Gallery 7

Open Lens V” Premiers June 21, 2014
5th Annual Juried Photography Competition by Joliet based Gallery 7

JOLIET – Gallery 7 of Joliet, IL is proud to present “Open Lens V” an exhibition of select entrants to the group’s annual national juried photography competition.

“Open Lens V” is the 5th annual juried photography competition conducted by the Joliet based Gallery 7. The 2014 competition gathered 594 submissions by 117 artists from 10 states throughout the country. An experienced panel of artists from Gallery 7 juried and selected 51 entries to be featured from June 14 through July 31, 2014 at the Downtown Joliet Gallery, with a reception for the artists taking place on June 21.

The June 21st reception will feature “Open Lens IV” Best of Show artist Joan Ladendorf who will be featured via a solo exhibition concurrently to the Open Lens entries from 2014. The reception will also include the announcement of the “Open Lens V” Best in Show and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners. Eight honorable mentions in the competition will also be named.

Gallery 7 invites the public to the free opening reception Saturday June 21, 2014 from 6:30-9:00PM at the 116 North Chicago Street, Downtown Joliet gallery. The exhibit will run with continuing free admission through July 31, 2014.

Gallery 7
116 N. Chicago Street (Suite 102) ¤ Joliet, IL 60432 ¤ Tel (815) 726-1840
(Next to the historic Rialto Theater)

Hours: Mon-Fri 11 am to 2 pm & 1st Saturday of the Month 10 am to 12 pm
or by appointment at (815) 726-1840

        The Ainsworth-Gallery, Joliet’s oldest commercial art gallery showing original work by living artists, is celebrating its 14th year at the Taylor Street location.  All exhibited art work is for sale.  For more information call the gallery at 815.726.1840.