The 36th annual Photography Regional opens at the Albany Center Gallery on Tuesday (March 11), showcasing the artwork of more than 40 Nippertown photographers. The exhibition will remain on display through Friday, April 18. In conjunction with Albany’s monthly First Friday arts walk, the gallery will host a reception with the artists from 5-9pm on Friday, April 4 with the awards ceremony at 7:30pm.
Photographers Mark McCarty and Susan Myers served as jurors for the exhibit, selecting the work of 43 photographers from the more than 130 who submitted. The resulting Photo Regional includes several well-recognized and established professionals alongside talented newcomers The art work ranges from the traditional to the cinematic, from the avant-garde to the formalist.
Photographers whose work was selected for the exhibition include Jim Allen, Deyva Arthur, Justin Baker, Breanna Berger-Tzabar, Newbold Bohemia, Laura Brodsky, Carrie Brown, David Bruce, Perry Burlingame, Tracey Buyce, Beau Comeaux, Frisbee Houde Connie, Kayla Coons, Ian Creitz, Chris DeMarco, Jeri Eisenberg, Michael Farrell, Ray Felix, Steven Fink, Jim Flosdorf, George Gati, George Gruel, Stephen Honicki, Mike Hotter, Sean Hovendick, Scott Keidong, Michelle Mainella, Dan McCormack, Chuck Miller, Art Murphy, Erika Nusser, Linda Pinkans, Luba Ricket, Anthony Salamone, Mark Schmidt, Mike Shannon, George Simmons, Richard Tomasulo, Mark Van Wormer, Jacqueline Vincent, Katherine F. Wardle, Brian Williams and Yaqing Xie.