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Juror: Stephen Perloff

Juror's Choice: SW 5th Av by Peter Maeck Lexington, MA USAUptown, downtown, urban spaces, public places and the life that inhabits them!{sharethis}

Nothing in the city is stopping, nothing is slow. There's never a moment of silence, never a moment alone. Horns honking, people talking, vendors yelling, children laughing, trains running, doors opening and doors closing. The city has a beat, a rhythm, a constant ebb and flow. Strangers brushing shoulders, lovers holding hands, catch it all in an instant. Because in an instant it will be gone.

Exhibit Calendar (subject to change)
Submissions Close 26-June-13 Midnight EST
Juror' Choices Announced by 2-July-13
On-Line Check-in Due 10-July-13
Work Receipt Deadline 22-July-13
Exhibit Opens 25-July-13
Artists Reception 2-Aug-13
Exhibit Closes 18-Aug-13

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All except the buildings. The stoic silence of these structures, juxtaposes all the life. Distinct architecture, setting the scene, a beauty so quiet in a sea of so much noise. Each brick tells a story, every street, bridge and tunnel oh so pertinent. They are characters in this play of city life.

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    Juror's Statement:

         Cities are extraordinary places filled with wonder, mystery, incongruity, humor, and pathos. There is constant tension between order and chaos, stasis and frenzy, rich and poor, young and old, as well as occasional harmonies of breathtaking beauty. There is pulsating energy, obscene wealth, grinding poverty. Which is more incongruous: that soaring towers of steel and glass remain standing, or that slums do? And how is it that hordes of rushing commuters don't break out in daily stampedes and that somehow they coordinate their steps in a constant ballet so that they flow mostly unimpeded from place to place?

         There are wonderful images of the built environment is this selection, modernist images as well as romantic ones. There are mostly public moments but also a few lovely personal ones. I was surprised not to see more street photography. Maybe in an age of social media photographers don't know how to interact with actual strangers anymore. The minority of images here that do deal directly and honestly with human beings are striking.

         So congratulations to those image-makers who have an authentic voice and something to say. I am glad to have engaged with your images and I hope many others will appreciate them too.

