A broad-ranging invitational exhibition, State Of The Art (SOTA) features fifteen prominent and innovative Northern California photographers. The exhibition will run from November 2 through November 29, 2018, and will kick off with a festive opening reception during Santa Cruz’s First Friday, November 2, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. In addition, a variety of SOTA events will run throughout November, with all tickets available via Eventbrite. Please join us in exploring photography’s fascinating and inspiring State of the Art during the entire month of November.
Exhibiting are Brigitte Carnochan, Linda Connor, Binh Danh, Janet Fine, Sara Friedlander, Shelby Graham, Chris Johnson, Karolina Karlic, Bob Kolbrener, Robin Lasser & Adrienne Pao, Kathryn Mayo, Ryuijie, Jerry Takigawa and Huntington Witherill. Their photography reflects a diverse array of current and historical mediums, including digital imaging, gelatin silver, platinum/palladium, wet plate collodion, daguerreotype, and mixed media.
SPECIAL EVENTS DURING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER:
Digital Printing Workshop with Freestyle Photographic Supplies
Saturday, Nov. 3, Noon to 4:00 pm
Followed by an artists’ panel discussion,
Saturday Nov. 3, 6:00 to 7:30 pm, reception 7:30 to 8:30 pm
Panelists, exhibiting artists: Binh Danh, Sara Friedlander, Karolina Karlic, and Robin Lasser. Moderators: Wallace Baine, veteran arts & culture journalist, Santa Cruz, and Brian Taylor, Executive Director of CPA
General admission: $75 for both events (includes one year CPA membership),
CPA Members: $35 for both events.
Panel discussion only: $10 General, CPA members free.
Enroll early, space is limited! Tickets via Eventbrite, https://bit.ly/2DnMoeY
Reception and achievement award with retired Congressman Sam Farr
November 14, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Free to the public. Tickets available via Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2O2YwWJ
State of the Art (SOTA) Online Competition
The Human Spirit
Entry period: September 26 – November 6
Jurors: Ann Hazels, Radius Gallery, Santa Cruz; Rick Murai, Assistant Director, CPA
Entry fee $35 for 4 images, $500 in awards
SOTA Online Competition
Juror’s presentation, awards announcement and reception
Saturday, Nov.17, 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Free to the public. Tickets available via Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2xBTsiE
To learn more about the SOTA exhibition and events, go to: https://photography.org/event/state-of-the-art/