Category: Press

FMoPA Announces Call for Entries for 2024 International Photography Competition

The 2024 International Photography Competition, hosted by the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts and sponsored by Tampa International Airport and Visit Tampa Bay, invites photographers worldwide to submit their work for a chance to be showcased in an exclusive exhibition at TPA. With categories ranging from People/Portraits to Abstract Photography, the competition seeks to celebrate diverse perspectives and artistic visions. Entries will be judged by an esteemed international panel, with prizes including a $1000 award for the Best in Competition. Submissions are open from February 5 to May 5, 2024, through the FMoPA website.

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Florida Museum of Photographic Arts Announces “Gary Monroe: Life in South Beach, 1977-1986.”

In 1977, photographer Gary Monroe, a native of Miami Beach, embarked on a decade-long project to photograph the aging community of South Beach. Vastly different than the glitzy beach community of today, the area was home to primarily Jewish retirees who embraced the sun, sand, and cheap rents. The photographs in the exhibition are composed of the community’s candid moments, daily activities, and community gatherings.

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