The Ann Arbor Art Center is accepting applications for the annual juried Art Now series of exhibits at Gallery 117, this one focusing on photography. ART NOW: PHOTOGRAPHY will highlight photographic artists that are able to use the world as a raw material to communicate their own visions and experiences. While the processes may vary significantly, this exhibition will highlight innovative artists working in photography whose practices shapes what Photography is in 2016.
Juror Millee Tibbs is a visual artist residing in Detroit, MI. Her work has been shown throughout the United States and Latin America, including solo exhibitions at Blue Sky Gallery – Oregon Center for Photographic Arts, Notre Dame University, the University of Massachusetts (Lowell), La Patronal Espacio Proyecto (Buenos Aires), and El Centro Cultural de España (Santo Domingo). Recently, she was included in “After Ansel Adams” (Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego), and “America in View: Landscape Photography: 1865 to Now, (RISD Museum, Providence). Tibbs’ work is held in the permanent collections of the RISD Museum, the Portland Art Museum, and in the Midwest Project at the Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago). She has won numerous awards including studio residencies at the MacDowell Colony, VCCA, Jentel, the Santa Fe Art Institute, and LPEP in Buenos Aires; as well as Puffin Foundation West and ISE Cultural Foundation grants. Tibbs is currently an Assistant Professor at Wayne State University.
Artists may submit a minimum of 1, or maximum 3 images or total media. There is an entry fee of $35. Deadline for submissions is March 13. For more information and to apply: http://www.annarborartcenter.org/exhibitions/art-now-photography-2016/