All images must be created utilizing photographic processes, including black and white, and color photography, non-silver processes, book art, and computer-derived photography, to be eligible. All work must have been created within the past two years. All two- and three-dimensional work must be appropriately presented for gallery installation. Two-dimensional work must be framed and wired for hanging.
Entrants are judged for subject matter, overall composition and technical excellence. Photographers accepted into the show have the opportunity to win some of the more that $1,000 in prizes, including Best of Show, Juror’s Merit, Honorable Mention, and several purchase awards. Juror Merit winners will be chosen by a juror for having special artistic value. Award recipients are honored at the opening reception. Pieces purchased by the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission will become a permanent part of the art collection.
The exhibit is funded by the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment of the Arts.
Len Ciuffreda Fall Storm
Kristin Furbeck Times Square
Elijah Sabree Sunrise on Belle
Walt Varan Lookout
Samuel Vovsi Alfama (Old Lisbon)