This Land is Our Land Photo Exhibition

January 11 to February 7, 2020

Exhibiting in the Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery

This Land is Our Land
8th Annual Photography Competition
January 11 – February 7
Reception (new time!): Wednesday, Jan. 15, 6:00 – 8:00 – awards presented @ 7pm
Juror: Sandra Carrion, Instructor, Nassau Community College
Gallery Talk: Thursday, January 23, 7:00 – 8:00

Pictured Above top row l to r: Kathleen Massi, Endless Loyalty; Sue Miller, Anywhere America, The Now of Then; Gerard Gilberti, Zabriskie Point, Death Valley. Bottom row l to r: Julianna Kirk, After the Storm; John Micheals, Heavy Duty; Paul Mele Super Spooky Superband


Congratulations to the photographers/artists who were selected to participate in this exhibit! View list of exhibiting artists here.

Congratulations to the Award Winners!

Awards of Excellence

  • Gerard Gilberti Zabriskie Point, Death Valley
  • Sue Miller Anywhere America, The Now of Then
  • Kathleen Massi Endless Loyalty

Honorable Mentions

  • Julianna Kirk After the Storm
  • Paul Mele Super Spooky Superband
  • John Micheals Heavy Duty

In the Art League of Long Island’s 8th Annual Photography Competition titled “This Land is Our Land”, photographers and artists from the Tri-State NY area were asked to submit their interpretations of what makes us American. The
These images could be of iconic buildings, scenic landscapes, peopled events, family images, images that show a significant event or idea that is an important part of America.

Out of 373 entries, 60 works by 50 photographers were selected by exhibition juror Sandra Carrion to be exhibited. Ms. Carrion will also select awards of excellence and honorable mentions after the exhibit has been installed in the gallery. Sandra Carrion is an Instructor at Nassau Community College. She served as director of Soho Photo Gallery and is the creator of the popular International Krappy Kamera Competition and Exhibition held annually at Soho Photo in Manhattan. Ms. Carrion is also a founding member of fotofoto Gallery in Huntington, NY and 9 East Contemporary Art Guild in Huntington, NY.