IMAGES Juried Photography Exhibition: Call for Entries
Online Entries Accepted December 16, 2016 – February 5, 2017
Submissions under the categories of Abstract, Architecture, Landscape, Nature, and Portrait will be accepted through February 5, 2017. The Fairfield Museum invites professional, serious amateur, and student photographers from Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts to participate. The 9th Annual IMAGES 2017 Juried Photography Show provides an excellent opportunity for artists to connect with prominent collectors, gallery owners, fellow photographers, and the public.
A jury will select approximately 50 photographs for exhibition in the IMAGES 2017 show, which will be on display at the Fairfield Museum from March 9 to April 30, 2017.
IMAGES 2017 Featured Photographer: The Photography of Joe Standart
March 9 – April 30, 2017
Internationally-known photographer, artist, and director Joe Standart is acclaimed for capturing the ever-changing subtleties of light and mood. His award-winning 40-year career began with the National Park Service in Alaska, where he spent two years documenting remarkable landscapes. Standart then moved to a New York City studio and partnered with advertising, editorial and corporate clientele for three decades and produced many memorable campaigns for clients including Viking Range, Martex Sheets, and General Electric appliances. He has now shifted to his current reflective fine art, portrait photography, and large scale, community building and public art installations. Paired with the Fairfield Museum’s IMAGES 2017 Juried Photography Exhibition, Standart’s work shares the many outlets of a photographer’s talents. His versatile abilities capture personal stories through fine art, revealing the adventures of travel and beauty of nature, and highlight the collaborations and opportunities of working with commercial clientele.
Joe Standart is an internationally-known photographer and director, whose successful campaigns for organizations have won him awards from the Andys, The One Show, and others. His international travel, nature, fine art, and corporate clientele experiences illuminate his multifaceted and impressive career. Standart’s work explores the ways a photographer can connect with individuals and communities on a personal level. His national public art initiative, Portrait of America, transforms a city into an outside gallery. Through monumental portraits of the city’s residents throughout public spaces, these outdoor exhibitions makes fine art accessible to all. Portrait of America holds a mirror up to a community to reveal what’s already there—the inherent dignity and promise of its people.