SELECTED GALLERY AND JURIED EXHIBITIONS 2012-2014

"Early Works"; Sol Mednick Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, August 22nd – September 19th 2014.

Curated by Laura Valenti Jelen and Laura Moya. A travelling exhibition-please see below for further details.

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San Francisco International Photography Exhibition, August 9-24, 2014.

Named as a Gold Medal award winner.

Curator: Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator, Griffin Museum of Photography.


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"Prix de la Photographie, Paris" (Px3), Paris, France; July 2014.

Multi-award winner (4) with citations in "Fine Art" and "Architecture".


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Philadelphia 5th Annual Contemporary Photography Exhibition, June 12-August 30, 2014; Philadelphia Photo Arts Center.

Curators:
Brian Paul Clamp, Owner & Director of ClampArt, NYC;

Mary Ellen Mark: presented
with the Matrix Award for outstanding woman in the field of film/photography, and the Dr. Erich Salomon Award for outstanding merits in the field of journalistic photography.


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Photography Masters Cup, International Color Awards. 7th Annual Awards, May, 2014.

I am greatly honored to be cited for one of the top ten outstanding color photographs in the year 2013 ("Honorable Mention Award") for the abstract composition "Childhood", and for being named a "Winner", with nominee citations, in "Fine Art", "Silhouette" and the "Abstract" categories.

The leading international award honoring color photography, exhibiting the finest contemporary work to the world's leading galleries, photo editors, agencies, curators, publishers, and dealers of photographic art. The International Color Awards/Photography Masters Cup has established a reputation for bringing to light the finest contemporary photographers at the highest level of their craft to an international audience.

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Shadow And Light, Black Box Gallery, Portland Oregon. May 1-20, 2014.

Curator: Julia Dolan, Minor White Curator of Photography at the Portland Art Museum.

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Emerging Focus Exhibition, photo l.a., 23rd Annual International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exposition, January 2014.

The photograph "Night Money" was selected as one of the top 20 outstanding photographs in 2014 by an esteemed panel of judges.

Curator: Peter Frank, Adjunct Senior Curator at the Riverside Art Museum. He has served as Editor of THEmagazine Los Angeles and Visions Art Quarterly, and as critic for Angeleno magazine and the L.A. Weekly.

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The Art Of Photography Show, 2013, San Diego Art Institute, California U.S.A. October 12-November 17, 2013.

From as many as 16,000 candidates from around the world, 104 photographers are selected for the gallery exhibition.

An established and critical force in the world of contemporary photography. This well thought out exhibition provides value to artists at every turn, from first-rate viewing in the judging process to publication opportunities, well-attended events and lectures, photo industry connections and monetary awards.

Curator: Julia Dolan, Minor White Curator of Photography at the Portland Art Museum.

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Art of Photography Show. San Diego Art Institute, California, U.S.A.. September-November, 2012.

From as many as 16,000 candidates from around the world, 104 photographers are selected for the gallery exhibition.

Curator: Julian Cox, Founding Curator of Photography for the Fine Arts Museums of San
Francisco (FAMSF) and Chief Curator at the de Young Museum, San Francisco, California.


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LensCulture. The Highly Rated 100. January, 2014.

For almost 10 years, LensCulture has become one of the most authoritative resources for contemporary photography, committed to discovering and promoting the best of the global photography community.

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Worldwide Photography Gala Awards: 6th Edition Pollux Awards. February-March 2014.

Selected as a Finalist in the "Fine Art" Category.

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Blue Diamond Photo Award, Leipzig Germany, International Photography Contest 2013;

Honored to be granted citations for the Nominee Award and Certificate of Excellence as a finalist.


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Early Works, 2013-2014.

Honored to be selected as part of the traveling exhibit “Early Works”, a unique blend of photography and the narrative.

Curated by Laura Moya and Laura Valenti Jelen.


The Center for Fine Art Photography
Fort Collins, Colorado

February 7 – March 29, 2014

Rayko Photo Center
428 Third Street
San Francisco, CA

October 17 – November 17, 2013

Newspace Center for Photography
1632 SE 10th Avenue
Portland, Oregon

April 5 – 31, 2013

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Photography Masters Cup International Color Awards. 6th Annual Awards. Beverly Hills, California; Mayfair, London, England. February 2013.

Granted a Nominee Award in the "Abstract" category.

The leading international award honoring color photography, exhibiting the finest contemporary work to the world's leading galleries, photo editors, agencies, curators, publishers, and dealers of photographic art. The International Color Awards/Photography Masters Cup has established a reputation for bringing to light the finest contemporary photographers at the highest level of their craft to an international audience.

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International Black & White Spider Awards. London, England. 7th Annual Awards. June 2012.

Named as a Nominee Award in the "Abstract" Category.

The leading international award honoring black and white photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers from 154 countries.


PRINTS


Limited First Edition prints, in sizes up to 44 inches wide, are available through:

-Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon.

-The Duncan Miller Gallery of Santa Monica, California, U.S.A.
, Your Daily Photograph.

-Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

-Please contact me for further information, including print size at:
fredericksharpeATgmail.com


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My professional interests include the emotional, psychological, and ethical aspects of health, performance and well being. I have served as a consultant in the evaluation of clinical protocols, therapy delivery and patient/public education programs.

Pursuits include music (tenor sax with a focus on blues, r&b and rock), poetry and the martial arts.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Peter Karuna for his insight and guidance.

Doug Tyson for his exceptional prints.

Matthew Sharpe for his encouragement and support.

Ian Sharpe for the insightful musical score- for gallery exhibitions- which can be downloaded here:
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INFLUENCES
Robert Frank, Edward Hopper,
Bill Brandt, Daido Moriyama, Joseph Cornell, Franz Kline.


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