Open Lens V” Premiers June 21, 2014
5th Annual Juried Photography Competition by Joliet based
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.
116 N. Chicago Street (Suite 102) ¤ Joliet, IL 60432 ¤ Tel (815)
(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.