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Republic Plaza - SPE - Opening


March 5 – May 5, 2015  |  OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, March 6, 2014

Held in cooperation with SPE (Society for Photographic Education)

In 2015 Republic Plaza will feature a unique and riveting photographic exhibit, SW VOICES, to celebrate the Month of Photography – MOP, collaborating with SPE - Southwest Region, to present a dynamic mix of works by professional artists from Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah. This exhibit follows the very successful exhibit: PHOTO Synthesis, held March – May of 2013 in conjunction with SPE that featured Colorado artists.

The photography exhibit, SW VOICES, curated by Andra Archer, will feature invited artists from Colorado and artists selected through a juried process from the 4 surrounding regional states. In addition, the exhibit will feature outstanding work by an out of state guest artist to be selected by SPE SW Regional Chair, Patti Hallock of Longmont, Colorado.

Participating Artists  - and their affiliated educational institutions
Bill Adams, University of Colorado Denver
Philip V Augustin, Santa Fe, New Mexico 
Angela Faris Belt, Arapahoe Community College, Colorado
Tony Bonanno, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, New Mexico
Jimmy Fike, Estrella Mountain Community College, Arizona
Aileen Gaumond, Arapahoe Community College, Colorado
Carol Golemboski, University of Colorado Denver
Patti Hallock, University of Colorado Denver
Camden Hardy, Arizona State University
Jennifer Hogan, Fort Collins, Colorado
Karen Hymer, Pima Community College, Arizona
Megan Jacobs, New Mexico Highlands University
Samantha Johnston, Mountain Vista High School, Colorado
Tomiko Jones, Metro State University, Colorado
Joseph C. Labate, University of Arizona
Roddy MacInnes, University of Denver
Stephen Marc, Arizona State University
Becky Olstad, Front Range Community College, Colorado
Jelisa Peterson, Salt Lake City, Utah
Emma Powell, Colorado College
Susan Ressler, Taos, New Mexico 
Jessie Paige Rowe, University of Denver
Sean Rozales, Community College of Denver
Natasha Seideneck, Metro State University, Denver
Ashlae Shepler, Denver, Colorado
with Leah Gose, Midwest Region
John Tonai, University of Northern Colorado
Christine Ann Verhoeven, Denver, Colorado
Mariana Vieira, University of Colorado Denver

All exhibits at Republic Plaza are presented by Arts Brookfield, curated by Andra Archer, with occasional guest curators and produced by the Archer Concept Group. For further information on this exhibit contact Andra Archer: 303-514-8182 or email at: 

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