2018-01-11 / About Town

Deadline is week away for photography show

An opening reception for a photography exhibit sponsored by the Conanicut Island Art Association begins at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at the library, 26 North Road.

The show, titled “The Focal Point,” will be judged by Swiss photographer Daniel Forster, a Jamestown resident who has covered 12 America’s Cups and 11 Olympic Games. He is best known for photographing the February 1987 Time magazine cover shot of Stars & Stripes skipper Dennis Conner.

Artists may submit three photographs. Work should be wired, ready to hang and submitted between 3:30-7 p.m. Jan. 18 or 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 19. Photographs should not exceed 5 feet high or 4 feet wide. Cost for the first entry is $20; members receive a $5 discount. There is a $5 fee for additional submissions. The art association receives a 25 percent commission on photographs that are sold.

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