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Dreamscapes and Visions

Deadline for submissions: Mar 16, 2020
Prints due: May 14, 2020
Exhibition: June 4 - June 27, 2020

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.

ATT12902 39216 juror
Gianluca Attoli
The dream is always the same / 1
ALG35109 08824 juror
René Algesheimer
Together op. 2
BAL71195 79882 juror
HONORABLE MENTION
Massimiliano Balo'
Charm
BEA18914 79419 juror
DIRECTOR'S AWARD
Julie Beauchemin
The storm / La tempête
BEL95927 01907 juror
Belleau/Wagner Collective
Tent
BOS72087 74671 juror
Meg Boscov
Primeval
CAC16311 22989 juror
Cecily Caceu
Ballade in blue
CAR32782 11035 juror
Kathy Carr
Scattered Dream
CLA62857 21652 juror
John Clarke
Red Lion Inn 6-28-19 10:20am 4th floor
DAV27051 35359 juror
Sam Davey
Woodland dream
FIE26277 25223 juror
Jo Fields
Endangered
GIB36794 59605 juror
HONORABLE MENTION
Jp Gibson
The Journey
GLE78849 84235 juror
Maryann (Molly) Glen
Coyote visits the past
GOI78846 16058 juror
Laura Goin
Echo
GOI78846 77847 juror
JUROR'S AWARD
Laura Goin
Homecoming
GOR77827 95765 juror
J.Gordon
jg-3
GRA10247 13129 juror
Tamar Granovsky
Clouds and Road
HON17391 61157 juror
Stacy Honda
Insight
ISO79549 07983 juror
Kendall Isotalo
Quiet Nights
JOR88758 90372 juror
HONORABLE MENTION
Christopher Jordan
Gap
LUK24163 07714 juror
Krysia Lukkason
Faceless
KIN55859 58987 juror
Wayne King
Aspenglow on the Roaring Fork River
LUN61613 86182 juror
Hannele Lundy
Acceptance
MID80772 52207 juror
Lauren Midgley
Unraveled II
MON90164 08715 juror
Antonin Monmart
Dreamy house
PAR74662 67863 juror
Susan Partridge
Searching
PLA72162 01279 juror
Julie Platanias
Whisper
PLU34105 03271 juror
Evan William Plunkett
Leaving
RUO36187 14811 juror
Roberta Ruocco
Lines of Latitude Series, Untitled # 11406
RTK07185 47123 juror
Titika Røtkjær
Without title
TAM90464 03891 juror crop
Scott Tammaro
Samson
THO41671 00667 juror
Lisa Thomas
Many Paths, No Wrong Turnings
TRA96212 75384 juror
Vaune Trachtman
Trestle
TUR02451 36599 juror
Marco Turetta
Sleepwalking in Venice, 2020
WEI31849 77388 juror
Ira Weinschel
Leaving
ATT12902 20397 juror
Gianluca Attoli
The dream is always the same / 10
CHA00882 12559 juror
Noa Chandler
The Burn II
CAR32782 72472 juror
Kathy Carr
Free
CUL13271 16983 juror
Conor Culver
Reminiscent of the Fall
FIS86201 00703 juror
Louis Fischer
Death Valley Hubble Galaxy
FOR48992 47438 juror
Karin Foreman
Foggy Field
GIB36794 88643 juror
Jp Gibson
Drifting
HAR06725 81568 juror
Lori Harrell
Luminous Chasm
HOB59935 01108 juror
Alyssa Hobson
The Witch Tree
KEL25781 82102 juror
John E. Kelly
Moon Over The Mountain
LUN61613 27844 juror
Hannele Lundy
Hidden
LUK24163 35536 juror
Krysia Lukkason
Through the Fog
MAC24716 56641 juror
Toby MacLennan
Star Eater
MOR28765 95319 juror
Andy Morris
Dream State #3
NEL95149 01832 juror
Amarie Hope
Watercolor World 1
SHE12114 76536 juror
Cindy Shebley
Winter Cabin
SHU43072 61088 juror
Bill Shumaker
Old-Time Dance Orchestra
ALG35109 97985 juror
René Algesheimer
Circle in a Spiral
BEA18914 40739 juror
Julie Beauchemin
Like solid peace under troubled skies / Comme une paix solide sous un ciel chargé
CAC16311 83536 juror
Cecily Caceu
Selfless love
CLA62857 51514 juror
John Clarke
Red Lion Inn 7-3-19 9:49am 2nd Floor
EHL74063 72983 juror
Barbara Ehlers
Strange Light
GRA10247 85197 juror
Tamar Granovsky
Outskirts
JOH42342 44001 juror
Neil Johansson
The Haunting
KAY99245 22157 juror
Elizabeth Kayl
Stranger
LLO67229 76409 juror
Dan Lloyd
Soundless
MAN31193 28535 juror
John Manno
Door Number 3
MON90164 27482 juror
Antonin Monmart
Maison jaune de nuit
PAN87544 78978 juror
Catherine Panebianco
Soaring Navigation
ROS93917 28177 juror
Jane Ross
Rush Hour
SCH05975 04257 juror
Tom Schifanella
Through the Narrow Gate
SIL57477 07071 juror
G.G. Silverman
We All Fall Down
TUR81489 99112 juror
Roman Turczyn
In Dreams ll
VAP89487 70331 juror
Petr Vapenik
Return from a trip to the black and white world
WEI84944 02786 juror
Joan Weiss
The Twilight Zone
1 Banner
1 interior 1
1 interior 3
1 interior 2
Algesheimer
Balo
Beauchemin
Belleau Wagner
Boskov
Caceu
Carr
Clarke
Davey
Fields
Glen
Goin 1
Goin 2
Gordon
Granovski
Honda
Isolato
Jordan
King
Lukkason
Lundy
Midgley
Monmart
Partridge
Plantanias
Plunkett
Rotkjaer
Ruocco
Tamarro
Thomas
Trachtman
Turetta
Weischel

