opportunities. After the quarterly review process, photographers with work of note will be contacted by the staff.”

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Results: Up & Now: 12th Annual Photographic Competition On View at PCNW

Charlotte Cotton, newly appointed Curator of Photography at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, was the Juror for “Up and Now: 12th Annual photographic Competition” sponsored by the Photography Center Northwest. The exhibition went on view yesterday, and will be up through August 30th. Ms. Cotton will lecture there on August 3rd.

The photographers selected for inclusion are (I’ve added links when available):

Brett Bell, NY
Aly Su Borst, California
Stephen Brookbank, Ontario
Jesse Burke, Rhode Island
Rachael Dunville, New York
Martine Fougeron, New York
Andy Freeberg, California
Cat Gwynn, California
Joseph O. Holmes, New York
William Hundley, Texas
Sung Jin Park, New York
Dave Jordano, Illinois
Dina Kantor, New York
Steffi Klenz, London
Aline Mare, California
Monika Merva, New York
Brad Moore, California
Kate Orne, New York
Charles Peterson, Washington
Beatrix Reinhardt, New York
Joel Sanders, New York
Brea Souders, New York
Rylan Steele, Georgia
Lex Thompson, Minnesota
Daniel Traub, New York

From the website:
“This annual juried exhibition draws entries from across the country and around the world, and remains among the most popular shows in PCNW’s annual schedule. The competition is open to all photographers, all photographic processes, and all themes. The juror is looking for work that represents a larger, cohesive body of work and will be selecting a short series from each photographer chosen. From among those exhibited, our juror will select first, second and third prize winners to receive prizes of $1,000, $500, and $250.

Juror Charlotte Cotton is Department Head and Curator of Photography at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Previously, she was Head of Cultural Programs at Art + Commerce in New York, Head of Programming at The Photographers’ Gallery in London and a Curator of Photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum from 1993 to 2004. She has curated many exhibitions of historical and contemporary photography including, Imperfect Beauty: the making of contemporary fashion photographs (2000), Out of Japan (2002), Stepping In and Out: contemporary documentary photography (2003) and Guy Bourdin (2003). Cotton is the author and editor of publications such as Imperfect Beauty (2000), Then Things Went Quiet (2003), Guy Bourdin (2003) and The Photograph as Contemporary Art (2004), a title in the World of Art series published by Thames & Hudson. Her most recent writing includes essays and interviews with Paul Graham, Rinko Kawauchi, Hannah Starkey, Dav id Hilliard, Inez van Lamsweerde, Desiree Dolron, and Philip-Lorca diCorcia.”

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