Archive for January, 2010

Thursday, February 4th in Dallas: “North Texas Women in Photography” Panel

This just in from Susan kae Grant: if in the greater Dallas area, don’t miss this panel!  Two of my favorite photographers and friends are among the panel participate, Susan kae and Allison V. Smith.  6-9 pm at The Women’s Museum, 3800 Parry Avenue Dallas .   ALL ARE WELCOME!

Free for ASMP Members, $10 for non-members and $5 for students.  BE THERE!

From the ASMP DALLAS:

North Texas
Women
in
Photography

Thursday, Feb 4th
7:00p – 9:00p
6:00p social
7:00p presentation

The Women’s Museum
3800 Parry Ave
Dallas, TX 75226

Free for members
$10 non-members
$5 students with ID

North Texas Women

in Photography

ASMP Dallas is proud to present four talented and accomplished professional photographers at the event North Texas Women in Photography. Each photographer will show and discuss their work in their distinctive fields. Please join us for an evening of images, info and discussion. The evening will be moderated by Betsy Lewis, Associate Producer of KERA’s Thinkand Anything You Ever Wanted to Know.

Our features speakers are:

Susan kae Grant,
fine art

Susan kae Grant received an MFA in Photography and Book Arts in 1979 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Since 1975 she has produced 13 limited edition handmade books. Her most recent book, “Shadowed Memory” was created during a 2005 residency at Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester New York. She taught at Wayne State University from 1979-1981 and joined the faculty at Texas Woman’s University in 1981 where she is currently Professor and Head of the Photography area. She is on the staff of the International Center of Photography where she teaches bookmaking workshops. In 2003 and 2005 she was the recipient of the Society for Photographic Education “Freestyle Crystal Apple Award” and “The Excellence in Photographic Teaching Award” in 2004 from the Santa Fe Center for Photography.

Grant has conducted bookmaking workshops, lectured on artists’ books and exhibited her work throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, British Columbia, Africa and Japan. Her works are included in numerous public collections including The George Eastman House, The J. Paul Getty Museum, The Minneapolis Art Institute, The Tokyo Museum of Photography, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and The Victoria and Albert Museum National Library. She is represented by Conduit Gallery in Dallas, Texas; Verve Gallery of Photography in Santa Fe; Modernbook Gallery in Palo Alto, CA; and Galerie BMG in Woodstock, New York. “Night Journey”, Grant’s most recent body of work, is a multi-dimensional installation and suite of prints exploring the artistic interpretation of dreams, memory and the unconscious through research conducted at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas with John herman, PhD. The “Night Journey” has been exhibited at 13 venues and was included in the “International Biennale of Contemporary Art” in Florence Italy. Grant was the designer for the Southwestern Medical District/Parkland DART Station station that opens in December of 2010.Jean Ann Bybee,
commercial

Photographer Jean Ann Bybee has been creating gorgeous images for more than 25 years. As a Dallas-based commercial photographer, she has shot all over the world–fashion for Neiman Marcus, Mexican wrestlers for Miller Lite, jewelry for the Smithsonian and cheesecakes for Collin Street Bakery–mastering every shot to create a unique image.

As a child, I played with my father’s Polaroid camera that he used for work, but I did not get my first real camera until I was in college. Although I thought of pursuing photography as a career, I was told it’s “a man’s job.” At that time there were very few female photographers in Dallas, Texas.

Bowing to my parent’s wishes for me to be in the medical field, I got as close to photography as I could and ended up taking x-rays.  I went back to college at night to learn commercial photography.  The instructors were prominent commercial photographers in Dallas. All of our classes were at their studios and we got to see them light and shoot. It was amazing. Little by little, I managed to work my way into the business.  I assisted many wonderful male photographers and had to prove every day that I could do what the guys did.  So from the inside out I became a photographer.

Eventually, I received a job offer to be a shooter at a large catalogue photo studio in Dallas. I loved fashion and product and shot for Neiman Marcus and many important clients for 9 years in both Dallas and New York. I have owned my own business for more than fifteen years and shoot fashion, food, people, jewelry and products, but food and jewelry are favorites as my career evolves.

