UH Manoa Pacifc New Media to host contemporary photography survey

Barb Forsyth

MANOA—The Third Annual Survey Exhibition of Contemporary Photography in Hawaii, sponsored by UH Manoa Outreach College’s Pacific New Media, is open to all artists using photographic processes: traditional silver or color prints, digital imaging, alternative processes, and mixed media explorations. The juried exhibition offers photographers a venue for exhibiting work and provides an up-to-date snapshot of state-of-the-art of photography in Hawaii.

Hawaii residents—both amateurs and professionals—are welcome to submit original works that have been created within the past two years, have not been previously exhibited, and show evidence of a photographic process in their creation. Selected images will be exhibited at Frame Arts Hawaii, 627 South Street, from April 1 to April 30, with an opening night reception for the public on Friday, April 1 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. An awards ceremony will take place at 7:00 p.m.

Prizes and Awards include a Juror`s award for a one or two-day Pacific New Media workshop; a free frame and labor from Frame Arts Hawaii; dinner for four at Orchids Restaurant, Halekulani Hotel, Waikiki; $100 gift certificates from Hawaii Photo Rental and Imageworks Hawaii; fine art photo paper from Kaimuki Camera; and a special Purchase Prize from award-winning photographer Peter Shaindlin.

Images must be submitted by February 25. For an entry form and submission details, including entry fees, visit www.outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm or, for questions, contact [email protected] or (808) 956.3422.