"Bringing Art to the People and People to the Arts"

ON VIEW: March 16 – April 26, 2018

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, March 16, 2018, 5:30-7:30 pm

Blue Ridge Arts Center is pleased to present our 2nd National Juried Photography Exhibition. The show will be on view March 16 through April 26, 2018. The Blue Ridge Arts Center photography exhibition features artists from around the country.


Originally from Philadelphia, Joan Phillips has been working in the nonprofit sector for over fourteen years. She earned a Masters of Professional Studies in Arts and Cultural Management from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. While a student at UARTS, she was a founding member of Gallery One, the first student run University gallery in the city of Philadelphia, and was accepted to a studio internship at the Santa Fe Photographic workshops. She has exhibited in group shows across the country including, Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Albuquerque, and Los Angeles. Joan recently moved from the Bay Area, CA to serve as the Executive Director for The Arts Center of Clemson.



Individual Sponsors

  • Mr. Sam Head
  • Ms. Barbara Whitney

Corporate Sponsors

  • Larry Bennett Photography
  • Think Tank Photo
  • Bay Photo


Kathleen Allen – Greenville, SC
Debbie Biddle – Seneca, SC
Erdal Caba – Blythewood, SC
Russell Carlson – Salem, SC
Warren Carpenter – Seneca, SC
Adam Cross – Mill Valley, CA
Philip Culbertson – Seneca, SC
Barbara Curri – Seneca, SC
Diane DeMont – Seneca, SC
Gordon Dohm – Greenville, SC
Joyce Driscoll – Salem, SC
Larry Druffel – Salem, SC
Amber Eckersley – Seneca, SC
Greg Efner – Greenville, SC
Danielle Fontaine – Greenville, SC
Steve Garner – Salem, SC
Carolyn Gibson – Anderson, SC
Heather Grosjean – Walhalla, SC
Larissa Heimlich – Clemson, SC
Dwight Hotchkiss – Salem, SC
Mary Ann Hotchkliss – Salem, SC
Sage Jadrnicek – Charleston, SC
Brian Kelley – Travelers Rest, SC
Karen Kucowski – Levittown, PA
Julie Lamp – Salem, SC
Adriana Lebron – Cullowhee, NC
Ellen Mims – Salem, SC
Christopher Neal – Florence, SC
Natasia Peacock – Deland, FL
Christy Schwartz – Seneca, SC
Robert M Seel – Central, SC
Carol West – Greenville, SC
Sharon Zingery – Chicago, IL