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6th Annual Contemporary Photography Exhibition

THURSDAY, JUNE 11th – SATURDAY, AUGUST 8th, 2015
Opening Reception June 11th, 6-8pm

Competition Jurors:
Whitney Richardson, Photo Editor, The New York Times & Producer, NYTimes Lens Blog
Paige West, Curator & Collector, West Collection & Gallery Owner, Mixed Greens, NYC

Thank you to all who participated and submitted to our 6th 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:

Markam Keith Adams
Samuel Archer
Philip Bagley
Leah Bank
Bonnies Barnes
David Basedow
Amy Becker
Matthew Bender
Angelo Benedetto
Timothy Benston
Ava Blitz
Sarah Bloom
Art Braitman
Christopher Brown
Lori Ann Brunetti
James Bryan
Diane Burko
Clarissa Caponera
Samuel Cohen-Tanugi
Ronald Cooley
Rachel Cox
Francis Crisafio
Aja Crites
Richard Davidson
Adam Davies
Gabriela De Jesus
William Douglas
Daniel Drufovka
Natan Dvir
Mark Farmer
Ray Felix
Uta Fellechner
Jessica Gamble
Paul Gargagliano
Matt Gehring
Clare Gillen
Thom Goertel
Kris Graves
Dana Greenblatt
Chelsea Griffith
Gary Grissom
Bill Hanson
Mikaela Hawk
Chris Heintze
Michelle Hetrick
Karina Hjort
Alexa Hoyer
Andrew Huth
Liz Jelsomine
Aubrey J. Kauffman
Sarah Kaufman
E.A. Kennedy
Michael Koehler
Susan Kott
Eric Lawton
Jane Lyons
Yael Malka
Lynne Mass
Nicholas Mehedin
Joe Mikuliak
Janice Milhem
Paolo Morales
Robert Moran
Charles Mostoller
Nina Mouritzen
Susan Nam
Francesca Pfister
Alexandra Pierce
Julia Pontes
Heather Quercio
Liana Rios
Alec Rogers
Lee Saloutos
Laurence Salzmann
Stephanie Seguino
Fred Siegel
Mark Steigelman
Charles Stonewall
John Stritzinger
Shawn Theodore
Lex Thompson
Marie Tomanova
Joe Van Eeckhout
Gili Yaari

About the Jurors:

Whitney Richardson, Photo Editor, The New York Times & Producer, NYTimes Lens Blog

Whitney
Whitney Richardson is a photo editor for The New York Times. She is also a producer, writer and social media curator of LENS, the Times’ premier photography blog. Since joining the Times in 2011, Whitney has focused her work on promoting photography across the web and on multiple platforms. In 2014, she worked closely with the design and blogs teams to launch the highly anticipated redesign of the LENS website — allowing a more seamless experience on iPad and mobile. In the past eight months, she targeted the photo department’s social media accounts, increasing traffic to Twitter by 65 percent and Facebook by 25 percent.

Before joining the Times, Whitney worked as an intern reporter at several news organizations, including The Commercial Appeal, Cox Newspapers Wire Service and was a recipient of the Roy W. Howard National Reporting Competition, awarding her the opportunity to explore different media outlets in South Korea and Japan. In 2007, s he also participated with The New York Times Student Journalism Institute in New Orleans, LA.

Paige West, Curator & Collector, West Collection & Gallery Owner, Mixed Greens, NYC

Paige
For the past 19 years Paige has curated the West Collection a private contemporary art collection representing over 700 artists shown publicly outside of Philadelphia. In 1997 she founded Mixed Greens Gallery, located in the Chelsea area in New York City. She is the author of The Art of Buying Art: An Insider’s Guide to Collecting Contemporary Art (HarperCollins), has produced two documentaries on artists (Salvatore Scarpitta and Vik Muniz), and is a Creative Capital Board Member. She currently resides in New York with her husband and three sons.