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Exhibit NOW CLOSED
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!

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


    SW 5th Av
    Juror's Choice

    Peter Maeck
    Lexington, MA USA
    Misty Gate
    Honorable Mention

    Francesco Carucci
    Cupertino, CA USA
    City Ball
    Honorable Mention
    SOLD

    Jodi Champagne
    Palmdale, California USA

    Window Dressing
    Honorable Mention

    Norma McGehee Woodward
    Fredericksburg, VA USA
    WTC BB 2013
    Honorable Mention

    Shawn Tucker
    West New York, NJ USA
    From the Top
    People's Choice

    Hautcoeur Julien
    Gatineau, Québec Canada

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    AHMET ALBAYRAK
    Kayseri, TURKEY
    445 Park NNW

    Alan Gaynor
    New York, NY USA
    Qualcosa là fuori

    Anna Gianfrate
    Brooklyn, New York City, NY USA

    1+1+1

    Armen Dolukhanyan
    Kharkov region, Ukraine
    502 W. Victory Dr.

    Ashley M. Jones
    Savannah, GA USA
    Urbanity

    Bernie Kubiak
    Amherst, MA USA

    Skyscraper

    Bert Halstead
    Belmont, MA USA
    Times Square Multiple Exposure #5 Limited Ed 1/30

    Carl Rubino
    Lake Placid, NY USA
    Santa Cruz - Manila

    Claude Peschel Dutombe
    Bangkok, Thailand

    Solitude

    Dandan Geng
    Walnut Creek, California USA
    Restless

    Dave Bennett
    Mossley, Lancashire United Kingdom
    Brooklyn Bridge Panorama

    Del Higgins
    Palenville, NY USA

    Yonge And Richmond Street, Toronto Canada.

    Dylan McArthur
    Toronto, Ontario Canada
    Chicago

    Edson F. Scudder, Jr.
    Charlotte, NC USA
    Man in hat, Pittsburgh

    Erica Brown
    Burlington, VT USA

    Girls Girls Girls

    Ericka Markley
    Fort Wayne, IN USA
    Venice
    SOLD

    Evan Amato
    Jeffersonville, VT USA
    This Is Our City

    Forrest Dylan Bryant
    Millbrae, CA USA

    Esplanade Theatre Singapore

    Gary Swanson
    Greeley, Colorado USA
    HelloGoodbye

    Geoffrey Agrons
    Kensington, CA USA
    Drying Clothes #2

    George S. Gati
    Beekman, NY USA

    Big Shoulders

    Gerry Davis
    Williston, VT USA
    I Hate Your Dad

    Glen E. Gross
    Highland, KS USA
    Symmetry

    Graciela Stinnes
    Essen, Germany

    Opera Singer

    Howard Larsen
    San Jose, CA USA
    Torre Del Mangia, Siena Italy

    Hugh Jones
    Arlington, VA USA
    Stormy Stockholm

    Jeff Dannay
    Northborough, MA USA

    Griffith Park Romance

    Jim Brammer
    Los Angeles, CA USA
    Painted Rooftops of Cadiz

    Jim Gambaro
    Belchertown, MA USA
    Paris Rain, 1989

    John Wylie
    Grayslake, Illinois USA

    Night, Philadelphia, 2013

    Joshua Hopkins
    Springfield, Pennsylvania USA
    Howl at the Moon

    Kyle J Kujawski
    Chicago, IL USA
    Awnings & Balconies

    Larry A Dunn
    Swampscott, MA USA

    La Chapina

    Leonard Correa
    Tustin, Ca USA
    Kong

    Liza Hennessey Botkin
    Studio City, CA USA
    Route 66 (from the Dream Series)

    Maria Denzler
    Reno, NV USA

    New York City Subway

    Marian Rubin
    Montclair, NJ USA
    Empire, 2013

    Mark Melnick
    Pasadena, CA USA
    Portholes In The Sky

    Michel Godts
    Rochester, New York USA

    Istanbul Modern Skyline

    Michelle Concetta Parchini
    Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    RE/MAX Building No. 1, Denver Tech Center, Colorado

    Misha Gregory Macaw
    Fort Collins, CO USA
    Hospet Station II

    Nelson Goodrich
    Portland, CT USA

    PINK PACKAGE STORE

    NICHOLAS FEDAK II
    BURBANK, CA USA
    Sky High

    Nick Winkworth
    Menlo Park, CA USA
    Legs

    Paul Dandurand
    South Burlington, VT USA

    Living The Dream

    Paul M. Murray
    Jamestown, RI USA
    Chicago from John Hancock Observatory

    Pauline Fernandez
    Lake Forest, CA USA
    NYC

    Rainer Quesada
    Inglewood, CA USA

    Mothers - MCA Chicago

    Rebecca Griggs
    Chicago, IL USA
    San Francisco

    Robert Heller
    Knoxville, TN USA
    Delayed Train

    Ron Azevedo
    San Clemente, CA USA

    Central Park West

    Russ Rowland
    NY, NY USA
    Afternoon Tea Dance

    Sandra Chen Weinstein
    Lake Forest, CA USA
    Equilibrium

    savaş onur şen
    Van, Turkey

    Summer in the City

    Suzanne Engelberg
    Tiburon, CA USA
    wynken, blynken & nod (dead end)

    Timothy Gottshall (Timo E)
    Colchester, VT USA
    Untitled (New York, No Pictures)

    Tyler Roste
    New York, New York USA

    Singapore work in progress...

    vittorio chiampan
    verona, Italy italy
    medellin, colombia

    Wendy Simmons
    Brooklyn, NY USA
    La Tour Eiffel and La Défense

    Wilco Dragt
    Arnhem, the Netherlands

    Las Vegas At Night

    Will Hoskins
    Essex Junction, Vermont USA
    Night Ferry

    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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