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Thank you to everyone who submitted work to BRAC's 2020 National Juried Photography Show.
Please view our 2020 award winners and all entries below.

FIRST PLACE
Bloom, Nanine Hartzenbusch Fox"Bloom", Nanine Hartzenbusch Fox

SECOND PLACE
Weathering Character, Christopher Hepler"Weathering Character", Christopher Hepler

THIRD PLACE
Climbing Rose, Carolyn Gibson"Climbing Rose", Carolyn Gibson

HONORABLE MENTION
Looking Over Reykjavik, Larissa Heimlich"Looking Over Reykjavik", Larissa Heimlich

HONORABLE MENTION
Water's Eye, Linda Hosek"Water's Eye", Linda Hosek

ALL ACCEPTED ARTWORK

Please click on the thumbnail images below to view all 74 accepted works in our 2020 National Juried Photography Exhibition.

SELECTED ARTWORKS:

Debbie Biddle Fishing
Debbie Biddle Hinged
Debbie Biddle Pot of Gold
Kerry Blount Wrightsville Beach Morning
Candy Cannon Luke
Candy Cannon Water Reflection
Judy Carlton An Italian Morning
Rebecca Cook Balancing Act
Barbara Curri Afternoon Stroll Madrid
Diane DeMont Dancing in the Dark
Gordon Dohm Against All Odds
Gordon Dohm Corner of Whitehorse and Foothills
Larry Druffel Moss on Trees
Steve Garner Dock Side
Steve Garner Left Behind at Low Tide
Carolyn Gibson Climbing Rose
Johan Hakansson Autumn's Light
Johan Hakansson Great Egret
Imtiaz Haque Acolytes
Imtiaz Haque Travel Skimmers
Nanine Hartzenbusch Fox Bloom
Nanine Hartzenbusch Fox Formentera
Larissa Heimlich Looking Over Reykjavik
Larissa Heimlich Sailing Away
Christopher Hepler After the Rain
Christopher Hepler Blue Ice
Christopher Hepler Weathering Character
Sophia Hepler Hanging out to dry
Sophia Hepler Lonely boat
Sophia Hepler Seljalandsfoss
Brenda Hill Beach Fences
Brenda Hill Fishing Pier at Sunset
Linda Hosek On Pointe
Linda Hosek Stream Weave
Linda Hosek Water's Eye
Dwight Hotchkiss Near Inspiration Point, Yosemite
David Jackson Late Arrival
David Jackson Morning At Smiths
Robert Johnson Cowboy Hat and Guitar
Robert Johnson Hand & Sword
Don Kelemen Jack
Don Kelemen Still Life With Coke
Brian Kelley Sediment Wash
Kate Kirby Leaf
Kate Kirby Red kayaks
Kate Kirby Spirit
Bonnie Lamarand Jungfrau from Murren
Bonnie Lamarand Abstract rock
Cec Lewis Junkyard Beauty
Morgan Lytle Gutter Water
Morgan Lytle Still Life IV
Scott MacInnis Off Key
Scott MacInnis Solitary
Scott MacInnis Sun in an Empty Room
Jim Matthews Hemlock Covered Bridge
Jim Matthews Walking with Monet
Michele Minor A Dragon Rest
Eric Osgood Glow
Eric Osgood Squiggle
Fernando Podio Peace Dove in Turmoil
Fernando Podio Snow Monkey Mother and Baby
Ellen Rhodes-Mims Dancing Magnolia
Mariana Rios Vigilant Eyes
Ralph Rowe Fogged-in Sail Away
Ralph Rowe Sub-marine Tracker
Susan Stamey Sunrays Over Blue Ridge Parkway
Susan Stamey Twin Trees at Night
Alan Weinberg Aloe Blooms
Alan Weinberg Just Before Spring
Alan Weinberg Lodge Pole Pine Ghosts
Barbara Whitney Astral Way
Barbara Whitney Curled Aurora
Barbara Whitney Morning Calm
Paul Woodward Shadow

 

 

CLOSING RECEPTION:

THURSDAY, APRIL 23: 5:30 - 7:30 pm


Out of an abundance of caution regarding the COVID-19 virus, we have decided to postpone our usual Opening Reception, and instead celebrate our artists at a Closing Reception on Thursday, April 23 from 5:30-7:30pm. View the amazing work in this year's National Photography Show, speak with the artists and award winners, and enjoy light refreshments.

 

JUROR: SAM WANG

Sam Wang was born in Beijing in 1939 and grew up in Hong Kong. He received an MFA in 1966 from the University of Iowa in photography with a minor in painting. He initiated the photography and “art with computer” programs at Clemson University and taught for 40 years before retiring in 2006 as Alumni Distinguished Professor of Art. He received an Honored Educator recognition from the Society for Photographic Education - Southeast Region in 2007. In 2012, he received the Elizabeth Verner Award from the SC Arts Commission/ Gov. Haley for his contributions to the arts in SC. Sam’s work has been exhibited, collected, and published widely in the US and internationally. Some of his work can be seen at www.samwang.us.


 

EXHIBITION ON VIEW:
March 20 - April 23

Regular Gallery Hours:
Wednesday-Friday: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Closing Reception & Awards
Thursday, April 23: 5:30 - 7:30 pm


FOR ACCEPTED WORK:

If your work is accepted, you will receive a notification by email by February 29, which will include delivery instructions. All work must be ready for installation, wire hanger attached.

Shipped work must arrive at the Blue Ridge Arts Center no later than Saturday, March 14 in a sturdy reusable container. Shipped entries must include return shipping fees or artwork will not be returned to the artist. Call 561-889-9215 to discuss possible printing of your image locally to avoid shipping.

Hand-delivered work may be dropped off at Blue Ridge Arts Center on Friday, March 13 (1-4pm) or Saturday, March 14 (10am-1pm).

RETRIEVAL OF WORK:

The exhibition closes April 23. Hand-delivered work must be picked up on April 24 (1-4pm) or April 25 (10am-1pm). Shipped work will be returned via UPS and will be insured for the stated value of the piece(s) unless specified otherwise. Shipped entries must include return UPS shipping fees or the artwork will not be returned to the artist.

The gallery cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss to artwork that has been left more than 30 days following posted deadlines for picking up work. Artwork left longer than 30 days becomes the property of the Blue Ridge Arts Center.

PROMOTIONAL RELEASE

Artists grant BRAC and its successors the right to photograph their artwork for use in advertising BRAC both online and in print. Photos will not be sold.

QUESTIONS

Please contact Larry Bennett with any questions or concerns:

  • Phone: 561-889-9215
  • Email: larrybennett12@icloud.com

Download a copy of the Call for Entry

MEMBERS' CHALLENGE:

"JUNK REFUNK"

Members' Challenges are FREE non-juried shows open to Arts Center members, which coincide with of our primary gallery shows. These challenges are designed to motivate our members to explore new directions as they create pieces for these unique shows. There is no fee to participate, but you must be a BRAC member and we ask that all Member Challenge pieces be available for sale. You may submit one piece for each challenge and work should be dropped offer during our normal show drop off period listed above.