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Our members participate in a number of photography shows and events as individuals. The information about individual achievements is updated frequently. Please e-mail your news to Jerry Gerber at jerrygerberphoto@gmail.com. Please rename your files as: Lastname_Firstname_Title.jpg.

Valerie Chaucer-Levine, Joanne Donnelly, and Fred Everett each have an image on display at the Gallery 14 Juried Exhibit. More info at  http://www.photogallery14.com/


Gary Saretzky will be exhibiting "Blues Musicians" from September 1 - 30, 2011.
See Gary's show at Monmouth County Library, 125 Symmes Road, Manalapan, NJ 07726-3249
Hours: Mon-Thu 9 am-9 pm; Fri-Sat 9 am-5 pm; Sunday 1 pm-5 pm. More information at (732) 431-7220.


Dalet Gallery, Philadelphia, is showing Urban Ingredients in July 2011. Several members of the club are part of the exhibit. More info at www.daletart.com.


Igor Svibilsky received a Merit Award in 2011 B&W Magazine Portfolio Contest. The selected images from the winning portfolio "Those Days of Ocean" are published in a special issue 84 (August 2011), currently available in the stores. Some images from this portfolio were exhibited during a month of December 2010-January2011 at Dalet Gallery, Philadelphia.

 Igor Svibilsky Merit Award B and W Magazine, 84, 2011

Martin Schwartz has some fine images of the Iberian Peninsula in the current Gallery 14 exhibit. .Valerie Chaucer-Levine has a show "Discarded: Derelict Dwellings of Eastern North Carolina" in the Goodkind Gallery of Gallery 14. The show runs until July 3d, 2011.


Mary Leck has three photographs in the juried exhibit, Power of the Flower, at the Markeim Art Center at 104 Walnut Street, Haddonfield, NJ. The show runs from May 1 - May 30, 2011.


Tasha O'Neill's Multiplicities: Through the Lens of a Child's Toy is one of three photo collections showing at Gallery 14, 14 Mercer St, Hopewell, NJ 08525 in May, 2011. See the exhibit through May 29.


Vita Forlenza, Johnny Pernaand Olga Sergyeyeva each earned Honorable Mention Awards in the 2011 NJFCC Travel Photo Competition.


Ilya Genin's portfolio of photographs taken in Cuba has been selected for a Spotlight Award in B&W Portfolio Contest 2011.


The 29th Ellarslie Open at Ellarslie Mansion and Artworks. Dates: April 23 - June 12, 2010 at Ellarslie, April 22 - June 12, 2010, at Artworks. Opening receptions: Artworks: Friday, April 22, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Ellarslie: Saturday, April 30, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

The PMPE 18th Annual Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibit in New Hope, PA will be on display from June 5 through June 26, 2010. Private reception June 4. Members of our club in the show: Joanne Donnelly (1), Carl Geisler (1), Ilya Genin (2), Daniel Goldberg (4), Terry Lyons (2), Neil Persh (2), Martin Schwartz (1), Jessica Stearns (1), Richard Trenner (1), Barbara Warren (4). Award: Barbara Warren -- Best Body of Work

The Silva Gallery at the Pennington School: "Today's World: Different from Yesterday?"
PPC Exhibitors: Ilya Genin (2), Alan Kesselhaut (2), Robert Levine (1), Valerie Chaucer-Levine, (1), Sandy Shapiro (3), Samuel Vovsi (1), Igor Svibilsky (2).

Igor Svibisky Tintypes

James Pryor's "Shattered" --Portraits in America will show at Tasha O'Neill's Gallery at Verde in charming Kingston NJ. The exhibit opens Sunday April 3 from 3-5 pm. Gallery at Verde is located at 4492 Route 27, Kingston, NJ 08528
(Between Eno Terra Restaurant and the D&R Canal). For more information call Gallery at Verde: (609) 865 5456.

Alan Kesselhaut won Honorable Mention for his image "Hard Rock Times Square" in the Color Beginner Category of the NJFCC Annual Spring Print Competition.

Leslie Gevins photograph Sing! is on display in the show "See All The People" at the South Brunswick Municipal Building through March 30.

The Arts Council of Princeton Presents "Between You and Me: an exhibition of photographic portraiture" March 5 to April 15, 2011. Participating photographers are: Ricardo Barros, Bruce Berenson, Pryde Brown, Peter Cook, Sandy Davis, Carl Geisler , Laura McPhee, and Ernestine Ruben. Opening reception on Saturday, March 5 from 4 to 6 PM. Between You and Me is an exhibition of photographic portraiture that addresses the relationships between photographers and their subjects. With images ranging in scope from classic and traditional to interpretive and abstract, the photographs in the show also reflect a wide spectrum of techniques including large format, darkroom, digital and hybrid processes. Between You and Me is dedicated to the memory of Bruce Berenson who passed away in January 2010. A photographer and educator, he taught darkroom photography and ran the ACP photography program for more than 20 years. After his passing, the ACP established the Bruce Berenson Fund for Darkroom Photography, with a mission of supporting, expanding and promoting its analog photography programs.

ILYA GENIN and CARL GEISLER will share the Gallery 14 exhibit space to show Ilya's Circus off the Wall and Carl's Circus on the Wall. Gallery 14 is located at 14 Mercer Street in Hopewell NJ.

