Lighthouse ArtCenter (LAC) hosts Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County 2022 ImageMakers Exhibit
September 6 @ 5:00 pm - October 1 @ 7:00 pm
Lighthouse ArtCenter (LAC) is honored to host Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County 2022 ImageMakers Exhibit showcasing photography from approximately 150 members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County. The 2022 ImageMakers Exhibit takes place September 6 – October 1, 2022, at Lighthouse ArtCenter located at 373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, FL. Opening reception is September 9, 2022, 5 – 7 pm. The exhibition is free for LAC members and exhibiting artists and their families and a $5 suggested donation for nonmembers. For more information, visit lighthousearts.org.
“The meaningful images on exhibit reveal the humanity of these proud photographers,” states Lighthouse ArtCenter’s Curator, Janeen Mason.
ImageMakers is a national photography contest for Club members ages 6 – 18. The year-round program encourages members to learn and practice black-and-white, color, digital and alternative process photography. The competition yields local, regional, and national winners who compete in the categories of Culture and Tradition, Portraits, Nature and Surroundings, Fashion and Style, and Editing and Filter. The photographs are displayed at local and regional exhibits around the world.
“As an organization, we are extremely proud of the art our members produce and the local and national recognition they receive. They are talented young artists emerging from Palm Beach County, and their perspectives and voice are significant,” said Cultural Arts Program Manager Casandra Tanenbaum. “Our members deeply appreciate the opportunity photography provides them to share a glimpse of their community and unique, individual aesthetic.”
Six members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County have been named winners in the Southeast Regional ImageMakers Competition, including Riley S. & Brielle M. from the Delray Beach Boys & Girls Club, Tvare S. & Paradise R. from the Marjorie S. Fisher Boys & Girls Club, and Z’myra B. & Ayanna G. from the Smith & Moore Family Teen Center. They will be representing the entire Southeast region in the National Competition.
Last year Smith & Moore Family Teen Center member Ayanna G. was awarded the ImageMakers Best in Show award, the top national honor. Ayanna is again running for a national award this year with her photo “The Seed of Intention.”
About Lighthouse ArtCenter:
Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery & School of Art is 501c(3) not-for-profit founded in 1964 by eight artists and Christopher Norton. The ArtCenter is dedicated to the visual arts whose mission is to inspire, engage and connect our community through a vibrant school of art, unique exhibitions, and diverse special events. The center has grown into a three-building campus with multiple galleries, eight studios, and an ArtShop. Supported by memberships, tuition, grants, and donations, Lighthouse ArtCenter serves over 20,000 visitors, 3000 students, 45 faculty members, 400 summer art campers, and a comprehensive outreach program to benefit under-served populations. For more information visit https://www.lighthousearts.org.
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About Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County
Founded in 1971, Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is a not-for-profit youth development organization dedicated to promoting the educational, vocational, health, leadership and character of boys and girls in a safe, nurturing environment. The Clubs provide more than a safe, fun, and constructive alternative to being home alone – they offer a variety of award-winning developmental programs to help youth build skills, self-esteem and values during critical periods of growth. The 17 Boys & Girls Clubs throughout Palm Beach County serve more than 10,000 children ages 6-18. For more information, please visit www.bgcpbc.org