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Crest Whitestrips, Gen Art host smile competition


NEW YORK Procter & Gamble’s Crest Whitestrips has teamed up with Gen Art, an arts and entertainment organization, to host an amateur photography competition showcasing America’s Greatest smile moments.

To help entrants gain national exposure and recognition as a photographer, Crest Whitestrips and Gen Art have enlisted a judging panel of photography industry experts to select 25 semi-finalists within five categories. The panel includes fashion photographer Nigel Barker; Stephanie Kim, photo director for Woman’s Day; Phillip Block, deputy director of programs and director of education for the International Center of Photography; Carrie Schupper, director of art programming for Gen Art; and David Dintenfass, associate marketing director for North American Oral Care for P&G.

America can vote for their favorite photograph by logging onto The winning images will be featured at Smile exhibition in June at Openhouse Gallery in New York City, where Crest Whitestrips and Gen Art will host a press conference and a cocktail reception. One grand prize-winner will receive an all expenses paid trip for two to attend the opening plus a cash prize. Semi-finalists will receive a kit of the new Crest Whitestrips Daily Whitening + Tartar Protection.

For more information and to enter, visitors can log onto through April 30, 2008 to submit a photo.

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