I have a wonderful family I love, my husband Brad, works with me and takes care of managing the computer and the business while I take pictures. Our lovely daughter Audrey lives and works in Washington, DC.

I feel so lucky to have made a very successful career of something I love. I have been able to travel all over the world shooting pictures. I also published my first book FOOD STYLING FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS in 2008. What a life!

Cheryl Diaz Meyer, photojournalism

Pulitzer-Prize winner Cheryl Diaz Meyer is a freelance photographer based in Dallas, Texas. The “eloquent photographs depicting both the violence and poignancy of the war with Iraq‚” garnered her and her colleague, David Leeson, the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography during their tenure as senior staff photographers for The Dallas Morning News. Her work in Iraq was also awarded the Visa D’Or Daily Press Award 2003 at Visa Pour L’Image in Perpignan, France.

Diaz Meyer covered the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq as an embedded journalist attached to the Second Tank Battalion of the First Marine Division. After the fall of Baghdad, she continued to cover the aftermath of the violence as a unilateral journalist. She has returned to Iraq numerous times since then to cover such stories as the capture of Saddam Hussein and the infamous “spider hole,” the Al Mehdi death squads, the Iranian infiltration into Basra, the economic boom of Iraqi Kurdistan and the region’s tormented women who set themselves on fire in an ancient practice of self sacrifice, called self immolation.

Shortly after 9/11, Diaz Meyer traveled to Afghanistan to photograph the war on terrorism and its effect on the Afghan people trying to free themselves from the oppressive Taliban regime. Her work on the subject was honored with the John Faber Award from the Overseas Press Club.

She has traveled to the Philippines and Indonesia to photograph violent Muslim and Christian extremism, and to Guatemala to document a country healing from 36 years of civil strife. She has also photographed stories in China, Kuwait, Bahrain, the Czech Republic, the Philippines, Mexico, Slovakia and Russia, among others.

Diaz Meyer’s photographs have been published in The New York Times, The Guardian (London), The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, Der Spiegel, Cosmopolitan and Glamour magazines. Her work is also featured in several books: on the cover of The Long Road Home by Martha Raddatz, in Desert Diaries by Corbis, The War in Iraq by Life, A Table in the Presence by Lt. Carey Cash and Reporting from the Front by Judith Sylvester. The History Channel, CNN, MSNBC, ABC News and CSPAN have featured her work and interviews. She has written articles for The Dallas Morning News, Harvard University’s Nieman Reports, as well as Digital Journalism: Emerging Media and the Changing Horizons of Journalism.

Diaz Meyer was born and raised in the Philippines and immigrated with her family to Minnesota in 1981. She attended the University of Minnesota in Duluth where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in German in 1990. She then attended Western Kentucky University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Photojournalism in 1994. She worked as a photography intern at several newspapers including The Washington Post.

Diaz Meyer began her career as a staff photographer at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1994. Having grown up in a variety of countries during her youth, Diaz Meyer is conversant in German, French, Spanish, Tagalog and Bikol (Filipino languages).
Allison V. Smith, editorial

Dallas native Allison V. Smith took her first snapshot when she was 8 years old, and she’s been taking pictures ever since. After earning a degree in journalism from Southern Methodist University, she worked as a staff photographer for newspapers such as the Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star Telegram, and Santa Fe New Mexican. In 2003 she made the decision to become a freelance photographer, yet her photojournalism continues to make itself evident in her portraits, magazine work, and fine art work. Smith’s portraits have appeared in a number of publications, including Texas Monthly, The New York Times, Dwell and the Oxford American, and her Marfa, Texas series has been exhibited in galleries in Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, and Los Angeles. Smith’s work is in the permanent collection at the Dallas Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Art in Houston. She is represented by Barry Whistler Gallery in Dallas, Texas.

