Invited artists: Morgan Barrie, Karen Klinedinst, Jeanette May, Jack Sharkey, Raymond Thompson Jr., Ian van Coller, and Melanie Walker.

The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2022

September 17, 2022 - January 08, 2023

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The exhibition is a hybrid invitational and juried exhibition, anchored by photography standouts Melanie Walker, Raymond Thompson Jr., Morgan Barrie, Jack Sharkey, Karen Klinedinst, Ian van Coller, and Jeanette May, as well as the work of emerging talented artists from across the country pushing the boundaries of the medium with adventurous techniques and original subject matter.

In terms of aesthetic quality, technical innovation, and cultural relevance, contemporary photography has increasingly proven its dominance as a 21st Century art form. This exhibition features prominent invited artists and juried entrants with the intention of showcasing the finest work being created or exhibited in the nation.

This exhibition is supported by the Edward D. and Ione Auer Foundation. Additional support is provided by Sweetwater Sound.

Call for Entries is now closed. Come see the chosen artists in the exhibition!