Spring 2017 Yefim Cherkis Memorial Scholarship Recipient – Adam Field

Congratulations to Adam Field for winning the Spring 2017 Yefim Cherkis Memorial Scholarship! Adam will be exhibiting his winning portfolio, in Gallery Obscura, during the Fall 2017 semester.


Spring 2017 Barbara Stewart Scholarship Winner and Honorable Mentions

Light as Subject
Winners on display in the Visual Arts Building Courtyard

Winner ($250 scholarship):
Marissa Santini

Honorable Mentions:
Min Jae Lee
Jakov Leskur
Dania Meza
Joshua Oakley

Slideshow of all entries:

$500 Yefim Cherkis Memorial Scholarship Spring 2017 – Portfolios due 05/13/2017

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$250 Barbara Stewart Memorial Scholarship Spring 2017 – Entries due April 22, 2017

What is the Barbara Stewart Scholarship?

• It is a scholarship established in memory of the late and beloved Barbara Stewart, a City College ESL instructor and photography enthusiast. Each semester a Beginning Photography student is awarded a $250 merit scholarship in her honor.

Who may enter?

Open to all currently enrolled Photo 51 students.

Is there a theme or subject?

Yes, the theme this semester is Light as Subject.

What may I submit?

• Students may submit one photograph in digital form only.

What are the submission requirements?

Images should be original size – do not reduce the size. JPEG format only!

File names must be in this format: first_lastname_ph51-<your section#>.jpg. For example: sally_student_ph51-001.jpg No spaces or punctuation other than – or _

Student’s name must be included as Creator in the file metadata and his/her email address must also be included in the metadata. Submissions without this information will not be considered!

How do I submit?

Files should be uploaded using this link:

Submissions must be received no later than 9:00 pm on April 22, 2017.

Still have questions?

Ask your Instructor or a Lab Supervisor for assistance or
Contact Steven Raskin at sraskin@ccsf.edu

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Solo Exhibition of Fall 2016 Cherkis Scholarship Recipient – Simone Mancini

Noir Rome
Photography by Simone Mancini
Noir vision of the street life of Rome.

On display at Gallery Obscura
March 23 – April 22, 2017
Gallery Reception: April 6th, 6-9pm 

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Fall 2016 Yefim Cherkis Memorial Scholarship Recipient – Simone Mancini

Congratulations to Simone Mancini for winning the Fall 2016 Yefim Cherkis Memorial Scholarship! Simone will be exhibiting his winning portfolio, “Rome Noir” in Gallery Obscura, April 2017.


Fall 2016 Barbara Stewart Scholarship Winner and Honorable Mentions

Winners On View in Obscura Gallery:
Dec 5th – 17th, 2016
Gallery Obscura, Ocean Campus, Photography Department, CCSF

Winner ($250 scholarship):
Mary McMonigle

Honorable Mentions:
Kelly Conner
Soyoung Lee
Brittany Malm
Grace Norcini

Slideshow of all the entries: