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Includes Artists Haven Gallery Representation Contract, Solo Exhibition, Internet Exposure, Website Hosting, Magazine Publicity, and additional Sponsorship Prizes. Juror selected artists will gain exposure by exhibiting their work in the Artists’ Haven Gallery and will be promoted both online and in print.
JUROR: Wendy M. Blazier, Senior Curator, Boca Raton Museum of Art
For more than 30 years, Wendy M. Blazier she has been active in South Florida as a museum curator, arts lecturer, juror of art shows and competitions, and a strong advocate for today’s contemporary artists working in all media. Ms. Blazier is a published art historian, arts writer, and veteran museum administrator who, since 2001, serves as Senior Curator at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, where she is responsible for the organization and presentation of the Museum’s changing exhibitions, and permanent collections management. The Boca Raton Museum of Art houses an outstanding collection of photography, numbering more than 1500 images, and representing a veritable textbook of 19th and 20th century developments spanning the history of the medium. From early processes to large contemporary works, the Museum’s photography collection demonstrates the range of photographic media from documentary to conceptual. As Senior Curator at the Museum, Ms. Blazier has organized numerous photography exhibitions of internationally and nationally prominent artists’ works.
Exhibition – 45 selected photographers (5 from each category) will participate in a collective exhibition at the Artists’ Haven Gallery. The exhibition will be August 1 , 2011 – August 31, 2011.
Opening Reception – A Meet the Artists & Awards Presentation event will be held on the evening of Saturday, August 6, 2011 from 6 – 9pm. Free and public invited.
Judging – Is based on creativity, balance of composition, correct exposure, technique, and quality of the subject. 9 Categories
Awards – From the overall entries, 45 photographers were selected (5 photographers in each of the 9 categories). Of those, 9 photographers will win a Best of Category Award (1 photographer from each category). And of those, there will be a 1st Place Best of Show Award winner, 2nd Place Judges Award winner, and a 3rd Place Merit Award winner.
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