Keeping it Cool in Ojai: Seekers and Dreamers is the theme of an open call to photographers to be exhibited in the city gallery.
Entries are through the Public Arts Commission website, Artsojai.org. Online entries only.
Due to the fires in the area, the deadline for entry is Wednesday, January 10 at 5 pm.. Artists will be notified by Friday, January 12. The top entries will have their pieces exhibited at the Ojai Valley Museum. Selected photographers must bring in their pieces by 10:30 am on Saturday, January 13 to Ojai City Hall. Ms. Granata will decide the top winners at that time.
The exhibit will run through March 16 with a reception Friday, January 19 from 5:30 – 7:00 during Ojai’s 3rd Friday.
About the Juror:
Donna Granata is an internationally published and award winning painter turned photographer. Her photographs have been displayed across the United States. Selected works from her Focus On The Masters portrait series are housed in the Smithsonian’s Archive of American Artists; in the photographic Collection of the George Eastman House, Rochester, New York and other public institutions that house the personal archives of the artists documented.
Donna received a Bachelor’s of Art Degree and Honorary Masters of Science Degree from the Brooks Institute of Photography where she was an adjunct professor in the Portrait Department. She received a Master’s Degree in Arts Journalism from USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, graduating with honor. Granata is listed in Marquis Who’s Who of American Women.