Archive for April 2, 2009

April 7th- MVS to Lecture at the College of DuPage (Chicago)

April 7th, 7:00pm

I will be be giving an evening lecture at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, outside of Chicago as a guest of the photography department; this is open to the public.

For details and maps for the event click here

Location: College of DuPage Student Resource Center (SRC) room 2800

There will be copies of The Business of Photography: Principles and Practices available for purchase at the event.

For more information contact Jeff Curto.

There are limited consultations remaining for the Chicago trip, if interested please contact katrina@mvswanson.com


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Women in Photography Grant Online April 1st (Deadline May 1st)

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2009, 12AM

WIPNYC – Lightside Individual Project Grant
Women in Photography New York, co-founded by Amy Elkins and Cara Phillips in June 2008 to showcase the works of female fine art photographers, is pleased to announce their first project grant, funded by Lightside Photographic Services/ and co-sponsored by LTI. The $3,000 grant award will provide funding to one female photographer to support project costs.

GRANT: $3000.00. One grant will be awarded
APPLICATION PROCESS OPENS: Wednesday April 1, 2009 12am

GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT: JUNE 10, 2009
Grant announcement will be made at evening event at the National Arts Club, Grand Gallery.  There will be a reception for the grant winner and a slideshow presentation of their work.  The Grant winner’s work will be featured in a wipnyc.org online solo showcase opening on 6/16/09.

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY
Applications will be only be accepted from photographers who are at least 18 years old, and who are NOT currently enrolled in any full-time or part-time degree program.

PROJECT ELIGIBILITY
Projects submitted for consideration can be new or ongoing. Applicants should submit no more than one proposal in support for one project.

REVIEW PROCESS

WIP’s curatorial staff, Amy Elkins & Cara Phillips will review projects for visual & conceptual strength, rigor of purpose, and clarity of stated
project goals.

For application details click here.


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April 2nd- Ed Ruscha at the Harry Ransom Center Tonight

THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 7 P.M. 
Harry Ransom Center’s Lecture series presents Artist Ed Ruscha

He will be discussing his life and work tonight in Austin.

 This lecture will also be webcast.

Where: AT&T CONFERENCE CENTER AMPHITHEATRE, 1900 University Avenue, Austin, TX

Read the article A Photographer-In-Spite-Of-Himself?: Ed Ruscha in New York and Los Angeles by Ken Allan here.

For details on the lecture click here.

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