The Smithtown Township Arts Council will present its 34th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition titled Dualities at the Mills Pond House Gallery from Aug. 8 to 29. This exhibit features the works of 31 fine art photographers selected by jurors Melanie and Michelle Craven of Tilt Gallery of Photography from Phoenix, Ariz. The artists hail from 11 states across the country with 16 from New York.
Participating photographers include Liza Hennessey Botkin, Nicolas Bruno, Linda Bunk, Geoff Delanoy, Doug Emery, Corey Phillips Fowler, William Grabowski, Cyd Hamilton, Dan Hittleman, Rohina Hoffman, Bruce Laird, Mary Lor, Roger Matsumoto, Elizabeth Milward, Margaret Minardi, Karen George Mortimore, David Quinn, Alan Richards, Alissa Rosenberg, Wendy Roussin, Alex Santos Murry, Wendi Schneider, Jane Lena Schulman, Charles Andrew Seaton, Denis Sivack, William Von Gonten, Pamela Waldroup, Trudy L. Waterman, Marlene Weinstein, Dana West and Tony Zaza.
First place was awarded to Alan Richards of New York for his photographic image composite titled “Mermaidens.”
Second place was awarded to Cyd Hamilton of Tennessee for her print taken with a Holga Pinhole Camera titled “But from What Sharing.” Honorable mentions went to Roger Matsumoto, Alex Santos Murry, Liza Hennessey Botkin, Dana West and Marlene Weinstein.
The community is invited to an opening reception on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. to meet the artists and view their works.
The Mills Pond House Gallery is located at 660 Route 25A, St. James. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 631-862-6575 or visit www.stacarts.org.