Houston, TX - Houston Center is proud to present its 27th Anniversary Juried Membership Exhibition. This year's Juror is Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe.
The exhibition opens on July 10 and continues through August 23, 2009. The opening reception will take place on Friday, July 10 from 6 - 8 p.m. The juror will speak about her selections starting at 5:30 p.m. in the HCP galleries. All events are free and open to the public.
HCP's annual showcase of recent photographic work by its members presents a wide spectrum of approaches to image-making. From over 200 entrants, juror Katherine Ware selected 26 artists to exhibit. Ms. Ware granted Jeffrey Aaronson (Santa Barbara, CA), Beatrix Reinhardt (Astoria, NY), and Ellen Rennard (Groton, MA) Juror Commendation honors.
In addition to Ms. Ware's selections, work by all entrants will be screened on a monitor in the exhibition space. Related programming includes a book signing and mini-artist talk series with HCP members including Shelley Calton, whose monograph Hard Knocks: Rolling with the Derby Girls will be released by Kehrer Verlag this summer. HCP's 2nd annual Family Day is scheduled for Sunday, July 26 in conjunction with the exhibition.
HCP 27th Anniversary Juried Membership Exhibition participants:
Jeffrey Aaronson (Santa Barbara, CA)
Lisa Adamucci (Rochester, NY)
Bremner Benedict (Newton Centre, MA)
Ryan Bush (Los Gatos, CA)
Alejandro Cartagena (Monterrey, Mexico)
Julia Cybularz (Langhorne, PA)
C. Leigh Farmer (Cypress, TX)
Tom Foster (Friendswood, TX)
Jennifer Greenwell (Woodville, TX)
Lori Hepner (Pittsburgh, PA)
Dave Jordano (Chicago, IL)
Lisa Marie Kress (League City, TX)
Laurie Lambrecht (New York, NY)
Rania Matar (Brookline, MA)
Monika Merva (Brooklyn, NY)
Brad Moore (Laguna Beach, CA)
Bruce Myren Cambridge, MA)
Jason Reblando (Chicago, IL)
Beatrix Reinhardt (Astoria, NY)
Ellen Rennard (Groton, MA)
Bethany Souza (Hammond, LA)
Rylan Steele (Asheville, NC)
Susan Hayre Thelwell (Santa Fe, NM)
Sonja Thomsen (Milwaukee, WI)
Tribble & Mancenido (Staten Island, NY)
Tu-Anh Pham (Houston, TX)