Rarefied Light statewide exhibit opens Oct. 2 in Anchorage

The Rarefied Light 2015 exhibition will open with an reception at the International Gallery of Contemporary Art in Anchorage on Oct. 2, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Rarefied Light is Alaska’s largest annual fine art photography exhibition, and is organized by the Alaska Photographic Center, a statewide organization formed in 1983 with a mission to promote fine art photography in Alaska. This year APC received 650 entries by 97 artists. Guest juror Susan Burnstine, selected 49 photographs for inclusion in this year’s exhibition.

Best of Show has been awarded to Kaitlin Wilson, of Fairbanks, for the print “House in the Birch Forest.” In addition, Burnstine chose five pieces for the Honorable Mention award: Javid Kamali, of Anchorage, for “Jump”; Shalem Mathew, of Anchorage, for “Kaden”; Meike Paniza, of Anchorage, for “Sunbeam”; Breanna Peterson, of Kodiak, for “High Five”; Cody Swanson, of Anchorage, for “baby, you didn’t have a choice.”

Rarefied Light is funded in part by a grant from the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, with support from Blaine’s Art Supply.

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