Juried Exhibits and a Respite

I haven’t posted in awhile; I have been busy entering quite a few Juried Photo Exhibitions.  I was lucky enough to be accepted into three different exhibits across the country:

Through My Lens – Cortland National Photography Exhibit 2015 , which is in Cortland, NY (near Syracuse), The Academy of Fine Arts National Juried Photo Exhibition in Lynchburg, VA, and Photo Now in Highland Hills, Ohio.

Cortland County LogoAcademy of Fine Arts LogoPhoto Now LogoI am so disappointed that I will only be able to attend one exhibit opening reception.  It is such a treat for me to actually be there among so many talented artists (and of course, to see if I win anything!).  Unfortunately, one being in Virginia and another in New York, I don’t see that happening. However, I will be able to attend the one in Ohio on September 8th, and am looking forward to that!  Wish me luck!!

I also decided to take a time out to recharge my imagination and start a new series.  I have finished the first image and am presently trying to decide on the series title.  It will be a series of photographs depicting the various forms of unbelievably deep sorrow that people experience in their lives.  Whether it be the tragic loss of a child, a fatal illness, neglect, mental illness, taking care of a terminally ill loved one; I am in awe of the kind of people that live through this kind of heartache and survive.  I know that I am not one of those strong people and so am so intrigued by what gives them their strength.  The first in the series is called “Disappointment.”  I am thinking I might call the series “Heroes.”  What do you think?  If you have a suggestion for the title of the Series, I would love to hear it.  Just type it in the comments.  Look for “Disappointment” in my next post.


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