February 11 – March 13, 2015
JUROR / April W. Watson
April M. Watson is Curator of Photography at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri, where she has worked for seven years. She holds a BFA in graphic design from Alfred University, an MA in art history from The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, and a PhD in art history from The University of Kansas, where she completed dissertation on post-WWII photographers of the American social landscape. At the Nelson-Atkins, she has curated and co-curated numerous exhibitions, including Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet, which was co-organized with Simon Kelly at the Saint Louis Art Museum; Heartland: The Photographs of Terry Evans, a career retrospective of the artist; About Face: Contemporary Portraiture; Thinking Photography: Five Decades at the Kansas City Art Institute; Time in the West: Photographs by Mark Klett & Byron Wolfe and Mark Ruwedel; Human/Nature: Recent European Landscape Photography; and Hide & Seek: Picturing Childhood. She is currently at work on an exhibition of photographs featuring American soldiers and military personnel, from the Civil War to the present day. She lives in Kansas City with her husband, photographer Elijah Gowin, and their two daughters.
THEME: “Out of This World.” This theme encourages submissions that either explore and push the boundaries of everyday perception, or provide a fresh, unusual perspective on a subject.
AWARDS (SELECTED BY JUROR):
- Solo Exhibition at TWU Fine Arts Gallery (2016)
- Coupralux: $500.00 Printing Award
- Red River Paper: Red River Printer Award
- Imaging Spectrum: $200.00 Epson Paper Award
- Arlington Camera: $100.00 in Gift Certificates
Must be received by Monday, October 27, 2014
Artists whose work(s) are accepted will be notified by December 8th, 2014
Accepted works must be ready to hang and delivered to the gallery by January 30, 2015.
Slideroom Entries Must be Received by: Monday, October 27, 2014
Artists Notifications Sent: December 8, 2014
Work Received by: January 30, 2015
Exhibition Dates: February 11 – March 13, 2015
Direct questions to:
Alison Jarek, Exhibitions Coordinator, email@example.com
Deedra Baker, Exhibitions Coordinator
For more information, please visit www.joyceelainegrant.com
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