Light Leaked Interviews | Joy Ellis and Deedra Baker

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Congratulations! Light Leaked features interviews with TWU 15th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition Graduate student co-coordinators. Joy Ellis interviews Dr. Rebecca Senf, Chief Curator at the Center for Creative Photography and the Norton Family Curator of Photography, a joint appointment between the Center for Creative Photography and the Phoenix Art Museum http://www.lightleaked.com/2016/02/curator-dr-rebecca-senf.html. Deedra Baker interviews JEG solo show artist, Sharon Lee Hart, http://www.lightleaked.com/2016/02/sharon-lee-hart.html.

Joy graduated with her BFA from the University of Texas, Arlington and currently attends Texas Woman’s University to obtain an MFA in Art with a concentration in photography and secondary concentration in intermedia.

Deedra received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011, from Washburn University in Topeka, KS. She is currently working toward a Master of Fine Arts in Art with a Photography Concentration and Intermedia Secondary Concentration at Texas Woman’s University.

Call for Entries | 15th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition

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Due: October 26, 2015
15th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition | TWU East | West Galleries
Juror: Dr. Rebecca Senf

“Nourish: Food as Sustenance and Pleasure”

Texas Woman’s University East | West Galleries   /   Deadline: 10/26/15

Theme: “Nourish: Food as Sustenance and Pleasure”
Food is the foundation of life: both sustenance for our bodies and the source of great pleasure. Juror Dr. Rebecca Senf is looking for photographs of food, defined in an inclusive way. She would like to see photographs that address what people eat, the relationship of food to love and nurturing, farming and food production, food allergies, repulsive food, food still lifes and even photographs about photographing food. Other types of food pictures are also welcome.

Photographers who have worked extensively on the topic of food are encouraged to apply, with the possibility that the juror could solicit additional works for the exhibition during the jurying process.​

Location

Texas Woman’s University East | West Galleries

Fees

Basic Application $35 | Extended Application $60

Eligibility

This exhibition is open to anyone creating photographic images. All photographic and related processes are encouraged including digital, non-silver and photographic book arts. Pieces must not exceed 60” in any dimension.

Requirements

Submissions must be individual JPGs sized to 800 pixels on the longest side. Artists may submit one to five images for $35.00 in the Basic Application and one to ten images may be entered for $60.00 in the Expanded Application. Images of accepted entries may be used for publicity purposes and for presentation of the exhibition on the TWU website. All fees are non-refundable and will be considered a donation to the Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition Endowment.

More Details

Awards

– Solo Exhibition at TWU Fine Arts Gallery (2017)
– Coupralux: $500.00 Printing Award
– Freestyle Photographic Supplies: $500.00 Fine Art Inkjet Papers Award
– Imaging Spectrum: $200.00 Epson Inkjet Paper Award
– Red River Paper: $200.00 Red River Paper Coupon
– Arlington Camera: $100.00 in Gift Certificates

Evaluation Criteria

Judging will be done online, through SlideRoom.com.

2016 Juror Information:
Dr. Rebecca Senf is the Norton Family Curator of Photography, a joint appointment at the Center for Creative Photography and the Phoenix Art Museum. Senf grew up in Tucson and went to undergraduate school at the University of Arizona. She spent ten years in Boston, Massachusetts where she earned a Ph.D. in Art History at Boston University. In Boston she worked on the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s major exhibition Ansel Adams from The Lane Collection, for which she also co-authored the exhibition catalogue. In October of 2012 her book Reconstructing the View: The Grand Canyon Photographs of Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe was released by University of California Press.

W: http://www.twuvisualarts.slideroom.com
E: joyceelainegrant@gmail.com