REVIEW SANTA FE PHOTO SYMPOSIUM: Photographer Presentations
Highlighting excellence and innovative contributions to the field each year with the annual awards and project grants, the CENTER Award and Grant recipients are selected by a blind jury comprised of new image professionals each year.
Moderated by Holly Stuart Hughes, independent editor, writer, and grant consultant, the winning artists will discuss exploring interior spaces, the representation of inner lives, their inventive use of landscapes, and the rarely seen places in projects exploring ecology, personal and collective history, and artistic self-expression.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 1:30-4pm MST
WHERE: Hosted online through Zoom – register for free here: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_acat_LPnQGKdormsg6ADIA
HOW: Free & Open to the Public
PART 1: The Interior & the Intimate | 1:30-2:30pm MT | Four visual artists exploring interior spaces and the representation of inner lives will share samples of their award and grant-winning projects honored in this year’s CENTER Awards and Grants. Joining the photographers’ conversation about self-representation and empowerment among other themes, juror Merry Scully, New Mexico Museum of Art Curator, will share reflections on judging this year’s Personal Award submissions.
Participants: Lizzy Cross, CENTER Personal Award; Ana Cristina Vallejo, Excellence in Multimedia Award; Guanyu Xu, Project Development Grant; Arista Slater-Sandoval, Project Launch Grant Honorable Mention; Peter Brown, Callanan Excellence in Teaching Award; Merry Scully, Head of Curatorial Affairs, Curator of Contemporary Art, New Mexico Museum of Art.
PART 2: Visions of Place | 3:00-4:00pm MT | Photographers honored in this year’s CENTER awards will discuss their inventive use of landscapes and rarely seen places in projects exploring ecology, personal and collective history, and artistic self-expression. The photographers will discuss their varied techniques and their goals for their award-winning projects, with juror Marisa Sage from the New Mexico State University Art Museum reflecting on judging this year’s grant submissions.
Participants: Leah Dyjak, me&EVE Grant; Ella Morton, CENTER Environmental Award; Jane Whitmore, Project Launch Grant; Meridel Rubenstein, Project Launch Grant Honorable Mention; Peter Merts, CENTER Social Award; Marisa Sage, Director, New Mexico State University Art Museum.
Hosted online through Zoom - https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_acat_LPnQGKdormsg6ADIA