"The Looking Glass Sunrise" by Kenneth Voltz. 10th AMPC People's Choice Award Winner.

11th Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition

The following information about this past Turchin Center exhibition is kept here for archival purposes only. This exhibition is not currently on display. View current and upcoming exhibitions.

Friday, March 7, 2014
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Turchin Center Mezzanine Gallery

About AMPC

AMPC is a partnership program between Appalachian State University's Outdoor Programs in partnership with the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and the Turchin Center. One of the region's most prestigious photography competitions, AMPC attracts photographs by amateur and professional photographers from across the country with over 1,000 submissions last year. AMPC celebrates the unique people, places and pursuits of the Southern Appalachian mountains.

For more information and for updates, visit appmtnphotocomp.org or call Outdoor Programs at 828.262.2475.

11th AMPC Jurors

John Latimer

John Latimer is the coordinator of the Commercial Photography Program at Appalachian State University. Prior to coming to Appalachian State, he taught photography and digital imaging at the Rochester Institute of Technology.



Kristin Espinosa

Kristin Espinosa is a self-taught, natural light photographer who has been working in the fine arts field. While growing up, the High Country was her second home, but for the past thirteen years she and her husband, Santiago, have lived here exclusively.





Carl Galie

Carl Galie is a North Carolina photographer who has devoted his work to conservation issues for the last 18 years. Galie’s photographs of the Roanoke River basin have helped protect and preserve that region since 1995 when he received an Emerging Artist Grant from the Winston-Salem, Forsyth County Arts Council and the North Carolina Arts Council.




AMPC is made possible through the following spionsorships:

The AMPC is also made possible through the generous support of:

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