Fall 2017 Barbara Stewart Scholarship Winner and Honorable Mentions

Congratulations to our Fall 2017 Barbara Stewart Scholarship Winner and honorable mentions!

Self Portrait as Theme
Winners currently on display in Gallery Obscura

Winner ($250 scholarship):
Sony Maharjan

Honorable Mentions:
Rodney Doty
Monica Hayden
Vilerx Perez
Charleston Pierce
Setareh Rasouli
Timothy Woo

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$250 Barbara Stewart Memorial Scholarship Fall 2017 – Entries due November 29th, 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 Self Portrait.

What may I submit?
• Students may submit one “piece” consisting of one or no more than two photographs. Each submission will be judged as a single piece, so if you submit two images, they will be considered only as a pair. You may, of course, choose to submit a single photo.

What are the submission requirements?
• Images should be no less than 4,000 pixels on their long side.
• JPEG format only!
• File names must be in this format: first_lastname_ph51-<section#>.jpg. For example: sally_smith_ph51-001.jpg No spaces or punctuation other than – or _
• If 2 files are submitted, they should have sequence numbers 1 & 2 as well.
• Student’s name must be included as Creator in the file metadata and contact information – phone and/or email must also be included in metadata. Submissions without this information will not be considered!

How do I submit?
• Files should be uploaded using this link: https://www.dropbox.com/request/f4FNnJxND6V1zSeS2e9T
• Submissions must be received no later than 9:00 pm on November 29, 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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CPOY 72nd College Photographer of the Year

Congratulations to Gabriella Angotti-Jones for winning GOLD in the category of General News!


Gabriella Angotti-Jones

© Gabriella Angotti-Jones | Kyle Stewart (in blue) punches an anti-Trump protester during a pro-Trump rally at the Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. The man restraining the protester is seen blocking a punch from another anti-Trump protester. At least ten people were arrested after numerous clashes between Donald Trump supporters and protesters erupted.


Solo Exhibition of Spring 2017 Cherkis Scholarship Recipient: Adam Field


In this work, I explore the contemporary relationship between man and nature. Specifically, I photographed abandoned objects and places along a stretch of fence in West Oakland. My work seeks to mine the emotional consequences of our lost innocence and disassociation from the natural world.

Black and White Photographs by the Spring 2017 Yefim Cherkis Memorial Scholarship Recipient:
Adam Field

On display at Gallery Obscura
November 6th – December 2nd, 2017

Artist Reception November 30, 6-8pm


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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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