This annual, juried photography competition is open to all residents of Connecticut  and is highly regarded for excellence statewide.  IMAGES 2016 is celbrating is 35th annual competition and exhibition of the art of photography in its many aspects,formats and technologies. This program encourages excellence among photographic artists.  IMAGES is the oldest annual, statewide, professionally juried competition and exhibition open to all Connecticut photographers.  All photographers, amateur to professional, with a passion and dedication to photography as an art form are invited to submit work for consideration by a distinguished panel of jurors. The jurors for this annual competition bring varying areas of expertise to the review of photographs and have included educators, curators, photographers, critics and gallery owners.

Click here for 2016 Call for Entry

First Light by Thomas Wells

2016 Jurors:

Robert Calaafiore, Assistant Dean, Hartford Art School-University of Hartford; Frances Jakubek, Associate Director Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA; Paul Stetzer, President SoHo Photo Gallery, New York, NY

IMAGES 2016 Dates:

All events take place at the Mill Gallery @ Guilford Art Center, 411 Church Street, Guilford, CT.

Submissions: Friday, March 11: 4pm - 7pm; Saturday & Sunday, March 12 & 13: 10am - 4pm

Artists' Award Reception: Sunday, March 20, 3pm - 5pm (Awards presented at 4pm)

Exhibition: Monday, March 21 through Saturday, April, 9 Noon - 4pm daily, Thursdays until 7pm.

Gallery Talk, Wednesday, March 30, 7pm
Speaker: Peter Bosco, MFA in Photography-Ohio University

Click here for samples of Artist's Statements.

Click here for examples of protective cases/portfolios.

IMAGES at CT Hospice:
At the close of the show at the Mill Gallery of the Guilford Art Center, many of the wonderful photographs from IMAGES 2016 will be re-installed for a month long exhibition at CT Hospice in Branford. 2016 dates are April 14 - May 19..