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



(Tuscaloosa, Ala.) The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa is pleased to announce the Junior Division winners of the 2018 Double Exposure Juried Photography competition.  Open to photographers from the state of Alabama only, the annual event is now in its 15th year. 

Artists were allowed to enter up to three works in either Adult or Junior categories, and any photographic media was accepted. Tuscaloosa photographer Michael Moore served as the judge.

Awards were contributed in part by Buffalo Rock Pepsi of Tuscaloosa.

Junior Division:

$250 Best of Show: Ashley Johnsen, Hoover, for “White Noise”

$125 Cash Awards:

Jordan Clayton, Montgomery, for “Spider Man”
Jordan Clayton, Montgomery, for “Through My Brother’s Eyes”
Mimi Davis, Birmingham, for “He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not”
Frances Wilson, Birmingham, for “Dancers”

Honorable Mentions

Amrita Lakhanpal, Birmingham, for “Second Self”
Heli Patel, Pike Road, for “All American”

The Junior Division exhibit is currently on display at the Bama Theatre’s Junior League Gallery and will end with a closing reception and awards ceremony on Feb. 11, 2018 from 2-3 p.m. The Junior League Gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. and also during Bama Theatre events. Enter through the PARA Building, located adjacent to the theatre, during daytime hours.

The Adult Division exhibit will be on display at The Arts Council Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center. An opening reception and awards ceremony will be held on Feb. 2 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday with the exhibit closing on Feb. 23. The Arts Council Gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Adult Division winners will be announced the week of Jan. 29.

The Bama Theatre and Dinah Washington Cultural Center are located on the 600 block of Greensboro Avenue in 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.