Takigawa Balancing Cultures Portfolio Selected as a 2017 Clarence John Laughlin Award Finalist

The Clarence John Laughlin Award was created by the New Orleans Photo Alliance to support the work of photographers who use the medium as a means of creative expression. It honors the life and work of Clarence John Laughlin (1905-1985), a New Orleans photographer best known for his surrealist images of the American South….

“Yes. Yes.” Wins Third Place in Providence Center for Photographic Arts’ 4th Open Call Exhibition

Juror Julie Grahame, publisher of aCurator.com, awarded third prize to “Yes. Yes.” from Jerry Takigawa’s Balancing Cultures series. A second photograph from the same series, “Possession of Navigational Charts of Monterey Bay,” was also selected to be part of this show.

“Yes. Yes.” refers to the answers given to two questions on a …

Balancing Cultures Portfolio Selected for Critical Mass Top 50

Photolucida, an arts nonprofit based in Portland, Oregon, has  selected Jerry Takigawa’s Balancing Cultures portfolio as a Top 50 finalist in their 2017 Critical Mass program. Portfolios from over 600 photographers were submitted to Critical Mass 2017. Entries were reviewed by 30 preliminary jurors and narrowed to 200 finalists. The finalist portfolios…

Work from Balancing Cultures earns recognition from Providence Center for Photographic Arts and the Portland-based arts nonprofit, Photolucida

Providence Center for Photographic Arts enlisted Julie Grahame, publisher of aCurator.com, as juror for their 4th Annual Open Call Exhibition. Two images from Jerry Takigawa’s Balancing Cultures series were selected to be part of the exhibition, which will run October 12 – November 3, 2017. The opening reception will take place October 19, from 5 –…

Balancing Cultures Work Selected for Publication and Exhibition

Images from Jerry Takigawa’s photographic series Balancing Cultures will be included in a forthcoming book project and two new juried group exhibitions.

The book, “Shift,” is being published by LoosenArt Gallery in Rome, Italy. It will be released in November of 2017. Shift is about “a physical and mental shift, migration, transfer, or…

New Work from Balancing Cultures Exhibited in Santa Fe and Mill Valley

New work from Jerry Takigawa’s current project, Balancing Cultures, will be shown in two group exhibitions: Art and Oppression, a curated exhibition at CENTER in Santa Fe, NM, and Reflect and Engage, a juried exhibition exploring the connection between ourselves, our communities, and the larger global society, at The Image Flow

Chaeg Magazine to Feature an Article on False Food

Jerry Takigawa’s False Food photography series will be featured in the May, 2017, issue of Chaeg magazine in South Korea. About False Food, Takigawa said: “In lieu of proliferating horrific images of ocean plastic pollution, False Food endeavors to make something transformative—images that don’t numb the conscience but rather raise it.” Chaeg