Self-Portraits




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Juror: Jean Ferro
Photo Artist / President
Women In Photography International



RESUMES


Laura Bennett,

1st Place


Self Portraits
Pearland, Texas, USA


"Mother" 2008, Digital Image comprised of
scanned film & found medical illustration



Laura Bennett

http://laurabennett.artspan.com/mbr_bio.php
ljbennettphoto@comcast.net

M. F. A 2007 Photo / Digital Media University of Houston
B. A 2003 Journalism / Editorial Humboldt State University
B. A. 2001 Studio Art Photography Humboldt State University

Work History
Media Art Faculty, Episcopal High School, Bellaire, TX (Photo I, II,III, Digital Media and Website Design) 2008 - Current
Adjunct Art Faculty, Houston Community College Central, TX (Photography I and II) 2007-08
Adjunct Fine Art Faculty, University of Houston, TX (Intermediate Photo, Fundamentals Photo, Computer Imaging) 2005-08

Awards / Grants
First place, Women in Photography international 2009, Self-Portrait category
Honorable Mention, Women in Photography International 2009, Family Gathering category
Nominee, 4th Annual Black & White Spider Awards, Abstract Category, Amateur
Honorable Mention, Texas National 2009, S.F. Austin State University, TX
Finalist, Photographer's Forum 28th Annual Spring Photography Contest
Grant Recipient Barbara Deming Memorial Fund 2008,Wilton, NH
Recipient First Annual Hungry’s Photography Grant 2007: Hungry’s Gallery, Houston, TX
Honorable Mention Singular Image 2007: The Center (Formerly Santa Fe Center for Photography) NM
2006 Joan Wich Graduate Fellowship University of Houston, TX
Honorable Mention: 2006 Soho Photo 2nd Nat’l Juried Alternative Process Competition, NY

Selected Exhibitions
2009

Texas National Exhibition, S.F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX
Women in Photography International, Online Gallery 2009
Center for Fine Art Photography: Idea of Self, Juried by Susan J. Zadeh, Fort Collins, CO
Houston Center for Photography Print Auction Exhibition, Houston, TX
Hungry's Gallery Third Annual Print Auction, Houston, TX

2008
Thrive, Curated by Mary Ross Taylor, Diverse Works Gallery, Houston TX
Center for Fine Art Photography: Edgy Exhibition, Juried by Michael Itkoff, Fort Collins, CO
Infectious Myth, Photographic Exhibition by Laura J. Bennett, Hungry’s Gallery, Houston, TX
Texas Photographic Society 16: The National Competition Travelling Show, Juried by Michelle Dunn

2007
Bay Area Photography Club: 10th Juried Photography Exhibition, Juried by Madeline Yale, Clear Lake, TXTexas Photographic Society 16: The National Competition Travelling Show, Juried by Michelle Dunn Texas Photographic Society 15th Annual Juried Traveling Exhibition, Juried by Harris FogelVisual Edge 3: Handcrafted, Juried by Kerik Kouklis and Mary Swisher, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, CA
Texas Photographic Society’s 22nd Annual Members Only Show, Juried by Kathy Vargas, San Antonio, TX30 Years / 30 Cakes, National Juried Exhibition, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MISuspended Glances, Comerce Street Artist Warehouse, Houston TX

2006
The Art of Digital International Juried Exhibition, Juried by Hugh Davies, Lyceum Theatre, San Diego, CATexas Photographic Society:15th Annual Juried Traveling Exhibition, Juried by Harris FogelSoho Photo Juried National Alternative Process Competition, Juried by Christopher James Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY

Publications
2008
The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes by Christopher James 2nd Ed. Contributing Image
Photographer's Forum Best of Photography Annual, December 2008 finalist image from 28th Annual Contest
SHOTS Magazine Dreams Issue #101/Autumn '08. contributing image
TPS 16: The National Competition 2007 Catalogue

2007
TPS 22: Annual Member's Only Show Catalogue

2006
The Art of Digital Show Catalogue 2006, Lyceum Theatre Gallery, San Diego, CA

2004
Professional Mariner, Journal of the Maritime Industry Issue #83 Oct 2004
Classic Casualties : Brother Jonathan Sinking, Contributing Article and Photographs2003 Osprey 2003 The Tragedy of the Brother Jonathan, Contributing Article and Photographs2002 Fotophile: Journal for Creative Photographers, Issue #40, Cover Photo and Fresh Pics Student Page

2001 Toyon, Humboldt State University Literary Journal Vol. #47, Contributing Photography and Poetry
2000 Toyon, Humboldt State University Literary Journal Vol. #46, Contributing Photography and Poetry
1999 Toyon, Humboldt State University Literary Journal Vol #45, Contributing Photography and Poetry
1997 The Bull of the Woods, by Crawdad Nelson, Gorda Plate Press, Mendocino, CA Cover Photo
101 on 101: A Hundred and One Things to do I Humboldt County, Contributing Photography and Article





Catherine Money,

2nd Place

South Pasadena, California, USA
 

""Para llenar estas botas" 2008, Polaroid Spectra film scanned, 30" x 30" print


Catherine Ellen Money
http://www.catherinemoneyphotography.com
Catherine1458@earthlink.net
Photographic Artist and Poet
CONTACT
626.483.5476
LINKS
http://catherinemoneyphotography.blogspot.com/
www.catherinemoneyphotography.com
www.cerarts.com
www.photoserve.com/portfolio/Money_Catherine
www.womeninphotography.org
www.coldspringsgallery.com
www.paragonegallery.com
www.art4love.com
www.poetry.comEDUCATION

  WIPI PROfessional Member PhotoProfile

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Illustrative Photography 1983
Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA


EXPERIENCE
Trained in Chicago, Illinois, first as an assistant with many top commercial photographers and then as a freelance photographer working with a diverse client base producing product and food imagery.
Presently, I am working on a variety of photographic projects, including both fine art and commercial.