Gallery 14 Exhibit in March 2011

VALERIE CHAUCER-LEVINE wins a Gold Award in the COLOR Single Image Contest 2011! Val's much-praised Native Dancers has graced these pages before, and we proudly display it again to celebrate her high accolade from an important color photography periodical. Native Dancers, created in 2008 at the Mall of America in Minnesota, will be published in Special Issue #13 of COLOR Magazine. It should make the newsstands by early March.

Native Dancers, by Valerie Chaucer-Levine

Fred Everett will exhibit his image at the Hammonton Gallery of the Noyes Art Museum. The exhibit opens Friday, February 11, 6:00-8:00 pm, and runs through April 7. The Noyes Art Museum Gallery at Hammonton is located at
5 Second Street Hammonton, NJ 08037.

Fred Everett, Freackness

Four members of our photoclub will have a show at Gallery 14, where they recently became Associate Members. The opening reception is on Friday, February 11, 2011, 6 to 8.30 PM. Gallery 14 is located on 14 Mercer street, Hopewell, NJ. More information: www.photogallery14.com

Group Show at Gallery 14

Perkins Center for the Arts 2011 - 18 photographs accepted to Photography 30 Exhibit from the members of Princeton Photo Club. Igor Svibilsky won a Juror's Award for his Tree House tintype.
The opening reception will be Sunday, January 30, 2011 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM with an awards ceremony at 2:30. Free and open to the public. Gallery Hours, January 30-March 6: Thursday and Friday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 PM - 4:00 P. Perkins Center's Moorestown Gallery, 395 Kings Highway Moorestown, NJ 08057.

Igor Svibilsky Tree House Tintype   


Ilya Genin, Juventud Rebelde


Fred Everett, The Last Child

Robert Ambrosio has two photographs accepted in an upcoming group exhibit, See All The People, at The Gallery South Brunswick Municipal Building 540 Route 522, Monmouth Junction NJ. Jerry Spielman has one photo accepted. All The People runs January 5 through March 31, 2011. The Gallery is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm.


Patricia Bender has three images in Soho Photo's first Small Works Competition. Mark your calendar for the exhibit opening Tuesday, Feb 1st, 6-8 pm. The show runs through February 26th. Soho Photo Gallery is an all-photography gallery located in the historic, interesting section of lower Manhattan (South of Houston Street) at: Soho Photo Gallery, 15 White St. New York, NY .

Patricia Bender (again!) extends a warm invitation to fellow PPC members and friends to attend Visual Phrasing, an exhibit at the Maloney Art Gallery, Annunciation Center, College of St. Elizabeth, 2 Convent Rd., Morristown, NJ.
Visual Phrasing opens Thursday, Jan. 20, 4:30-7 pm, and runs through April 17. Patricia: " [Mine] is an interactive installation piece, so i cannot send you an image as the work will change throughout the show. I would love it if my fellow PPCer's would stop by and participate. There will be a dance concert, music concerts and artists' talks throughout the course of the exhibition, all examining the 'phrase' in art. Promises to be interesting."

Two more members were told that their competition submissions would be run as photos of the week later this winter by the website WildNewJersey.tv. Wiebke Martens' Hummingbird Moth was photographed in his garden last summer.
Samuel Vovsi's In the Shadow of Wall Street was taken in urban Jersey City in an area referred to as
"little Wall Street" because of its preponderance of financial offices and proximity to Manhattan.

Carla Olsen has a photograph running as a picture of the week on the website http://wildnewjersey.tv/ in January 2011.

Lionel Goodman and Ruth Goodman were recognized by the Gallery at Plainsboro Library in their recent retrospective exhibition. The exhibit, which closed Dec 31, featured the works of community artists selected from over 18 years of gallery exhibitions. Just twenty pieces were selected by the juror, Princeton Council of The Arts director Jeff Nathanson. Among the honored art works were a painting by Ruth Goodman, and the second place award winner, Spare Propellers On The QM2., a photograph by Lionel Goodman.


Anne Stefane learned from officials at Wild New Jersey that her recent contest entry, a photograph of a blue heron seen through marsh reeds, was selected as Picture of the Week, to be posted later this winter.


Julian Weitzenfeld has a piece in the 32nd Annual Juried Art Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum. The opening reception is on Jan 15, from 4-6 pm. The show runs Jan 15 through Feb 27. Read more about this multi-genre, all-media exhibit on the Museum's web page: http://monmouthmuseum.org/2011JuriedAr tExhibitionSelections.html


ALLEN JONES' image, Snowy day on the Canal, won First Place in the Wild New Jersey photo contest � scenery category.


ANN DARLINGTON shows her photograph in the McCall Gallery at Ellarslie, the Trenton City Museum, in Cadwalader Park, Trenton, NJ from January 8 through February 27. The opening reception is on January 15, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.


NATALIE MORAWSKY received an Honorable Mention award in the Wild New Jersey photo contest.


Jerry Spielman will have a photography show at Hillsborough, NJ, Public Library, from January 3 to January 31, 2011.

JULIAN WEITZENFELD had one of his images in the catalogue of Paris exhibition, Et Lutece devint Paris (And Lutece Became Paris), about the Roman precursor to Paris." The catalog will be in French and have a print run of 2000 copies. The exhibition runs from March 15, 2011 to February 29, 2012."

