THE FOLLOWING IS A CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS, OFFERED JURIED COMPETITIONS, AND ACCEPTED/INVITED ARTWORK SUBMITTED BY JOHN VANDEWERKER BEGINNING IN JANUARY 2016. THE MOST RECENT EXHIBITIONS ARE LISTED FIRST AND NEW EXHIBITIONS WILL REGULARLY ADDED AS MORE COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITIES ARISE.
13. The Culture Center of Cape Cod August photography show WATER ELEMENTS, sponsored an international photography competition in July 2017. The following acceptance notification was received August 7th 2017:
“Congratulations! Your work has been selected to be part of our ELEMENTS|WATER online gallery. “We received 626 entries from all over the world, the quality of work was incredible, including your own. The selected images are now on our website, www.cultural-center.org/
We were inspired by the variety of submissions and strength of the work and look forward to supporting the photography community for years to come.
On behalf of the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, thank you again for allowing us to consider your work for the online exhibition.”
Only 24 gallery images were selected from the 626 entries.
12. Open Art Miami International Contemporary Art Competition, a July 2017 on line show of painting, photography, drawings, and digital arts. Invited pieces included Water Thistles, Convolution 2, Water Breach, Berry Marsh, Sky Breach, Algae (Fouled) Water, Hard Landing, and Comet Passing.
11. Seventh Annual Juried Photo Exhibition, a May 2017 show THE FINE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY, Plymouth Center for the Arts in Plymouth, MA. Invited pieces were SUN FISSURES and MAELSTROM, which won the first prize in show category Non Traditional Photography. To view published information about this show to go https://plymouthguild.org/content/selected-artists-titles-fine-art-photography-2017
10. Black & White Magic Juried Photo Exhibition an April 2017 show at the Thousand Oaks, CA Civic Art Center. Invited pieces were MAELSTROM, THISTLE FALLS and SPIRIT DANCER.
9. Unseen Photography, Beyond the visible, an April 2017 show at the Providence Center for Photographic Arts International Juried Competition in Providence, RI. Invited piece was CONVOLUTION 2 and recently received an Honorable Mention Award.
8. Open Juried 2D Competition, a January 2017 show at the Buena Ventura Art Association in Ventura, CA. Invited piece was SPIRIT DANCER.
7. Visions 2016, an Annual Photographic Show in November 2016 at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center in Sacramento, CA. Invited pieces included DARK FACE, PASSING SPIRIT and SPECTER.
6. Community Hospital Annual Juried Photography Show in October 2016 by the Buena Ventura Art Association in Ventura, CA. Invited pieces were STRAWBERRY ROW and FALL TURQUOISE, which was SOLD.
5. The Annual Juried Photography Show in September 2016 at the Emerald Art Center in Springfield, OR. Invited piece was STRAWBERRY ROW.
4. The Brand 44 Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper in September 2016 at the Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale, CA. Invited pieces were SPRING MAELSTOM and SPINNING OFF.
3. SPARKS, a Juried Photo Exhibition in August 2016 at the Marin County Society of the Arts in San Rafael, CA. Invited pieces included TOPAZ RIFT and FALL TURQUOISE.
2. DYNAMIC EXHIBIT SCI at the Studio Channel Islands Art Association Blackboard Gallery in February 2016. Invited pieces included SPINNING OFF and SPRING MAELSTOM.
1. 30th Annual Open Art Competition in January 2016 at the Buena Ventura Art Association, Ventura, CA. Invitged pieces included FALL FLUME, MOSS FILM and prize winner CARAMEL MELT.