All alternative photographic processes are eligible. This includes, but is not limited to: Albumen, Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, Platinum/Palladium, Gum Bichromate, Bromoil, Salt Print, Ambrotype, Tintype, Image Transfer, Ziatype, Wet Plate Collodian, Callotype, and Daguerreotype (etc.).
Christopher James is an internationally known artist and photographer whose paintings and alternative process images have been exhibited in galleries and museums in this country and abroad. His work has been published and shown extensively, including shows in The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The George Eastman House, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The first edition of his book, The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes, received unprecedented critical acclaim and was the winner of The Golden Light Technical Book of the Year award. Recently, a greatly expanded, and lavishly illustrated, 2nd edition was published by Delmar Cengage and has become universally recognized as the defi nitive text in the genre. Christopher, after 13 years at Harvard University, is currently University Professor, Director of the MFA in Photography, and Chair of Photography, at AIB.
With selection for this exhibition, featured artist's work will be seen by an international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and other advocates of fine art photography. Each participant will be included in the Center's Main Gallery exhibition and Online Gallery exhibition. Exhibiting artists are encouraged to attend the Center's opening reception to participate in portfolio reviews and artists' talks.
Juror's Selection: $600
Director's Selection: $250
2 liveBooks Website Awards: Valued at $399 fromliveBooks.com
1 Blurb Book Award: valued at $250 from blurb.com
Honorable Mention Awards: 2 year membership and a three image submission to a call for entry at the Center.