DECEMBER 2017 EXHIBITION
Rarefied Light from Anchorage Photographic Center
On View: December 1-30
Opening Reception: Friday, December 1, 5-7 PM
Alaska Photographic Center’s Rarefied Light 2017 exhibition kicked off with an opening reception at the ConocoPhillips and Leah J. Peterson Galleries, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, November 3rd and will be on view at Fairbanks Arts Association’s Bear Gallery for the month of December before traveling on to Kenai Peninsula College.
The Alaska Photographic Center (APC) is a statewide organization formed in 1983, with a mission to promote fine art photography in Alaska. Rarefied Light is Alaska’s largest annual fine art photography exhibition. This year APC received 506 entries by 82 artists. Guest juror Henry Horenstein, selected 43 photographs by 23 artists for inclusion in this year’s exhibition.
Best of Show was awarded to Tara Horton, Anchorage, for the print “Horizon:Two”.
Honorable Mention awards:
Joshua Borough, Anchorage, “Tradition”
Christine Eagleson, Anchorage, “Stylist Perspective I”
LJ Evans, Fairbanks, “Scott and Mattie”
Greg Hensel, Wasilla, “Shelter”
Javid Kamali, Anchorage, “Another Ordinary Day”
After showing in the Bear Gallery December 1-30, the exhibition will be on view at the Kenai Peninsula College from January 16th to February 23rd, with an opening reception Thursday, January 18th, 4:30pm to 6pm.
Rarefied Light is funded in part by a grant from the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, with support from Blaine’s Art Supply.
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