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Mary Gerakaris – to find beauty, and sometimes irony

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                               Clinging To The Past

“Clinging to the Past” by Mary Gerakaris was one of the most outstanding entries submitted to the Manhattan Arts International juried “New Beginnings” 2018 online exhibition and a clear choice for an Award of Excellence. The artist’s unique approach to her subject combined with her skillful photographic techniques had an immediate visceral impact on me.  As the curator, it was an honor to include her photograph in the exhibition.”
– Renee Phillips, The Artrepreneur Coach & Director, Manhattan Arts International

 

 

Interview with Mary Gerakaris

 

Ellen Fisch, Published Author of Artwork

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We excited to share with you five new publication of artwork done by our juror for ABSTRACTIONS 2018, Ellen Fisch.  She comments “Using form, shape, composition, line, and values, the abstract photography I create inspires the imagination to explore each image.”  In these five books of artwork Ellen also states, “All of the abstracts are unique and separate entities; however, when combined in a Folio, each one becomes threaded into a theme with its companions.”  Currently, these five publications of art done by Ellen, are available at Blurb.com   Another 5 are planned for this summer.

Click 0n a book cover for more information.  

 

 

ABSTRACTIONS 2018 competition and exhibition

Written by edward on . Posted in Competitions / Exhibitions, Digital Artists in US, Digital Artists Outside US, Information, International, Photographers in US, Photographers Outside of US, Publicity

Theme

Abstractions in the visual arts are about expressing general ideas or qualities of an actual person, object, and action.  It is about expressing ideas and emotions by using elements such as colors and lines without attempting to recreate the original image.  The basis for abstractions is to, in varying degrees, alter the reality of the subject thru Photography or digital art.  This competition invites photographers and digital artists to use their own interpretations of these ideas, using any type of subject matter and using any style of photography or digital art.

Awards

Best In Competition – $400 cash award

2nd Place – $50 cash award

3rd Place – $25 cash award

5 Honorable Mentions

Submissions

opens February 5, 2018

Submission deadline: March 15, 2018

 

Entry Fee: $20 for 2 images; $30 for 3 images; $35 for 5 images; method of payment: PayPal – now accepts all major credit cards

Judging Criteria: Impact, Composition, Theme Consistency, and Creativity will be used to judge entries

Judging Ends: March 22, 2018

Exhibition opens March 25, 2018

*No image that was submitted in prior competitions can be submitted in ABSTRACTIONS 2018.

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