Light Work Grant Winners Announced

And the winners are: Karen Brummund (Ithaca), Laura Adams Guth (Manlius), and Stephen Shaner (Syracuse). You can read more about the grants and the winners here.

The judges, Richard Gray, Gina Murtagh, and Demetrius Oliver, spent an entire day reviewing the 50-plus applications that were received this year for the grants. All were impressed by the quality of the applications, which made for lots of discussion throughout the judging process.

Congratulations not only to the winners but to all who applied for the 35th Annual Light Work Grants in Photography.

Image: Stephen Shaner

Deana Lawson and Desires at Chashama

The photographs of former Light Work Artist-in-Residence (2008) Deana Lawson appear in the exhibition Desires at Chashama in New York City. The show is curated by Robert Curcio and features painting, sculpture, and photographs by seven other artists including Ricky Allman, Sandra Bermudez, and Carla Gannis. The exhibition asks viewers to question and perhaps reformulate what they think they know about desire, especially the representation of desire. It should be intriguing to see how this idea plays out across the different media. The show opens May 6, with a reception on May 5 from 6 to 8.

May 6-24, 2009
112 West 44 Street at Sixth Avenue
New York, New York 10036