Houston Center for Photography presents 31st Annual Juried Membership Exhibition

bcd55b7c-0274-4245-91e7-eff76fd14ac1Houston, TX – Houston Center for Photography is proud to announce its 31st Annual Juried Membership Exhibition and this year’s participants. Juror Lisa Sutcliffe, Curator of Photography at the Milwaukee Art Museum, selected 35 artists from nearly 300 entries sent in from across the globe. The winners, four of which represent Houston-based artists, hail from all corners of the US as well as Israel, Switzerland, The Netherlands and Italy. Sutcliffe will give remarks about the selections on Friday, July 12 beginning at 5:30pm prior to the opening reception from 6pm – 8pm at the HCP Gallery located at 1441 West Alabama. Artist talks with a group of this year’s participating artists will be held onSaturday, July 13 beginning at 11am.

Three of the 35 selected artists – Rachel Cox of Albuquerque, NM, Alma Leiva of Miami, FL, and Robin Myers of Jamaica Plain, MA – were singled out by Sutcliffe to receive the Beth Block Juried Membership Honoraria, supported by the Beth Block Foundation. These three artists were granted $500 and a feature within HCP’s publication SPOT.

One of HCP’s most diverse exhibitions of the year, the Annual Juried Membership Exhibition highlights the photographs of its national and international members. Now at a membership of 1,500, HCP’s members have been an integral part of its mission since 1981.

This year’s participating artists include:

Elisabeth Applbaum (Jerusalem, Israel)
Pedro Arieta (New York, NY)
Allison Barnes (Savannah, GA)
Christopher Borrok (Brooklyn, NY)
Shelley Calton (Houston, TX)
Caleb Churchill (Houston, TX)
Betsy Cochrane (Oyster Bay, NY)
Maxi Cohen (New York, NY)
Rachel Cox (Albuquerque, NM)*
Jessica Crute (Houston, TX)
Donato Del Giudice (Milano, Italy)
Miska Draskoczy (Brooklyn, NY)
Camilo Echavarria (Miami, FL)
Joy Christiansen Erb (Youngstown, OH)
Teri Fullerton (Minneapolis, MN)
Preston Gannaway (Oakland, CA)
Erik Hagan (Culver City, CA)
Christopher Harris (Rockvale, TN)
Dave Jordano (Chicago, IL)
E2 – Elizabeth Kleinveld & E Paul Julien (New Orleans, LA & Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Phil Jung (Jamaica Plain, MA)
Ferit Kuyas (Ziegelbruecke, Switzerland)
Alma Leiva (Miami, FL)*
David Lykes Keenen (Austin, TX)
Rachul McClintic (Bossier City, LA)
William Miller (Brooklyn, NY)
Robin Myers (Jamaica Plain, MA)*
Irby Place (Denton, TX)
Alejandra Regalado (Long Island City, NY)
Robert Stark (Los Angeles, CA)
Jamey Stillings (Santa Fe, NM)
Jeremy Underwood (Houston, TX)
Robert Walters (Omaha, NE)
Kelly Webeck (Houston, TX)

*Juror Commendation – awarded the Beth Block Juried Membership Honoraria, supported by The Beth Block Foundation.

 

About the Houston Center for Photography

Connecting People with Photography

HCP’s mission is to increase society’s understanding and appreciation of photography and its evolving role in contemporary culture. HCP strives to encourage artists, build audiences, stimulate dialogue, and promote inquiry about photography and related media through education, exhibitions, publications, fellowship programs, and community collaboration. HCP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving as a resource to its members and the community with programs that have regional and national impact.

Houston Center for Photography is supported by The Houston Endowment; The Brown Foundation; City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance; Eleanor and Frank Freed Foundation; Artists’ Framing Resource; Larson-Juhl; Eddie Allen and Chinhui Juhn; Anonymous; Fan and Peter Morris; The John O’Quinn Foundation; Simmons Foundation; Sterling Turner Foundation; Art Colony Association; Cemo Family Foundation; Clayton Dabney Foundation; Dumas/Johnson Family Fund; Patricia J. Eifel and Jim Belli; JBD Foundation; Anonymous; QUE Imaging; Texas Children’s Hospital; Texas Commission on the Arts; The Joan Hohlt and Roger Wich Foundation; Wortham Foundation, Inc.; Antonio Manega, Gazer Design Group; Poppi Massey; Joan Morgenstern; Joan and Stanford Alexander; Julie and Drew Alexander; Carol and Lee Ballard; Deborah Bay and Edgar Browning; Jay Baker Architects; Carol and Les Ballard; Charles Butt; John D. Chaney; Susan and Patrick Cook; Jereann Chaney; Frazier King; James E. Maloney; Nena D. Marsh; Burt Nelson; Stuart C. Nelson; Sue and Bob Schwartz; The Southampton Group; Stahlman Lumber Company; Aker Imaging, Houston; Amegy Bank; Liz and David Anders; Christopher Ashby; Laura and Tom Bacon; Kevin E. Bassler; Bergner & Johnson; The Beth Block Foundation; Thomas Damsgaard; Sanford L. Dow; Bevin and Dan Dubrowski; FotoFest & FotoFest Staff; The GE Foundation; Cullen Geiselman; Heidi Gerger; Robert L. Gerry, III; Bob Gulley; James R. Fisher; Howard Hilliard and Betty Pecore; Sally and John Hopper; Houston Camera Exchange; Patricia P. Hubbard; Leslie and and Mark Hull; Olive Jenney; Wendy and Mavis Kelsey, Jr.; Mavis Kelsey III; Sherry and James Kempner; Barbara and Geoffrey Koslov; Kathryn and Tim Lee; Mickey and Mike Marvins; Craig L. Massey; Libbie J. Masterson; Mariquita Masterson; Mid America Arts Alliance; Alexander K. and Muffy McLanahan; Dixie Messner; Celia and Jay Munisteri; J. Andrew Nairn; Charles and Betsy Powell; Pia Puno; Robertson-Finley Foundation; Julie Soefer; Susan and Steve Solcher; Scott R. Sparvero; T.C. Lupton Family Foundation

HCP is located at 1441 West Alabama in the Museum District of Houston. Gallery hours are: Wednesday and Thursday 11am – 9pm, Friday 11am – 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am – 7pm. For more information, call 713-529-4755 or visit www.hcponline.org

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