PATRICIA BENDER has a 64-image solo show, Framed Nouns: People, Places & Things, at Bouras Galleries 25 DeForest Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901 through December 30. http://www.cWOW.org
PATRICIA also has an image in Metro 27 at City Without Walls, 6 Crawford Street Newark, NJ., open
through December 22. Tel. 908.277.6054.

Grounds for Sculpture Acceptances and Awards 2011:

Alan Kesselhaut received a Merit Award for his image "Guggenheim Spiral".

Samuel Vovsi took home a Bronze Award in the International Aperture Awards Competition! His image "Loneliness" won in the People and Portraits amateur category.
More info at the website http://www.internationalapertureawards.com/

Igor Svibilsky is part of two-artists show Retrospectus et Momentum at Dalet Gallery, Philadelphia. Opening reception December 3d, 2010. The show runs until January 8, 2011. Dalet Gallery is located at 141 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia PA 19106. Gallery hours: Tue - Sat 11 am - 6 pm, Sun by app. More information at www.daletart.com

Igor Svibilsky Retrospectus et Momentum Dalet Gallery Philadelphia Show

Igor Svibilsky is showing two tintypes in the Soho Photo Gallery 6th Annual Juried Alternative Processes Competition Exhibition, November 2nd - December 4th, 2010. Address: Soho Photo Gallery, 15 White Street NY 10013.

Igor Svibilsky Soho Photo 2010 Alternative Processes

Julian Weitzenfeld had two images accepted by the New Hope Art League for their 2010 Annual Juried Show. Julian captured both images in northern Portugal. Campo das Cebolas was taken in Lisbon, and San Antonio's Chapel, in Ericeira. See the whole exhibit at the Prallsville Mill, 24 Risler Street, Stockton, NJ, 12- 6 pm daily. Opening reception on Friday Nov. 19, 6-9 pm. NOTE: This show runs only through Nov. 29th.


Alan Kesselhaut is a Grand Prize winner in The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust (CELT) 2010 Photo Competition. CELT is a non-profit organization committed to the conservation and stewardship of distinctive lands cherished by the community of Cape Elizabeth, Maine.

Johnatan Michalik won Best in Category, Wildlife, in the 2010 Voices for the Marsh exhibition.

MARTIN SCHWARTZ joins SANDY SHAPIRO and other artists at the West Windsor Art Center. The exhibit is Community Collage: West Windsor Then & Now, and the Opening Artists' Reception is on Saturday, October 2, 2010, 4 to 7 p.m. The exhibit runs from October 2 to october 29, 2010.

SAMUEL VOVSI was one of 42 artists accepted into the unusually named multi-media exhibit YEA! Yo Emerging Artists Project at Gloucester County College. Opening reception of Y!YEAP at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 22. Go to the Beitzel Art Gallery, in the College Center of Gloucester County College. Gloucester County College is on a 250 acre site at 1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, NJ 08080. Phone: (856) 468-5000

CARL GEISLER's new Gallery 14 show, Into the Sky: Gehry at Bard, Oct. 15 to November 14, 2010.
The Gallery 14 is located at 14 Mercer Street in Hopewell, NJ. The exhibit runs from Sept.10 to Oct.10, 2010.

Gary Zaretsky is exhibiting his Blues Musicians, Jan. 2-30, 2011. at the J.B. Kline & Son Gallery, 25 Bridge St, Lambertville NJ 08530. Phone: 609-397-7026. Opening reception: Jan. 8, 6-9pm.

WALT VARAN is one of six artists chosen to display their work in The Third Act "Movin' On," an art exhibit in the Open Space Gallery, 38 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ. The exhibit includes 50 pieces, and runs from September 29 through October 13. Come to the opening-reception, Sunday, October 3, between 2:00 and 3:00 PM.

MAIA REIM is a winner in the Somerset County "Gallery 24/7" public art competition. She is one of ten artists chosen to have their work displayed on selected county outdoor traffic-control boxes. Her art has been installed at the Bernards Township intersection of South Findley Avenue and Cross Road, and is now on exhibit 24/7 for all to see.

Mary Leck, Olga Sergyeyeva and Igor Svibilsky will have their photographs on display at D&R Greenway, in the show "Preservation of an Integrated Landscape: Where Farmland and Conservation Meet", September 12 - October 15, 2010. The Opening Art Reception Friday, October 1, 2010 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the Johnson Education Center. Free and Open to the Public. http://www.drgreenway.org/art_galleries.htm



Carl Geisler announced the upcoming opening of "Hot Rods and Bicycles," an exhibit of automobile and bicycle photos. The exhibit opens Monday Sept 13, 5 PM at Princeton Woodrows, 2000 Windrow Drive, Princeton NJ 08540.


Martha Weintraub and Frank Cheh have a show at the Gallery 14. The opening reception is on September 10th, 2010, 6 to 9 PM. The Gallery 14 is located at 14 Mercer street in Hopewell, NJ. The exhibit runs from Sept.10 to Oct.10, 2010.




Igor Svibilsky is among the winners of the International Photography Awards 2010 receiving 2 Honorable Mentions for the series "Age of Loneliness" in 2 non-pro categories: Fine Art and People.

