SlowExposures announced today as a recipient of the 2015 Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities
In a ceremony at the Georgia State Capital today, SlowExposures was recognized as one of 13 recipients of the 2015 Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities. The awards are presented by the Office of the Governor in partnership with Georgia Council for the Arts and Georgia Humanities and are presented to "outstanding individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to Georgia's civic and cultural vitality through excellence and service to the arts and humanities." Congratulations to Chris Curry, for her vision, and to all of our hard-working volunteers who have made this day possible. SlowExposures salutes our volunteers!
Thank you to all participants in SlowExposures' 2015 Four Slow Days!
♦ Perfect weather ♦ Juror John Bennette ♦ Juror Jerry Atnip ♦ 59 exceptional photographers and their images ♦ Concord Arts beautifully renewed building ♦ 6 fantastic PopUp shows ♦ PopUp Juror Richard McCabe ♦ Jerry Park's "Slow Roads Tennessee" ♦ Ashley Kauschinger's "Questions of Origin" ♦ "Designing Women and Daughters" discussion with Karen Lacey and Ashley Kauschinger ♦ Moderator Celeste Headlee ♦ Good food and drink ♦ Great conversations ♦ New friends ♦ Amazing Volunteers
"The slow pacing of the four days facilitates a saturated adsorption. The genuineness of this community provides healing time from the rapid pace of another life that everyone brought with them but left checked at the county line."
Houck and K.B. Medford from Houck Medford's Journal