4th Annual Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition

Cumberland,MD View Map
07 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
9 N. Centre St., Cumberland, MD, 21502
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301-777-2787 | art@alleganyarts.org
Allegany Arts Council

Event Type - Exhibition
Free Event


2018-04-07 2018-04-28 America/New_York 4th Annual Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition

The Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition was created originally to showcase the work of local photographers, many of whom find inspiration in the serenity of Mountain Maryland. Now in its fourth year, the ANPCE has grown exponentially from a small, regional show to a full-scale, national, juried competition.  With over 600 entries in 2017, it is quickly becoming one of the go-to opportunities for photographers from around the nation.

As part of celebrating the Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition, each year the Allegany Arts Council designates April "Photography Month" - including a packed calendar of events, workshops, and opportunities for local residents and tourists alike to further pursue their photography interest or launch a new one.   

Photography Month Schedule of Events

Series, beginnning February 17-May 19, 2018

Jr. Photographer's Club*

Registration

February 20, 2018 Call for Entry Deadline
April 6, 2018

From Past to Present: An Evening of Curator Talks

Master Photographer A. Aubrey Bodine: The Story Behind His Iconic Black-and-White Images of Maryland

Jennifer B. Bodine, Esq., Curator, www.AAubreyBodine.com

Beyond the Print: Recent Projects at the MoCP

Karen Irvine, Deputy Director & Chief Curator,
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago

Location: 9 N. Centre St., 2nd Floor, Cumberland, MD

Time: 5:30PM-7:30PM

April 7, 2018

ANPCE Public Reception & Awards 

Time: 6:00PM-8:00PM

April 7-28, 2018

ANPCE Exhibition

Time: Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00AM-5:00PM Daily

April 7-28, 2018

Preview: A. Aubrey Bodine: Master of Black & White Photography - Western Maryland Images from the 1940s -1960s 

Location: Graphicus Atelier, 47 Baltimore St., Cumberland, MD

Public Opening: April 7, 2018, 7:00PM-9:00PM

April 14, 2018

iPhone Photography Workshop, Karen Klinedinst, Karen Klinedinst Landscapes*

Time: 12:00PM-4:00PM 

*See prerequisites and other information on event page.

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

April 14, 2018 Gallery Walk & Talk, Robert Hein, FSU Associate Professor of Art
April 21, 2018

Jr. Photographer's Club - Trick Photography*

Registration

May 21-June 29

A. Aubrey Bodine: Master of Black & White Photography - Western Maryland Images from the 1940s -1960s 

Location: Frostburg State University Roper Gallery

Time: Monday-Thursday, 1:00PM-4:00PM Daily

Event Partner:

Frostburg State University

May 19, 2018

Jr. Photographer's Club: On Assignment Around Town*

Registration

*Additional details, time and registration information can be found on the Events Calendar. All events take place at the Allegany Arts Council unless otherwise noted.

             

About the Juror

juror

Karen Irvine
Deputy Director & Chief Curator
Museum of Contemporary Photography
Columbia College Chicago

Karen Irvine is Deputy Director & Chief Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago. She has organized over forty five exhibitions of contemporary photography at the MoCP and other venues including the Hyde Park Art Center;  Rockford Art Museum; Lishui International Photography Festival, China; Daegu Photography Biennale, South Korea, and the New York Photo Festival.

Irvine has contributed texts to many publications including FOAM, Art on Paper and Contemporarymagazines and monographs including Ann Lislegaard: Eyes Wide Open (The Royal Museum of Photography, Copenhagen); Paula McCartney: Non-flights of Fancy (Princeton Architectural Press), Barbara Probst: Exposures (Steidl), Redheaded Peckerwood by Christian Patterson (MACK), and Stefan Heyne Speak to Me (Hatje Cantz), amongst others. She has an MFA in photography from FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic, and an MA in art history from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition!

Best in Show

Scene in a Library (After Talbot)
Bryan Florentin - Dallas, TX

Black & White

Winner
Twilight at Point Reyes 
Jan Bell - Bowling Green, OH

2nd Place
Montmartre - Paris Evening Moon
Michael Kehl

3rd Place
Girls with Balloons, Havana, Cuba
Jenna Mulhall-Brereton

Honorable Mention
4th of July, Palmyra, NY
Eric Kunsman

In the Fjord
John Sharkey

Color

Winner
Storefront, Tucumcari, New Mexico
Parker Reinecker - Atlanta, GA 

2nd Place
That Street with the Bent Tree
Tony Brandstetter

3rd Place
Prescribed Burn at John's Farm
Christine Carr

Honorable Mention
Prayer at Time Square
Philippe Boirin

Camera Obscura Pocomoke, MD
Patrick Connelly

Sponsors

This event would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. Thank you to the following:

Tom & Mary Kay Finan
Sandi Saville
Doug & Betsey Schwab

******************

Eric & Jennifer Delaney
Frank Fotia & Patricia Hilton
Dave & Meg Romero


******************

Martin & Gail Heavner
Timothy Michaels

******************

Tim and Kelly Mackie

******************

Adams Family Funeral Home
Chayo de Chevez
Bill Humbertson
Janice Keene
Mark & Sue Moessinger
Robert Hein
Ann Townsell & Gary Phillips

9 N. Centre St.,Cumberland,MD,21502,United States Allegany Arts Council art@alleganyarts.org

The Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition was created originally to showcase the work of local photographers, many of whom find inspiration in the serenity of Mountain Maryland. Now in its fourth year, the ANPCE has grown exponentially from a small, regional show to a full-scale, national, juried competition.  With over 600 entries in 2017, it is quickly becoming one of the go-to opportunities for photographers from around the nation.

