On Wednesday, June 5, 2013 En Foco’s New Works Photography Fellowship Awards #16 exhibition will debut at Longwood Arts Gallery, located at Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse (@149th), Bronx, NY. The opening reception will be Wednesday, June 5th, from 5pm – 9pm in conjunction with the Bronx Council on the Arts’ Bronx Culture Trolley Night. We hope you will take a trip to Longwood Art Gallery to see the work, which is on view through August 30th, 2013.
Hand picked by juror Natasha Egan, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, this year’s New Works Photography Fellowship Awards exhibition features the work of Yijun Pixy Liao, Mercedes Dorame, Rodrigo Valenzuela, Daniel Ballesteros and Jared Soares.
En Foco’s New Works Photography Fellowship Awards is an annual program selecting U.S. based photographers of Latino, African or Asian heritage, and Native Peoples of the Americas and Pacific, through a free national call for entries. It helps artists to create or complete an in-depth photographic series exploring themes of their choice, and provides the infrastructure needed for national visibility and a professional exhibition of their new work in the New York area.
Submissions for New Works #17, juried by renown photographer educator, and marketing consultant Mary Virginia Swanson will be accepted through June 30, 2013. Please click HERE for details on how to apply.
This exhibition is made possible with funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, the Bronx Council on the Arts, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Auchincloss Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Bronx Empowerment Zone, Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, The Scherman Foundation, NYC Council Members Maria del Carmen Arroyo and James Vacca, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Bronx Delegation of the City Council, PDN and Lowepro.