Colorado Photographic Arts Center 2011 Juried Show

Image Credit: Rhea Karam, Shopper Grid; Best of Show, CPAC Juried Show   2011

THE CPAC 2011 JURIED SHOW features photographs by 23 artists based in the United States. Works were selected by photographer and Guggenheim Fellow Elijah Gowin and April Watson, associate curator of photography at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

 

February 7 - March 31, 2011
Central Library, Gallery - Level 5

For the statistically minded, 81 artists [20 out-of-state] entered the show, submitting a total of 416 images. The jurors selected 36 images by 23 artists [11 out-of-state], making this a very competitive selection process. “It is an honor to be able to judge the member’s exhibition of the Colorado Photographic Arts Center and see the vibrancy and variety of photographic artwork being made in the Denver area. The camaraderie and critical exchange that organizations such as the CPAC foster provide invaluable support for creative photographers. The high quality and breadth of the work submitted is a testament to this group.” - Elijah Gowin

The CPAC 2011 JURIED SHOW artists are Jacqueline Bates, NY, NY; Natalie Beck, Denver, CO; Matthew Dols, Huron, OH; Polly Gaillard, Greenville, SC; Liz Guarracino, Arvada, CO; Eyakem Gulilat, Norman, OK; Aspen Hochhalter, Charlotte, NC; Kevin Hoth, Boulder, CO; Rowan James, Ten Mile, TN; Kurt Jordan, Agoura Hills, CA; Rhea Karam, NY, NY; Siobhan Keleher, Denver, CO; Erika Leppmann, Ashland, OR; Kate Levy, Denver, CO; Roddy MacInnes, Louisville, CO; Denis Roussel, Broomfield, CO; Lynne Scholfield, Denver, CO; Paul Sisson, Broomfield, CO; Francis Stanisz, Denver, CO; Randall Stillwell, Aurora, CO; Kari Varner, Overland Park, KS; Robert Welsh, San Francisco, CA.

PRIZES AWARDED:
Solo Show Award: Rowan James, Ten Mile, TN
Best of Show: Rhea Karam, NY, NY
Peoples’ Choice Award: Lynne Scholfield, Denver, CO
Honorable Mention: Kate Levy, Denver, CO
Honorable Mention: Randall Stillwell, Aurora, CO
Honorable Mention: Jacqueline Bates, NY, NY

The CPAC 2011 JURIED SHOW exhibition at the library is a venue for the March 2011 Month of Photography Denver. Month of Photography is a celebration of fine art photography through over 80 collaborative public events throughout Denver and surrounding region for the month of March 2011. MOP is joining multiple museums, galleries and schools surrounding fine art photography creating an exciting artistic and educational event for the city of Denver and the region.

Founded in 1963, the Colorado Photographic Arts Center is a Denver-based non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of photography. Operating as a center-without-walls since 2005, CPAC was the first venue in the region to foster the development and promotion of photography in the Denver region. The organization has been a vital proponent of the medium, presenting contemporary and historical works by local and nationally known photographers for almost 50 years.

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