Slow Salutes our Photographers

Congratulations to Jared Ragland, included in PhotoLucida’s Critical Mass Top 50, and also recipient of the DoGood Fund Artist-in-Residence for 2020-2021.

Photo ©JaredRagland

Congratulations to Diana Bloomfield, whose work has been selected to receive a 2021 Denis Roussel Award.

Photo Credit: rfotofolio

Congratulations to Beth Lilly. Her Interstate series, featuring portraits of drivers and passengers, was selected as on of the Critical Mass Top 200.

Photo ©sbethlilly

Slow Salutes our alumni, @DougEngphoto, whose exhibition Structure of Nature | Nature of Structure will be opening on July 9 at MOCA Jacksonville. SlowE 2018 attendees will remember Doug’s beautiful exhibit in the barn at Split Oak Farm. Congratulations, Doug!


Congratulations to Tamara Reynolds, our first SlowE Artist-in-Residence, who has been named one of the Guggenheim Fellows of 2021! Pictured is one of her SlowExposures images titled “First Peach”. 04.20.2021

Photo ©TamaraReynolds

Congratulations to AlineSmithson, SlowE two-time juror, for her award of the Director’s Prize in the Griffin Museum’s 27th Juried Exhibition by Curator/Director Paula Tognarelli. The award includes a solo exhibition and an exhibition catalog.
“This is a piece from my new series, Fugue State Revisited, where I am cyanotyping over corrupted scans as a way to not let the machine have the last word and to create an object that will move into the future.”

Photo ©AlineSmithson

Congratulations to SlowE alumni Benjamin Dimmit whose book about the Chassahowitza swamp and the impact of global warming and sea level rise there will be published by UGA Press. We look forward to seeing the finished book! Slow salutes Benjamin Dimmit! 

Photo ©BenjaminDimmit

Slow Salutes Ashleigh Coleman,

 the SlowE 2018 first place winner whose recent exhibition at Fischer Galleries,Jackson,MS, chronicled her life with 3 small children during 2020 . Also she was awarded SouthArts State Fellow for 2020. Congratulations, Ashleigh!

Photo ©AshleighColeman

Congrats to Aaron Hardin, a SlowE 2019 alumni whose book, The 13th Spring, has been published by Fall Line Press. The book chronicles the medical miracle of the birth of his daughter. Slow Salutes Aaron Hardin!

Photo ©AaronHardin

Rory Doyle was the SlowExposures Artist in Residence 2018 and he wowed us with his Black Cowboys series. Since then he has shared Mississippi through his work with @nature_org@reuters@washingtonpost@guardian@southerly_mag@bittersoutherner Slow Salutes our alumni @rorydoylephoto 

Photo ©RoryDoyle

Anne Berry collaborated with other artists in 2019 for the show at the Barn at SlowExposures and has also been juried into the main show many times. Slow Salutes Anne on being included in #diffusionx and also #edgeofhumanitymagazine

Photo ©AnneBerry

If you live or visit Savannah, you can see work by 3 of our alumni at Jepson Center for the Arts. Slow Salutes our alumni Jerry Siegel, Bill Yates, and Aaron Canipe for this wonderful exhibition. The exhibition-Youthful Adventures: Growing Up in Photography – will be on display through April 18, 2021.

Photo ©JerrySiegel

Marla is a SlowExposures alum and she shares one of her photos, The Offering, which was chosen for the 2020-2021 International Photography Exhibition at the University of Southern Mississippi. The juror was the renowned documentary and fine art photographer, Betty Press. Due to COVID precautions, the exhibit is only online.

Congratulations to Clay Fisher (SlowExposures 2017) for his award from Atlanta Celebrates Photography’s first ever virtual Open Exhibition. Clay was awarded the Best Black and White Image in the Adult Category.
SlowExposures salutes you, Clay, and looks forward to seeing more of your work!

Photo ©ClayFisher