Thursday, May 5, 2011

Photo-OP 2011

Photo-OP, May 3 - 27, 2011

PHOTO-OP showcases excellence in photographic art practice. This 3rd annual juried photography exhibition runs from May 3 to 27 at the John B. Aird Gallery and features 37 original artworks by emerging and professional photographers. Jurors Sophie Hackett, Assistant Curator of Photography at the Art Gallery of Ontario, and Simon Glass, a Toronto-based photographer and Associate Dean, Faculty of Art at OCAD University viewed 263 images from 125 artists. From these they selected works for the exhibition and awarded prizes to Chloe Norman (1st Prize), Laurie Kang (2nd Prize), Neil Fenton (3rd Prize), Walter Segers (Currys Artist Materials Prize), and Anna Soper (Currys Artists Materials Prize).