Link to the "Age of Loneliness" series:
Link to the Honorable Mention winners page:

The International Photography Awards conducts an annual competition on a global level, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. This year's entries spanned 103 countries worldwide with approximately 15,000 submissions. Jurors had the challenging task of reducing that number to 330 winners and 21 Finalists who will go on to compete for three top awards - International Photographer of the Year, sponsored by AtEdge, The Discovery of the Year awarded to a non professional, and the Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year awarded to the photographer whose story behind the images are just as compelling as the photographs themselves. Those finalists will be invited to attend the Lucie Awards at the Lincoln Center, New York, where one photographer will be announced as the International Photographer of the Year, earning the coveted Lucie Statue and a cash prize of $10,000. More information here:

      Age Of Loneliness, by Igor Svibilsky   


"Voices for the Marsh - 2010" will show again, this time enhanced with additional photos, including some from our own marsh photographer and advocate, MARY LECK. Actually, several PPC members have images in this exhibit. Catch the expanded show at Art Way Gallery in Plainsboro, August 28 - October 24, 2010. Mary Leck, Sandy Shapiro, Maia Reim, Alice Grebanier, Alan Kesselhaut, Jonathan Michalik, Natalie Morawsky, Barbara Warren and Barbara K. Suomi are in the show. If you missed the original Marsh 2010 exhibit at the D&R facility or want to see it again with
additional photos this is your opportunity!


Barbara Warren received Best in Show at the Voices of the Marsh competition for her photograph "Lily Pads."    



Dave Ackerman has two images accepted to the Trenton Artist Workshop Summer exhibition, "Face Value, The Art of Portraiture". The exhibition opens July 31 at the Ellarslie Trenton City Museum with a 5 - 8pm Gala. The exhibit runs through September 5.



Joanna Antanavage has several images in the Grounds for Sculpture Workshops Exhibition.



Frank Cheh had his first magazine cover published. Frank's spectacular image graces the Summer 2010 issue of Skylands Visitor magazine.



Maia Reim's verdant image "Red mailbox" won the "Best Photo" award at the popular Franklin Township Clothesline exhibit, July 2nd, 2010.



Johnny Perna will have a show at the Somerset County Library in Bridgewater, across from the Bridgewater Post Office, on the corner of North Bridge Street and Voight Road in Bridgewater, NJ. Show runs from August 2, 2010 to August 31,2010.



Dalet Gallery, Philadelphia. The "Particular Beauty" exhibition will run from July 15 to August 15. An opening reception is planned for July 16 from 4 to 8 pm. The Dalet Gallery is located at 141 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia PA 19106. Gallery hours: Tue - Sat 11 am - 6 pm, Sun by app. More information at www.daletart.com.







Gallery 14 Juried Exhibit, July 9 to August 8, 2010. The opening reception is set for Friday, July 9, 6-9 PM. Gallery 14 is located at 14 Mercer Street, in beautiful downtown Hopewell, NJ.
Twelve photo club members participate in the show: Vivian Abbott, Joanne Donnelly, Ilya Genin, Daniel Goldberg, Alan Kesselhaut, Ann Mark, Maia Reim, Gary Saretzky, Sandy Shapiro, Bill Slack, Barbara Suomi, Richard Trenner, Julian Weitzenfeld, John Wells.







Jerry Spielman currently has a solo exhibit in The West Windsor Senior Center in the Municipal Complex at North Post and Clarksville Roads. Jerry is showing about 35 recent travel photographs from the Carribean to Alaska. (Sample below) You can visit the show through June 30.

Linda Sheehan's image, "Flight," on display at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center was sold on opening night! We knew it was a marvelous photo--the lucky buyer apparently agreed. You can see her photo through August 21 at the Daydream Nation: 1st Annual Contemporary Photography Exhibition, 1400 North American Street, Philadelphia, PA Tel: (215) 232-5678.

James Pryor was awarded "First Place in Photography" in the 2010 16th Annual Artsbridge Juried Show. You can see the exhibit now through June 27th at the RiverRun Gallery, 287 South Main Street (Route 29), Lambertville, NJ.


Tasha O'Neill has an image accepted for publication in "Experience on the Water," a New England lifestyle glossy magazine. Her image will accompany an article about art in the garden.

Simon Laufer won a Bronze Award in The Epson International Pano Awards competition for his panoramic image, Tuolumne Meadows 2. Learn more about this international competition at www.thepanoawards.com

Igor Svibilsky received a Merit Award in 2010 B&W Magazine Portfolio Contest Awards. The selected images from the winning portfolio "Ancient Oaks" are published in a special issue 76, currently available in stores. The entire portfolio was exhibited during a month of May at SoHo Photo Gallery New York.

      Igor Svibilsky_MeritAward_BW_Magazine_2010

Kevin Wong will have two photos exhibited in the 2010 Michael H. Kellicutt International Photo Show "Through a Lens: Energy, Strength, or Power." The exhibition is set to open on June 11 in Half Moon Bay, CA." Learn more about the show athttp://www.coastalartsleague.com/kellicutt/2010/HangingInShow/index.html.


