The Council on Culture & Arts is pleased to present Photofest 2021, an annual, juried, fine art photography exhibition at the Artport Gallery now through Jan. 10, 2022.
From breathtaking landscapes to mind-bending altered images, the Photofest 2021 exhibition features fine art photographs by 33 local artists. The artworks were selected by a volunteer jury comprised of accomplished photographers who reviewed the submitted images and selected work for exhibition.
There were more than 100 individual artworks submitted by 40 artists and all those images can be viewed in COCA’s Online Gallery at cocaonlinegallery.zenfolio.com.
The artists selected to display artwork in the physical exhibition at the Artport Gallery are: Michael Alfano Jr., Inger Avant, Katie Clark, Dawn Cooke, James Daniels, George Dawson, Joel Dawson, Elizabeth George, Gregg Gleason, Lisa Faire Graham, Scott Holstein, Bill Humphries, Art McConnell, Tommy McGraw, Timothy Moore, Adieren Narro, Ruth Nickens, Bob O’Lary, Joey Phelps, Kent Putnam, Roger Raepple, Rabon Ragan, Maria Renzulli, Michael Riffle, Bri Rodriguez, Dewayne Smith, Lisa Stephens, Patrick Sternad, Kathryn Stivers, Randy Traynor, Maggie Wilkerson, Caleb Wilmer and Danielle Wirsansky.
This is one of many rotating exhibitions curated by the Council on Culture & Arts on behalf of the City of Tallahassee as part of the Art in Public Places program.
The Artport Gallery itself is located in the Tallahassee International Airport, 3300 Capital Circle SW, and is open daily from 8 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. The first 30 minutes of parking is free for both the short-term parking lot. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing when visiting the gallery.
For more information about COCA, this program, or to sign up to receive COCA’s email blasts visit coca.tallahasseearts.org. Special thanks to COCA extern Shena Kamata for her help with this exhibition.
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