Florida Museum of Photographic Arts latest exhibit showcases International Competition entries

Coinciding with First Fridays, the exhibit highlights photos selected from seven competitive categories
(PR NewsChannel) / May 29, 2015 / TAMPA, Fla. 
Image: John Fyfe| Sunday Morning - Bordeaux, France - January, 1969

Image: John Fyfe| Sunday Morning – Bordeaux, France – January, 1969

The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) is pleased to announce the opening of the 2015 International Photography Competition exhibition in conjunction with First Fridays at the museum on June 5, 2015, 6 – 8 p.m.

The winning photographs were selected by James Michael Lennon (University of Tampa), Laine Wyatt (UCF School of Visual Arts), and Samantha Burns (FMoPA Exhibitions Manager) and were judged on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact, and artistic merit. The seven competition categories include People/Portraits, Places/Landscape, Nature/Science/Animals, Documentation/Photojournalism, Still Life, Abstract Photography, and Conceptual Photography. The show will run through July 31, 2015.

“We are thrilled to provide a space for photographers from such a wide array of backgrounds to share their work with the members of the Tampa Bay community,” says Zora Carrier, FMoPA’s Executive Director.

Admission: Free for members, $10 for not-yet members.

About FMoPA: The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is a museum dedicated to exhibiting important photographic art as central to contemporary life and culture. FMoPA collects, preserves, and exhibits historic and contemporary works by nationally and internationally known photographic artists. FMoPA also enriches the community by operating outreach programs for children and adults and by offering an extensive array of photography classes. For more information, visit www.FMoPA.org.

Zora Carrier
Phone:  (813) 221-2222
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
400 North Ashley, Cube 200
Tampa, FL 33602


M – TH: 11am – 6pm
F: 11am – 7pm
Sat – Sun: Noon – 5pm
(Docent Tours every Sunday @ 2 PM)

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