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On this page you will find announcements, profiles, news and reviews for the Naples Art Association’s annual photograph contest and exhibition, Camera USA 2016.

 

Spotlight on Camera USA 2016 judge Eric Strachan (02-12-16)

EricThe Naples Art Association is currently accepting applications for Camera USA 2016 national photo contest and exhibition. NAA has also announced that Eric Strachan will be one of the three judges who will select the $5,000 grand prize winner and the 50 images that will be accepted into the show.

Eric Strachan has been the Managing Director at DDC Investigations in Naples, Florida since 2014. He was previously the Senior Managing Editor of the Naples Daily News, where he spent a 32-year career leading and contributing to a wide variety of investigative, breaking news, feature and sports stories across print and digital platforms. He started his career as a news photojournalist and later became the Director of Photography at the Naples newspaper. An award-winning photographer and designer, he was instrumental in building and training a visual staff that gained a national reputation for excellence in news photography, recognized by the Pulitzer Prize, Pictures of the Year International, the National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism contest and the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors.

Strachan has served as a judge for the Best of Photojournalism competition, the Wedding Photojournalist Association competition and the American Society of Newspaper Editors photography competition, as well as state and local contests. He has served on the faculty of the Stan Kalish Picture Editing Workshop at Marquette University and Ball State University, and at the annual Mountain Workshops operated by Western Kentucky University.

He joins Dr. Zora Carrier and Britt Salvesen as judges for Camera USA 2016.

Please click here for a recap of Camera USA 2015.

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Spotlight on Camera USA 2016 judge Britt Salvesen (02-11-16)

Britt 02The Naples Art Association is currently accepting applications for Camera USA 2016 national photo contest and exhibition. NAA has also announced that Britt Salvesen will be one of the three judges who will select the $5,000 grand prize winner and the 50 images that will be accepted into the show.

Britt Salvesen joined the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in 2009 as Curator and Head of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department and the Prints and Britt 05Drawings Department. Previously, she was Director and Chief Curator at the Center for Creative Photography (CCP), University of Arizona. A historian of modern art and photography, Salvesen earned a Master of Arts degree at the University of London’s Courtauld Institute of Art and a Doctorate at the University of Chicago. She worked in the Publications Department of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1994 to 2003 and spent the following year at the Milwaukee Art Museum as Image57Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs.

Salvesen joins Dr. Zora Carrier and Eric Strachan as judges for the event.

For more on this event and how to apply for admission, please read the next article.

And please click here for a recap of Camera USA 2015.

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Spotlight on Camera USA 2016 judge Dr. Zora Carrier (02-10-16)

Camera USA Judge 02The Naples Art Association is currently accepting applications for Camera USA 2016 national photo contest and exhibition. NAA has also announced that Dr. Zora Carrier will be one of the three judges who will select the $5,000 grand prize winner and the 50 images that will be accepted into the show.

Dr. Carrier is an accomplished museum director Camera USA Judge 03and art educator. She has served as Executive Director of the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) in Tampa, Florida since May of 2014. FMoPA is dedicated to exhibiting important photographic art as central to contemporary life and culture. FMoPA collects, preserves, and exhibits historic and contemporary works by nationally and internationally known photographic artists and enriches the community through education and outreach programs for children and adults.

Camera USA Judge 01Carrier has founded and directed several art organizations including the Open Concept Gallery in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Gallery Art Factory in Prague, Czech Republic, and the Perugia Gallery in the Slovak Republic. She received a Ph.D. in Education from Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovak Republic.

For more on this event and how to apply for admission, please read the next article.

And please click here for a recap of Camera USA 2015.

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Naples Art Association issues call for Camera USA 2016 entries (02-08-16)

Camera USA 2016 promo photo 01The Naples Art Association is inviting all photographers residing in the United States to submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2012 for Camera USA™ 2016: National Photography Exhibition and Award. The photography exhibition will be installed in the Naples Art Association’s Frederick O. Watson Gallery at The von Liebig Art Center from June 20 Camera USA 2016 promo photo 02through August 5, 2016. The Naples Art Association is located in Naples, Florida in the heart of the 5th Avenue South shopping, dining and entertainment district.

A maximum of 50 photographs will be included in the Camera USA™ 2016 exhibition. One photographer will be nominated for the $5,000 National Photography Award.

The deadline for entries is March 16. Jury results will be posted on Juried Art Services on April 13.

For more information and applications, please click here.

 

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