National Juried Photography Exhibition

The National Juried Photography Exhibition is held biennially in November at the Delaplaine as part of FOCUS, our month-long celebration of photography. Artists residing within the U.S. are invited to enter up to three (3) photographs for consideration. The entry fee is $35 per artist ($25 if the artist is a current member of the Delaplaine). All photographs, black & white, color, non-silver, computer-manipulated, digital, or pinhole are eligible.

Important Dates

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PLEASE NOTE: All programs and dates are subject to change. The Scheduling Announcements page is updated regularly.


First – $1,000
Second – $500
Third – $250
Honorable Mention – $125

2020 National Juried Exhibition

November 7–29, 2020

About the 2020 Juror

2020 NJPE Juror Regina DeLuise. Photo courtesy of John Dean.

Regina DeLuise is a Guggenheim Fellow and full-time faculty at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work is represented in private and public collections, including Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Houston Museum of Fine Art, and the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal. She has worked at the Daniel Wolf Gallery in NYC and co-founded Elm Street Arts, a cooperative gallery in Manchester, Vermont. DeLuise is from Brooklyn, New York, and received her BFA from SUNY in Purchase, New York, and her MA from Rosary College in Florence, Italy.

List of Accepted Works:

Ron Ames, Minimal Clouds
Ruby Bassford, Migraine
Thomas Bond, Rebel
Francis Byrne, Hexagrams 09
Mary Eileen Carson, Self-Portrait Through Multiple Windows
Emily Carter Mitchell, In the Fog
Emily Carter Mitchell, Affinity
Emma Cheshire, Father & Daughter • Third Place Award Winner
Emma Cheshire, Mother & Daughter
Lillian Chun, The Bleeding of Color
Lillian Chun, Fighting and Searching for Love.
Cheryl Clegg, Twilight Escape
Margaret Clingan, Gladys
Bonnie B. Collier, Cabin Branch Memory
Karen Commings, It Happened Much Later
Larry Dean, Lunch at the Academy
Sean Dudley, Peregrine
Sean Dudley, Narwal • First Place Award Winner
Marshall Dupuie, Ultimate C-19 Protection
Marshall Dupuie, Bouquet For Georgiq
Donald Frame, Falcon 9 & The Dawn Treaders
Rebecca Gohn, Entropy
Rebecca Gohn, Eutrophication
Sandra Grace, Electric Branch
David Harris, So over the Rainbow
Rich Harrison, Moonrise Over Amboy
Martin Heavner, Shake Shack Tableau
Brandon Hirt, Delaware Waves
R. Andrew Hoff, The Third Face
Bruce Hooke, Contemplation
Peter Hui, Torii Gate. Biwa Lake, Japan.
Peter Hui, Shinto Ladles. Ise, Japan.
Federico Imperiale, Projections #13
Don James, Two Leaves
Don James, Monolith
Leslie Landerkin, Fallen Branch or Art Installation?
Leslie Landerkin, Taking Cover
Addison Likins, Brave New World
Raj Manickam, Dendritic Passage
Raj Manickam, Drama of the Dance
Dan McCormack, Grid_A STAR_Lenoir_R_01-09-20
Lisa McDonald, Oaxaca Zapotec Weavers of Rugs Mexico 1
Jonna Mckone, Stephanie
Jonna Mckone, Cameron • Second Place Award Winner
Jonna Mckone, Dios
Lisa McLeod-Simmons, Twins Ponder the New Normal
Dan Meyers, Residual Portrait 1
Maureen Mulhern-White, c-19 114
Paula Navarro, Wavy
Paula Navarro, Hip
Lake Newton, William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace – Hope, Arkansas
Lake Newton, Martin Luther King, JR. Birthplace – Atlanta, Georgia
Denise M Oehl, Signs
Xander Opiyo, Gregory
Ed Palaszynski, Spring Bud
Jordan Patterson, Abandoned Places NO.2
Zach Pennington, From the Shadows
John Petro, End of the Lines
Orion Phillips, This Generation
Orion Phillips, A Story to Tell
John Puffer, Girl
Jenny Rafalson, Always there where it can see me • Honorable Mention
Jenny Rafalson, Appearance of yearning
Mark Rothkopf, Hoop Dreams
Mark Rothkopf, Women`s Room
Christopher Schneberger, Farmlandia #11
Wil Scott, Baltimore Phantoms
Mary Skeen, In Love With Secrets
Derrick Smith, Like Water
Derrick Smith, To The Sun
Ian Spurrier, Appalachian Highway
Leah Thomas, Girl with a Pearl Earring
Michael Hunter Thompson, Scarlett
Michael Hunter Thompson, Night Swim
Paula Tremba, Zabriskies Delicacy
Jim Turner, Thistle
Irene VanBuskirk, Perseverance
Katie West, Belinda’s Cook Shop
Jeff Wiles, Three Waiting.
Fredric Witkin, Life In The Year Of The Virus
Andrew Wohl, Stacking Chairs


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