New Photography Exhibition at VAC: “Images from the Edge”

There will be an opening reception and exhibit for “Images from the Edge,” at the Volcano Art Center, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, June 8, 2012 from 5pm to 7pm.

The exhibit will be open June 9 -17.

View award-winning photographs taken in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Opening reception and exhibit features the photography of multiple finalists who submitted work to the first annual “Images from the Edge” photo contest.

First, second and third place awards will be given in three categories: Amateur-Beginner, Amateur-Advanced, and Professional.  There will also be 3 to 7 Honorable Mention award received in multiple categories.

The public is invited to enjoy wine and refreshments; be the first to see (and purchase) the award-winning photographic prints; and meet the winning photographers, contest judges Rick Decker and Alvis Upitis, and event sponsors and co-sponsors.

This exhibit takes place in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park at the Volcano Art Center Gallery, adjacent to the Visitor Center.

For gallery details, visit vacgallery.comvolcanoartcenter.org.  Exhibit is free (but park entrance fees apply, except for Get Outdoors Day on June 9, when park entrance is free all day).  For more information, contact contest sponsor Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park at (808) 985-7373 or admin@fhvnp.org.  Details at www.fhvnp.org

FHVNP appreciates assistance and donations from the following supporters: event co-sponsor Volcano Art Center, judges Decker Alvis Upitis, Ken & Mary Goodrich of Hawaii Photo Retreat, and Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, plus Big Island CandiesBlue Hawaiian HelicoptersHawaii Forest  & Trail / Kohala ZiplineHawai‘i Pacific Parks AssociationNui Pohaku Adventure ToursVolcano Places, and Volcano Video Productions.

Friends of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park
Hawai’i Volcanoes Institute
(808) 985-7373
PO Box 653
Volcano, HI 96785
Visit: www.fhvnp.org
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