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SPE Regional Conference Schedule: 8 conferences to be held between mid-September and Mid-November

Can’t wait until March to participate in another SPE Conference? You don’t have to! SPE’s eight regional conferences provide an opportunity for members and the public to share their work on an intimate scale along with great educational presentations.

Remember to take advantage of the conference hotel discounts before they expire.

And remember too to SAVE THE DATE:  2011 SPE National Conference “Science, Poetry and the Photographic Image” will be held in Atlanta, Georgia  March 10-13, 2011.

The lineup for this fall’s REGIONAL CONFERENCES is as follows; follow event weblink for complete details:

Midwest 2010 Conference “Time for Light”

September 30 – October 2, 2010

Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI

www.midwestspe.org

South Central 2010 Conference “Spirits of the Times”

October 7 – 9, 2010

University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR

www.spesouthcentral.org

Southeast 2010 Conference “Grounded”

October 21 – 24, 2010

The Aloft Hotel Tallahassee, FL

www.spese.org

Southwest 2010 Conference “Altering Perspectives”

October 22 – 24, 2010

Prescott College Prescott, AZ & the Marriott Spring Hill Suites Prescott

including a special exhibition and session honoring Bill Jay

www.spesw.org

Mid-Atlantic Region Fall Members’ Event (tentative)

Friday October 29, 2010

Held in conjunction with Photo Plus Expo, NYC 12 – 5 pm Portfolio Reviews 5 – 7 pm Cocktail Networking Party

www.spema.org

Northwest 2010 Conference “Photography Now”

November 5 – 7, 2010

Newspace Center for Photography Portland, OR

www.spenw.org

Northeast 2010 Conference “The Experiential in Photography”

November 5 – 7, 2010

RISD Museum & The Hampton Inn Hotel Providence, RI

www.spenortheast.org

West 2010 Conference “New Sites”

November 12 – 14, 2010

San Diego City College and the Museum of Photographic Arts San Diego, CA

www.spewest.org

For more SPE regional information please visit www.spenational.org.

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Deadline August 5th: 4th Annual Historical and Alternative Process Show at Tilt Gallery in Phoenix

From the Tilt Gallery website:

“Photography Re-Imagined

4nd Annual Juried Alternative & Historical Process Show

Tilt Gallery, Phoenix, AZ Juror: Anna Strickland

October 1st – October 29th, 2010

Opening Reception: Friday, October 1st, 6-9 pm,

Juror Anna Strickland will be joining us for the opening reception.

3rd Friday Art Walk Reception: Friday, October 16th, 6-9 pm

About the Juror: Anna Strickland is a Senior Critic in the Photography Dept. at Rhode Island School of Design where she has taught the Antique and Alternative Processes Class for over two decades. She has also taught the contemporary application of historical processes at a number of other colleges, universities and workshops throughout the US and Europe. Originally trained in antique processes at Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY in the 70’s, she has continuously employed these alternative methods in her installations and other professional productions. She holds a graduate degree from Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston where she did original research in historical processes as part of her thesis. Her work is found in both private and public collections throughout the US and Europe. One of the courses she teaches every year involves bringing RISD students to Paris to work at Spéos: Paris Photographic Institute. This year she exhibited work from her seminal “Ladder Series” at the Galerie Spéos, which included Platinum/palladium prints. She is currently working on a portfolio of platinum and gum bi-chromate prints.

Eligibility: All prints made using an alternative, historical process are eligible and the exhibition is open to all subject matter. Examples of acceptable include bromoil, albumen, collotype, kallitype, lazertran, anthotype, ziatype, carbon, argyrotype, cyanotype, daguerreotype, gum bichromate, salted paper, photogravure, solarplate, tintype, platinum and palladium, van dyke, hand applied emulsions, wet-plate collodion, and combinations of all of the above. No digital, c-prints, Polaroid or solvent transfers, or gelatin silver prints will be accepted unless combined with an alternative process. For further questions regarding eligible processes e-mail info@tiltgallery.com. Work should have been completed in the last three years.

Entry Fee: $30 for three images. Send any additional images for $5.00 per image. Check or money order accepted; make check payable to Tilt Gallery.