Igor Svibilsky signed a contract with the SLR Lenses manufacturer Lensbaby Inc., about using his images in the pinhole gallery of the company's Web site, http://www.lensbaby.com/gallery-photo.php?o=pinhole



Patricia Bender has an image in each of two upcoming shows. Congratulations Patricia!
1) See Caleb and Ella, Hospice Days (5) on display in the exhibition Who We Are: Contemporary Portraits at Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery, Annunciation Center, College of St. Elizabeth, 2 Convent Road, Morristown, NJ 07960. The show runs June 10 through August 15. Catch the opening reception on Thursday June 10 from 4:30-7:00 pm. More info at www.maloneyartgallery.cse.edu
2) Patricia's other image, Winter Weeds (1), is at the 21st Annual Small Works Show held at the Mikhail Zakin Gallery, The Art School at Old Church, 561 Piermont Road, Demarest, NJ 07627. This exhibit runs June 19 through July 16. The artists reception is on Thursday June 24 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Learn more at www.tasoc.orgllery-photo.php?o=pinhole



Olga Sergyeyeva-Svibilsky's image from the Noyes Museum Exhibit was published in the WEIRD NJ ISSUE #34, New Jersey Travel Guide to NJ's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets, May-October 2010. Available in stores in May 2010.



Igor Svibilsky, Ancient Forests. Solo Exhibition, SoHo Photo Gallery, New York. May 4-29, 2010. Opening Reception: Tuesday, May 4, 6-8 PM. http://www.sohophoto.com/.


      Ancient Forests, by Igor Svibilsky

The 28th Ellarslie Open at Ellarslie Mansion and Artworks. 286 Works by 190 Artists. Dates: April 24 - June 20, 2010 at Ellarslie, April 23 - June 1, 2010, at Artworks. Opening receptions: Artworks: Friday, April 23, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Ellarslie: Saturday, May 1, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. The museum is closed April 20 - 23 for installation.
List of members accepted to the show: Ackerman, David (1), Bender, Patricia (2), Davidson, Sally K. (1), Donnelly, Joanne (3), Genin, Ilya (2), Gerber, Jerry (1), Goodman, Lionel (1), Grebanier, Alice (2), Reim, Maia (2), Schwartz, Martin (1), Sheehan, Linda (2), Svibilsky, Igor (1), Warren, Barbara (1), Goodman, Ruth (1), Suomi, Barbara K. (1).

   Throwing Snowballs, by Igor Svibilsky



Glennie Nature Salon - Sandy Shapiro's photo, Galapagos Sea Lions, won a Merit Award in the 2010 George W. Glennie Memorial Nature Salon. Congratulations to all the PPC participants, and to Sandy for her award! See Sandy's winning photo below. The "Glennie" is an international interclub competition run by the Merrimack Valley Camera Club in North Andover, Massachusetts. Overall, the Princeton Photography Club ranked approximately 29 out of 111 clubs in the Glennie competition. Learn more at http://www.mvcameraclub.org/comp-interclub/comp-interclub-01-glennie.htm



PMPE 18th Annual Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibit in New Hope, PA will be on display from June 5 through June 27, 2010. Photographs of members of the club accepted to the show: Patricia Bender (2), Ilya Genin (2 images), Alice Lowrance (2 images), Ruth Goodman (1 image), Lionel Goodman (2 images), Bill Slack (2 images), Terry Lyons (3 images), Richard Trenner (2 images), Daniel Goldberg (3 images), Valerie Chaucer-Levine (1 image), Jeffrey Yuan (3 images), Johnathan Michalik (1 image). Barbara Warren has 2 images, and Best in Show will go to Barbara for her Washington State image, "Palouse Hills #1".


           Best in Show will go to Barbara Warren for her Washington State image, "Palouse Hills #1".

                James Pryor won the 2010 Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition award for the Best Body of Work.







Valerie Chaucer-Levin has a Show at Hillsboro Public Library, March 2010:

Gallery 125, Trenton. "Art for Art's Sake," http://www.gallery125.com/home/


  Dreams Of Flying, by Martha Weintraub  

Igor Svibilsky, 2010 International Soho Photo Krappy Kamera Competition, SoHo Gallery, New York. Group Show March 2 to April 3, 2010. http://www.sohophoto.com/. Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 2, 6-8 PM.

 Igor Svibilsky, Behind the Door

Alice Grebanier, Mary Leck, Maia Reim, Tasha O'Neill, Olga Sergyeyeva, Igor Svibilsky and Barbara Warren are part of the Art Exhibition 'Living Among Giants', 02/12/2010 to 03/23/2010. D & R Greenway, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton, NJ.


Igor Svibilsky, Ancient Oaks IV Olga Sergyeyeva, "Golden Fall"

Kevin G. Wong has one image in the "Motion" exhibit juried by Rich Clarkson. It will be on display at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO from March 19 - April 17. More detailed information about the show can be found here along with the other selected works: http://www.c4fap.org/exhibitors/2009Motion/

Kevin Wong, Level Cleared

Lesley Gevins has one picture in the current exhibit at the South Brunswick Municipal Building (Henna Painting) and two photos in the South Brunswick Senior Center Show, South Brunswick, New Jersey.

International Black and White Spider Awards - Igor Svibilsky won Merit of Excellence in Silhouette Category and was a nominee in Fine Art category - link to the image here. 84 coveted title awards in 28 categories where nominated by members of the awards international jury, featuring captains of the industry from Magnum Photos, The Armory Show, Fratelli Alinari, Contrasto to Tate and Hamiltons in London. The link to the winners in Silhouette category is: http://www.thespiderawards.com/presentation/winners.php?x=a&cid=49

Perkins Center for the Arts 2010 - photographs accepted to Photography 29 Exhibit.
The show will run from January 31 to March 7, 2010. Opening Reception: Sunday, January 31, 2010, 1-4 pm.
Slide Presentation and Talk: Hope Proper, Independent curator and Collector.
* Sunday, Feb. 21 (Part 1) at 2 pm - * Sunday, March 7 (Part 2) at 2 pm
Gallery hours: Thurs and Fri 10-4 pm Sat and Sun 12-4 pm. Perkins Center's Moorestown Gallery, 395 Kings Highway Moorestown, NJ 08057.

