Photographic and Textual Exhibit

Thriving Together: People and Nature in the NJ Pinelands National Reserve

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Call for Artists: Now Open

Photographic and Textual Exhibit: Thriving Together: People and Nature in the NJ Pinelands National Reserve

The Princeton Photography Club and the Pinelands Preservation Alliance will develop a photographic and textual exhibit, “Thriving Together: People and Nature in the NJ Pinelands National Reserve,” to educate the public and politicians about the benefits gained from the Pinelands National Reserve and the threats facing its natural resources. The project will support and enhance the work of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance by alerting public agencies and the citizenry; protecting the aquifers; and improving habitat protection for distinctive, rare, threatened, and endangered plant and animal species of the Pinelands. Creating an awareness and a compelling call to action to protect the NJ Pinelands.

The exhibit will hang at the Lakefront Gallery at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton located in Hamilton, NJ from January 9 - March 29, 2020. The opening reception will be held January 16, 2020, 5:30pm – 7:30pm.

Artists have until July 2019 to enter images for consideration.

Important Dates:

Submission Deadline: July 28, 2019
Drop-off: Jan 9, 2020 from 4-7pm
Hanging: Jan. 10, 2020 from 9am -3pm
Opening Reception: Jan. 16, 2020 at Lakefront Gallery from 5:30pm-7:30pm
Pick up: March 29, 2020 from 9am - 12 noon

How to Enter:

Submission to this exhibition is free and open to the public. Approximately 80 pieces will be accepted. Thanks to generous donations by exhibit sponsors, there will not be any printing fees for any photographic artwork curated into the exhibition. 10% of all sales goes to the RWJ Hamilton Auxiliary, which is an extraordinary volunteer organization that raises funds for the hospital through a variety of events and activities. 90% of all remaining sales will go to the artists.

If you are not a member of the PPC, please include a document page in the folder with contact information so that you can be notified to provide a larger file for printing at 300ppi should your work be accepted.

To upload your photos, go to www.dropbox.com and enter this information (you will need to log out if you are already logged into another Dropbox account):

  1. User Name: ppcphotoclub@gmail.com
  2. Password: Prince99
  3. Folder name: Pinelands Project
  4. Create a folder with your name and place your images into that folder.
  5. Upload your images using the following labeling conventions:
    1. File name: Last Name_First Name_Title_location of photo

PLEASE NOTE: It is important that no one download the app and sign in as the PPC. You should just access the Dropbox on a browser.

Questions? Contact Peter Hewitt of the Princeton Photography Club. Email:peter@peterhewitt.com or by phone mobile: (908) 405-8512.

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