Deadline for Submissions: All entries must be received by Thursday, August 5th, 2010. Notification of acceptance will be sent on September 12th, 2010. Framed work needs to arrive at the gallery no later than September 24th, 2010.

Award: First place will receive $250 and the artist will be included in a Tilt Gallery retrospective exhibition in 2011 showcasing the past 4-year of Photography Re- Imagined first place winners. Second place will receive $150, and third place will receive $100.”

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July 22nd: FotoWeek DC 2010 Summer Kick-off Party

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Obama and McCain photo by Val Prudkii
FotoWeek DC Summer Kick-Off Party FotoWeek DC and the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design invite you to celebrate a partnership made in photo heaven!JULY 22, 2010, 7PM-10PM
Corcoran Gallery of Art
500 Seventeenth Street NWDriving Directions

line Join us for a summer kick-off party to toast the two forces as we present FotoWeek DC 2010 from November 6-13.

Enjoy cocktails, small bites, music by Matthew Hemerlein +
DJ Chris Nitti, photo projections, and learn about all that is to come for FWDC 2010.

line Party-goers will enjoy

  • A sneak peek and free subscription to FotoPage, our new online photographer portfolio portal-a $49 value!
  • Complimentary admission to the Corcoran’s newest exhibition, Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration.
  • Interactive photo booth sessions with live projections
    of your images during the party and complimentary prints to take home.

line Ticket Cost
$20 to benefit FotoWeek DC, a 501(c)(3) non profit.
Space is Limited, Register Now!

lineRegister Now!

line FotoWeek DC is supported in part by the DC Commission
on the Arts and Humanities.

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Deadline August 2: Shots Magazine Call for Entries, Theme: Children

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From a Shots Magazine e-blast:

“CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS!!

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Submissions due August 2, 2010

SHOTS Magazine announces an international CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS to be considered for the Autumn Issue (no. 109). The theme for this issue is CHILDREN. Please visit the SHOTS website for further information and submission guidelines.

An established independent photography journal in its 24th year of publication, SHOTS Magazine reaches an international audience of photographers, collectors, galleries, museums, educators and other fine art photography enthusiasts. Don’t miss this chance to have your work seen!

Note: Online submissions are now being accepted.”

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Deadline July 13th: Low Tech Call for Entries at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Colorado

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Low-Tech
Juror: Christa Dix, Founder and Director of wall space gallery
Submission Deadline: July 13, 2010

From the Center for Fine Art Photography website:
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Specimen 5 © Galina Kurlat, Print from Ambrotype

THEME:


Low-Tech

The Center is currently celebrating the low-tech processes and is interested in exhibiting the best low-tech images that photographers are producing. This call is open to all subjects and styles of photography that include a low tech means of image making or printing. This includes, but is not limited to; toy, Holga and Diana cameras, Pinhole, Wet Plate Collodian, Photograms, Callotypes, Cyanotypes, Polaroid and other traditional processes.

JUROR:


Crista Dix

Crista Dix is the Founder and Director of wall space gallery in Seattle and Santa Barbara. Starting in this creative field as a photographer, collector and lover of the visual image, Crista decided to put down her camera and utilize her years of business management to help promote photographers and photography. With a background in science, business and creative arts, she has created a gallery space that celebrates artists’ vision. She has been a member of numerous panels and discussions, juried creative competitions and has participated in major portfolio reviews across the country.

EXHIBITION AND AWARDS:


With selection for this exhibition, featured artist’s work will be seen by an international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and other advocates of fine art photography. Each participant will be included in the Center’s Main Gallery exhibition and Online Gallery exhibition.

liveBooks Website Award: Valued at $399 each, two artists will receive a one year subscription for a website from liveBooks.com

Juror’s Selection Award: $300 and a Blurb book award from Blurb.com

Director’s Selection Award: $200 and a Blurb book award from Blurb.com

Honorable Mention Award: $100

All exhibitors are included in the Center’s online gallery


Eligibility: The exhibition is open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate in its exhibitions.

Exhibit Prints: All accepted images submitted for exhibition must be printed and framed or mounted professionally. The Center recognizes that some work is non traditional and incorporates the framing as an integral part of the presentation. To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, the Center offers optional economical printing and framing services. Additional details will be provided upon request.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Entries due: July 13, 2010

Notice of acceptance: July 23, 2010

Exhibition dates: Oct 1 – 30, 2010

Public / Artists’ Reception: Oct 1 from 6-9pm


ENTRY FEE:

Members: $20 for the first five images.