The Wizard, by Igor Svibilsky Late Gathering, by Igor Svibilsky

Perpetual Climb, by Jerry Gerber Untitled, by Roberta Fineman

Push On, by Wayne Klaw Woman with a flyswatter, Chios, Greece, by Ilya Genin

Rocket's Red Glare, by D.Ackerman Art Show, Abandoned Factory, Iceland, by Barbara Warren

Mandala, by Alice Grebanier Starlet, by Joanne Donnelly Illuminated Silence, by Patricia Bender

Chandelier Blues, by Ann Murphy Flicker, by Linda Sheehan

Photo contest sponsored by the Hopewell, NJ Township Environmental Commission, January 2010.

1st prise winner for senior citizen black and wwhite photographs.             1st pize winner, adult color photography.


Focus on Sculpture 2010, Grounds for Sculpture, Seward Johnson Center for the Arts, Hamilton, NJ. January 24 through April 4, 2010.

Lionel Goodman - Best in Show





META-MORE-FACES - A Group Photography Exposition Curated by Jon Naar.
Jan 9th, 2010 - Feb 21st, 2010 OPENING RECEPTION: Jan 9th, 2010, 6 PM - 9 PM.

Ilya Genin participates at a group show opening January 9th, 2010 at ArtWorks, Trenton's downtown visual arts center that promotes artistic diversity by fostering creativity, learning, and appreciation of the arts. http://www.artworkstrenton.org/metamorefaces.html


Israel at 60 - in Stone, photographic prints by Maia Reim.


"Season's Greenings: The Gift of Nature". D & R Greenway, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton. Opening Reception: Friday, November 20. On display November 2009 - January 2010.

    Olga Svibilsky Foggy Canal      Olga Svibilsky Lake Eden

Olga Svibilsky Sleepy Hollow Igor Svibilsky Fog V Igor Svibilsky Fog VI

Igor Svibilsky Fog 3

This image was published in the US1 newspaper on Nov.18, 2009 as an advertisement for the show.


Igor Svibilsky, Soho Photo Gallery. 5th Annual Juried Alternative processes Competition Exhibition, November 2009. There were hundreds of photographs submitted. The juror Robert A. Schaefer, Jr. had a difficult time narrowing the show down to 50. Opening Reception on Tuesday, November 3rd from 6 to 8pm. The exhibit will run through Saturday, November 28th, 2009. Address: Soho Photo Gallery, 15 White Street NY 10013.


"ISRAEL 2009 (5769): Traditions in Stone". Photographs by Maia Reim. Opening Reception: Sunday, October 25, 3-5 pm. On display October 19-November 28, 2009. The Nassau Club, Garden Room 6 Mercer St. Princeton.


Country Dreaming by Ann Murphy was accepted into a Juried Art Show at the Guild of Creative Arts from Oct 4- Oct 28, 2009:


South Brunswick Arts Commission for the Celebrations! exhibit which runs from October 5 to December 31, 2009 at The Gallery, South Brunswick Municipal Building.



The rescue picture was on the front page of the Princeton Packet.


Gallery 125 View Point show

     Last Stop by Walt Varan

This shot by Peter Roome won the Historic Preservation Award at the Franklin township clothesline exhibit..


Weird NJ Photography Exhibition at the Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ.
Dates: October 16, 2009 - February 28, 2010.


Olga and Carole at the Noyes Museum next to their images.

A Glimmer of Gehry: Tasha O'Neill's exhibit at Woman and Gender Studies lounge at Princeton University, September 9 to October 30, 2009.

   A Glimmer of Gehry, by Tasha O'Neill

West Windsor Avenue of the Arts exhibit in September at the Princeton MarketFair:


Underwaterworld and Nymphea, by Tasha O'Neill.

Mercer County Community College Photo Exhibition 2009. Opening reception September 17th, 2009.

Ruth Goodman:"Target", "Clouds,""Kelly Dancing" - Best in Show, Mercer County Purchase Award


Lionel Goodman: "Indifference","Resignation","Day By Day." Honorable Mention.


Maia Reim. Honorable mention, Mercer County Purchase Award.

Rich Grant, "The Lower Falls and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone". Honorable Mention.

Valerie Bowe
Mercer County Purchase Award

Joanne Donnelly: "Yang Ming", "One of the Boys I","One of the Boys II." Princeton Photography Club Award.

Barbara K. Suomi: "Cabinas Zullymar","Leaf Study". Honorable Mention

Carole Haines , "Yoyina","Recycle."

Sandy Shapiro, "Double O Arch", "Plateau Point".

Jonathan Michalik, "Remembrance."

Mary Leck, "Rhythm 'n Swirl (Ice)."

Doe Phillips "Tribute to Andrew Wyeth, Inside the Christina Olson House. "

Gary Saretzky,"Prague Cemetery #223, #230, and #260."

Honorable Mention

The photograph below was accepted for the Mercer County Community College Permanent Collection although it was not accepted for the exhibition by the judge.


