Rarefied Light 2017 // First Friday Opening Reception

First Friday Opening: Nov 3rd, 5-7 pm 

Conoco Phillips & Leah J Peterson Galleries – Alaska Pacific University
4101 University Drive, Anchorage

Please join us for the opening reception of Rarefied Light – Alaska’s largest annual fine art photography exhibition. Guest juror Henry Horenstein, selected 43 photographs for inclusion in the exhibition.

A tribute to former APC board member and local artist Rene Haag will also be showing concurrently with Rarefied Light 2017.

This year, Best of Show is awarded to Tara Horton, Anchorage, for the print “Horizon: Two”

Honorable Mentions were also awarded to:

  • Joshua Borough, Anchorage, “Tradition
  • Christine Eagleson, Anchorage, “Stylist Perspective I”
  • LJ Evans, Fairbanks, “Scott and Mattie
  • Greg Hensel, Wasilla, “Shelter”
  • Javid Kamali, Anchorage, “Another Ordinary Day”

Following the Anchorage exhibit, which will include prints by Henry Horenstein showing concurrently, the exhibit will travel to:

Fairbanks: December 1st to December 31st, 2017
Bear Gallery, Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts
Pioneer Park Civic Center, 2300 Airport Way
Opening reception Friday, December 5th, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Kenai/Soldotna: Jan 16th to Feb 23rd,
Kenai Peninsula College
Opening reception Thursday, Jan 18th, 4:30pm to 6pm.

Rarefied Light is supported by a grant from the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, with support from Blaine’s Art Supply.