The first annual Foreign Exchange Photo Competition showcases some of the most exciting and diverse images from around the world and brings the work to Cleveland. From a highly competitive field of international applicants, Foreign Exchange’s panel of jurors selected the following artists for presentation at 2731 Prospect:
Michelle Atkinson, Austin, TX
Chris Dorley-Brown, London, United Kingdom
Marcus Desieno, Tampa, FL
Penn Chan, Portland, ME
Urszula Kluz-Knopek, Ustron, Poland
Min Kim Park, West Lafayette, IN
These 2016 awardees were selected by Foreign Exchange jurors:
Andy Adams, Editor and Producer of FlakPhoto, a website that promotes the discovery of photographic image-makers from around the world.
Laura Ruth Bidwell, artist, collector, philanthropist and co-founder of Transformer Station located in Cleveland.
Katherine Oktober Matthews, writer, photographer and Chief Editor for GUP Magazine, an international art photography quarterly print publication and online platform.
Our thanks and appreciation to Brandon Juhasz, Founding Director of Foreign Exchange, for his ideas, energy and management of this project. We also extend our thanks to Deidre McPherson and the staff at MOCA Cleveland for hosting the exhibition’s Preview Party and Panel Discussion at MOCA on March 17.
Friday, April 1, 6:00 – 9:00 pm