The Alliance for the Arts is seeking artists to submit their work to Your Best Shot: A Juried Exhibit. The exhibit is dedicated to photographers and photography and is sponsored by GMA Architects. The show’s opening reception is October 6 from 5 – 7 p.m.
This year’s juror is Steve Chase. Steve holds degrees in both Fine Art Photography and Motion Pictures. Prior to teaching at Florida Southwestern State College he was one of the founding faculty members of the Undergraduate Program of the School of Motion Pictures Arts at Florida State University, where he served as a full time faculty member from 1990 – 2004. In 1997 he won Florida State University’s highly coveted T.I.P. award for excellence in college teaching. In 2002 he was nominated for a university teaching award and in 2004 he was recognized for his distinguished contribution to the success of the Film School.
His photography has been exhibited throughout the state and nationally. His films have been screened at festivals nationally and internationally. Steve is a recipient of a Florida Individual Artist Fellowship – 1992. Chase has taught Fine Art Photography at FSW since 2008.
There will be a gallery walk with the artists and juror October 14 at 6 p.m. during SoCo Second Saturday Art Crawl. There will be a $300 award for Best in Show, $125 for 2nd place, and $75 for 3rd place.