    Stephen Perloff, Editor
    The Photo Review



    Juror's Choice

    Peter Maeck
    Lexington, MA USA

    Honorable Mention

    Francesco Carucci
    Cupertino, CA USA

    Honorable Mention
    SOLD

    Jodi Champagne
    Palmdale, California USA


    Honorable Mention

    Norma McGehee Woodward
    Fredericksburg, VA USA

    Honorable Mention

    Shawn Tucker
    West New York, NJ USA

    People's Choice

    Hautcoeur Julien
    Gatineau, Québec Canada



    AHMET ALBAYRAK
    Kayseri, TURKEY


    Alan Gaynor
    New York, NY USA


    Anna Gianfrate
    Brooklyn, New York City, NY USA



    Armen Dolukhanyan
    Kharkov region, Ukraine


    Ashley M. Jones
    Savannah, GA USA


    Bernie Kubiak
    Amherst, MA USA



    Bert Halstead
    Belmont, MA USA


    Carl Rubino
    Lake Placid, NY USA


    Claude Peschel Dutombe
    Bangkok, Thailand



    Dandan Geng
    Walnut Creek, California USA


    Dave Bennett
    Mossley, Lancashire United Kingdom


    Del Higgins
    Palenville, NY USA



    Dylan McArthur
    Toronto, Ontario Canada


    Edson F. Scudder, Jr.
    Charlotte, NC USA


    Erica Brown
    Burlington, VT USA



    Ericka Markley
    Fort Wayne, IN USA

    SOLD

    Evan Amato
    Jeffersonville, VT USA


    Forrest Dylan Bryant
    Millbrae, CA USA



    Gary Swanson
    Greeley, Colorado USA


    Geoffrey Agrons
    Kensington, CA USA


    George S. Gati
    Beekman, NY USA



    Gerry Davis
    Williston, VT USA


    Glen E. Gross
    Highland, KS USA


    Graciela Stinnes
    Essen, Germany



    Howard Larsen
    San Jose, CA USA


    Hugh Jones
    Arlington, VA USA


    Jeff Dannay
    Northborough, MA USA



    Jim Brammer
    Los Angeles, CA USA


    Jim Gambaro
    Belchertown, MA USA


    John Wylie
    Grayslake, Illinois USA



    Joshua Hopkins
    Springfield, Pennsylvania USA


    Kyle J Kujawski
    Chicago, IL USA


    Larry A Dunn
    Wolcott, VT USA



    Leonard Correa
    Tustin, Ca USA


    Liza Hennessey Botkin
    Studio City, CA USA


    Maria Denzler
    Reno, NV USA



    Marian Rubin
    Montclair, NJ USA


    Mark Melnick
    Pasadena, CA USA


    Michel Godts
    Rochester, New York USA



    Michelle Concetta Parchini
    Al Ain, United Arab Emirates


    Misha Gregory Macaw
    Fort Collins, CO USA


    Nelson Goodrich
    Portland, CT USA



    NICHOLAS FEDAK II
    BURBANK, CA USA


    Nick Winkworth
    Menlo Park, CA USA


    Paul Dandurand
    South Burlington, VT USA



    Paul M. Murray
    Jamestown, RI USA


    Pauline Fernandez
    Lake Forest, CA USA


    Rainer Quesada
    Inglewood, CA USA



    Rebecca Griggs
    Chicago, IL USA


    Robert Heller
    Knoxville, TN USA


    Ron Azevedo
    San Clemente, CA USA



    Russ Rowland
    NY, NY USA


    Sandra Chen Weinstein
    Lake Forest, CA USA


    savaş onur şen
    Van, Turkey



    Suzanne Engelberg
    Tiburon, CA USA


    Timothy Gottshall (Timo E)
    Colchester, VT USA


    Tyler Roste
    New York, New York USA



    vittorio chiampan
    verona, Italy italy


    Wendy Simmons
    Brooklyn, NY USA


    Wilco Dragt
    Arnhem, the Netherlands



    Will Hoskins
    Essex Junction, Vermont USA


    Yorgo Pasadeos
    Buda, Texas USA

    Juror: Stephen Perloff

    The founder and editor of The Photo Review, a critical journal of international scope publishing since 1976, and editor of The Photograph Collector, the leading source of information on the photography art market. He has taught photography and the history of photography at numerous Philadelphia-area colleges and universities and has been the recipient of two grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for arts criticism. He was the recipient of the Sol Mednick Award for 2000 from the Mid-Atlantic region of the Society for Photographic Education, the first annual Vanguard Award from the Philadelphia Center for the Photographic Image in 2007, and the Colin Ford Award from the Royal Photographic Society in 2012.

    His photographs have appeared in numerous exhibitions and reside in many museum and private collections. His exhibition, “Unseen Color, Part I,” was shown at The Light Room Gallery, Philadelphia, in March and April 2012. His work was recently included in the exhibitions “An Evolving Legacy: Twenty Years of Collecting at the Michener Art Museum” at the James A. Michener Art Museum (June 2009 – January 2010); “Streets of Philadelphia: Photography 1970–1985” at The Print Center, Philadelphia (fall 2009); “The Silver Garden” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (February– July 2005); “Continuum: Photography in Philadelphia: Past, Present, and Future” at the Free Library of Philadelphia (March–July 2007); “Filling the Frame” at Photo West Gallery, Philadelphia (April 2007), and “Hot Topic,” a show about global warming, at The Germantown Academy (fall 2007). His work was included in the exhibition "Making Magic: Beauty in Word and Image" at the James A. Michener Art Museum from November 3, 2012 – March 31, 2013, and images from "Unseen Color, Part I" were shown at the InVision Photography Festival in Bethlehem, PA, from October 2012 – January 31, 2013. Other recent shows include "Photography: Perceptions & Perspectives" at the State Theater in Easton, PA, from January to March 2013, and “Two for the Road,” a two-person show at Red Filter Gallery in Lambertville, NJ, in March and April 2013. “Unseen Color, Part II: East and West,” will be on view at The Light Room Gallery from May 4 – June 16, 2013.

    He has curated more than a score of exhibitions, including “Philadelphia Past and Present” at the Philadelphia Art Alliance for the city's tricentennial in 1982. He was the curator of the acclaimed series “Photography: Contemporary Prospect” at Historic Yellow Springs (1994–2001). And he curated the exhibition “Camera Work: A Centennial Celebration,” which opened at the James A. Michener Art Museum in September 2003 and traveled through January 2005; an exhibition of environmentally concerned photographs, “Paradise Paved,” for the Painted Bride Art Center (April–May 2005); “Radical Vision: The Revolution in American Photography, 1945–1980” at the James A. Michener Art Museum (January–May 2006); the retrospective exhibition “Andrea Baldeck: The Heart of the Matter” at the Moore College of Art, Philadelphia (January–March 2007); and “Saving Face,” an exhibition of portraits drawn from the collection of Robert Infarinato at the Michener (November 2008 – March 2009). He was also the curator for the Woodmere Art Museum Photography Triennial (September 2009 – January 2010).

    • All selected entries are exhibited in our gallery and included in a full color exhibit catalog.
    • Juror's Choice receives a 30x48" vinyl exhibit banner featuring their image, free entry into a future exhibition and a free exhibition catalog.
    • Honorable Mentions receive free exhibition catalogs and free entry in a future exhibition.
    • People's Choice gains free entry into a future exhibit.
    • We offer free matting and framing of accepted entries for the duration of each of our exhibition, subject to standard sizes. Photographers set their own prices if they wish to sell their work and retain all rights to their photographs.
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