2014 Critical Mass Top 50!

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Critical Mass

The aim of Critical Mass is to provide participants with career-building opportunities and to promote the best emerging and mid-career artists working today. Critical Mass is about exposure, connection, and community - as well as some very notable awards!

Congratulations to the Critical Mass 2014 award recipients! The Solo Exhibition award winner is Cheryle St. Onge, the Rauschenberg Residency award winner is Tamara Staples. And - congratulations to the Book Award winner, Amy Friend! The CM TOP 50 exhibition, curated by Becky Senf, will be part of the GuatePhoto Festival in November 2015.

Registration for Critical Mass 2015 will open on June 15th. Stay tuned for details!
Mila Teshaieva

Critical Mass Books

Over the years, Photolucida has offered book awards as part of our Critical Mass programming. Photolucida publishes and distributes these titles, and gives copies of the books to all participating photographers and jurors.


Past titles have been collaborative efforts with publishers such as Daylight Books and Kehrer Verlag. Check out our library of current publications as well as our backlist!