"Illuminated Silence". Black and white photographs by Patricia A. Bender
Sept. 10 - Nov. 10, 2009.
B. Beamesderfer Gallery, 6 North Second Avenue Highland Park, NJ 08904.
Reception for the artist, Thursday, Sept. 17 from 5-8 pm. Gallery Hours: M-F 9:30-6 pm, Sat. 10-5 pm

Structures and Shadows. Our member Mary Leck will be in a group show at Ambre Studio in Bethlehem, PA.

The Natural and the Made: Photographs by Richard Trenner at the Princeton Arts Council & The Princeton Public Library.

At the Library from 21 August 2009 to 3 January 2010.
Artist's talk and reception, 7 pm, Thursday, November 5, 2009.
The Community Room of The Princeton Public Library
65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, New Jersey

Dalet Gallery, Philadelphia. Ilya Genin will be in a group show in September 2009.


Gallery 125, Current Exposures Fall Show 2009. Ilya Genin, Jerry Gerber, Linda Sheehan and Alice Grebanier have all had images accepted at Gallery 125. Opening night September 11th.

       Jerry Gerber Gallery125

Gallery 125, Summer Show 2009

      Dreamy Flamenco Guitar, by Larry Parsons Dreamy Bugatti, by Larry Parsons

The images below have been included into the 15th Annual Juried Show Artsbridge, June 6 - June 27, 2009. Riverrun Gallery/Laceworks, 287 South Main Street, Lambertville, NJ.

     They Are Leaving us, by Igor Svibilsky Walter Varan, Blue Heron

The image below by Martha Weintraub is included to a slideshow of images to be shown in the Forever Hold Your Peace exhibition at The New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery. The slideshow will run for the length of the exhibit.


Igor Svibilsky's contribution to a book: "A Tribute to New Jersey Veterans". The picture that has been selected is a photograph of Hessian re-enactors attacking at a re-enactment of the Battle of Monmouth, taken in 2008.
The book has been published in July 2009.

               Igor Svibilsky, Battle of Monmouth Re-enactment

Igor Svibilsky's Image in a book New Jersey

Leo Vayn photography in Philadelphia show June 2-30, 2009.


Maia Reim, "Yesterday Papers," and Sally Davidson, "Reflections".
Woman and Gender Studies Lounge, Princeton University, May 4 - July 2, 2009.


Gallery 125, Metal Show


Jerry Gerber won a Merit Award in monochrome, in the 2009 NJFCC Tops in NJ print competition.

     The Diner, by Jerry Gerber 

27th Ellarslie Open Exhibit in Trenton, NJ, will be on display from April 24th to June 14, 2009. Photographs of members of the club accepted to the show:

     Valerie Bowe Bill Slacks

   Mary Leck   

   Patricia Bender


PMPE 17th Annual Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibit in New Hope, PA will be on display from May 31 through June 21, 2009. Photographs of members of the club accepted to the show:

      Peter Roome Valerie Chaucer-Levine Valerie Chaucer-Levine

     Alice Grebanier Ilya Genin& Ilya Genin


Larry Parsons David Wurtzel

David Ackerman

Patricia Bender, Abandoned, 9 and 10

Fall Colors, by Daniel Goldberg

Martha Weintraub received recognition on photo.net in the Harold Davis Flower project as a Grand Prize Winner. For more info visit this link: http://photo.net/photographer-interviews/harold-davis/flower-project-selections/


Kenneth Kaplowitz has won "Third Prize in Photography" in the Spring Juried Art Show at the Museum Of The Southwest, Midland, Texas. Show is running March 5 to March 29, 2009r.

     Kenneth Kaplowitz, Wood Hand

Patricia Bender: METRO 26 at City Without Walls, 6 Crawford St., Newark, February 7-May 1.
The exhibit then travels throughout New Jersey for a year.

     Patricia Bender, Still

Patricia Bender: Woman to Woman: A black and white photography exhibit celebrating Women's History Month at the Justice Brennan Court House, 583 Newark Ave., Jersey City, March 5-27.

     Patricia Bender, Bow

Gallery 14, Hopewell, NJ. From April 24 to May 31, 2009:
It's All About the Car, Carl Geisler


Gallery 14, Hopewell, NJ. Four members of our club have a show from March 20 to April 19, 2009:

Etudes, Tasha O’Neill and Under a Quiet Heaven, Jeffrey Yuan

In the Small Gallery: Fruit/Cakes, Martha Weintraub and Rhoda Kassof-Isaac


Destiny: Photographs by Ernestine Ruben, March 19 to June 8, 2009
April 16, 2009, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m: Reception and Artist's Talk

Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series, Mabel Smith Douglass Library
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

     Ernestine Ruben, Destiny

Competition Winner of 2009 International Soho Photo Krappy Kamera Competition, SoHo Gallery, New York.
Group Show March 3 to April 4, 2009. http://www.sohophoto.com/


Gallery 14, Hopewell, New Jersey. In the small gallery: Photographs by Valerie Chaucer-Levine.
On exhibit beginning February 13th through March 15th 2009. http://www.photogallery14.com/

        Show at Gallery 14, Hopewell, February-March 2009.    

Gallery 125 Threads Show

        Slip, by Maia Reim     Lost Slepp, Maia Reim

It's All About Art.
Juried show sponsored by Bucks Life Magazine Exhibit at: Bucks Gallery of Fine Art, Newtown, PA Jan 24 - Feb 24, 2009

        Disappearing Act, by Alice Grebanier    

Structured for Life--Sheds to Skyscrapers exhibit.
Gallery in the South Brunswick Municipal Building, 540 Route 22/Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction. January 13 to April 3.

