Left to right photographs by: Jacqueline Langelier, Johnny Tang and Linnea Lenkus
Optical: Portrait Stories
July 19 – August 25
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 19, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Optical is an annual juried competition for photography. The theme from 2011, Portrait Stories, serves as a platform for photographers to present their work. The exhibition is comprised of photographs created by the top five finalists of the competition and serves to be dramatic as well as insightful into each artist’s individual definition of the theme.


The Portrait Stories exhibition from July 19 through August 25 is comprised of the finalists from the 2011 competition: Jennifer Judkins, Justin Chase Lane, Jacqueline Langelier, Linnea Lenkus and Johnny Tang.

Curated by Rebecca Hoffman

Opening Reception: July 19, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Porter Contemporary is located in New York’s Chelsea district at 548 West 28th Street.