Wisconsin Photography at the Racine Art Museum

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Two pieces from my 1000 Suns series have been selected for the Wisconsin Photography 2016 Exhibition at the Racine Art Museum – Wustum Museum. The exhibition will be open from August 28 – November 26, 2016.

From the RAM Website:

Wisconsin Photography is a statewide competition organized by RAM’s Wustum Museum since 1979. Thanks to the support of state photographers, the exhibition continues to introduce the museum’s visitors to a wide range of photographic media and artists’ viewpoints. This year’s show features 102 pieces by 38 Wisconsin photographers and video artists.

The museum received online submissions from all over the state. Of 886 pieces submitted by 91 artists, less than one-third of the artists were accepted into this year’s show. The exhibition’s juror Karen Irvine selected the 101 images and one video for Wisconsin Photography 2016. Irvine is Curator and Associate Director at Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois.

ARTISTS INCLUDED IN THE EXHIBITION

Belgium: Guntis Lauzums, Belleville: Patricia Delker, Beloit: James Meldrum, Brookfield: Bill Meyer, Burlington: Valerie Christell, Cedarburg: Patrick Doughman, Hal Rammel, Cudahy: Grant Gill, Delavan: Jenny Knavel, Fond Du Lac: Brandon Bauer, Franklin: Ryan Blomquist, Glendale: Philip Fischer, Kenosha: Paul Brnak, Jason Flores, Glen Larson, Kohler: Thomas Ferguson, Lake Geneva: Caroll Pearson, Manitowoc: John Rohrer, Mequon: Thomas Lemke, Milwaukee: Timothy Abler, Max Cozzi, Frank Datzer, Michael Nowotny, Christina WickHeiser, Mount Pleasant: Celia Schulz, Muskego: Lynn Proeber, New Berlin: Robert Baron, Oconomowoc: John Hart, Racine: Martha Coaty, Random Lake: Flavio Martin Morante, Shorewood: Lois Bielefeld, Michael Heider, Paul Matzner, Waukesha: Daniel Becker, Wausau: Richard Wunsch, Wauwatosa: Eddee Daniel, Kenneth Kornacki, Jerry Styberg.

EXHIBITION EVENTS

Awards Ceremony and Reception:
Sunday August 28, 2016 / 2:00 – 4:00pm
Awards presentation 2:30pm – Open to the public; Light refreshments will be served.

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