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Double Exposure Photography Exhibition

Artwork from the Double Exposure Photography Exhibition, 2010In its 12th year, the Double Exposure juried photography competition is open to photographers in the state of Alabama with divisions for both Juniors and Adults. Images to appear in the exhibit are chosen from digital images on disks mailed to The Arts Council then the purchase award, cash prizes and honorable mentions are selected after the exhibit is hung in the gallery prior to the opening reception.


2015 Competition


  • November 3 - 21, 2014:  Accept entry CDs in person and by mail - DEADLINE NOVEMBER 21 AT 4 PM
  • December 12, 2014:  Accepted works posted on Arts Council website
  • January 5 - 9, 2015:  Accepted works received in person and by mail at The Arts Council office; 9 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4pm
  • January 16, 2015:  Winners posted on website
  • January 19, 2015:  Exhibit begins; Gallery Hours Mon-Fri 9 am - 12 pm & 1 pm - 4 pm and during Bama Theatre events
  • February 15, 2015 from 1 pm - 2 pm:  Exhibit closing reception and awards presentation / pick-up work
  • Week of February 16, 2015:  Works picked up by artists not present at closing and those to be returned by pre-arranged shipping mailed back to artist

Judging Results - Final Round (Winning Entries)

Adult Division                                   
$500 Purchase Award - Mary M. Meares – Northport – Rain
$250 Cash Award - Lynn Schmidt - Dothan - Key to My Heart
$250 Cash Award - Ken Johnson - Birmingham - Forgotten Plymouth
$250 Cash Award - Tim Nunnally -  Tuscaloosa - Distant and Diagonal
$250 Cash Award - Julia Whitten – Tuscaloosa - don Quixote

Junior Division                                  
$250 Best of Show - Kathryn Bell - Pike Road - Behind the Door
$125 Cash Award - Rachel Wright – Birmingham - Ghost of a Soldier
$125 Cash Award - Emily Muller – Birmingham - Frozen Leaf
$125 Cash Award - Evan Poole – Birmingham - Birmingham Alabama 1940s
$125 Cash Award - Amanda Roussel – Birmingham - Innocent Drifter



Accepted Entries

Adult Division

Tom Rogers Tuscaloosa Mittens
Martin Naugher Northport Livin' on the Edge
Ken  Johnson Birmingham Forgotten Plymouth
Ken  Johnson Birmingham Old Fire Truck
Jim Morris Tuscaloosa Winter Wetlands
Margaret Gluhman Auburn Yellow Moon
Lynn Schmidt Dothan Key to My Heart
William  Fenn Pike Road Molly
Dennis J.  Garvin Northport Untitled (Leaf with Dew)
Denise N.  Young Prattville After the Rain
Kay Alkire Brummal Montgomery Little Foot Mongoose
Madelyn Carr Bonnett Columbiana Fading Glory
Mary M.  Meares Northport Rain
Julia Whitten Tuscaloosa don Quixote
Tim Nunnally Tuscaloosa Distant and Diagonal
Carl Jackson Camden Nesting
Kelley Morgan Birmingham A Soldier's Pay
Kelley Morgan Birmingham First Date
John B.  Shadrick Trussville Last Hurrah
Janet N.  Wilson Jasper Wing and a Prayer
Rick  Shopfner Tuscaloosa In the Garden
Sarah Austin Tuscaloosa Sunday