Juror's Statement 

As a working artist who interprets dreams into photographic visions, it was a great pleasure to review images from likeminded visionaries around the world.  I want to thank each individual who took a personal leap of faith and submitted to this call. It is never easy to ask another to consider your work and it was an honor to spend time visiting your unique world of dreams.  And once again, thank you to PhotoPlace Gallery for entrusting me to curate a show that is so close to my heart.

The greatest difficulty in selecting from such a comprehensive collection was to hone submissions to form the very best reflection of the theme.  This is a responsibility I take seriously as I too began my career submitting to group shows and know the hopes and disappointments connected to the process all too well. With that in mind, I spent an immense amount of time reviewing every image until I selected the final thirty-five exhibition and online images.

The Juror’s Award is presented to Laura Goin for her image Homecoming. I was hard pressed to select just one image from Ms. Goin as she submitted multiple images that were equally as exquisite. But with each pass, I returned to Homecoming, as it provides a perfect balance of unconscious beauty with a longing for a place we all yearn to return consciously and unconsciously. Whether that be a run through the fields outside one's childhood home or on a boat passing through an unknowable distant land, Ms. Goin takes us on a lucid journey that is unique to her own inner world while simultaneously being universal to all.

The Director’s Award is presented to Julie Beauchemin for her image The storm / La tempête. Ms. Beauchemin’s strange and marvelous world is one made directly from her own dreams of wonder. Playful and imaginative, her imagery leaps out from a magical reality most often found deep within the minds of children, but in this rare case extracted from a talent who is well in touch with a subconscious world adults long forget.

Honorable mentions go to Massimiliano Balo’, JP Gibson and Christopher Jordan for their exceptional dreamlike visions.

It is my hope that you will close your eyes, take a deep breath, then open your eyes and leap into this collection of personal dreamscapes and visions distinct to each creator’s inner worlds.

     - Susan Burnstine

Call for Entries

Photography can make visible scenes that never existed outside the photographer’s imagination, providing artists with the ability to share dreams, fabricate stories, and delve into self-reflection. For this exhibition, we seek images that bring us into your world of dreams and fantasies. All captures and processes welcome.

Click to enlarge. Images © Susan Burnstine
 
1 Burnstine AcrossOldAlbionRoad
9 Burnstine Bridge To Nowhere
3 Burnstine Amidst The Rains
8 in the midst

We are very pleased to welcome back Susan Burnstine to jury this exhibit. She will select approximately 35 images for exhibition in our Middlebury, Vermont gallery, and an additional 35 images for our Online Gallery Annex. All 70 selected imaged will appear in the exhibition catalog.

The Juror’s Award and Director’s Award recipients will be entitled to a portfolio review with the juror.

Information about our printing service and free matting and framing here

About the Juror

Susan Burnstine is an award-winning fine art photographer originally from Chicago, now based in Los Angeles. Represented by galleries around the world and widely published across the globe, she also conducts workshops internationally and has written for numerous photography publications, including a monthly column for Black and White Photography UK.

Burnstine has had over 30 solo exhibits internationally and her work is held in numerous museum and private collections. She’s published two award-winning monographs: Within Shadows (Charta Editions, 2011) and Absence of Being (Damiani, 2016).

Susan Burnstine’s website
Two interviews with Susan:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-5xQKWPoE4
http://lenscratch.com/2011/05/success-stories-susan-burnstine/

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