Betsy Lewis, moderator

Betsy Lewis is the Associate Producer of KERA’s Think and Anything You Ever Wanted to Know. Having worked a wide array of arts-related jobs in the Dallas area, she can plan parties, count money, program arty events, haul large pieces of furniture through dark buildings without hurting herself, and trick inner-city high school students into analyzing Warhol’s Big Campbell’s Soup Can and calling it fun. Betsy studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City and playwriting with Edward Albee at the University of Houston, and performed in “Here Come the Muppets” at the Disney-MGM Studios as Janice, lead guitarist for the Electric Mayhem. She has worked for the Dallas Museum of Art, the Dallas Contemporary, Shakespeare Festival of Dallas and several local film and television productions. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Arts & Technology from the University of Texas at Dallas.

North Texas
Women
in
Photography

Thursday, Feb 4th
7:00p – 9:00p
6:00p social
7:00p presentation

The Women’s Museum
3800 Parry Ave
Dallas, TX 75226
www.thewomensmuseum.org

All are welcome
Free for members
$10 non-members
$5 students with ID

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Don’t miss this, on view in NYC through January 31st: Talbot/Lacock Abbey at Winter Antiques Fair

One of my favorite fairs of the year is on right now in NYC, continuing through January 31st:   the WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW which once again features an extraordinary booth by the early photography dealer Hans P. Kraus.  The New York Times’ Ken Johnson reviewed the fair with special notice on Kraus’ booth, which I quote here:

“Most of the booths are built to resemble luxurious antiques shops, while some are like small museum galleries, and others seek to create more theatrical effects. Hans P. Kraus Jr., a dealer in 19th-century photography, has constructed his to evoke a room in Lacock Abbey, the 13th-century home of William Henry Fox Talbot, the photography pioneer. It has a false bay window with a misty view of a gnarly old tree outdoors copied from a photograph that Fox Talbot shot from one of his windows.

A glass-top case contains memorabilia borrowed from Lacock Abbey, now a museum dedicated to Fox Talbot’s life and work. It displays the print from which the tree in the window was copied; a surprisingly modern-looking color chart made by Fox Talbot; and a book of pressed botanical specimens that his mother collected, identified and dated.

Among Fox Talbot’s photographs of trees, buildings, sculptures and other subjects on the walls is a sweet 1840s portrait of one of his daughters, about 10. Unlike most portraiture from photography’s early years, in which scowling sitters seem stiff and angry because of the long exposure times, she appears unusually alive as she looks off to her right, as if momentarily distracted by some fleeting event.”

Brook S. Mason of ARTNET.COM wrote about Kraus’ booth as well:

“As if the antiques and art weren’t astonishing enough on their own, some of the dealers have gone in for presentations that are themselves simply show-shopping. Take early photography specialist Hans P. Kraus Jr., son of the famed book dealer. He has cleverly created an entire room evocative of the ancestral home of William Henry Fox Talbot (1870-1877), the groundbreaking British inventor of photography. There’s a replica of the photographer’s Lacock Abbey oriel window from one of his early images. On loan are objects from that 12th-century Wiltshire home. Abstract and conceptual art buffs will appreciate Talbot’s evanescent 1839 Roofline of Lacock Abbey. An image of St. Mary’s Church is tagged at $350,000, telling of its scarcity. “They are two of the finest Talbots I have ever handled,” says Kraus.”

To learn more about Talbot (1800 – 1877), click here (Metropolitan Museum) and here (Getty Museum)

To read about Kraus’ breathtakingly beautiful 2009 exhibit at this fair where he recreated the 1905 innaugural exhibit of the Little Galleries of 291, click here (Antiques Magazine).  Last year was Kraus’ first time exhibiting and the first booth fully dedicated to photography at the Winter Antiques Fair.  His participation allows us to step back into time and better understand the history and aesthetics of our medium.

Don’t miss the Fair!

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January 28th in Minneapolis: Attorney David Koehser discusses legal issues for artists

As a part of the “Thursday Entrepreneur’s Talks” series, the MPLS Photo Center in Minneapolis is welcoming Attorney David Koehser to discuss important legal issues such as copyright, trademark, publishing and merchandise licensing specifically tailored for photographer’s needs.

