MC Seeks Entries for Photography Show
“PRECIOUS”: This photograph by Andrew Wilkinson won Best in Show, Mercer County Photography 2015. This year’s juried competition will take place October 26 through December 8 at the Silva Gallery of Art at The Pennington School.
Attention, photographers! “Mercer County Photography 2017,” a juried competition, will take place October 26 through December 8 at the Silva Gallery of Art at The Pennington School.
The exhibit, which is sponsored by the Mercer County Division of Culture and Heritage, is open to all artists, 18 years or older, currently living, attending school, or employed in Mercer County. Images must have been created within the past three years utilizing photographic processes including black-and-white photography, color photography, non-silver processes, book art, and computer-processed photography. Work must be appropriately presented for gallery installation. Two-dimensional work must be framed and properly wired for hanging.
The juror for this exhibit will be Anita Allyn, associate professor of art at The College of New Jersey and an interdisciplinary artist whose works combine photography, video, animation, and print. Monetary and merit awards will include Best in Show, Juror’s Choice, Honorable Mentions, and Mercer County Purchase Awards.
Entries must be hand-delivered to the Silva Gallery of Art, 112 West Delaware Avenue, Pennington, on Saturday, October 21, between 9:30 a.m. and noon. Accepted work will be posted October 21 at 3:45 p.m. An opening reception will be held Thursday, October 26, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., with an awards ceremony to begin at 5:45 p.m. The exhibit will close Friday, December 8.