2018 Winners Exhibition

2018 Winners Exhibition

Image detail of Memories © Jerry Takigawa, 2018 Curators Choice Winner

Full Circle – 2018 Winners Exhibition

WHEN: Friday, December 7, 2018
WHERE: Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Gallery A – 423 W King St, Boone, NC 28608

Join us for the Panel Discussion on February 13, 2019, at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Lecture Hall.

CENTER’s 2018 Award and Grant winners projects are featured in the exhibition, Full Circle: 2018 CENTER Award Winners, with images selected by Mary Anne Redding, curator at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. The Award and Grant winning projects investigate current social, environmental, and political issues of critical global importance.

Jeffrey Heyne; Hadley Rille and Delta with Barbed Wire Fence and Crescent Earth; 1971/2016

Adair Freeman Rutledge; Trail, from the series Azalea Trail Maids; 2017

The Choice Awards

Curator’s Choice Awards // Selected by juror Lisa Hostetler, PhD, Curator, George Eastman Museum
• 1st Place: Jerry Takigawa, Monterey, CA; Balancing Cultures
• 2nd Place: Jeffrey Heyne, Boston, MA; To Hunt a Moon
• 3rd Place: Vivien Allender, New York, NY; Global T(w)eens

Director’s Choice Awards // Selected by juror Naomi Cass, Director, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Australia
• 1st Place: Fatemeh Baigmoradi, Albuquerque, NM; It’s Hard to Kill
• 2nd Place: Marcus DeSieno, Ellensburg, WA; No Man’s Land: Views From a Surveillance State
• 3rd Place: Zoe Perry-Wood, Lexington, MA; Hanging in the Balance, Portraits from the BAGLY Prom

Editor’s Choice Awards // Selected by juror Bridget Watson Payne, Senior Editor, Chronicle Books
• 1st Place: Adair Freeman Rutledge, Seattle, WA; Azalea Trail Maids
• 2nd Place: Amber Shields, Austin, TX; Visions of Johanne – The Aging Female Body
• 3rd Place: Jodie Hulden, San Diego, CA; Left Behind

Producer’s Choice Awards // Selected by juror Keith Jenkins, Director of Visual Journalism, NPR
• 1st Place: Tomas van Houtryve, Paris, France; Divided
• 2nd Place: Muriel Hasbun, Silver Springs, MD; Stories of Migration (Triptych)
• 3rd Place: Dirk Anschütz, Brooklyn, NY; Fathers and Sons

Project Development Grant

Selected by juror Leslie Ureña, Associate Curator of Photographs, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian
Winner: Vikesh Kapoor, Los Angeles, CA; See You At Home

Project Launch Grant

Selected by juror Sarah Hermanson Meister, Curator, Department of Photography, Museum of Modern Art
Winner: Tamara Reynolds, Nashville, TN; The Drake