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For Immediate Release

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



(Tuscaloosa, Ala.) The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa will present the 14th Annual Double Exposure Juried Photography Exhibit at the Bama Theatre and Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in 2017.  The competition will be open to Ala. photographers with divisions for both adults (Ages 18 and older) and juniors (Ages 12-17).

The Adult Division will be on display at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center Feb. 3-24, 2017 in The Arts Council Gallery and will feature an opening reception and presentation of awards on Feb. 3 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday. The Junior Division portion of the competition will be exhibited at the Bama Theatre galleries Jan. 23-Feb. 12, 2017 with the awards presentation and closing reception on Feb. 12 from 2 -3 p.m.

Both Junior and Adult entries will be accepted for the first round of judging Dec. 2-11, 2016 by way of digital upload. A fee of $35 will be charged to enter three images in the Adult Division, and $25 in the Junior Division. No entry fees will be refunded. All photographic media will be accepted.

A complete list of requirements, specifications and important dates for both divisions are currently available on The Arts Council’s website at tuscarts.org/competition-doubleexposure. Submittable.com, a digital image upload site, will be used for image submissions instead of the CDs used in the past. A link to the site will be present on the Double Exposure website pages beginning Dec. 2.

Awards in the Adult Division will be 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 $250 cash award for Best of Show plus four $125 cash awards.

Harrison Galleries, 2315 University Blvd., Tuscaloosa, is the sponsor of the Adult Division awards.

Gallery hours are Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m.-noon & 1 p.m.-4 p.m. The Bama Theatre is located at 600 Greensboro Avenue in downtown Tuscaloosa and the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center at 620 Greensboro Ave. on the same block. For more information about The Arts Council, 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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Kevin Ledgewood