Celebrating its 43rd year, PhotoSpiva 2019 at the George A. Spiva Center for the Arts, 222 W. 3rd Street in downtown Joplin, delivers an exhibit of photographic excellence from artists across the country. Renowned photographer, teacher, and 2019 juror, Patty Carroll, selected 87 images for the PhotoSpiva exhibit, from more than 600 images submitted by 104 photographers. The competition was open to all United States photographers, both amateur and professional, using all types of photographic processes. This exhibit features traditional works to digital to photo-based mixed media. PhotoSpiva 2019 is sponsored by Freeman Health System and The Freeman R. Johnson Trust. It's open through May 18, Tues-Sat 10-5. Admission is free.