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Photo Vision


Photo Vision is a juried, open themed photography exhibition and competition free and open to Professional and Non-Professional Photographers 18 and over living in Mid-MO. The exhibition will be on display at Orr Street Studios October 2-October 26. Winners will be announced at the reception during First Fridays, Oct 4, 6-9pm.

Cash prizes totalling $1000 will be awarded for three winners from each of the two divisions in addition to honorable mentions as the judge desires.

Non-Professional awards: First Place: $200, Second Place: $125, Third Place: $85.

Professional awards: First Place: $275, Second Place: $190, Third Place: $125.

This year’s juror is Matt Rahner. Matt is an artist, photographer, independent curator/researcher, and museum professional currently residing in Saline County, Missouri. Rahner serves as the Registrar and Exhibitions Coordinator at the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art located in Sedalia, Missouri. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor of Art at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Missouri, where he still teaches both Analog and Digital Photography courses as an adjunct instructor. Rahner’s work has
been exhibited widely, including solo exhibitions at the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, the Kansas City Public Library, and The Griot Museum of Black History in St. Louis. He earned his MFA from The University of Missouri at Columbia in 2014, and his BFA from Columbia College in 2010.

Submit ONE original work of photography (color, black and white or special process). Space is limited, not all work submitted is expected to be displayed. Pieces should be ready for display (WITH SECURE HANGING WIRE, NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS, will be accepted) Work should be labeled on the back with artist’s name, email, title of work, and price. (Orr Street Studios takes a 35% commission on all sales, so price accordingly). Questions? Contact

Important dates:

Submit artwork to Orr Street Studios 106 Orr St., Columbia
Friday, Sept 27 12pm-6pm
Saturday, Sept 28 12am-3pm
Pick up artwork Sunday, October 27 9am-1pm
Monday, October 28 3pm-6pm

Photo Vision is sponsored by:

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Later Event: October 12
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