7th Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition (AMPC)

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 5, 2010
Saturday, June 5, 2010
Mezzanine Gallery

The 7th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition (AMPC) is a program of Appalachian's Outdoor Programs in partnership with the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. The AMPC has grown to become a prominent regional competition attracting the work of amateur and professional photographers from across the country allowing them the opportunity to celebrate the unique people, places, and pursuits that distinguish the Southern Appalachians. Categories for photographic submissions include: Adventure, Blue Ridge Parkway Vista and Share the Journey, Culture, Environment, Flora/Fauna, and Landscape.

To view installation images of the exhibition visit our Installation Album on Flickr.


About this year's jurors

The jurors selected for the 7th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition have made a broad impact with their work.

Jamie Goodman

Jamie has thirteen years of experience as a journalistic photographer for community newspapers and magazines and currently serves as Communications Coordinator for the non-profit environmental organization Appalachian Voices. She is a senior studio member of The Nth˚ Gallery, an independent art venue in Boone, NC, and has helped orchestrate over 90 individual, group, and juried exhibitions.

Troy Tuttle

Troy is the Senior Photographer for Appalachian State University, a position he has held for the past 10 years. He has won numerous awards for his portrait and commercial work and his images have been accepted into the photographic collection of the Smithsonian Museum of American History.

Katie Langley

Katie has returned to the world of photography from a near decade long stint in banking. She brings a journalistic, candid and artistic approach to her work and has found success in the highly competitive world of portraiture photography.

About the program

The AMPC is a partnership between Appalachian State University’s Outdoor Programs, the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts , and the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation. AMPC is made possible through the sponsorship of Virtual Blue Ridge, the premier online resource for the Blue Ridge Parkway and the generous support of Appalachian Voices; Bistro Roca , Inventive American Cuisine; Footsloggers Outdoor and Travel Outfitters; Mast General Stores; and Peabody’s Wine and Beer Merchants.

For more information about this photography competition, please visit www.appmtnphotocomp.org, or call Outdoor Programs at (828) 262-4954.

The deadline for submitting work is January 29th, 2010 at 5pm.

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