Critical Mass 2012

I am very please to have made the 2012 Critical Mass “Finalist List”!

The 2012 Pre-Screening committee comprises the following people:

  • Alexa Becker, Kehrer Verlag Publishers
  • Fabian Gonclaves Borrega, Art Museum of the Americas
  • Darren Ching, Photo Distrct News & KLOMPCHING Gallery
  • Jennifer DeCarlo, jdc Fine Art
  • Julia Dolan, Portland Art Museum
  • Roy Flukinger, Harry Ransom Center
  • Hamidah Glasgow, Center for Fine Art Photography
  • Cherie Hiser, Educator
  • Laura Valenti Jelen, Newspace Center for Photography
  • Rupert Jenkins, Colorado Photographic Art Center
  • Joni Kabana, Photolucida Board
  • Dennis Keil, The Light Factory
  • Stu Levy, Portland Art Museum Photo Council/Photoludica Board
  • Yan Li & Hou Wei, Beijing High Noon Culture & People’s Photography
  • Mary McClean, Knopf Art Department, Random House
  • Blue Mitchell, Diffusion Magazine
  • Laura Moya, Photolucida Director
  • Claire Annette Mussard, Curator/Consultant
  • Sharon Lavier O’Keefe, Northwest Center for Photography
  • Shawn Records, Photolucida Board
  • Mary Anne Redding, Santa Fe University of Art & Design
  • George Slade, re:photographica
  • Christina Spielvogel, Blue Sky Exhibition Committee
  • Barbara Tannenbaum, Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Paula Tognarelli, Griffin Museum of Photography
  • Madeline Yale Preston, Independent Curator

Now I have pass the pre-screening committee, I’m on to the big list of over 200 jurors…

This is the portfolio of images I submitted to Critical Mass. All of my images were created using a Kodak “Fun Saver Panoramic 35” disposable camera reloaded with Kodak Tri-X film.

