March 6-April 10th: 31 Women in Art Photography Exhibition

31 Women in Art Photography

An Exhibition Curated by Charlotte Cotton and Jon Feinstein

Press Preview: Thursday, March 4, 12 – 6 p.m.; R.S.V.P. kate{at}hafny.org
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 6 / 6 – 9 p.m.
After Party: Saturday, March 6 / 9 p.m. – midnight
R.S.V.P required for opening reception and after party: rsvp{at}affirmationarts.com

Exhibition on view: Saturday, March 6 – Saturday, April 10, 2010

Location
Affirmation Arts Foundation
523 W. 37th Street
New York, NY 10018
(212) 925.0092
affirmationarts.com

Gallery hours: Mon – Thurs, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

In March 2010, in honor of Women’s History Month, Humble Arts Foundation in association with Affirmation Arts will present its second edition of 31 Women in Art Photography, a five-week exhibition celebrating 31 of the most innovative women in new art photography. The exhibition, curated by Charlotte Cotton and Jon Feinstein, will present an eclectic mix of new talent, culled from open submissions. 31 opens at Affirmation Arts in New York City on Saturday, March 6 during The Armory Show 2010.

The exhibition includes photographs by Erica Allen, Amelia Bauer, Claire Beckett, Gilda Davidian, Jessica Eaton, Naomi Harris, Carmen von Kende, Anna Krachey, Yvonne Lacet, Erika Larsen, Jessica Mallios, Alison Malone, S. Billie Mandle, Paula McCartney, Rachelle Mozman, Yamini Nayar, Sarah Palmer, Kristine Potter, Heather Rasmussen, Justine Reyes, Lisa Robinson, Irina Rosovsky, Sasha Rudensky, Victoria Sambunaris, Robin Schwartz, Emily Shur, Brea Souders, Rachel Sussman, Kirsten Kay Thoen, Carson Fisk Vittori, and Ann Woo.

The Curators
British curator Charlotte Cotton recently became the creative director for the National Media Museum in Bradford, England and will be heading up the planned expansion of the museum in London. Previously Cotton was the curator and head of the Wallis Annenberg Department of photography at the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, head of programming at the Photographer’s Gallery, London photography curator for the Victoria & Albert Museum in London for several years and is the founding editor of Words Without Pictures. Jon Feinstein is the co-founder and curatorial director of Humble Arts Foundation; he has organized numerous exhibitions throughout New York including the recent exhibition “Trying Them On” at Hendershot Gallery.

Founded in 2005 by amani olu and Jon Feinstein, Humble Arts Foundation is committed to promoting the work of new photo-based artists. The New York-based nonprofit serves the international art community by way of exhibition and publishing opportunities, limited-edition print sales, twice–annual artists grants, and various special projects.

The Affirmation Arts Foundation supports professionalism in the arts through exhibitions, programming and education.

Press Contact
For more information and images contact Kate Greenberg at (917) 375–4333 or kate{at}hafny.org.

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