2012 Center for Photographic Art Juried Exhibition
January 21, 2012 through March 3, 2012
Opening Reception: January 21, 2012, 4 to 6 PM
View prize-winning entries of the 2012 Juried Exhibition
View the web gallery
Brian Taylor and Bryan Yedinak have completed the judging for the Center for Photographic Art 2012 Juried Exhibition. They evaluated 1396 images submitted by 286 photographers, and selected
41 images for the exhibition itself, and 137 images for the web gallery.
Brian and Bryan had this to say about the experience: “It was an honor to judge the many impressive entries submitted for the 2012 Center for Photographic Art Juried Exhibition. Yet, it was a challenge to select
the final images from all the great photographs! Viewing the many entries was a rare and incredible glimpse into what’s going on in contemporary photography today, and we hope this exhibition offers a similar
overview to our visitors. Overall, the artwork is broadly diversified and wonderfully creative. This California region has long been hallowed ground for every sort of powerful subject matter– from beautiful portraits, still lifes,
and often surreal landscapes, to wonderful abstractions and surprising experimentation. From cyanotypes to platinum prints, magnificent traditional darkroom silver prints to state-of-the-art digital images, each photographer
clearly reveals their own singular voice and vision, as evidenced by this impressive exhibition!”
Photographers with images in the exhibition are: Barbara Batista-Moon, Tami Bone, Martha Casanave, Douglas Collins, Manuel Cosentino, Adrienne Defendi, Matthew Derezinski, David Dilworth, John Eaton, Linda Fitch, Maria Foley,
Sara Friedlander, Eduardo Fujii, Ron Garavaglia, Chrystina Geagan, Ford Griswold, Arthur Haseltine, Hedwig Heerschop, Glenn and Juanita Hemanes, Susan Hillyard, Todd Hunt, Sandra Masae Kawano, Robb Johnson, Michael Knasptein,
Chester Ng, Clifford Nichols, Jim Nickelson, Ted Orland, David Pace, Robert Reade, Saelon Renkes, David Robertson, David Ruderman, Stephen and Karen Strom, Neal Swanson, Alison Turner, Sieglinde Van Damme, Jack Wasserbach,
Cara Weston, Pat Wiesler, and Robin Winfield. All of these photographs are also in the web gallery.
Photographers with images in the web gallery only are: Patricia Addleman, Robert Aker, Jerry Atnip, Tamara Barr, Robert Bright, Cathy Bruegger, Eduardo Costa, Carl Couchman, Tamara Danoyan, Gail Des Jardin, Dixie Dixon, Linda Ferrari,
Marguerite Garth, Megan Gazard, Steve Goldband, Wendy Goody, Jeffery Graves, Annette Gurdjian, John Hennessy, Elaine Heron, Dennis Hodges, Mike James, Dale Johnson, Robert Kato, Diane Kaye, Victor Krag, Candida Kutz, Jay Martin,
Michael Miner, Meredith Mullins, Elizabeth Murray, Shea Naer, Laurie Naiman, Jane Olin, Curtis Palm, Mark D. Roberts, George Robertson, Merg Ross, Jody Royee, Dave Rudin, John Sheets, Rachael Short, Roger Smith, Barry Staley, Karen Strom,
Brian Sunday, Deborah Thackrey, Matt Vogt, Helen Wallis, Cynthia Walpole, Tom Watson, Tony Williams, Lane Wilson, Robert Woodward, Douglas Yates, Sara Yerkes, and Jing Yu.
The CPA juried exhibition will open on January 21, 2012, and close on March 3, 2012. There will be an opening reception from 4 to 6 PM on January 21 at the CPA's Sunset Center gallery. Three prizes will be awarded once the judges are able to
evaluate the physical prints; the judges will announce the prizewinners on January 21, 2012.
Brian Taylor was born in Tucson, Arizona. He received his B.A. Degree in Visual Arts from the University of California at San Diego, an M.A. from Stanford University,
and his M.F.A. from the University of New Mexico. Brian is known for his innovative explorations of alternative photographic processes including historic 19th Century printing techniques, mixed media, and handmade books. He has been a
recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Polaroid Corporation. His work has been exhibited nationally and abroad in numerous solo and group shows and is included in the permanent collections of the
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and the International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House,
Rochester, NY. His work has been published in American Photographer, Photo Asia, Exploring Color Photography, and Artworks.
Brian has taught photography workshops for over 20 years at institutions including the Friends of Photography, the University of California at Santa Cruz and Berkeley, Stanford University, Photo Alliance, and the Oklahoma Arts Institute. Brian
is currently a Professor of Photography and Chair of the Department of Art and Art History at California State University, San Jose.
Bryan Yedinak is the director and publisher of Modernbook Gallery (since 1999) and Modernbook Editions (since 2005). He has curated over one hundred gallery
exhibitions and spearheaded a publishing company, Modernbook Editions. He has published nine art book publications including: Bella Figura by Brigitte Carnochan; Hong Kong Yesterday by Fan Ho; Alice’s
Adventures in Wonderland by Maggie Taylor; and The Mind’s Eye, a 50 year retrospective by Jerry Uelsmann.
In addition, he has been a co-instructor for “Creating a Photography Exhibition: From Concept to Opening” with Stanford Continuing Studies since 2005. He received a Bachelor of Fine Art from California State University, Long Beach.
His interest in photography is for beautifully executed fine art photographs of diverse subjects which elicit a visceral emotional response.
2012 Juried Exhibition
This is the Catalog of the 2012 Juried Exhibition held at the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, CA from January 21 through March 3, 2012. The 50-page soft cover Catalog is priced at $24.95 and is available on MagCloud.
Digital book: $4.95
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