AMERICAN SPLENDOUR: NEW PHOTOGRAPHY

AMERICAN SPLENDOUR: NEW PHOTOGRAPHY

 ©  Tema Stauffer,   1st Place Winner  

© Tema Stauffer, 1st Place Winner  

American Splendour: New Photography is a juried exhibition that called for photography that captures the beauty and splendor of the American spirit.  Despite the clouds that hang overhead, despite our present times of discomfort and wounded spirit, how can we look to photography as a release, pause, or escape? How can photography provide a sense of optimism towards the diversity of the American landscape, its people, cities, towns, families, architecture and natural beauty? How can photography lift us up?  American Splendour is intended to give us hope towards something better.

The Exhibition opens on June 1, 2018 at ilon Art Gallery 204 West 123rd Street, Harlemand lasts through July 12, 2018. It is curated by Ruben Natal-San Miguel and the judges include Jon Feinstein, David Rosenberg, Hannah Frieser, Loni Efron and Ruben Natal-San Miguel.

Andrea Blanch, Carolyn Marks Blackwood, Sally Davies, Dana Hoey, David LaChapelle, Annie Leibovitz, Ken Regan, Elliot Ross, Mark Seliger, Rachel Pappos, Todd Hido and Oliver Wasow are the anchor photographers.

   ©   Lauren Silberman  , 2nd Place Winner  

  ©  Lauren Silberman, 2nd Place Winner  

The selected artists include Amy Becker, Andi Schreiber, Andrew W. Schmitt, Anita Arliss, Anne Hollowday, Arthur Nager, Ashleigh Coleman, Axelle Destaing, Barbara Kalina, Benjamin Bobkoff, Beth Mallonee Maier, Caleb Churchill, Camille Madeline Coffin, Charles Mintz, Chris Bentley, Chrissy LaMaster, Christine Moser, Christopher Bryson, Courtney Charles, Eli Craven, Alex Feld, Gary Justis, Gregg Evans, Ivan McClelan, J. Wesley Brown, Jerry Siegel, Jessica M. Kaufman, Jiji Wind, Jill Waterman, John Sanderson, Kate Pollard Hoffmann, Kathleen Hayes, Kerry St. Ours, Kris Hodson Moore, Kristen Bartley, Kristin Furbeck, Kym Ghee, Laura Cervini, Laura Swanson, Lauren Silberman, Lauren Silberman, Leslie Rosenthal, Lexie Coulum, LJ Lark, Lucy Bell Seaton, Margaret Adams, Maria Larsson, Marne Lucas, Matthew Schenning, Melissa Eder, Melissa Lynn, Michael Borowski, Michael Kirchoff, Michele Monseau, Michelle Cheikin, Mira Zaki, Nancy Oliveri, Nancy Siesel, Natalie Fay Green, Nikki Johnson, Nina Weinberg Doran, Orestes Gonzalez, Rachel Rampleman, Richard Baim, Robert Dunn, Russ Rowland, Margaret Sawyer, Eric Smalkin, Sue Abramson, Susan B. Anthony, Susan Rosenberg Jones, Tema Stauffer, Torrance York, Virgil DiBiase, Wendy Whitesell, Yu-Chen Chiu.

 

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