CURRENT PHOTOGRAPHIC PROJECTS

THE 50X50 PROJECT
Artist propelled project
PORTRAITS of 50 women between the ages of 50 and 59.
http://catherinemoneyphotography.blogspot.com/
THE ONE IN EIGHT PROJECT
PORTRAITS OF BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
Commissioned by Devon Williams
CHAIRS THAT POSSESS US
Artist propelled
A SERIES OF STILL LIFES INVOLVING CHAIRS

I am the recipient of the Certificate of Achievement from the International Photography Awards for the photographic submission, “Minikin” Matter from the Planet Paradise collection. Selected as ‘Photographers to Watch’ by Photo District News-Food Glorious Food-December 2006. Featured in Art4Love 5 x 5 Newsletter, May 2006 for top hits to site.

Along with photography, I am a published poet with works printed in both the United States and the United Kingdom. As an active ambassador for the International Society of Poets, I am a recipient of the Silver Metal Award from the International Society of Poets and named ‘Who’s Who in 2004”, 2005, and 2006 from the same organization.


REPRESENTATION
CAROL RICHARDS, ARTISTS AGENT
1.323.939.7836

COLDSPRINGS GALLERY
MARY SANBURN
PO BOX 803282
SANTA CLARITA, CA 91380
661.312.9670

PARAGONE GALLERY
621 WEST KNOLL DRIVE
WEST HOLLYWOOD CA 90069
1.310.659.0607
FRANCIE KELLEY-GALLERY OWNER

EXHIBITS & JURIED WORK


16 Images presently on exhibit at
THE OSTRICH FARM
1010 Sycamore Ave. South Pasadena, CA
Running through the summer 2009


UCLA MEDICAL CENTER, SANTA MONICA CA
Labor & Delivery Center
Acquisition of 3 fine art images from
PLANET PARADISE COLLECTION
April 2009


HOTEL SOFITEL
LA Cienega, West Hollywood,CA
Acquisition of 5 images from
PLANET PARADISE COLLECTION
Spring 2007


Photo San Francisco, Fort Mason Center
Exhibited through Coldsprings Gallery
July 20, 21, 22, 23, 2006
Twenty four selected works from Planet Paradise
On exhibit at AIM Pasadena & AIM LA
June 2005-June 2006


“Made In California” Exhibition
Juried by Michelle Deiziel of Norton Simon Museum
“Moonflower” & “Dizzy” (40 x 60 )
2 Images on Metallic Paper
City of Brea Gallery. Brea CA
Jan- March 2006


“Women in Photography”
I00th Birthday Salute to Ruth Bernard
On Line Exhibition, “Beauty”
“Stacey at the Coop” Platinum Paladium print
October 2005

“Women In Photography”
On Line Exhibition
Concepts on Beauty
“Dizzy”
Summer 2005


“Made in California” Exhibition
Juried by Alma Ruiz of MOCA
“Spanish Love No. 1”
40x60 photographic print on metallic
Jan-March 2005

EVENTS
Creative Arts Center
Burbank, CA
53 photographic images on exhibit
Abstract botanicals on metallic paper with
Complementary poetic writings
October 2004


“The Four Day Gallery”
Finishing Solutions, Glendale, CA
Six photographs from “Planet Paradise”
On exhibit with other works by:
Viggo Mortensen, Richard Misrach, Jennifer Gardner,
And Norman Stein
April 2004


Featured Artist in “Fleur de Vie” Exhibit
The Arroyo Collection, South Pasadena, CA
25 images on exhibit
Abstract botanicals on metallic paper
January 2004


Friends and Family Show
Harold’s Gallery at INSYNCMEDIA
Inglewood, CA
“Orange Ruffles”
40x60 floral on metallic
August 2004


Judy Chicago’s Envisioning the Future Project
Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA
“Baby Zach”
30x30 B/W portrait on metallic
Juried competition-Feb 2004

American Institute of Graphic Artists
Art/Design LA
Harold’s Gallery at INSYNCMEDIA
Inglewood, CA
“Lava Flower”
30x48 iris print on watercolor paper
August 2003


Millard Sheets Gallery
Pomona, CA
“Corn Study No.1”
30x30 still life on metallic paper
Sept-2003

626.483.5476c.
www.catherinemoneyphotography.com
Let the beauty you love be what you do.


 


Diane Silverman ,

3rd Place

Los Angeles, California, USA
 

“The Barrier” series, 2007, scanned film


djsilverman@sbcglobal.net


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