The Biggs Museum of American Art presents Biggs Shot 2016, the fourth juried photography competition and exhibition featuring the work of professional and emerging photographers, working and/or living in the Mid-Atlantic region. The theme for Biggs Shot 2016 is open, and any photographic medium can be submitted for consideration, including film, video and digital formats.
Charles A. Guerin is the Executive Director of the Biggs Museum of American Art. Guerin, a Chicago native, recently came to the Biggs Museum from The Hyde Collection in Glen Falls, New York, where he was the Executive Director. Guerin’s other museum experience includes serving as the Executive Director at the University of Arizona Museum of Art, Acting Director of the Center for Creative Photography, the Commissioner of Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources, and the Executive Director of University of Wyoming Art Museum. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Printmaking and Art History, a Master of Arts degree in Painting, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking, all from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.
The selected photographs will be showcased in the Biggs Shot 2016 exhibition at the Biggs Museum from June 3– Sept. 25, 2016. First Place – $1,500 Purchase Prize.