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March 1 - March 29, 2012

Abstract Expressions

Prints of most of these images are available for purchase. Please inquire.
All photographs are the copyright of the individual artists and may not be reproduced without their permission.

Agrons_Geoffrey_Foret (Not my Father's eyes) I
Agrons_Geoffrey_Foret (Not my Father’s eyes) I
Augustin_Philip_5Untitled14
Augustin_Philip_5Untitled14
bashan_drora_20metallic_abstract
bashan_drora_20metallic_abstract
Boyer_Thomas_4shards_1
Boyer_Thomas_4shards_1
Brody_Jill_3Gates-of-Heaven
Brody_Jill_3Gates-of-Heaven
Burns_Marlene_2Streets of Tucson 69
Burns_Marlene_2Streets of Tucson 69
Chesnut_Tom_4_Frozen-Stillness
Chesnut_Tom_4_Frozen-Stillness
Danoyan_Tamara_4Moonscape_on_Metal
Danoyan_Tamara_4Moonscape_on_Metal
Eggleston_Erika_1Life_in_a_Grid
Eggleston_Erika_1Life_in_a_Grid
Eroshenko_Anna_5
Eroshenko_Anna_5
Starship Landing
Starship Landing
Fairchild_Catherine_1On Edge
Fairchild_Catherine_1On Edge
Fillhardt_Charlie_Siena Wall
Fillhardt_Charlie_Siena Wall
Groom_B_Nightlights1
Groom_B_Nightlights1
Grossman_Lee_5aboard_their_craft
Grossman_Lee_5aboard_their_craft
Hecht_Robert_7GlassLamp
Hecht_Robert_7GlassLamp
Seaweed 57, Seawall, Maine, 2011
Seaweed 57, Seawall, Maine, 2011
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
ilachinski_andrew_synesthesia
ilachinski_andrew_synesthesia
Jacobs_Susan_10_Weld
Jacobs_Susan_10_Weld
Johnston_JW_3Ephemerality__15
Johnston_JW_3Ephemerality__15
Kain_Sharon_4Iris
Kain_Sharon_4Iris
Third Stream
Third Stream
Ladendorf_Joan_1Streaks
Ladendorf_Joan_1Streaks
Larinde_Noreen_4BLACK _RED_GRAY
Larinde_Noreen_4BLACK _RED_GRAY
Lavine_Dick_-2Aerial_Sunset
Lavine_Dick_-2Aerial_Sunset
Maslanka_Alex_6MyFriend.jpg-6
Maslanka_Alex_6MyFriend.jpg-6
McDonnell_Tony_2Benchmark2.jpg
McDonnell_Tony_2Benchmark2.jpg
Symphonic Rust
Symphonic Rust
Petranek_stefan_Fossil__16_2000px
Petranek_stefan_Fossil__16_2000px
Pizzitelli_Deanna_05UntitledII
Pizzitelli_Deanna_05UntitledII
Quinn_David_3Dancin'3
Quinn_David_3Dancin’3
zigzag on gray lines
zigzag on gray lines
crystals2_0665.tif
crystals2_0665.tif
Shapiro_KathyB_1RedLightChanging48
Shapiro_KathyB_1RedLightChanging48
SONY DSC
SONY DSC
wilson_michael_4_planet_and_moon
wilson_michael_4_planet_and_moon
Winkworth_Nick_5Dividing_Line
Winkworth_Nick_5Dividing_Line
Yudelman_Jane_3Title
Yudelman_Jane_3Title
Zhang-Youngsook-Untitled_5
Zhang Youngsook Untitled_5
bashan_drora_17broken_rain_drops
bashan_drora_17broken_rain_drops
Berger_Keith_4Interior_Worlds_1
Berger_Keith_4Interior_Worlds_1
Brian_Johnny_2TheDemarcation
Brian_Johnny_2TheDemarcation
Collins_DPeter_2Fossil
Collins_DPeter_2Fossil
Coughlin_Michael_1Arrow
Coughlin_Michael_1Arrow
Dana_Sean_2_Moscone_Center_SF
Dana_Sean_2_Moscone_Center_SF
Disch_Estelle_4_Tomb
Disch_Estelle_4_Tomb
Figal_Gerald_10SuspensionOfDisbelief
Figal_Gerald_10SuspensionOfDisbelief
Heater_Jane_5Essence of Yellowstone Trees
Heater_Jane_5Essence of Yellowstone Trees
Hill_Sol_4_terminal_number_L1066689
Hill_Sol_4_terminal_number_L1066689
ImpulsoJungla/Momentum Jungle
ImpulsoJungla/Momentum Jungle
House_Barbara_5RustVision1486
House_Barbara_5RustVision1486
Jones_Hugh_09
Jones_Hugh_09
Kendrick_Dave_3Deflection
Kendrick_Dave_3Deflection
kuchle_john_Image-In-the-Metal
kuchle_john_Image In the Metal
Langwell_LeighAnne_5Shadow09
Langwell_LeighAnne_5Shadow09
Leal_Natalia_5Disco
Leal_Natalia_5Disco
White Memorial Fountain 1
White Memorial Fountain 1
Lyon_Carol_1Dividing Line
Lyon_Carol_1Dividing Line
Mann_Paho_3Green Plastic
Mann_Paho_3Green Plastic
mcnevin_anne_dainty-dot-storefront
mcnevin_anne_dainty dot storefront
menikjosephminek_number70
menikjosephminek_number70
Morse_Christopher_Noberron-83
Morse_Christopher_Noberron-83
Myrvaagnes_Eric_4Sand_ 6
Myrvaagnes_Eric_4Sand_ 6
Nash_Iva_-6-Not-Degas-Ballerina's.jpg
Nash_Iva_-6-Not-Degas-Ballerina’s.jpg
ONeal_Kelly_6Cosmos
ONeal_Kelly_6Cosmos
podwysocka_beata_submural_tissue
podwysocka_beata_submural_tissue
#7-L1010658 
LVL2-08-11-  1131 - Version 3
#7-L1010658
LVL2-08-11- 1131 – Version 3
Pucciarelli_Vincent_7Untitled
Pucciarelli_Vincent_7Untitled
Richmond-Nancy-Stimulation5
Richmond-Nancy-Stimulation5
Richter_Sarah_5day-48
Richter_Sarah_5day 48
Pritchardia #1
Pritchardia #1
Snyder_Laura_3FleetingLight1962
Snyder_Laura_3FleetingLight1962
Steffen_Robert_8Terrain
Steffen_Robert_8Terrain
yates_d_4solar-wind
yates_d_4solar wind

Juror's Statement

Jurying the work submitted for Abstract Expressions was difficult because too many photographs were winners. Too many had to be cut to reach 75; and no easier was the task of separating the 75 into groups of 40 and 35. As difficult as it was, it was also rewarding. While all photographs (and music, and the other arts) are both abstractions and expressions, those that draw us away from referential objects in the world toward stimulating our imaginations hold and exercise our own creativity. Such experiences are as unique as are the artists' gifts. Thank you participants for giving us a moving, wide-ranging set of emotional, mental and physical experiences! And, thank you for reminding us that abstraction and expression are not limited to a brief moment in history.

     — Carl Chiarenza, March, 2012

Call for Entries

Cameras are terrific tools for telling stories about the world. But they can also capture abstract designs based on pattern, texture, light, or color. For this exhibition, juror Carl Chiarenza selected forty photos for exhibition at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, Vermont. He also chose an additional thirty-five photos for the gallery's "Online Annex." All selected work will be included in a full-color exhibition catalog available for purchase.