Archive for January 25, 2008

NY REGIONAL PORTFOLIO REVIEWS at CPW February 9th (Rescheduled)

The Center for Photography at Woodstock (CPW) is offering portfolio reviews for this group of eligible photographers; from their event listing on their website:

This event is open to anyone working within the photographic arts including film, digital, video, and photo-based installation and sculpture who reside full-time in one of the following New York State counties: Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Orange, Otsego, Putnam, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, and Washington. (Proof of residency is required.)

The deadline for registration is FEBRUARY 1.

See the website for complete details.


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BRAINWAVE: “Entertainment, Education and Enlightenment from January to June”

Today’s email brought SVA.edu‘s “Visual Arts Brief” noting upcoming lectures at the school (subscribe here), indicating the first of the spring’s ART IN THE FIRST PERSON event as follows:

“For the spring 2008 semester, SVA is presenting its second Art in the First Person (AFP) lecture series. AFP kicks off on Tuesday, January 29, with a talk by Susana Martinez-Conde, a research scientist at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, who studies optical illusions; the lecture begins at 6:30pm at 133/141 West 21st Street, room 101C. (This event, along with other select AFP lectures, is co-sponsored by the Brainwave festival.)”

I followed the Brainwave link to find this interesting series of events:

BRAINWAVE asks how art, music, and meditation affect the brain and offers countless answers in more than a hundred public events, ranging from an exhibition of contemporary art and a cinema series to cutting-edge concerts, performances, talks, and panels.

This “only in New York” cultural festival is organized by six New York institutions: Rubin Museum of Art, Exit Art, Science & the Arts at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, The Philoctetes Center at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, and the School of Visual Arts, in association with the Public Programs/American Museum of Natural History.”

Check this out! An interesting blend of art and science.

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Tyler Hicks Exhibition and Book Signing February 7 at New UMBRAGE GALLERY

Umbrage Editions has opened a Gallery to showcase their publications and traveling exhibitions. It is located in the key gallery building in Brooklyn’s “DUMBO” district, at 111 Front Street, Suite 208 (next door to the KlompChing Gallery). Their first show will be the photographs of Tyler Hicks, opening February 7th from 6-8 p.m. with a book signing of his recently released book “HISTORIES ARE MIRRORS: The Path of Conflict Through Afghanistan and Iraq.” The Umbrage Gallery will be open from 12-6, Monday through Friday.

Click here to view a map to the waterfront/Brooklyn Heights arts area in Brooklyn.

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13th Annual PRC Juried Exhibition: Deadline EXTENDED to FEBRUARY 15th

From the Photographic Resource Center’s website:

“Each year, the PRC is pleased to host a juried exhibition with a nationally-renowned juror. Begun in 1996, the PRC Juried Exhibition highlights midcareer artists and “ones to watch.” Newly dubbed EXPOSURE in celebration of the PRC’s 30th anniversary, we are pleased to have as our 2008 juror, Lesley A. Martin, Publisher, Aperture Book Program.

Click here for more information about becoming a member and here for more information about entering the competition . The entry form is now online and submissions are due on or before February 15, 2008 for the May – July 2008 exhibition. ”  (Note: this deadline was extended from February 9.)

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American Photography 24: Deadline Extended to February 1st

Another extension to be aware of: The American Photography annual competition; click here for more information.

Kathy Ryan, Photo Editor of the New York Times Magazine will again serve as Jury Chair; click here to view the names and bios of the jurors who will join her in this effort.

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