This year, I decided to try something new. I was going to see if I could get some of my pictures on exhibition in a “real” gallery. So I sent off some images to four galleries in exhibitions that sounded interesting or seemed like be looking for my sort of work.
Then I waited.
A month later, I heard back from the first, the Waterloo Arts Festival in Cleveland Ohio. This looked like a fun event. I entered three pieces, but none were accepted into this juried event.
Imagine my surprise when I find out two pieces had been juried in to this show! One piece, Gnarled Tree On The Precipice, was shot mere weeks before the gallery even began accepting submissions. The second- Slot Canyon # 42 was shot just before Gnarled Tree…
As I looked down the final list, I saw three more of my pieces designated as 2016 Distinguished Mentions.
There is a is a fourth show, and the only one here in Utah, that I am still waiting to hear from. I am perhaps most excited about this show; I will post the results when I find out.
So it was a busy winter for me, shooting all these images. I am quite happy to see them being chosen for various shows around the country. Obviously, most of these will also be showing up in this year’s Utah State Fair.
Well I entered the BYU Monte Bean Nature Photography Competition and Exhibition again this year. I have a fondness for…