Junior Division

Cameron Kennedy Birmingham Ghost in the Machine
Ashley Adams Birmingham Grandma's House
Catherine Bamford  Vestavia Hills Man and Beast
Jordan Booth Birmingham Companionship
Joel  Brock Birmingham Diversity
Suneeti Chambers Birmingham Pure Joy
Annabel  Davis Birmingham Fading
Mimi Davis Birmingham Lost
Catalina Font de Mora Birmingham Clarity
Elizabeth Harvey Birmingham Unvanquished
Emily Hillhouse Leeds Delta Cotton
Maya Kitchens Birmingham Black Eyed Susan
Lucy Pless Birmingham Infinite
Mihir A.  Limdi Indian Springs Sandstorm
James Patterson Hoover Ignorance of a Teenager
Briona Ray Birmingham All That's Left
Sophie Sabri Birmingham Nomad Pigmentation
Lela A. Sutton Birmingham Woodlawn
Josh Teel Birmingham Dream of Blue
Guy Twa Birmingham Feather
Katherine Wilson Birmingham Inflation
Bartoh Perkins Birmingham Bo
Bartoh Perkins Birmingham Lost
Evan  Poole Birmingham Time Traveler
Evan  Poole Birmingham Birmingham Alabama 1940s
Amanda Roussel Birmingham Innocent Drifter
Ellie Vance Birmingham The Road Not Taken
Taylor Oswalt Montgomery No Hope
Caton Oswalt Wetumpka Tornado
Paden Browning Montgomery Nature's Art
Claire Lynton Homewood Passing
Kyle Hsu Birmingham Lillypads with Water
Maya Guru Vestavia Hills Balloons
Lilly Sharp Birmingham Behind Glass Walls
Lilly Sharp Birmingham Minos
Amrita Lakhanpal Birmingham Lightning
Amrita Lakhanpal Birmingham Bride
Arjun Lakhanpal Birmingham Muscle Power
Caroline Lee Birmingham Yellow Essence
Dylan Lyall Birmingham Old Bottles
Emily Muller Birmingham Frozen Leaf
Emily Muller Birmingham Cactus Shadow
John O'Brien Birmingham A Yellow Flash
Grace  Patterson Leeds The Forgotten
Maya Leonard Birmingham Envy
Nic Parmer Indian Springs Weird Angle of Guitar
Chandni Patel Birmingham The Red That Could
Lauryn Hill Pleasant Grove Perspective
Rachel Wright Birmingham Ghost of a Soldier
Lillian Victoria Dale Mountain Brook Not Like Other Girls
Leo Styslinger Birmingham Untitled (4) (hand)
Kara Gravlee Mountain Brook Behind the Window
Clint  Isom Birmingham Empty Pockets
Clint  Isom Birmingham Reflections
Caleb Griffin Montgomery Make a Wish
Emily Jones Montgomery Mod
Jillian Harris Montgomery Like Father, Like Son
Kaitlyn Tarver Montgomery Big Ball Little Dog
Kamron Jones Pike Road American Flag
Kathryn Bell Pike Road Behind the Door
Aarthi  Namasivayam Vestavia Hills Trio

For more information contact Sharron Rudowski at education@tuscarts.org

Entry Form 

Guidelines & Entry Form

 1.Open link to show guidelines/application form PDF, located above this text.  Select File-Save As and save the PDF to your computer.  In order to view and complete the form properly, you must have the latest version of Adobe Reader on your computer. 

2.Read all guidelines before completing the form and submitting work to The Arts Council.

3.The application form (page 3 of the PDF) is designed to complete using your computer.  After opening the PDF in Adobe Reader, click the selection in the square on the upper right side of your screen that says “Highlight Existing Fields.”

4.Fill out the form by clicking in the first highlighted field after “Name.”  After you complete each field, push Tab on your keyboard to move to the next, or use your mouse to click in each field.  When selecting “Yes” or “No,” use your mouse to click in the appropriate square.

5.Be sure to select File - Save periodically to save your work for future editing.  If you wish to edit your form, be sure to select the version saved to your hard drive, not the original form on The Arts Council site.

6.Upon final editing and completion, print out page 3 of the form. Either mail or bring your CD to The Arts Council office accompanied by your entry fee, completed application and list of included works and prices (bottom left of form). The completed labels (bottom right of form) are only necessary if your work is chosen to appear in the exhibit, in which case the labels must be taped to the back of the framed work.