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For Immediate Release

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For Immediate Release                                            
The Arts Council
Contact:  Kevin Ledgewood
205-758-5195, x6

2013 DOUBLE EXPOSURE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION DEADLINE NOVEMBER 28, 2012

(Tuscaloosa)  The Arts Council will present the tenth annual Double Exposure Juried Photography Exhibition, January 17 through February 17, 2013 at the Bama Theatre.  The competition is open to Alabama photographers with divisions for both adults (Ages 18 and older) and juniors (Ages 12-17).  The deadline for entries is November 28, 2012.   All photographic media will be accepted.   Official sponsors are Harrison Galleries and American Shutterbug.

A fee of $35 will be charged to enter three images in the Adult division. Two additional images may be submitted (for a maximum of five) for $5 per piece.  A fee of $25 will be charged to enter three images in the Junior division. Two additional images may be submitted (for a maximum of five) for $5 per piece.  No entry fees will be refunded.

Awards in the Adult Division include a $500 Purchase Award for Best of Show plus four $250 cash awards.  The Purchase Award winner will be invited to present a solo exhibit in an Arts Council gallery at a later date.  Junior Division awards include a $300 cash award for Best of Show plus four $175 cash awards.

Entries submitted for judging must be on CD (compatible to PC with Windows) format.  All entries must be original work, completed within the last two years and not previously shown in a Bama Theatre Gallery show.  Works chosen for the exhibit must be framed with professional standards under Plexiglas or glass and be ready for hanging.  Framed work should be no larger than 32” x 32”.    

The exhibit will open on January 17, 2013 and will end with a closing reception on February 17, 2013 from 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Gallery hours are Monday – Friday from 9 am - 12 pm & 1 pm - 4 pm and during Bama Theatre events.     

Application forms and a complete list of requirements/specifications are available on The Arts Council’s website at tuscarts.org/competition-doubleexposure.

The Bama Theatre is located at 600 Greensboro Avenue is downtown Tuscaloosa.  For more information about The Arts Council or Bama Theatre, patrons should LIKE the Facebook page “The Arts Council – Bama Theatre – Cultural Arts Center” and follow tuscarts on Twitter.  Call 205-758-5195 or visit tuscarts.org for further information.

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