Archive for January, 2007

Orion Magazine features David Maisel’s “Oblivion” Project as Print/Web Feature

The January/February print edition of Orion Magazine offers an article by James Howard Kunstler entitled “Making Other Arrangements: A Wake Up Call to Citizenry in the Shadow of Oil Scarcity” which features photographs by San Francisco-based photographer David Maisel from his OBLIVION project.

Click on Orion Magazine’s website to view an expanded portfolio from this project OBLIVION, recently published by Nazraeli Press. A selection of these photographs were recently on view at the Von Lintel Gallery in NYC.

I look forward to each issue of Orion, particularly to see the great photography featured. Subscribe to ensure seeing every issue. You can sign up to receive e-updates on new web features, too.


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Photowork ’07 entries due February 9

The Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie, NY has a call for submissions to Photowork ’07. The competition will be judged by Asher E. Miller, Department of 19th Centure, Modern and Contemporary Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Eligible works include “photography and photography mixed media.” Exhibition dates are March 17 – April 21, 2007.

Note: word of this opportunity was sent to me by photographer Craig J. Barber; check out his thorought website for his recent Umbrage publication Ghosts In The Landscape. The accompanying exhibition is being traveled by the George Eastman House, details here.

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Latest Issue of Art on Paper Magazine

The current issue of Art on Paper Magazine is excellent. Cover story: “Activist Art Now?” as well as other great articles. This issue’s “FOCUS ON” offers a review by Jean Dykstra of Thomas Allen’s “Pop Up Fiction” photographs which are currently on view at Foley Gallery, a feature on how mainstream magazines are portraying undocumented labor in the United States, and the heartfelt “Remembering Marcia Tucker” by Dan Cameron. Don’t miss this current issue.

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Reminder: Register for CENTER Seminar at Photo LA TODAY

A reminder that the price for early registration to attend the January 20th seminar “Center Thyself: Bringing You and Your Work in Touch with the Fine Art Community” is $85 today; rate increases to $115 tomorrow. Fee for full time students remains at $45. The event is sponsored by Center (formerly known as the Santa Fe Center for Photography) in conjunction with Photo LA. To register, call (505) 984-8353 or visit the Center website and click on the ACTEVA link to pay on line.

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PhotoAlliance launches “Our World” Juried Portfolio Review in SF 3/06

PhotoAlliance has announced a “Our World,” a juried portfolio review event to be held March 10 & 11 at the San Francisco Art Institute. 50 photographers will be accepted for participation. Entries must be postparked by FEBRUARY 2, with acceptance notifications sent 2/10. This event is co-sponsored by the Orion Magazine and DoubleTake Magazine; participant prizes will include the Photo Alliance Emerging Photography Award and the “Our World” Publication Award. Roster of Reviewers has not yet been posted. For full prospectus and more information email Sign up for advance news of this and other events from this San Francisco-based organization, now entering its fifth year.

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The Art of Photography Juried Exhibition deadline 2/11/07

The Art Of Photography Show 2007 is an international exhibition of photographic art to be juried by TIM B. WRIDE, founding Executive Director of the No Strings Foundation and recent Curator of Photography at the Los Angeles Museum of Art. Entries must be submitted as digital files in the JPEG format.Winning entries will be on view at the Lyceum Theater Gallery in San Diego; a catalogue with be produced and sales encouraged.

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Hey, Hot Shot! Winter 2007 Submissions Deadline 2/6/07

The Jen Bekman Gallery has opened the Winter 2007 Edition submissions for Hey Hot Shot! considered “the best thing going for emerging photographers.” Jen Bekman, recently named one of American Photo’s 2006 Innovators, has a great eye for emerging talent, and entering her competition is a great way to introduce your work to Jen and her Panelists for this competition. The Winter 2007 edition of Hey, Hot Shot! Winner’s Showcase will open at her NYC gallery on March 7th. Enter! and join the gallery’s mailing list.

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