Cow Camp Fence

Toiyabe Cattle Company

Stillwater Windmill

Waiting to Rope

Calf Roping

Green Springs Corral


Hamilton Fence

Horses at Potts

Huntington Fence


Now my Portfolio goes the this incredible list of jurors…

Kyohei Abe, Director and Chief Curator, Detroit Center for Creative Photography
Andy Adams, Editor/Publisher, Flak Photo
Laura Addison, Curator, New Mexico Museum of Art
Kate Palmer Albers, Professor/Curator, University of Arizona
Anna Alexander, Photo Director, Dwell Magazine
Paul Amador, Director, Amador Gallery
Peggy Sue Amison, Director, Sirius Arts Centre, Ireland
Daphné Anglès, European Picture Coordinator, New York Times/Paris, France
Regina Anzenberger, Founder, Anzenberger Agency, Austria
Kathy Aron Dowell, Director, Kathy Dowell Art + Service
Alexandra Athanasiadou, International Relations Director, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Greece
Daniel Augschoell, Editor, Ahorn Magazine, Germany
Elizabeth Avedon, Le Journal de la Photographie, Photography Book and Exhibition Designer
Danielle Avram Morgan, Manager, The Power Station
Simon Bainbridge, Editor, British Journal of Photography, United Kingdom
Jaqueline Bates, Senior Photo Editor, W Magazine
Jayne H. Baum, Founder/Director, JHB Gallery
Alexa Becker, Acquisitions Editor, Kehrer Verlag Publishers, Germany
Nathalie Belayche, Food for your Eyes, Paris
Harvey Benge, Writer/Curator, New Zealand
Heather Darcy Bhandari, Director, Mixed Greens
Maggie Blanchard, Director, Twin Palms Publishers
Lars Boering, Curator, LUX Photo Gallery, The Netherlands
Howard Bossen, Photography Curator, Michigan State University Museum
David Bram, Editor, Fraction Magazine
Pete Brook, Writer, Prison Photography and
Elizabeth Brown, Independant Curator
Leslie K. Brown, Independant Curator
Paul Buckley, Executive Art Director, Penguin Group, USA
Susan Burnstine, Columnist, Black and White Photography Magazine
MaryAnn Camilleri, President, The Magenta Foundation, Canada
Alessandra Capodacqua, Curator, Studio Marangoni Foundation, Italy
Ed Carey, Director, Gallery 291
Clinton Cargill, Associate Photo Editor, NY Times Magazine
Darren Ching, Co-owner/Creative Director, Klompching Gallery/Photo District News
Irina Chmyreva, Curator, International Festival of Photography PhotoVisa, Russia
Stacey Clarkson, Art Director, Harper’s Magazine
Bridget Coaker, Director of Photography, Troika Editions, United Kingdom
Linda Connor, Educator/Photographer
Daniel Cooney, Director, Daniel Cooney Fine Art
Sean Corcoran, Curator of Prints and Photographs, Museum of the City of New York
Elizabeth Corden, Founding Co-director, Corden-Potts Gallery
Seth Curcio , Associate Director, Pier 24 Photography – Pilara Foundation
Stacey McCarrol Cutshaw, Editor, Exposure
Lucy Davies, Photography Critic, Daily Telegraph, United Kingdom
Karen Davis, Co-Director, Davis Orton Gallery
Gemma De Santos, Gallery Director, De Santos Gallery
Jennifer DeCarlo, Director, jdc Fine Art
Jasmine DeFoore, Independent Photo Editor & Consultant
Luca Desienna, Editor, Gomma Books Ltd., United Kingdom
Alexa Dilworth, Publishing Director, CDS Books, Center for Documentary Studies
Crista Dix, Founding Director, wall space Gallery
Alice Dixon, Exhibition Coordinator, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Canada
Julia Dolan, Curator of Photography, Portland Art Museum
Bevin Bering Dubrowski, Executive Director, Houston Center for Photography
Daniel Echevarria, Co-Founder, One One Thousand
Catherine Edelman, Founding Director, Catherine Edelman Gallery
Nancy Farese, Founder, PhotoPhilanthropy
Angela Featherstone, Independent Curator
Jon Feinstein, Curatorial Director, Humble Arts Foundation
Ellen Fleurov, Executive Director, Silver Eye Center for Photography
Roy Flukinger, Research Curator of Photograph, Harry Ransom Center
Harris Fogel, Director of Mednick Gallery & Gallery 1401, The University of the Arts
Taj Forer, Editor, Daylight Magazine
David Andrew Frey, Founding Director, Culturehall
Hannah Frieser, Director, Light Work
Jens Friis, Curator, Museet for Fotokunst Brandts, Denmark
Aprile Gallant, Curator of Photographs, Smith College Museum of Art
Christine Gates, Publicity Officer, Ballarat International Foto Biennale, France
