Toasting the success of past Center exhibitors. Keep those updates coming!

(Photo credit: Klea McKenna, Untitled (Lagunitas Creek), from the series Slow Burn, 2010)

Klea McKenna recently received the 3rd Hey, Hot Shot! Curator’s Choice Award. In addition to being featured on the HHS blog, Klea will receive a selection of seven books published by Aperture.

You can read more about McKenna in her 2009 interview on Nymphoto.

(Photo credit: Mitch Dobrowner, Storm Cell)

Mitch Dobrowner is turning up the heat with his captivating new black and white series Storms. Dobrowner is featured in Elemental, a three person group show at photo-eye gallery. The exhibition opened July 9th and will run through September 4, 2010 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Storms was also recently awarded first prize in the Professional Nature category at Prix de la Photographie, Paris 2010 (PX3).

Lime Creek Avalanche Path by Gunnar Conrad
(Photo credit: Gunnar Conrad, Lime Creek Avalanche Path)

Colorado photographer Gunnar Conrad was also honored by the PX3 2010 – his series Colorado Snow Flurry received second prize in the Nature category and third prize in the Abstract Fine Art category. His image Yellowstone – Twenty Years After the Fires, won third prize in the Nature category.