The Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center will be partnering with the NOVA Annandale Student Arts Club and Porch View Studios to present The 2014 Juried Photography Exhibition at the Verizon Gallery February, 24th, 2014 through March 24th, 2014. Peggy Ferric, Professor at George Mason University, will the juror.

Important Dates & Eligibility:

The 2014 Photography Exhibition is open to all photographers residing in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC. Any Photographic technique and process is eligible except video. Work must have been completed with the past two years.

  • December 8th, 2013 – January 28th, 2014 > On-line entry
  • January 31, 2014 > Email notification of jury results
  • February 23, 2014 > Receiving 10AM – 12 Noon
  • February 24, 2014 > Exhibit Opens
  • March 1, 2014 > Lightroom Overview with Eliot Cohen in the Ernst Center Forum 1:00 – 5:00PM
  • March 1, 2014 > Reception & Presentation of Awards 5:30PM – 7:30PM
  • March 24, 2014 > Exhibit Closes
  • March 26, 2014 > Pick-up unsold work 5:00 – 8:00PM


Cash prizes will be awarded for Best in Show ($500), Second Place ($300) and two (2) Honorable Mention awards of $125 each in vendor merchandise.


You may submit up to three (3) digital images of your original work for a non-refundable entry fee of $30 which must be paid during the digital entry process.

Entry Procedure:

Only digital entries are accepted. Submit your application on-line at

Your digital image must be a JPG 1280 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi.

A Lightroom Overview with Eliot Cohen in the Ernst Center Forum on March 1, 2014 from 1:00 – 5:00PM

Join Eliot Cohen for a demonstration of the organizational and editing capabilities within Adobe Lightroom. Eliot is well known for his landscape photographs, and is highly praised for his educational work, guiding many new and established photographers through the digital capture and work flow.
Ticket required – $15
Reserve your space today at:
Many Thanks to our Generous Sponsors!

For more information, please contact Kevin Sheehan, Ernst Center Manager at