OPENING RECEPTION: August 10, 6-8:30
This August, Touchstone Gallery presents some of the region’s top emerging and established photographers juried by one of DC’s most esteemed photojournalists.
Touchstone Gallery encouraged photographers in the surrounding area to enter their finest photographs, expecting only the best to fill Touchstone’s walls. PHOTO FOCUS is a collaboration of photographs that appeals to diverse tastes within a sole medium.
Antonia Macedo Barbara Tyroler Ben Marcin Candace Clifford Carl Root Chandi Kelley Chris Christy Chris Hanessian Christopher A. Rok Christy Stebbins Cynthia Young Daniel Nakamura Danielle Eure Dave Montgomery David Kosar Deborah Brooks Deborah Kane Dennis O'Keefe E. de Planque, III Eric McCollum Esther Hidalgo Harvey Kupferberg Jennifer Fairfax Jerry Swain Jim Mitchell Joan DeMoss Joshua Gomez Julie Miller Julie Woodford Karen Keating Lee Goodwin Mary D. Ott Michael Borek Michael Fleischhacker Michael Lang Myeongsoo Kim Peter Karp Philip J. Gross Rhett Rebold Rona Eisner Schuyler Borton Sheila Meyer Steve Maxwell Steve Strawn Susana Raab Tyrone Paige Ulrich Stein Vincent Lee Smith William Atkins
JUROR: Sharon Farmer
JUROR Sharon Farmer is a professional photojournalist and lectures extensively on photography and photojournalism. Among her many roles, she served as Director of the White House Photography Office from 1999-2001; was A White House photographer since 1993, documenting the Clinton-Gore Administration; was the campaign photographer for Sen. John Kerry’s presidential election campaign in 2004; curated a photography show entitled “Cuba Now” at the District of Columbia’s Sumner Museum. Over the years she has photographed for The Washington Post, the Smithsonian Institution, and The American Association for the Advancement of Science, to name a few. Ms. Farmer’s work has been featured in several books and her photography has been exhibited at the Washington Project for the Arts, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and the Bethune Museum Archive, Inc. Ms. Farmer has taught and lectured extensively on photography and journalism at the American University, the Smithsonian Institution, Mount Vernon College, The National Geographic Society, Indiana University and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). In 2001 she lectured in five cities for the “Flying Short Course” sponsored by the National Association of Press Photographers.
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