As part of celebrating the Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition, each year the Allegany Arts Council designates April "Photography Month" - including a packed calendar of events, workshops, and opportunities for local residents and tourists alike to further pursue their photography interest or launch a new one.   

Photography Month Schedule of Events

Series, beginnning February 17-May 19, 2018

Jr. Photographer's Club*

Registration

February 20, 2018 Call for Entry Deadline
April 6, 2018

From Past to Present: An Evening of Curator Talks

Master Photographer A. Aubrey Bodine: The Story Behind His Iconic Black-and-White Images of Maryland

Jennifer B. Bodine, Esq., Curator, http://www.AAubreyBodine.com

Beyond the Print: Recent Projects at the MoCP

Karen Irvine, Deputy Director & Chief Curator,
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago

Location: 9 N. Centre St., 2nd Floor, Cumberland, MD

Time: 5:30PM-7:30PM

April 7, 2018

ANPCE Public Reception & Awards 

Time: 6:00PM-8:00PM

April 7-28, 2018

ANPCE Exhibition

Time: Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00AM-5:00PM Daily

April 7-28, 2018

Preview: A. Aubrey Bodine: Master of Black & White Photography - Western Maryland Images from the 1940s -1960s 

Location: Graphicus Atelier, 47 Baltimore St., Cumberland, MD

Public Opening: April 7, 2018, 7:00PM-9:00PM

April 14, 2018

iPhone Photography Workshop, Karen Klinedinst, Karen Klinedinst Landscapes*

Time: 12:00PM-4:00PM 

*See prerequisites and other information on event page.

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

April 14, 2018 Gallery Walk & Talk, Robert Hein, FSU Associate Professor of Art
April 21, 2018

Jr. Photographer's Club - Trick Photography*

Registration

May 21-June 29

A. Aubrey Bodine: Master of Black & White Photography - Western Maryland Images from the 1940s -1960s 

Location: Frostburg State University Roper Gallery

Time: Monday-Thursday, 1:00PM-4:00PM Daily

Event Partner:

Frostburg State University

May 19, 2018

Jr. Photographer's Club: On Assignment Around Town*

Registration

*Additional details, time and registration information can be found on the Events Calendar. All events take place at the Allegany Arts Council unless otherwise noted.

             

About the Juror

juror

Karen Irvine
Deputy Director & Chief Curator
Museum of Contemporary Photography
Columbia College Chicago

Karen Irvine is Deputy Director & Chief Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago. She has organized over forty five exhibitions of contemporary photography at the MoCP and other venues including the Hyde Park Art Center;  Rockford Art Museum; Lishui International Photography Festival, China; Daegu Photography Biennale, South Korea, and the New York Photo Festival.

Irvine has contributed texts to many publications including FOAM, Art on Paper and Contemporarymagazines and monographs including Ann Lislegaard: Eyes Wide Open (The Royal Museum of Photography, Copenhagen); Paula McCartney: Non-flights of Fancy (Princeton Architectural Press), Barbara Probst: Exposures (Steidl), Redheaded Peckerwood by Christian Patterson (MACK), and Stefan Heyne Speak to Me (Hatje Cantz), amongst others. She has an MFA in photography from FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic, and an MA in art history from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition!

Best in Show

Scene in a Library (After Talbot)
Bryan Florentin - Dallas, TX

Black & White

Winner
Twilight at Point Reyes 
Jan Bell - Bowling Green, OH

2nd Place
Montmartre - Paris Evening Moon
Michael Kehl

3rd Place
Girls with Balloons, Havana, Cuba
Jenna Mulhall-Brereton

Honorable Mention
4th of July, Palmyra, NY
Eric Kunsman

In the Fjord
John Sharkey

Color

Winner
Storefront, Tucumcari, New Mexico
Parker Reinecker - Atlanta, GA 

2nd Place
That Street with the Bent Tree
Tony Brandstetter

3rd Place
Prescribed Burn at John's Farm
Christine Carr

Honorable Mention
Prayer at Time Square
Philippe Boirin

Camera Obscura Pocomoke, MD
Patrick Connelly

Sponsors

This event would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. Thank you to the following:

Tom & Mary Kay Finan
Sandi Saville
Doug & Betsey Schwab

******************

Eric & Jennifer Delaney
Frank Fotia & Patricia Hilton
Dave & Meg Romero


******************

Martin & Gail Heavner
Timothy Michaels

******************

Tim and Kelly Mackie

******************

Adams Family Funeral Home
Chayo de Chevez
Bill Humbertson
Janice Keene
Mark & Sue Moessinger
Robert Hein
Ann Townsell & Gary Phillips


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