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Last Week for Alaska Positive Submissions

by Amy Carney on 2019-10-04T10:55:39-08:00 in Alaska State Museum | Comments
David Michael Kennedy, Road and Fence in Snow 2019, palladium print

Open Call closes on October 12, 2019.

Juneau – Now in its 49th year, Alaska Positive continues to encourage photography as an art form in Alaska.  Call for submissions for Alaska Positive 2019 are currently open and will close on October 12, 2019 on CaFÉ,

Guest juror David Michael Kennedy’s photographic career spans over 40 years. His works are held in museum collections including the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian Institute.  David Michael Kennedy’s career started in New York with commercial photography including iconic portraits of musicians, actors and artists. In 1986 he moved to New Mexico to focus on fine art photography. His name is synonymous with New Mexico landscapes. Kennedy’s images materialize through the platinum/palladium printing technique, a pre-digital, by-hand process at which he is considered one of the best in the world.

Alaska Positive will open at the Alaska State Museum on December 6, 2019 and run through February 15, 2020. The exhibition will then travel to museums throughout Alaska including the following:

  1. March – May, 2020: Sheldon Jackson Museum, Sitka
  2. June – September, 2020: Wasilla Museum & Visitor Center
  3. October – November, 2020: University of Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks
  4. mid-December – February, 2021: Haines Sheldon Museum
  5. March – mid-April, 2021: Cordova Historical Museum
  6. May – September, 2021: Valdez Museum

* dates subject to change

For more information contact the Alaska State Museum curator of exhibitions by calling 907-465-4819 or e-mailing Jackie Manning.

A person experiencing a disability who needs accommodation for events hosted by the Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum can contact the Division’s ADA coordinator at (907) 465-1300 to make any necessary arrangements. 

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