Allegany National Photography Exhibition
Congratulations! The Cat's Dinner was selected a part the 74 out of 581 entries inclusion in this year’s exhibition by juror Shannon Thomas Perich, Curator in the Photographic History Collection, Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
I hope you will join me Saturday, April 8, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. for the Awards Ceremony and Opening Reception.
Allegany Arts Council • 9 North Center Street • Cumberland, Maryland
2016 Scarab Club Photography Exhibition
Congratulations! The Fur Coat has been accepted for the 2016 Photography Exhibition. Open Reception is : Friday, October 21st, 5-8 pm.
National Juried Photography 2016
Congratulations! The juror has accepted your artwork, and Babushka in Autumn and The Fur Coat, for inclusion in the National Juried Photography Exhibit at the Delaplaine Arts Center. Opening Reception and Awards on November 5 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Art Maryland 2016
The Fur Coat, Dog Loves Babushka, and Babushka in Autumn was selected by juror Christopher Bedford, Director of the Baltimore Museum of Art, for the Art Maryland 2016 at the Howard County Center for the Arts. Exhibition October 28-December 9 with Reception and Gallery Talk, November 4, 6-8pm.
Royal Photographic Society's International Print Exhibition 159
The Fur Coat has been shortlisted for the Royal Photographic Society's International Print Exhibition 159. There were over 5700 images selected. RPS will selected 100 images from the shortlist for a traveling exhibit beginning October at Photoblock in London and end August 2017. The selected images and awards will be announced on August 10.
Biggs Shot 2016
I have been selected to be represented in the Biggs Museum’s juried photography exhibition, Biggs Shot 2016. I am one of the 60 artists who will have one or more of your submissions, a total of 90 works, on view at the Biggs Museum from June 3 through September 25, 2016. This was a highly competitive jury process, more than 140 Mid-Atlantic artists submitted nearly 600 works. Biggs Museum of American Art (Dover, DE)
Linda Diane Bunk was born and raised in the Baltimore area. Her early childhood was full of arts and crafts, which were used to keep her hyperactivity in check. During middle school art classes, she found art was her voice to utter the unspeakable. Although the director of child psychology at a local influential clinic told her family she was uneducatable, Linda went on to the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) to complete a bachelor’s of arts in visual and performing arts, emphasizing in photography. She flourished at UMBC, and later, her time at the Maryland Intitute College of Art (MICA) allowed her to feel the sun on her face. She graduated from MICA in 2005 with a Masters of Fine Art in photography and digital imaging.
Her early work explored the dangerous relationship between childhood and racism, but now her work is fueled by the hidden aspects of living with a mental illnesses. In 2010, she visited Ukraine for the first time. During this trip she visited four orphanages and took snapshoots of the children. They were delighted with her taken photos for them. In January 2011, she returned and gave them the photographs she took from her first trip. She recently returned from a three-month journey to Ukraine, where she took many photos and helped many hurting people.
Artist's Space: TBA
Artist's Talk: TBA
Carroll County Arts Council Juried Exhibit
Thank you for entering the Carroll Arts Council's Juried Exhibit. More than 300 works of art were submitted for consideration, so our Juror, Gavin Glakas, had an overwhelming task of narrowing it down to just enough entries to fill the Tevis Gallery. I was very proud of the quality of works submitted and I thank each and every one of you for putting forth such outstanding artistry. You did Carroll County proud!
Gavin asked that we share his congratulations as well as his philosophy on selection. His priorities were mastery of the medium and subject, thoughtful composition, creativity and originality. You will see that his selections encompass a wide variety of styles and mediums and a dazzling array of diversity. At the bottom of this email is a list of works that have been chosen for display.
Exhibit Dates: April 16-June 4
Opening Reception and Awards: May 5, 5:30-7:30 pm
Carroll County Arts Council Gallery
91 W Main St, westminster, MD 21157
2nd Annual Allegany National Photography Competition and Exhibition
Congratulations! Your entry has been selected to be exhibited in the 2nd Annual Allegany National Photography Competition and Exhibition.
The opening reception will be held on Saturday, April 9 at 6 pm. The awards ceremony will begin at 8pm. These events will be held at the Arts Council's Saville and Schwab Galleries in downtown Cumberland at 9 N. Centre St. We hope you will be able to attend.
Congratulations, with over 700 entries, you are one of 57 artists selected for Maryland Federation of Art's 6th annual Focal Point exhibition by show juror Richard Olsenius, former photo editor at National Geographic Magazine and award winning photographer. A Grieving Mother was accepted. January 29-February 27, 2016 at MFA Circle Gallery. Reception: February 14, 3-5pm.
Congratulations on your inclusion in the Portraits 2016 exhibition. There was so much incredible work submitted to this exhibition that selecting the final images was an incredibly difficult process for our juror, Martha Schneider. The Center is honored to be showing each and every artists work. Babushka with Dog has been included in this exhibit. January 23 to February 20, 2016 with Opening Reception February 6, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Howard County 2015
Thank you for entering Howard County Arts Council’s Art Howard County 2015. On behalf of the juror, Paula L. Phillips, Community Artist and Professor at Maryland Institute College of Art, I am pleased to inform you that your piece, Weeping Mother, has been selected for the exhibit! Juror's Reception: November 6, 6-8pm
Through My Lens
Congratulations! Babushka with Dog and A Grieving Mother have been selected for "Through My Lens" Cortland's National Photographic Exhibit. The Juror selected 38 works from a total of 137 pieces entered.
Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony (to coincide with Cortland's First Friday) at the Beard Gallery from 5:00-8:00 pm (9 Main Street, Cortland New York)
Leaving for Ukraine
29 Days until I depart from Dulles International Airport for Vienna! Please pray for safe travel! If your prayerful lead to assist my mission to Ukraine, you can help through four methods: 1. Go Fund Me: http://www.gofundme.com/yhzx5w2j (this will get you a charitable contribution receipt), 2. Write a note and/or check to MABC with Ukraine 2015/2016 in the memo. Mail to MABC 16700 Old Frederick Road • Mount Airy, MD 21771 (this will get you a charitable contribution receipt), 3. Write a note and/or check to Operation Save a Child. Mail to: 628 West Watersville Road • Mount Airy, MD 21771 (this will get you a charitable contribution receipt), 4. Write a note and/or check to Linda Bunk. Mail to 628 West Watersville • Road Mount Airy, MD 21771
Babushka with Dog was selected for the The Portrait Exhibit at the MPLS Photo Center.
There were over 900 images submitted to this competition, “The Portrait,” that sought to meet the challenge to “make a portrait that is uniquely of our time, a time when photographic portraits and selfies are produced in unprecedented quantities.” All entrants addressed this challenge with great passion and imagination. The submissions portrayed people of varied identities, nationalities and ages. -David E. Little, Juror
Opening Reception Friday, September 18, 2015, 6:30-9:00 pm (2400 North Second Street, Minneapolis 55411)
34th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition
Congratulations! A Grieving Mother has been selected by Tilt Gallery jurors Michelle and Melanie Craven to be included in our 34th Annual Juried Photography exhibition at the Mills Pond House Gallery. Artists' Reception is Saturday, August 8 from 2-4 pm at the Mills Pond House Gallery presented by the Smithtown Township Arts Council. Please come out and support the artists.
3rd Annual Dog Days of Summer Show
Babushka with Dog has been selected for the 3rd Annual Dog Days of Summer Show. This show is a time to celebrate our four legged friends and support the Front Street Animal Shelter.
Opening Reception: Saturday, August 1 from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Alpha Fired Arts
28th Annual Northern National Art Competition
Congratulations! We are pleased that A Grieving Mother was selected for inclusion in the 28th annual competition. Opening Reception is July 18 at 6pm at the Art Gallery at Nicolet College.
f22 Open Juried Photography Exhibit
Congratulations! All of your submitted photos (A Grieving Mother, Babushka with Dog, Weeping Mother, and Blue Baby Boy) have been selected for the f/22 exhibit in July. The opening reception for the exhibit will be Friday July 3 from 7-9.
2015 Hill Center Regional Juried Exhibition
Congratulations! We are very pleased to announce that your work has been selected for the Hill Center Galleries 2015 Regional Juried Exhibition that will run from June 25 through September 29.
Our juror, Mark Leithauser, Senior Curator and Chief of Design for the National Gallery of Art, selected a distinctive group of pieces from a very large field of entries -- 500 pieces from over 100 artists. His evaluation was made on individual images, not the complete body of work entered. If you submitted more than one piece for consideration, A Grieving Mother.
Be sure to mark your calendar for Thursday, June 25, 6-8pm, for the Opening Reception. Prize winners (1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize and five Honorable Mention) will be announced during the reception.
Art Through the Lens Exhibit
Yesier Art Center (YAC) is happy to announce that your artwork(s) entitled, "A Grieving Mother", has been juried into our Art Through the Lens exhibition. Juror Sarah Sudhoff, executive director at the Houston Center for Photography, viewed and scored 893 entries from across the globe for inclusion in this significant exhibition. Narrowing the body of work to 75 pieces was no easy task considering the outstanding quality of submissions.
June 20-August 1, 2015, with an Open Reception June 20 from 5-7pm.
It is my pleasure to notify you that you have been selected to participate in PHOTOWORK '15, Barrett Art Center’s Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition. Weeping Mother and Babushka with Dog will be exhibited.
Our distinguished juror for Photowork '15, Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography at the New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe, has thoughtfully and carefully selected 78 works from the nearly 900 images submitted to the nationwide call for entry. Photowork '15 will be on display from Saturday, June 20, 2015 through Saturday, August 8, 2015 in the historic Barrett Art Gallery 1850’s townhouse, located at 55 Noxon Street, Poughkeepsie, New York. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, June 20 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Prizes and awards will be announced at the opening reception.
Berkeley Arts Council: Photo15
The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia: 2015 Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg from June 10 – July 11, 2015. There will be a reception on Saturday, June 20, from 3-5pm.
Babushka with Dog will be on exhibit in this show. Please come and support me and the People of Ukraine.
National Juried Exhibit @the Delaplaine Visual Art Education Center
Please join me at the Delaplaine Visual Art Education Center. My piece entitled Babushka with Dog is on display. Any sales of this piece of the exhibit to proceed the people of the Ukraine. Opening Reception is May 2 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
People of Ukraine
The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words. - Elliott Erwitt