In the gallery…
19th Annual Photography Exhibition
Juror: Whitney C. Johnson, Director of Photography, The New Yorker
August 1 – 29, 2014
Lecture: Friday, August 8, 6:30pm at SAM
Artists Reception & Awards: Friday, August 8, 8-9:30pm at PCNW
This annual exhibition is one of the most anticipated shows in our gallery program. This year the theme is documentary and is juried by Whitney C. Johnson, the Director of Photography at The New Yorker. A wide range of visually rich images were selected shared from artists across the world. This year 12 artists were selected for the Documentary: 19th Annual Photography Exhibition. There were 1639 images submitted with 264 photographers in the running. The exhibition will run August 1–29, 2014. The Artists’ Reception and Awards at PCNW are Friday, August 8th, 8:00 – 9:30 pm, following Whitney C. Johnson’s lecture at Seattle Art Museum. PCNW kindly thanks our Award Sponsors: Blurb Inc. and Glazer’s Camera.
Exhibiting Artists: Noah Addis (Columbus, OH), Chris Barrett (London, UK), Antoine Bruy (Villeneuve d’ascq Nord France), Jesse Burke (Rumford, RI), Alejandra Carles-Tolra (Providence, RI), Scott Dalton (Houston, TX), Miska Draskoczy (Brooklyn, NY), Matt Eich (Norfolk, VA), Andrew Fillmore (Brooklyn, NY), Daniel Farnum (Tulsa, OK), Cynthia Henebry (Richmond, VA), Aaron Wojack (San Francisco, CA)
Lecture: A Look at Documentary Photography,
Whitney C. Johnson, Director of Photography, The New Yorker
Location: Seattle Art Museum, Nordstrom Lecture Hall
Friday, August 8, 6:30 PM
Tickets: $10, $8 PCNW & SAM Members. Purchase Tickets.
Whitney C. Johnson will talk about documentary photography as well as selected photographers in the 19th Annual Photography Exhibition at PCNW and images included in the SAM collection.
Whitney C. Johnson is the Director of Photography at The New Yorker where she oversees the photographic vision for the print magazine, digital editions, and the website. She produced and edited the photo essays “Service” and “Portraits of Power”, which won National Magazine Awards in 2009 and 2010, and contributes regularly to Photo Booth, the magazine’s photography blog. Before joining the magazine, Johnson worked at the Open Society Foundations, coordinating a grant competition for photographers and the Moving Walls exhibition.
Johnson teaches at New York University’s Tisch School for the Arts, Columbia University’s School of Journalism, and the International Center of Photography, and is on the advisory council of the Alexia Foundation. She holds a BA in American Literature from Barnard College, and pursued postgraduate work in American Studies at Columbia University.