Photography instructor Benita VanWinkle named for online exhibit

A Benita VanWinkle photograph was recently accepted in a juried photography exhibit online by Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon. Benita VanWinkle is an art instructor at the High Point of University. Benita’s photo named Byrd Theatre, Richmond, VA, was one of fifty four snaps selected from 525 entries for Focus: Landscape and Architecture exhibit. Juried by Todd Johnson, Black Box Gallery founder and director, the exhibit examines the diversity and process of contemporary architectural and landscape photography, and would run from 1st August to 20th August.
Benita told that she is really thrilled to be in this program because it is an image of something close to her heart: architecture and her theaters. She has clicked snaps of vintage movie theaters across the country for over thirty years in a continuing body of work called Please Remain Standing.
Benita added that raising awareness regarding her theatre program would let her to publish a retrospective book of Please Remain Standing stories and photographs in near future. She is thankful that she grew up in a time with attention to beautiful detail, going to theater buildings which lent a bit of adventure and mystery to a Saturday afternoon.
Making her theater snaps into a book would not let her share those magnificent memories and buildings of them with others, but it would also serve to preserve and also make people aware of the amazing gems they have right in their own hometown. All her snaps, including, her series named Please Remain Standing can be seen on her site.

A Benita VanWinkle photograph was recently accepted in a juried photography exhibit online by Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon. Benita VanWinkle is an art instructor at the High Point of University. Benita’s photo named Byrd Theatre, Richmond, VA, was one of fifty four snaps selected from 525 entries for Focus: Landscape and Architecture exhibit. Juried by Todd Johnson, Black Box Gallery founder and director, the exhibit examines the diversity and process of contemporary architectural and landscape photography, and would run from 1st August to 20th August.

Benita told that she is really thrilled to be in this program because it is an image of something close to her heart: architecture and her theaters. She has clicked snaps of vintage movie theaters across the country for over thirty years in a continuing body of work called Please Remain Standing.

Benita added that raising awareness regarding her theatre program would let her to publish a retrospective book of Please Remain Standing stories and photographs in near future. She is thankful that she grew up in a time with attention to beautiful detail, going to theater buildings which lent a bit of adventure and mystery to a Saturday afternoon.

Making her theater snaps into a book would not let her share those magnificent memories and buildings of them with others, but it would also serve to preserve and also make people aware of the amazing gems they have right in their own hometown. All her snaps, including, her series named Please Remain Standing can be seen on her site.

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