2018 CJL Finalist: Lydia Panas

  I’m still trying to break the habit of apologizing for myself – even though I have little hesitation in asking for help on projects – asking for myself brings out the old, ‘Please excuse me.’ Ann Hamilton Portraiture is a blend of model and artist that shares something essential about both. Throughout the process, … Continue reading 2018 CJL Finalist: Lydia Panas

2018 CJL finalist: Ashley Miller

  The still life, as a type of representation, nods toward product and food photography, but I try to complicate the subtext of desire with elements of violence and disgust and humor. In this way, the familiar becomes something strange. Colors and textures and cliches play off each other. Everyday artifacts are carefully arranged within … Continue reading 2018 CJL finalist: Ashley Miller

2018 CJL Finalist: Christopher Jordan

  These pictures situate a mystical narrative along the edge of suburbia, a seemingly bland and uneventful place. This banality can incubate something curious, such as the luminous events shown in these landscapes. Conceptually, these pictures depict thresholds between physical, geographical, and psychological states of being. Twilight is situated between day and night, while suburbia … Continue reading 2018 CJL Finalist: Christopher Jordan