Mercer County Photography 2022

Posted in Exhibits, Past Exhibits

At Trenton City Museum October 15 – November 27, 2022

Come and see the beautiful and compelling artwork on view in Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie. Framed by the autumnal splendor of Cadwalader Park are 72 works by photographers from every municipality in Mercer County. Don’t miss this incredible exhibition.

  • JUROR: Amie Potsic, MFA
  • 72 artworks by photographers from throughout Mercer County
  • Trenton Museum Society presents this biennial exhibition, supported, in part, by the Mercer County Culture & Heritage Division, through a grant from the NJ State Council on the Arts. The show is a co-sponsored project of the Division and Trenton City Museum
  • Image: Hands Up!, by Samuel Vovsi, received the Juror’s Award

Congratulations to the following photographers on their awards: Best In Show: Anita Bhala; Juror’s Award: Samuel Vovsi; Honorable Mention: Heather Palecek, Mark Stermer, and David W. Timothy; Mercer County Division of Culture & Heritage Purchase Awards: Cheryl Bomba, Judy Filipponi, Joseph Gilchrist, Dominic Guarino, Heather Palecek, Asia Popinska, Barbara K. Suomi, and Jennifer Tungol

Juror Amie Potsic, MFA, is an established photographer and installation artist. Ms. Potsic has extensive experience curating and executing exhibitions and installations in museums, galleries, and corporate environments. Her areas of specialization include vintage and contemporary photography. Ms. Potsic earned her MFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute and BA’s in Photojournalism and English Literature from Indiana University, where she graduated with Distinguished Honors and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa honor society. She also studied at the University of The Arts in Philadelphia and the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, DC. Ms. Potsic has held faculty appointments at the University of California at Berkeley, Ohlone College, and the San Francisco Art Institute. She has been a guest lecturer at the International Center of Photography, the University of the Arts, Tyler School of Art, and The Delaware Contemporary. Ms. Potsic has also exhibited her own award-winning artwork internationally with 18 solo exhibitions and over 100 group exhibitions.