Archive for November, 2009

November 20th- Early Deadline for Woman in Photography with Jurors Charlotte Cotton and Jon Feinstein

November 20th is the Early Deadline for Humble Arts Woman in Photography with Jurors Charlotte Cotton and Jon Feinstein

From the website:

“In March 2010, in honor of Women’s History Month, Humble Arts Foundation (hafny.org) will present its second edition of 31 Women in Art Photography, a six-week exhibition celebrating 31 of the most innovative women in emerging art photography. The exhibition will be co-curated by Charlotte Cotton and Jon Feinstein, and open at Affirmation Arts in NYC during The Armory Show 2010 (March 4-7).

Submission Deadlines
Early: Friday, November 20, 2009, 12AM
Late: Friday, December 18, 2009, 12AM

Eligibility
In order to keep the show as fresh and diverse as possible, photographers who exhibited in our 2008 exhibition are not eligible.

Image Submission
Image size: 600 pixels wide
Image format: .jpg, sRGB, 72dpi

Text Submission
Bio: 100-words or less
Work statement: 100-words or less
CV: One-page, optional

Submission Fees

Early: Friday, November 20, 2009, 12AM
Three images: $15
Unlimited images: $30

Late: Friday, December 18, 2009, 12AM
Three images: $25
Unlimited images: $40″

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November 27th- Project Basho’s ONWARD Deadline Extended

The Deadline  has been extended for Project Basho’s Onward 10 to November 27th .

From the earlier post:

 

Project Basho is pleased to announce ONWARD ‘10, an annual juried photography competition exclusively featuring the work of new and emerging photographers with unique vision and talent. The theme for ONWARD is open, and any photographic medium from historical processes, traditional silver prints, chromogenic prints to digital prints can be submitted for consideration. Debbie Fleming Caffery, noted documentary photographer and Guggenheim Fellow, will judge this year’s competition. Please visit the ‘This Year’s Juror’ section for more information.

Selected work will be featured in a group exhibition at Project Basho Gallery in February and March 2010 as well as in Project Basho’s online gallery. Special recognition will be awarded in the form of cash prizes and the opportunity for a two-person show at Project Basho Gallery. Additionally, a selection of artists will be chosen to exhibit their work on Flak Photo (http://www.flakphoto.com/), a daily photography website that celebrates the art and culture of photography online. Produced by Andy Adams, the site highlights new series work, book projects and gallery exhibitions from an international community of contributors.

Last year, ONWARD ‘09 attracted over 400 applicants with over 1600 photographs nationally and internationally. Peter Barberie, the Curator of Photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, selected  73 photographs, by 69 emerging photographers, which were exhibited at Project Basho Gallery during the months of January and February.

  • Application deadline:11/13/’09 11/27/09
  • Notice of acceptance:12/18/’09
  • Delivery of accepted work:
  • 01/15/’10
  • Exhibition opens:02/01/’10
  • Opening reception:02/13/’10

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November 19th and 22nd- Gina LeVay “Sandhogs” Lecture and Booksigning

Photographer Gina LeVay will be presenting her new book “Sandhogs” at several upcoming events

About the book (from the website)

Sandhogs is an original portal to the unseen characters and systems of underground New York—revealing the essential “art form” of mining in the modernized city. In 2003 Gina LeVay was granted rare access to photograph the “hogs,” in the tunnel and at off-site locations. “The Sandhog Project” is a multi-faceted work of photo, video, web, and installation art, which explores the figurative and literal overlay, and mutual dependency of the surface city and this underground world. With the Sandhogs book and accompanying exhibitions, LeVay introduces the public to this vibrant and intricate subculture, bringing their rich, extraordinary, subterranean imagery to the surface for the first time ever.

November 19, 2009 7:30 pm Book signing and talk at Barnes and Nobles, Greenwich Village NYC, More information
November 22, 2009 1-2pmBook signing and talk B&H Photo & Video, More information
December 7, 2009 7pm Book signing & talk McNally Jackson Books, Soho,  More information

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MVS Lecture Tonight in Tucson

For those of you in Tucson, AZ this will be my only public lecture at home this year.

