‘The Contemporary Photograph’ continues through June 6

SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts continues “The Contemporary Photograph: A National Juried Exhibition” through Saturday, June 6.

This exhibition is free and open to the public.

SHY RABBIT Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Monday through Wednesday by appointment, or by chance. To view a slide show of this exhibition, visit www.shyrabbit.com/ContempPhoto.html.

SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts is located at 333 Bastille Drive, two blocks north of US 160, off of North Pagosa Boulevard.  The 4,000 square-foot arts facility houses a ceramic studio and fine art gallery, two mixed-media workshops, and two large exhibition spaces.

From the nearly 300 submissions that were received as the result of a Call for Entries put out by SHY RABBIT earlier in the year, juror D. Michael Coffee selected 75 works from 32 artists and photographers residing in: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and British Columbia.

The photographers and artists selected for inclusion in “The Contemporary Photograph” are Sue Abramson, Linda Alterwitz, Matthew Bender, Chad Chisholm, Robert Beau Daignault, Dana Day, Tom Denny, Margaret Doell, Barbara J. Dombach, Gary Engle, J.P. Flores, Patricia Francis, Pavlina Gatikova, Suzie Goodwin, Mark Gottlieb, Karl Horodowich, Graham Ingallina, Walt Jones, S.G. Kealy, Ashley D. Kelley, Amy Kucera, Dan McCormack, Andrew O’Neill, Linda Pampinella, Rebekah Wilkins-Pepiton, June Russell, Steve Shelly, Jessi Rebecca Stern, Jenny Treanor, S. Blake Walton, Marydorsey Wanless, and R.K. Williams.

Coffee will select three artists from “The Contemporary Photograph” who will be invited to show an expanded body of their work in a special exhibition at SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts in mid to late 2010.

For more information on SHY RABBIT co-founder and professional artist, D. Michael Coffee, visit www.dmcarts.com.

For more information on SHY RABBIT, visit www.shyrabbit.com or call 731-2766.

Photo courtesy SHY RABBIT
“The Contemporary Photograph” will continue at SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts through Saturday, June 6. One of the nearly 70 pieces on display, “Denver Pavilions” by Adam’s State College instructor and photographer Amy Kucera, is a black and white digital montage measuring 20 x 24.