Friday, December 9, 2011

Hurricane Ike Photograph selected for the TPS 25th Members' Only Show

Originally published on Facebook, Friday, November 29, 2011 at 8:20pm.

Opening in January, Options Gallery at Odessa College in Odessa, Texas will host of the Texas Photographic Society’s 25th Members’ Only Show.  My photograph Nails, Screws, and Nuts, 2008 from the series Hurricane Ike: Images from the Debris Field was selected for this exhibit by the competition’s juror, Henry Horenstein

Horenstein is a widely published and exhibited professional photographer and the author of more than two dozen books, including the classic texts Black & White Photography, Beyond Basic Photography, and Color Photography, and monographs such as Creatures, Canine, and Racing Days. His work has appeared in Life, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, and Town & Country. Horenstein is currently a professor at the Rhode Island School of Design, where he has taught photography for more than twenty years.

Friends also having work selected for the exhibit include: Susan Barnett, Marti Belcher, Tami Bone, Polly Chandler, Susan de Witt, Steve Goff, Kirsten Hoving, Ellen Jantzen, Carol Serur, Sharon Shero, Amanda Smith, and Ashton Thornhill.  In this exhibit, Polly Chandler was awarded Honorable Mention for her work Along an Icy Pond.

The Texas Photographic Society’s 25th Members’ Only Show can be viewed from January 9 through March 9 at Options Gallery on the Odessa College campus, located at 201 W. University, in Odessa, Texas.
Nails, Screws, and Nuts, 2008
27.9 X 22 inches (70.9 X 55.8 cm)
Copyright 2008 Richard Allen Ashmore - All Rights Reserved.

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