I will be presenting Finding Your Audience: An Introduction to Marketing Your Photographs for ASMP Tucson.

This lecture is open to the public.

Location: Steven Meckler Studio 121 S. 4th Ave. Members $10  Non-Members $15  Students $5 Social hour begins at 5:00 pm and the lecture will begin at 6:00 pm

For more details about the event click here.

Please RSVP with amy@amyblackburnphotography.com to reserve your seat.

Hope to see you there!

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December 7th- Call For Entries: ANIMAL MAGNETISM

December 7th, 2009 is the deadline for The Photo Place Gallery in Middlebury, VT Call for Entries for ANIMAL MAGNETISM with Juror John Willis

From the announcement:

Send us your birds and your bees, your lions, and tigers, and bears.  We seek photographs that visualize the magnetic attraction that the animal world holds for us as humans.  Although some biologists might quibble, our definition of “animal” includes any multi-cellular creature capable of movement, food ingestion, and reproduction.  So, from fish to fowl, from microscopic creatures to reptiles, from bees to bears –all are welcome in PhotoPlace Gallery’s photographic animal kingdom.  Approximately forty photos will be chosen for exhibition during the month of January. To help defray artists’ expenses, we provide free matting and framing of accepted photographs for the duration of our exhibitions, providing they are sized to fit our pre-cut mats.

JUROR: JOHN WILLIS, Co-Founder and Executive Director, In-Sight Photography Project and Professor of Photography, Marlboro College.

For details click here or contact photos@vtphotoworkplace.com

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TONIGHT- November 16th- MVS Lecture and Food Drive for ASMP NY

Tonight, Monday, November 16th, 2009, 7:00 pm,  I will be giving my lecture PRESENTING YOUR WORK TO THE FINE ART COMMUNITY for ASMP NY.

This event is in conjunction with a food drive, so please bring non-perishable items (and receive a discount on admission)
Also please Register for the event here to reserve your space.

Time:
Monday, November 16th, 2009, 7:00 PM
Check in and social time starts at 6:30 PM (beer & pizza)
Location: Studio 385
385 Broadway (between White and Walker Streets), New York

COST: ASMP members: FREE but are encouraged to bring a food donation
Non-ASMP members: $20 or $15 with a food donation
Students with I.D.: $5 or free with food donation

For full event details visit the ASMP New York website.


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November 19th- Deborah Turbeville lecture presented by The Camera Club of New York

Thursday, November 19th. 7pm The Camera Club of New York hosts photographer Deborah Turbeville at the School of the Visual Arts

From the website:

Deborah Turbeville has been one of the world‘s most important and recognized fashion photographers since the mid–1970‘s when her atmospheric images of small groups of female models in evocative locations first appeared. Her New England upbringing gave her an appreciation of weathered and storied environments, which is still reflected in her work today. She moved to New York City before she was 20 and worked for designer Claire McCardell, a major influence on her career. After working first as an editor at Harper‘s Bazaar and then Mademoiselle, Turbeville became a photographer, originating a highly distinctive style known for its soft–focus use of mise–en–scene and grainy, pointillist printing technique. Her influential, cinematic work appears regularly in American, British, French, Italian and Russian Vogues, and L‘Uomo Vogue and W magazine, among others, and her work has been exhibited internationally. In 2006, a retrospective‚ ”Deborah Turbeville: The Narrative Works 1974 – 1996‚“ was presented at The Wapping Project (London). She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Lucie, the ICP Infinity Award, the Alfred Eisenstaedt Award, and the Fashion Group Lifetime Award for Fashion Photography. She has published several books, including her two most recent, Past Imperfect (Steidl, 2009), and Casa No Name (Rizzoli, 2009) The artist will be signing copies of Casa No Name and Past Imperfect.

Location: The School of Visual Arts Amphitheatre 209 E. 23rd Street (2nd and 3rd avenues), 3rd Floor (please bring photo ID)

Free to CCNY members, SVA students, faculty, and staff General admission $10, $5 for other students with ID

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