Members’ Juried Exhibition 2007
Juror: Marisa Sanchez, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seattle Art Museum
On view: November 30, 2007 – January 15, 2008
The Photographic Center Northwest’s Members’ Exhibition is juried by Marisa Sanchez, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Seattle Art Museum. This selection of prints features a range of work including landscapes, aerials, portraits, narratives, conceptual still lifes, abstracts & objects worthy of interest in typological studies. Sanchez chose 1-4 images per artist. PCNW members are amongst the most unique emerging and established artists in the country working in analog, digital and alternative processes. Three cash prizes will be awarded by Marisa Sanchez at the opening reception on November 30th, 6-8pm.
Marisa C. Sánchez is the Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Seattle Art Museum. Beginning in late April 2007, Sánchez joined SAM’s curatorial staff, working closely with Michael Darling, the Jon and Mary Shirley Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Since February 2003, Marisa had been at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) as curatorial assistant in the photography department. In this position she curated a number of exhibits including Two Women Look West, a large-scale exhibition of 85 photographs dating from the 1930s – 1960s and The Target Collection of American Photography: A Century in Pictures. Sánchez has also written criticism for publications, and has served on the Board of Houston’s Lawndale Art Center where she has worked with contemporary artists on exhibitions of their work and co-organized a symposium on alternative art spaces. A native of New Jersey, Marisa holds a Masters in Art History, Theory, and Criticism from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
1st Place Award: Tealia Ellis Ritter, IL
2nd Place Award: Alejandro Cartagena, Monteray, NL
3rd Place Award: Pipi, WA
Loewyn Young, WA
David Wolf, CA