Photo by Tian Yang

5th Annual Contemporary Photography Exhibition

Thursday June 12, 2014 – Saturday August 30, 2014

Opening Reception:
Thursday June 12 6-9PM

Thank you to all who participated and submitted to our 5th Annual Contemporary Photography Competition & Exhibition. We received an overwhelming amount of entries and are proud to announce those who have been selected for the exhibition.

This years exhibition will include:

Jim Allen
Mariette Pathy Allen
Susan Bank
Alexandra Bellissimo
Daryl Bergman
Elliott Brown
Mike Browna
Caroline Burghardt
Supranav Dash
Gabriela De Jesus
Yuxiang Dong
John Edmonds
Jonathan Elderfield
Martha Fleming-Ives
Sarah Fuller
Chelsea Griffith
Susan Guice
Yoko Haraoka
Tamar Haytayan
Sooj Heo
Robert Kalman
Ira Kaufman
Jamie Kovach
Linda Kuo
Joshua Lanzara
Khanh Le
Amy Li
Daniel Lobdell
Lindsay McCormick
Mary McCusker
Charles Mintz
David Mitchell
Susan Nam
Susan Roberts
Jeanette Serrat
Nicolo Sertorio
Frederick Sharpe
Anna Shimshak
Julia Silva
Mark Steigelman
Amanda Tinker
Ka-Man Tse
Samantha VanDeman
Marisa Watanbe
Tian Yang


Call For Entries




 About the Jurors:


Brian Paul Clamp, Owner & Director of Clamp Art, NYC


Brian Paul Clamp is the owner and director of ClampArt, a gallery in Chelsea in New York City specializing in modern and contemporary art with an emphasis on photography.  ClampArt mounts ten to fifteen exhibitions per year featuring the work of emerging and mid-career artists.  Mr. Clamp opened the gallery in 2000 after completing a Master of Arts degree in Critical Studies in Modern Art at Columbia University.  For eight years prior to that Mr. Clamp served as the director of a gallery on Manhattan’s Upper East Side specializing in late 19th- and early 20th-century American paintings.

Aside from exhibitions at his own gallery space, Clamp has curated numerous photography shows at various venues throughout the United States, and has reviewed photographers’ portfolios on dozens of panels over the past several years.  Mr. Clamp is the author of numerous publications on American art to date, and also occasionally contributes written work to various art periodicals.

*Photo by Keliy Anderson-Staley.


Mary Ellen Mark, Photographer


Mary Ellen was presented with the Matrix Award for outstanding woman in the field of film/photography, and the Dr. Erich Salomon Award for outstanding merits in the field of journalistic photography. She was also presented with honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degrees from her Alma Mater, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of the Arts; three fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts; the Photographer of the Year Award from the Friends of Photography; the World Press Award for Outstanding Body of Work Throughout the Years; the Victor Hasselblad Cover Award; two Robert F. Kennedy Awards; and the Creative Arts Award Citation for Photography at Brandeis University.

She has published eighteen books including Passport (Lustrum Press, 1974), Ward 81 (Simon & Schuster, 1979), Falkland Road (Knopf, 1981), Mother Teresa’s Mission of Charity in Calcutta (Friends of Photography, 1985), The Photo Essay: Photographers at work (A Smithsonian series), Streetwise (second printing, Aperture, 1992), Mary Ellen Mark: 25 Years (Bulfinch, 1991), Indian Circus, (Chronicle, 1993) and Takarajimasha.