From the MPLS Photo Center Website:

“Topics to be addressed will include: how to obtain a copyright; copyright ownership, registration and transfers; licensing of photographs and other works of art for books, magazines, advertising, greeting cards, calendars and other uses; rights of privacy and publicity; and model and subject releases. David Koehser is a Minneapolis attorney who practices in the areas of copyright, trademark, publishing and merchandise licensing law. His clients include publishers, writers, artists, illustrators and agents. He is a past chair of the Minnesota State Bar Association Art & Entertainment Law Section and the Hennepin County Bar Association Business Law Section.”

David Koehser also publishes a quarterly newsletter entitled Publishing & Merchandise Licensing Law Update, which you can subscribe to by clicking here.”

The discussion will be held THIS THURSDAY January 28th at 7PM- 9PM, Free to members/$10 non-members.

Mpls Photo Center, 2400 North Second Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

To RSVP for this event click here.



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January 26th: John Gutmann Film Screening and Discussion at the CCP, Tucson

In conjunction with the current exhibition of John Gutmann‘s work at the Center for Creative Photography Tucson, a film screening of My Eyes Were Fresh: The Life and Photographs of John Gutmann (2006, 30 minutes) will be shown at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday January 26th, admission is free.

From the CCP website:

“This film by Jane Levy Reed, is an intimate portrait of the artist narrated by Gutmann in a series of filmed interviews and commentaries recorded in the years just before his death in 1998. It profiles his art and life, both of which helped forge a link between the European modernism of the early 20th century and the burgeoning artistic culture of the San Francisco Bay Area in the second half of the century. Jennifer Jenkins, Associate Professor of Media Arts, who teaches film history at the University of Arizona, will introduce the film.”

The John Gutmann exhibition will be on view until January 31, 2010.

Center for Creative Photography

The University of Arizona

1030 North Olive Road

Tucson, AZ 85721

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Deadline is January 31st for CDS’ Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize

From The Center for Documentary Studies website:

“The year 2010 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor documentary prize, a $20,000 award given annually by the Center for Documentary Studies. The prize was created to encourage collaboration between documentary writers and photographers in the tradition of the acclaimed photographer Dorothea Lange and writer and social scientist Paul Taylor.”

Contest Specifics:

-Individual submissions will not be considered, must be a collaborative work by a writer and a photographer doing a documentary project.

-Submissions on any subject are welcome.

-Prizes include: a feature in Document, a biannual periodical published by the Center for Documentary Studies, a virtual gallery on the CDS website and $20,000 to be spent in the following year to fund collaborative work by a writer and a photographer.

-Deadline is January 31, 2010, winners will be notified mid-summer 2010.

-Application Fee of $40, to get application information or download the application click here.

Congratulations to the 2009 prize winners, Teru Kuwayama and Christian Parenti! Check out their project, “Unnatural Borders, Open Wounds : The Human Landscape of Pakistan”

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Deadline Jan. 25th Photo District News (PDN) Annual Call for Entries

Enter the PDN Annual Call for Entries for the chance to win the ASMP Arnold Newman Prize including $15,000 and a solo exhibit at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine. Also, The Marty Forscher Fellowship will award two grants, photographers are eligible by entering humanistic documentary images to the PDN Photo Annual. The Fellowship is sponsored by Parsons School for Design and Photo District News. All of the winners will be featured in the May 2010 issue of PDN and on the PDN website.

To view the work of current participants, click here.

To view a list of Judges for this contest, click here.

To enter the contest now, click here.

Work can be submitted in any of the following categories:

Advertising
Magazine/Editorial
Photo Books
Photojournalism/Sports/Documentary
Corporate Design/Photo Products
Personal
Stock Photography
Web Sites
Student Work

Entry Fees:

SINGLE ENTRY: $55
CAMPAIGN/SERIES: $65
STUDENT: $35 (single or series)

Deadline January 25th, 2010.

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Reminder: CENTER Awards and Review Santa Fe submission deadline in one week: January 27

CENTER has one deadline annually for its photo competitions as well as Review Santa Fe, and it is rapidly approaching.

Click on each competition below to learn more, and to see the work of previous participants/winners.

