May 27, 2015
The Poppybank Gallery, a downtown Langley gallery specializing in photographic art, is hosting a photography contest with the theme of “Earth, Wind, or Fire.” Photographers are encouraged to submit their photos via the gallery’s Facebook page, where the Photo Contest link can be found. A direct link to the entry form is http://woobox.com/bduriy.
“We’ve had lots of enthusiastic photographers enter our gallery looking to ‘talk shop’,” says gallery manager Leslie Evans. “We thought this could be a fun way to reach out to both the local and greater community and let them show us their talent.”
Contest entrants must be 13 years of age or older. The deadline for submissions is June 15. Evans and her co-owner/husband, photographer Christopher Evans, will narrow the submissions to a set of semi-finalists with the grand-prize winner to be chosen by public vote on Facebook. The winning photo will be professionally printed and framed, then displayed at The Poppybank Gallery during the month of July.
Business hours for The Poppybank Gallery are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. They are regular participants in Langley’s First Saturday Art Walks from 5 to 7 p.m.