Non-Members: $35 for the first five images.

Additional images may be submitted for $10 each. There is no limit to the number of images that may be submitted.

Applicants signing up for membership at the time they submit their work for jurying may become a member and meet the entry fee for a total of $77.00 USD.



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Deadline July 15th: Call for Entries to SPE SW 2010 Juried Members Show at Yavapai College

From the Society for Photographic Education Southwest website:

SPE Southwest 2010 Juried Members Show at Yavapai College Art Gallery:

Call for Entries:
Each member may submit up to 5 (UPDATED!) pieces for adjudication and must be a current member on the deadline date of July 15, 2010. All accepted pieces must be framed and shipped to and from the gallery at the artist’s expense. All accepted artists will be contacted via e-mail on August 20, 2010. The show will run throughout the conference. The theme for the show is open to whatever vein of work you wish to submit. Please follow the submission guidelines and format carefully.

About the Juror:
Carol McCusker (see the image above) is an independent curator, writer and educator. For eight years, she was the Curator of Photography at the Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA) in San Diego. She received her B.F.A. in studio art and art history at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, graduating with distinction. She then received her M.A. and Ph.D. in art history with an emphasis on the history of photography and film at the University of New Mexico (UNM), Albuquerque. While there, McCusker received the Beaumont Newhall Award, the Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship Award, the Friends of Photography Prize, and a National Endowment for the Arts Internship Award.

McCusker is currently Adjunct Professor at the University of San Diego. She is also a member of the Advisory Committee for UCSD’s Arts, Humanities & Languages Extension; and is working on two publications, Shooting Stars: War Photographers in Hollywood, that examines the aesthetic and socio-political relationship between 1940s photojournalism and Realist/Neorealist cinema. And Boom! 1963-1983: Two Decades of Change in American Photography. At MoPA, McCusker has curated more than thirty-five exhibitions.

About The Gallery:
Yavapai College exhibits artwork by students, faculty members, and visiting artists on both the Prescott campus and the Verde Valley campus. Visit their website at: www.yc.edu/content/artgallery

Visit the SPE Southwest website for more information!

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Deadline July 12: Registration for Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) Portfolio Reviews

From the ACP e-news e-blast:

“Announcing the ACP 12 Portfolio Review in Atlanta, Georgia.

We’re happy to announce that the ACP 12 Portfolio Review will be on Saturday, October 16th. Sponsored in part by Turner Broadcasting and their “Turner Voices” initiative, the ACP Portfolio Review brings together curators, gallerists, editors, photographers and artists for a full day of extremely productive engagement and networking.

Registrations for the Portfolio Review are juried, and applicants will need to submit 3-5 jpgs with a brief artist’s statement for consideration. Registration will remain open until 11:59PM EST on July 12th, and successful registrants will be notified the week of July 19th. Once accepted, the registration fee is $250.

Here is a partial list of reviewers. A full list will be available as soon as all have confirmed participation:

Julian Cox – Curator of Photography, High Museum of Art, Georgia
Sylvie Fortin – Editor, Art Papers Magazine, Georgia
Stuart Horodner – Artistic Director, The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Georgia
Stella Kramer – Independent Photo Editor, Consultant, New York
Yan Li and Li Shufeng – Curators, Beijing, China
Laura Moya – Director, Photolucida, Oregon
Christopher Rauschenberg – President and Founding Member, Blue Sky Gallery, Oregon
Anna Walker Skillman – Owner, Jackson Fine Art, Georgia
Susan Todd-Raque – Private dealer, independent curator, Georgia
Paula Tongarelli – Executive Director, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts

We will be accepting 52 artists for the ACP 12 Portfolio Review, and each artist will receive four 20 minute, face to face reviews. Review participants may select their choice of reviewers, and ACP will make every effort to meet requests through a computerized matching system.

We’re looking forward to hosting our panel of reviewers and artists from across the country once again at the Grady High School campus. The ACP 12 Portfolio Review is a great way to connect and make contacts with reviewers and fellow artists alike. We hope to see you in October!”

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