THE ARTISTS OF shootapalooza ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCETHE 2023 WORLD CYANOTYPE DAY THEME:
"Recollections of Ida Mae"
by db Waltrip
Her cast iron pots.
His pocket watch.
Her silk scarf.
His military uniform.
Her record collection.
"Inheritance - That which is inherited and serves as a representative of the former possessor."
Show us your unique interpretation of "inheritance" for our celebration of "World Cyanotype Day 2023.
There are lots of ways to participate!
>>In Person: Join us Saturday, September 30, 2023, at the worldwide WCD headquarters - IJAMS Nature Center in Knoxville, TN.
>>In Person: Gather together with old friends and soon-to-be- friends wherever you find yourself and make cyanotypes together! World Cyanotype Day is truly a grass-roots celebration.
>>In-Real-Life Exhibition: If you'd like to display your cyanotype flag at IJAMS, please send your 12" X 12" cyanotype flag to:
The Big Camera
c/o Anna Lawrence
2012 Emoriland Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37917
There is no entry fee! Please include return postage if you'd like your cyanotype flag returned to you. Those flags that do not arrive with return postage will become property of The Big Camera or IJAMS Nature Center.
>>World Cyanotype Day Online Exhibition: We'd be honored to include your cyanotype in our online Gallery!
Open for entries: August 1, 2023
Deadliner: October 7, 2023
Entry Fee: NONE!
Note: Please do not send your entry before August 1, 2023.
>>Alternative Photography Online Exhibition: Alternativephotography.com publishes a fantastic collection of cyanotypes in their dedicated gallery every year in celebration of Wold Cyanotype Day.
Open for entries: September 30, 2023
Deadline: October 7, 2023
Entry Fee: NONE!
More details about gathering places and online exhibitions will be posted
as we receive them.
If you are hosting an event and you'd like to share the details.
please email db at:
Everyone in the world is cordially invited to celebrate World Cyanotype Day wherever you find yourself on
Saturday, September 30, 2023
by gathering with friends old & new in backyards,
parking lots or gallery spaces
creating cyanotype flags
interpreting the word, experience, or concept of...
Strung together, the flags symbolize our united hearts & creative minds.
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