Central Valley Photo Exhibition

Call for Entries, Deadline: December 3, 2017

In a series of annual exhibitions, the Carnegie Arts Center has celebrated the variety of artistic creativity found in California’s Central Valley. This year the show will feature works by the area’s most accomplished photographers. Entries will be accepted from throughout California and the exhibition will be juried by well-known photographer Ted Orland.  More than 60 photographs will be included in the exhibition and will represent the very best images being created in and of the region today. The exhibition will be on view January 17 – March 18, 2018.  Works in any photographic media may be entered, with no size restrictions.  Awards, including Best of Show ($700)  will be presented at an opening reception on Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 5-8 p.m.

A detailed prospectus with complete rules and entry information can be found on our website www.CarnegieArtsTurlock.org , including a link to the portal at SmarterEntry. Entries must be submitted via SmarterEntry.com. All entry materials (images and fees) must be received within the SmarterEntry.com system by 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

Information about the juror:

Ted Orland lives in Santa Cruz, where he pursues teaching, writing and photography. He took up photography as a student working for designer Charles Eames, and in the 1970s worked as Ansel Adams assistant. Ted was an instructor at Ansel Adams’ Yosemite Workshop for fifteen seasons. He later taught at Stanford University and University of Oregon, and taught Digital Photography at Cabrillo College for many years. Ted currently leads master class workshops for independent programs nationwide.

Orland, Tree - Merced River, hand colored photograph
Ted Orland, Tree, Merced River, hand colored photograph

Ted is the co-author, with David Bayles, of the best-selling book Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking, and is author of its companion volume, The View from The Studio Door. A selection of Ted’s writings and images appears in his monograph Scenes of Wonder & Curiosity. Ted is also author of the history book Man & Yosemite: A Photographer’s View of the Early Years. His photographs have been widely exhibited and are included in over thirty major museum collections, including those of the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston), the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.) and the Amon Carter Museum (Ft. Worth, TX).

Gallery hours at the Carnegie Arts Center are:

  • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday –Saturday
  • 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Friday
  • Noon – 4 p.m. on Sunday
  • The CAC is closed on Monday/Tuesday.

Admission to the exhibition is $5 general; children under 12 and CAC members are admitted free. The first Friday of each month is a free admission day for all.

For more information, please contact the Carnegie Arts Center at (209) 632-5761.

2 thoughts on “Central Valley Photo Exhibition

  1. Ted Orland has photographs in the collection of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, which is located in Fort Worth, not Dallas.


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