Curator Selection / 2021 / /

Portrait of America in Turmoil

  • Photographer
    Cerrina Smith
  • Credit
    Taken by Cerrina Smith

America has become a divided nation. I created this on my dining room table using eggs and a miniature police officer. I like using photography as a means to confront controversial situations and issues to begin a conversation and to promote healing.

Awards -Published in Cowboys and Indians Magazine February/March Edition 2021
-40th Annual Western Spirit Art Show, Cheyenne, WY 2021
-10th Annual Mobile Phone Award Honorable Mention for Self Portraits 2020
-Photo of the Day Smithsonian.com September 2020
-Best of Show-Cheyenne Civic Center Photography Contest, Cheyenne, WY 2020
-Selected for the Governor’s Capital Art Exhibition, Cheyenne, WY 2020
-Published in the 9th Edition AAP All About Photo Magazine for SHADOWS, 2019
-Selected for the Western Spirit Contemporary Art Purchase Award, Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, Cheyenne, WY 2019
-First Place Photography, 21st Annual National Juried “Lines into Shapes Art Center of Estes Park, Colorado
-Best Photography, Western Spirit Art Show Cheyenne, Wyoming
-First Place Photography, 19th Annual National Juried Lines into Shapes, Art Center of Estes Park, Colorado
-Published in National Geographic’s Daily Dozen, 2nd Most Discussed B/W Photo on National Geographic Your Shot
-Best of Show, “Motion” Photography Contest and Exhibit, Cheyenne -Published in National Geographic Your Shot, “Imagine If” story