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APSU’s Susan Bryant selected for Rosenzweig Exhibition

Austin Peay State University - APSUPine Bluff, AR – Austin Peay State University (APSU) retired professor of photography Susan Bryant was selected for the 2019 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition at The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas (ASC) in Pine Bluff.

“Large Oak, Clarksville, Tennessee” by Susan Bryant of Clarksville, Tenn., digital print from scan of 5-inch by 7-inch collodion tintype, 2017.
“Large Oak, Clarksville, Tennessee” by Susan Bryant of Clarksville, Tenn., digital print from scan of 5-inch by 7-inch collodion tintype, 2017.

Bryant’s photograph “Large Oak, Clarksville, Tennessee” is part of the juried exhibition showcasing mid-South artists.

“‘Large Oak, Clarksville, Tennessee’ is part of a series of southern landscapes using the 19th century wet-plate collodion process,” Bryant explained. “This majestic oak was photographed in my neighborhood on a foggy, winter morning.”

The exhibition opens Thursday, October 10th, with a free public reception from 5:00pm–7:00pm. Awards will be presented at 5:30pm.

The Rosenzweig exhibition is an opportunity for established and up-and-coming artists to gain recognition and earn cash awards. It is open to artists in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. Artwork in all traditional forms including paintings, drawings, original prints, fiber art, ceramics, sculpture and photography is accepted. The prizes awarded are: Best in Show ($1,000), First Place ($500), Second Place ($200) and three $100 Merit prizes.

The Irene Rosenzweig Endowment Fund Inc. supports the exhibition. A prominent Pine Bluff native, Irene Rosenzweig (1903-1997) was an accomplished scholar and educator. She tutored President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s family during their time in the White House.

This year’s juror is Joseph Givens, faculty member of the Louisiana State University College of Art & Design, and assistant director of LSU’s Ronald E. McNair Scholars Research Program.

The exhibition runs through January 4th, 2020. For more information, visit asc701.org/rosenzweig.

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