September 19 – October 30, 2010

Sherry Adkins

adkins03I love photography … it’s a passion. It draws me in. It gives me the opportunity to continue my creativity, blending photography and fine art. ‘Think outside the box’ has always been my motto.

Sherry Adkins is a fine art photographer from Amarillo and received an AAS degree in Photography from Amarillo College. Her main interests are old cars/trucks and buildings. Sherry also enjoys landscape, flowers and, more recently, wildlife.adkins02

Sherry was originally trained in fine art at Amarillo College and Texas Tech University and carrys that knowledge into my work. She loves to work in the Digital Darkroom using Photoshop CS5 and Photomatix.

Sherry’s work has shown at various galleries and coffee houses and been involved with the 15 and 1 group and the Amarillo Area Photographic Club.  She was recently spotlighted the 2011 issue of ‘Color’ magazine. Sherry’s image ‘Made in New Mexico’ featured on the front cover.

Visit her website at www.sherry-adkins-photography.com

November 12 – 22, 2010

 PIEA Student Contest Exhibition

pieaEach year the Photography Instructor and Educator Association holds a contest for high school and college students. This is the traveling exhibit of the winning images.

Students compete by age group: 9th Grade & Below, 10-11-12th Grades (High School) and College & University levels. Students in 9th Grade & Below compete in single images only and the other student levels and teachers compete in both single images and portfolios. Prizes will be awarded in each category at the Grand, First, Second and Third Prize levels and to the schools of the Grand Prize winners.piea2

The top photographs will be exhibited at the PMA Imaging 2011 Convention in Las Vegas, NV USA September 8-10, 2011. Two 2011 PIEA International Traveling Photo Exhibitions will tour major conventions, schools, colleges and museums for three years in the USA, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa and Canada. The top prize-winning images will be published in Photo Marketing Magazine. Winners are also posted on the World Wide Web on the PIEA Home Page Gallery.