Images (clockwise from top left): George W. Davies (courtesy of Old Oregon Photos), Heather Binns, Edis Jurcys, Edis Jurcys, Kate Ampersand, Mike Moreali, Jasmine Swisher, Jason Powers, Isaac Sachs, Hanna Lewis-Lopes
Photolucida presents Then. Now. Here. a slideshow celebration of Oregon – its people, its landscape, its unique character and special history. Curated by Laura Moya and Laura Valenti Jelen, the slideshow includes images by contemporary photographers paired with historical images of the beautiful state we call home. The slideshow will be presented at a gala event at the Oregon Historical Society on April 16th and will run in a continuous loop in the front window of Blue Sky Gallery throughout the month of April.
Gilchrist Alo, Kate Ampersand, Bill Bailey, Sandra Banister, Derrek Becker, Sheri Lynn Behr, Audrey Bell, Heather Binns, Philip Bowser, Briana Cerezo, Brittany
Chandler, Robert Chapman, Pamela Chipman, Teresa Christiansen, Larry Clark, Jason DeSomer, Erica J. Mitchell, Rebecca Evans, Keri Friedman, Matthew Gaston, Barbara Gilson, Carole Glauber, Lauren
Grabelle, Mary Grout, Sam Grover, Leslie Hickey, Vicky Hollenbeck, Rolfe Horn, Kristina Hruska, Carol Isaak, Katharine Jacobs, Andrew Jarman, Edis Jurcys, Ann Kendellen, Stephanie Kreutter, Eduard
Kurganov, Stu Levy, Stuart Allen Levy, Hannah Lewis-Lopes, Jim Lommasson, Pamela Long, Angie Marcelynas, Tasia Markoff, Sandee McGee, Michael Mitarnowski, Mike Moreali, Freya Najade, TJ Nelson,
Melody Owen, Erika Plummer, Jason Powers, Bill Purcell, Christopher Rauschenberg, M.C. Reardon, Rich Rollins, Isaac Sachs, Nathan Savage-Lee, George Shubin, Gerard Smith, Brandon Sorg, Al Stern,
Raina Stinson, Jasmine Swisher, Nancy Treuber, Julie Verdini, Carol Yarrow
About the 2014 Jurors
Laura Moya Director of Photolucida for seven years, Laura Moya has juried for Critical Mass, Blue Sky Gallery's Northwest Drawers, United Photo Industries and PhotoPlace Gallery. She has curated exhibits at 23 Sandy Gallery in Portland (Photo Alchemy: An Exhibition of Alternative Process Photography, and Resurrection: A New Look at Old Photographic Processes), at the Lishui International Photo Festival in China (Desiree Edkins, Lori Vrba), and the Xiang Sha Wan Photo Festival in Inner Mongolia (Kathleen Laraia McLaughlin, Nancy Newberry, Jane Alden Stevens). Laura has also written pieces for Finite Foto (Lisa Law, Taj Forer), Griffin Museum's Critic's Pick (Chris McCaw), and Photo-eye 's blog (Lucas Foglia).
Laura Valenti Jelen Laura Valenti Jelen is a photographer, curator, educator, and arts director based in Portland, Oregon. She has served as a reviewer at portfolio review events such as Review Santa Fe, Houston FotoFest, and Photolucida. Laura has juried for Critical Mass, Center's Director's Choice Awards, Photo District News, The Oregonian, Midwest Center for Photography, Rangefinder Magazine, and more. For many years, Laura worked as Program Director and Co-Curator at Newspace Center for Photography. Laura also teaches online workshops about photography and the creative process, and mentors photographers who are preparing to exhibit or publish their work. Laura currently works as Outreach Director at Photolucida.