Judi & Bernard Gerson, Founding Directors, Galerie BMG
Christian Gerstheimer, Curator, El Paso Museum of Art
Christopher Gianunzio, Exhibitions Coordinator, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
Gail Gibson, Founding Director, G. Gibson Gallery
Hamidah Glasgow, Executive Director, The Center for Fine Art Photography
Fabian Goncalves Borrega, Exhibit Coordinator, Art Museum of the Americas
Michael & Chelsea Vi Granger, Founding Directors, LightBox Photographic Gallery
Charles Guice, Founding Director, Charles Guice Contemporary
Avijit Gupta , Director of Photography, Publications, US News and World Report
David Haberstich, Head of Photographic Collections, National Museum of American History
Myles Hasslehorst , Founder, Ampersand Gallery and Fine Books
Lauren Heinz, Director, FOTO8, United Kingdom
Darius Himes, Assistant Director, Fraenkel Gallery
Cherie Hiser, Educator/Independent Curator
Lisa Hostetler, Curator of Photographs, Milwaukee Art Museum
Elizabeth Houston, Director, Hous Projects
Jason Houston, Co-founder, Take One Creative
Vangelis Ioakimidis, Director, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Greece
Karen Irvine, Associate Curator, Museum of Contemporary Photography
Michael Itkoff, Editor, Daylight Magazine
Cory Jacobs, Independent Editor / Curator
Ann Jastrab, Director, Rayko Photo Center
John Jenkins, Publisher, DECODE Books
Rupert Jenkins, President, Colorado Photographic Arts Center
Brooks Jenson, Editor, LensWork
Peter Johnson, Founder, Captured Global
Jessica Johnston, Assistant Curator, George Eastman House
Russell Joslin, Publisher/Editor, Shots Magazine
Joni Kabana, Photolucida Board
Mindaugas Kavaliauskas, Director, Kaunas Photo / F Galerija, Lithuania
Arlette Kayafas, Founding Director, Gallery Kayafas
R. Stuart Keeler, Curator , Art Gallery of Mississauga, Canada
Eric J. Keller, Founding Director, Soulcatcher Studio
Anne Kelly, Associate Director, photo-eye Gallery
Dennis Kiel, Curator, The Light Factory
Debra Klomp Ching, Co-Founder/Director, Klompching Gallery
Lisbeth Neergaard Kohloff, Educator/Independent Curator
Paul Kopeikin, Founding Director, Kopeikin Gallery
Bill Kouwenhoven, International Editor, Hotshoe International Magazine
Lisa Kurzner, Independent Curator
Michelle Lamuniere, Assistant Curator of Photography, Harvard Art Museums
Jason Landry, Owner/Director, Panopticon Gallery
Shane Lavalette, Associate Director, Light Work
Alexandra Le Faou, Editor, Foto+Synthesis
Larissa Leclair, Founder, Indie Photobook Library
Courtney Lee, Director, Jackson Fine Art
Sam Lee, Founding Director, Sam Lee Gallery
Gwen Lefage, Director, Carte Blanche
Carrie Levy, Senior Photo Editor, Wired Magazine
Stu Levy, Portland Art Museum Photo Council / Photolucida Board
Yan Li & Hou Wei, Curator, Beijing High Noon Culture & Art Corporation, People’s Photography, China
Celina Lunsford, Director, Fotografie Forum International, Germany
Mary Ann Lynch, Director, Not for Profit Photography Network
Silvia Mangialardi, Editor, Fotomundo, Argentina
Meredith Marlay, Director of Photography, Savannah College of Art and Design Communications
Lisa Martel, Exhibition Coordinator, Blue Sky
Walter (Wally) Mason, Curator of Photographs, Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University
Stephen Mayes, CEO, VII
Michael Mazzeo, Director, Mazzeo Projects
Richard McCabe, Curator of Photography, Ogden Museum of Southern Art
Mary McClean, Photo Researcher, Knopf Art Department, Random House
Melanie McWhorter, Book Division Manager, photo-eye Books and Prints
Kate Menconeri, Independant Curator
Lesley Meyer, Photo Editor/Archivist, The Annenberg Space for Photography
Joanne Milani, Curator, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
Diana Millar, Founding Director, Lúz Gallery for the Photographic Arts, Canada
Daniel Miller, Director, Duncan Miller Gallery
Kevin Miller, Director, Southeast Museum of Photography
Laura Brunow Miner, Founder, Pictory & Phoot Camp
Evan Mirapaul, Collector/Writer
Blue Mitchell, Editor, Diffusion Magazine
Laura Moya, Director, Photolucida
Michael David Murphy, Co-founder, Fall Line Press
Claire Annette Mussard, Curator/Consultant, Switzerland
Andreas Müller-Pohle, Editor, European Photography, Germany