        Rhine Castle, by Carole Haines    

32d Small Works Show, East Galleries, NYC.


Photography 28, Perkins Center for the Arts, January 31 - March 1, 2009. Moorestown, NJ



Reception at Perkins, 2009


Focus on Sculpture 2009, Grounds for Sculpture, Seward Johnson Center for the Arts, Hamilton, NJ.
Jan. 10th to April 26, 2009. Link to the article published in The Times



Mar Berman, Interreflections n2

Winners and Photoclub Members accepted to the show:

Photos by Carl Geisler and Igor Svibilsky.

Photo by Valerie Chaucer-Levine.

Enchanted Landscapes - Photography by Ernestine Ruben, Bernstein Gallery, Robertson Hall, on the campus of Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

Ernestine Ruben show



Martha Weintraub Show at Gallery 14

Gallery 125, Trenton, NJ. A Feast for the Eyes Show:

Peter Roome

Ilya Genin Photos


Small Earth Catalog, Photographs by Patricia A. Bender. The Gallery at The Framing Mill, 411 Ridgewood Rd.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 November 29-January 3. Artist's Reception 5-8 p.m. Saturday December 6

Patricia Bender Show

Sanctuary, EJ Greenblat, Gallery 14, Hopewell, NJ. Jan.2 - Feb.8, 2009.

Ed Greenblat Show G14

Professional Visual Arts Organization STUDIO MONTCLAIR, 2009 National Juried Exhibition CONTINUUM.
March 10 to April 11, 2009. George Segal Gallery of Montclair State University, NJ.

Hillsborough Public Library, on display in December 2008.

Mannequins, by Valerie Chaucer-Levine

Single Image Contest 2009, B&W Magazine

Igor Svibilsky received a Merit Award of the Single Image Contest 2009, B&W Magazine. The image is published in the Special Issue of Black and White Magazine.

Crying Tree, by Igor Svibilsky
Crying Tree

Gallery 125 Conflict Show:


     Hopping Mad, by David Ackerman

Images accepted into the Voices for the Marsh Show 2008-2009:

  Gnarled Bark Tree, by David Ackerman

This photograph tied for the People's Choice Award.
David L Williams won an Honorable Mention. Alice Grebanier took best in show.

Igor Svibilsky's portfolio publication in Phot'Art International Magazine, France. N 11, October 2008:

Link to the portfolio



Gallery 125 Artfall Show. Show on exhibit September 12 through November 8, 2008:


Labrang Monastery - Gansu, China, by Ann Mark                             Heavenly Lake - XinJiang, China, by Ann Mark


Sapling, by David Ackerman                   Two Singles in Fog, By David Ackerman


Image accepted for a fund-raising auction at the opening of the new Princeton Arts Council building

Gallery 125 Summer Mixed Media Show. An opening reception is planned for Friday, June 13 from 5pm to 9pm. Show on exhibit June 14 through August 2, 2008.

26th Ellarslie Open Exhibit in Trenton, NJ, will be on display from April 19th through June 22nd, 2008. Photographs of members of the club accepted to the show:



Ellarslie Open Salon de refuses will be on display from April 19th through May 4th, 2008. Photographs of members of the club accepted to the Salon:


PMPE 16th Annual Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibit in New Hope, PA will be on display from June 1st through June 22nd, 2008. Photographs of members of the club accepted to the show:



Maia Reim won the Excellence in Digital Photography Award.

         Ancient Oaks I,II,V, by Igor Svibilsky

Terry Lyons won the Sean Owen Newman Memorial Award.


The College of New Jersey Show, January 16 - February 13, 2008

Mercer County Show, Fall 2007:


Photographs accepted to the Wildlife Art and Photography Exhibit sponsored by the Conserve Wildlife Foundation. Date of the show: Friday, 3/28 and Saturday, 3/29, at Prallsville Mills in Stockton, NJ.



Maia Reim's "Remnants" Exhibit is on display at the Gallery 14 in Hopewell from March 14 to April 13, 2008.

Trenton Today Gallery 125 Spring Show. April 11th to June 7th, 2008. Trenton, NJ.


"Sweeping Fence," by Terry Lyons                

Posters Published by Image Conscious, CA

January 2008:

Layers of Trees 1, by Igor Svibilsky

January 2008:

Burst of Color, by Olga Sergyeyeva


Mother and Child, by Paul Marvuglio


One of our past presidents Jessica Stearns won Best in Show for her entire series. To quote the judge Thomas Roma, "I selected Jessica Stearns' outstanding suite of clouds for particular mention. Considering the lack of "subject matter" - as we think of it - in the work, these pieces truly demonstrate a maximum use of photography in its purest form."
Jessica Stearns - three pictures accepted, Awarded Best in Show for the series "Through The Storm 1,2 and 3", all purchased by the Mercer County Cultural & Heritage Commission for their Permanent Collection.
Two pictures accepted from:
- Sergey Demo - one of them purchased by the Mercer County Cultural & Heritage Commission for their Permanent Collection.
-David Ackerman,
- William Slack.
One picture accepted from: Sally Davidson, Lionel Goodman, Ruth Goodman, Carole Haines, John Michalik, Larry Parsons, Sandra Shapiro, Barbara K. Suomi.