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A Light Monkey's Site  
  Einstein coined the term 'lichtaffen' or 'light monkeys' to dismiss photographers of his day who he thought were unimaginative and did nothing but copy light.
Welcome to www.alightmonkey.com Please feel free to contact me, I like to hear your comments!

  SHOWS AND AWARDS

2011

WV 'Inspired" Wildlife Juried Exhibition

              WV Cultural Center

              Charleston, WV

             ' butterfly convention'

Best of Photography 2011 Annual

             ' bottles of legend'

Academy of Fine Arts National Photography Exhibition

              Lynchburg, VA

               'umbras'

Strawberry Festival Photography Competition

              1st place Creative expression

              'bad sun'

Best of West Virginia

                Tamarack

                Beckley, WV

                'bottles of legend'

Beckley Art Group Juried Exhibition

                Beckley, WV

                'bottles of legend', 'harvest', & 'bad sun'

842 Gallery 1st Annual Juried Exhibition

                Marshall University

                Huntington, WV

                'bottles of legend' & 'dreaming'

WV 'Inspired' Landscapes Juried Exhibition

               WV Cultural Center

                Charleston, WV

                ' Gilmer barn scene'

                                2010

WV Art & Craft Guild 8th Biennial Competetion

            Parkersburg Art Center

            Parkersburg, WV

           'bottles of legend', 'unchainlink my heart', july's flowers 32'

Will's Creek Survey 2010 Exhibition

             Allegany Art Council's

             Saville Gallery

             Cumberland, Maryland

             'unchainlink my heart'

Beckley Art Group Exhibition 2010

            Cynthia Bickey Art Gallery

             Beckley, West Virginia

            'sun quilt' & 'shades of the past'

Best of Photography 2010 Annual

            'credit monster' 

PAC Regional 2010

          Parkersburg, West Virginia

          1st Place 'off to war'

Strawberry Festival Photo Contest

          2nd Place People

          'old man'

Best of West Virginia 2010

          Tamarack

          Beckley, West Virginia

          'the door behind the rabbit'                                         

 2009

Academy of Fine Arts National Juried Photography Exhibition

          Lynchburg, VA

          "swan song"

Photographer's Forum Best of Photography Annual

          "swan song"     (published Dec. 2009)

WV Juried Exhibition

          Huntington Museum of Art

          Huntington, WV

          "alien shortcake"

radius 250 Exhibition

          Art Space Zero Gallery

          Richmond, Virginia

          "off to war"

          Honorable Mention

Best of West Virginia

          Tamarack at  Beckley, WV

              "cry baby"

                                             2008

Art & Craft Guild Competition 2008

        Parkersburg, West Virginia

              " no camera study 257 "

Solo Show in Nordheim Gallery ( December)

        Covington, Kentucky

Photographers Forum Annual 2008 ( published Dec. 2008)

              " just being here "

Americas 2008 all media

       Northwest Art Center   Minot, ND

              " no swimming in the deep end "

Northern National Art Competition

       Nicolet College Art Gallery    Rhinelander, WI

                         " off to war "

VMRC Juried Multimedia Art Exhibition     Harrisonburg, Virginia

         'fickle finger' ,  'alien shortcake' ,  &

               'no swimming in the deep end'

AAWV 66th Juried Exhibition         Huntington Museum of Art,  WV

       Best of Show     'swan song'     also    'no swimming in the

           deep  end'  &  'alien shortcake'

Rome Art Coterie 6th National Juried Exhibition    Rome, GA

                        'off to war'

Tamarack Modern Interpretations Juried Exhibition   Beckley. WV

               'easter island redux'  &  'untitled 07a'

                                      2007

Best of Photography Annual 2007   (published December 2007)

                 'early barn gets the rise'

'The Light Fingered Show'      30 print solo show

        Glenville State College Fine Arts Gallery      Glenville, WV

Academy of Fine Arts National Juried Photography Exhibition

         Lynchburg, VA

               'at the beach'  &  'angel bloomers'

"Tree-mendous" National Juried Art Exhibition

         Cahoon Museum of American Art    Cotuit, MA

                   'the root of it'

Louisville Art Assocation 16th Annual Photography Show

         Louisville, CO.

                    'warm May afternoon fantasy'

Photographers of West Virginia

         Tamarack's David L. Dickirson Gallery   Beckley, WV

Allied Artists of West Virginia Show

         Tamarack's David L. Dickirson Gallery   Beckley, WV

WV Arts & Craft Guild Show- Juried Competition

          Parkersburg, WV

" The Light Monkey Show"           30 print solo show

          Glenville State College Fine Arts Gallery   Glenville, WV

                                       1977

Prints Displayed in Northlight Gallery

          Carnegie Arts Center    Covington, Kentucky

                                       1974

2nd Place Photography

          Summer Fair      Cincinnati, Ohio

All Photographs © Paul Hartmann 2018
Website © Jon Hartmann 2018
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