JUROR CHOICE 1st place and Juror Recognition images
will be included in the gallery presentation. 5 Categories:
People, Abstract, Animals, Objects and Scenics.
Susan Spiritus - SCENIC CATEGORY
SUSAN SPIRITUS GALLERY
Susan Spiritus has been a leader in the field of fine art
photography for over 36 years, opening the doors to her
Southern California gallery in 1976 so that she could share
her passion for photography with others.
Today, the gallery handles works by such photographic luminaries
as Ansel Adams, Ruth Bernhard, Manuel Álvarez Bravo,
Eikoh Hosoe, André Kertész, Paul Caponigro,
Brett Weston and George Tice.
Also represented are many of today’s most popular
and award-winning contemporary artists including Camille
Seaman, Hiroshi Watanabe, Cara Barer, Fran Forman, David
Burdeny, Roman Loranc and Adrian Roland Davis in addition
to several emerging artists, Mitchell Hartman, Ellen Jantzen,
Deborah Parkin and Tim Hyde . On occasion, we will find
new photographers from outside of the United States and
begin to carry their work as well. Seung Hoon Park and William
Furniss are the gallery’s newest ‘finds’.
The gallery works with private collectors, corporations
and design professionals providing personalized counsel
in order to address each client’s individual needs.
Whether a first time buyer or a prolific collector, the
gallery has something for everyone. Art ranges in price,
style and type including platinum, silver, hand-colored
and digital. Custom framing can be arranged. Artwork can
be shipped anywhere in the world.
James Bartlett - ABSTRACT CATEGORY
photo la/ Co-Director/Producer
STEPHEN COHEN GALLERY, Gallery Director
James BartlettSince receiving her B.A. in Art from the University of Washington,
Seattle, Claudia James Bartlett has managed and dealt art in several galleries.
Beginning with Larry Gagosian, Claudia has intermittently worked for Artforum
as a West Coast Representative and in 2002 with her husband, Peter founded the
Hayworth Gallery, which effectively championed the work of young emerging artists.
Presently she is gallery director at the Cohen Gallery and is in her third year
as a producer/director of photo l.a. In addition to her work with non-profit charitable
trusts, she is honored to serve on the Board of the Craft and Folk Art Museum.
Garden, - PEOPLE CATEGORY
PQ BLACKWELL, LTD, Auckland, New Zealand
Garden is an editor at PQ Blackwell, the award-winning originator of internationally
bestselling books, distinguished by their editorial excellence, design and production
quality. PQ Blackwell collaborates with some of the world’s leading individuals
including international luminaries Nelson Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi and Archbishop
Desmond Tutu, and with eminent photographers Albert Watson, Andrew Zuckerman,
Tim Flach, Ron van Dongen, Mark Laita and Platon. Its projects include MILK –
Moments Intimacy Laughter and Kinship, a collection of images founded on humanity
that has been exhibited at venues around the world, including New York’s
Grand Central Terminal, the Sydney Opera House and London’s Science Museum,
the associated books of which have sold three million copies in more than ten
PQ Blackwell has recently created MILK Books, a website enabling
anyone to make their own printed and digital memoirs, photo books and albums.
Wilde - OBJECT CATEGORY
Eyeist / Online Photography Reviews
Allegra Wilde - Founder, Chief
Allegra Wilde has been a Picture/Visual Strategist, Creative
Director and Consultant to artists, photographers, and other art-based businesses
in the advertising, editorial assignment, and fine-art marketplaces. Prior to
her opening her independent consulting business and Eyeist, she was the Director
of Talent and Agent Branding at The Workbook. Allegra is a recognized photography
industry authority on the agent/artist relationship, marketing for artists, agency
and talent branding, picture strategy and image editing. She is a frequent speaker,
panelist and reviewer at Photo Plus, APA, ASMP, and the Palm Springs Photo Festival.
Allegra regularly critiques the final student projects at most of the major
photo programs including those at the International Center of Photography, School
of Visual Arts, NYU, Parsons, FIT and Art Center College of Design
Jimenez - ANIMAL CATEGORY
Cat Jimenez is Co-Founder of the Month of Photography Los Angeles, Executive Director
of the Lucie Foundation, and a photographer. She studied photography at the Art
Center College of Design, in Pasadena, California and was featured in the Smithsonian
Institute and The Los Angeles Filipino American Centennial Commemoration Committee
Project entitled “I am Today’s Filipino”, recognizing and preserving
the stories of individuals making a contribution to American Life.
The Month of Photography Los Angeles (MOPLA) was established and exists to
advance the celebration of Photography, through a variety of events and programs
designed to inspire and invigorate the photography professional, enthusiast, emerging
professional and collector.
The Lucie Awards is the annual gala ceremony that celebrates master photographers
and their contributions to the field of photography. Honorees are determined each
year by the Lucie Awards Advisory Board, and pre-announced, in the major areas
of Professional photography. Included in program is the Lifetime Achievement Award,
the Humanitarian Award & Visionary Award (these awards rotate each year) Spotlight
Award and the Double Exposure Award presented to an artist/photographer who has
mastered multiple disciplines of creative expression.
11TH ANNUAL LUCIE AWARDS
Save the Date of Sunday, October 27, 2013 for the 11th Annual Lucie Awards at
Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York City.
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