Sara Namias, Journalist/Assitant Editor, ZOOM Magazine, Italy
Sharon Lavier O’Keefe, Founder, Northwest Center for Photography
Claire O’Neill, Multimedia Producer, National Public Radio
Karla Osorio, Director, Foto Arte Brasilia, Brazil
Deborah Paine, Curator/Collections Manager, Mayor’s Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, Seattle
Joaquim Paiva, Collector, Brazil
Ann Pallesen, Gallery Director, Photographic Center Northwest
Chantel Paul, Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Photographic Arts
Stephen Perloff, Founding Editor, Photo Review
Chris Pichler, Publisher, Nazraeli Press
Terry Pitts, Executive Director, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Jan Potts, Founding Co-director, Corden/Potts Gallery
Laura Pressley, Director, Center
Madeline Yale Preston, Indpendent Curator, United Arab Emirates
Shawn Records, Photolucida Board
Mary Anne Redding, Photography Department Chair, Santa Fe University of Art & Design
Rixon Reed, Founding Director, photo-eye and Art Photographer Index
Kirsten Rian, Independent Curator/Consultant
Arianna Rinaldo, Director, OjodePez magazine, Spain
Conor Risch, Features Editor, Photo District News
Miriam Romais, Executive Director, En Foco
Dana Salvo, Director, Clark Gallery
Danny Sanchez, Assistant Curator, Modernbook Gallery
Tina Schelhorn, Director, Galerie Lichtblick, Germany
Maarten Schilt, Founder, Schilt Publishing, The Netherlands
Martha Schneider, Founding Director, Schneider Gallery, Inc.
David Schoemer, Publisher, Hassla Books
Jillian Schultz, International Programming Director, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, China
Aaron Schuman, Director/Editor, SeeSaw Magazine, United Kingdom
Jennifer Schwartz, Founding Director, Jennifer Schwartz Gallery
Randall Scott, Founding Director, Randall Scott Projects
Becky Senf, Assistant Curator of Photography, Center for Creative Photography
Ariel Shanberg, Executive Director, The Center for Photography at Woodstock
Nadya Shermatova, Director, FotoDepartament Foundation, Russia
Mark Sink, Founding Director, Gallery Sink
Karen Sinsheimer, Curator of Photography, Santa Barbara Museum of Art
George Slade, Independant Curator/Writer, re:photographica
Mark Sloan, Director and Senior Curator, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston
Aline Smithson, Founding Editor, Lenscratch blogzine
Sujong Song, Senior Curator, The Photography Museum, South Korea
Christina Spielvogel, Blue Sky Exhibition Committee
Susan Spiritus, Founding Director, Susan Spiritus Gallery
Gordon Stettinius, Owner/Publisher, Candela Books + Gallery
Jennifer Stoots, Penumbra Foundation & The Center for Alternative Photography
Lisa Sutcliffe, Assistant Curator of Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Mary Virginia Swanson, Consultant and Educator, M.V. Swanson & Assoc.
Claire Sykes, Co-Director, Circuit Gallery, Canada
Martha Takayama, Executive Director, Tepper Takayama Fine Arts
J.D. Talasek, Director, Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Science
Jo-ey Tang, Publisher/Editor, N+1 Magazine, France
Barbara Tannenbaum, Photography Curator, Cleveland Museum of Art
Christoph Tannert, Director/Project Coordinator, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Germany
Jordan Tate , Founding Editor, I
Amber Terranova, Photo Editor, Photo District News
Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director/Curator, Griffin Museum for Photography
Issa Touma, Director, le Pont Organization, Syria
Todd Tubutis, Director, Blue Sky
Laura Valenti, Program Director, Newspace Center for Photography
Annie Van Avery, Executive Director, Photographic Center Northwest
Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography, New Mexico Museum of Art
Jill Waterman, Editor, PDNedu/ASMP Bulletin
Roger Watson, Curator, Fox Talbot Museum, United Kingdom
Carla Williams, Editor, Exposure
Clint Willour, Executive Director/Curator, Galveston Arts Center
Laura Wyss, Founder, Wyss Photo, Inc.
Nathalie Zelt, Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Del Zogg, Manager, Works on Paper Study Center, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Manfred Zollner, Director of Photography, fotoMAGAZIN, Germany