From the CENTER website:

REVIEW SANTA FE
Juried. Event dates: June 3-6, 2010
20 images, artist’s statement résumé.
Deadline for entries: January 27, 2010

PROJECT COMPETITION
Awards a fine-art or documentary body of work.
20 images, artist’s statement résumé.
$5,000 award, exhibition, and more prizes.
Deadline: January 27, 2010

PROJECT LAUNCH
Awards a body of work-in-progress.
10 images, artist’s statement résumé.
$3,000 award, exhibition, and more
Deadline: January 27, 2010

CENTER’S CHOICE AWARDS
Single image awards in three categories.
1-4 images (no statement).
Exhibition, printing services, and more 
Deadline: January 27, 2010


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January 22 & 23: Heather McClintock and Jonathan Torgovnik exhibitions, presentations at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in Charleston

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art is host to two powerful exhibitions opening this week:

Heather McClintock:  The Innocents: Casualties of the Civil War in Northern Uganda

Jonathan Torgovnik: Intended Consequences: Rwandan Children Born of Rape

From the website: “The pairing of these exhibitions is intended to highlight humanitarian crises in two troubled nations.  In an effort to familiarize our audiences with aspects of history that do not often receive in-depth attention in our conventional media, these exhibitions serve as examples of the College of Charleston’s campus-wide commitment to the discussion of international issues.”

Schedule of related events:

Friday, January 22nd:

3-4 pm:  Jules Shell, Foundation Rwanda

4-5 pm:  Jonathan Torgovnik

5-7 pm:  Opening reception for Heather McClintock and Jonathan Torgovnik exhibitions

Saturday, January 23rd:

10 am – 12 noon:  PANEL DISCUSSION

“FINDING A VENUE FOR CHALLENGING DOCUMENTARY PROJECTS”

Recital Hall, Simons Center for the Arts, College of Charleston
The Halsey Institute has put together a symposium with intent to discuss the dissemination of difficult imagery. The panel will explore different exhibition venues, websites, and publishers’ perspectives. Each panelist will give a brief (20 min.) overview concerning their organization’s engagement with challenging work, and share a few stories about how the organization has been able to persevere in this rarefied area.

Panelists:
Jonathan Torgovnik – artist/ photographer
Heather McClintock – artist/ photographer
Heather Dwyer – Blue Earth Alliance
Melissa Harris – Editor-in-Chief, Aperture Magazine
Tom Rankin – Director, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University
Mark Sloan, Moderator – Director and Senior Curator, HICA

Friday, February 19th:

4-5 pm:  Heather McClintock

7 pm: Film screening:  Invisible Children presents The Rescue of Joseph Kony’s Child Solders

The exhibition will remain on view through March 13th.   For directions to HICA, click here.

To view the both of the exhibitions online, click here.

About Heather McClintock:

“Originally from Vermont, Heather McClintock was seeking a deeper, more intimate connection to humanity and the commonalities of our existence. Beginning in the fall of 2005, McClintock lived in northern Uganda for just under a year, initially pursuing a desire to focus on humanitarian relief work through a photography program run out of Kampala. She started documenting the struggles of the Acholi tribe of Northern Uganda in 2006. Heather states that her images only touch on the Acholi’s unimaginable suffering and it is her hope that the photographs will underscore this complicated and imperfect life we all share. She hopes the viewers will lend compassion to all brave survivors of conflict. Her Uganda portfolio has garnered several awards and recognitions, including most recently being selected for the prestigious Eddie Adam’s Barnstorm XXI Workshop. She was also awarded an artist’s sponsorship by Blue Earth Alliance for The Innocent: Casualties of the Civil War in Northern Uganda project, Merit of Excellence and Honorable Mention in the 2007 International Color Awards Photography Master’s Cup, the 2006 Center for Photographic Art Artist Project Award, the 2008 and 2006 Photo Review International, and First Prize and Honorable Mention in photojournalism in the Black & White Spider Awards. Her work has been exhibited internationally and is included in the collection of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and several private collections.”

About Jonathan Torgovnik:

“Jonathan Torgovnik was born in 1969 in Israel and received his BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York. His photographs have been widely exhibited and published in numerous international publications, including NewsweekApertureGEO,Sunday Times Magazine,and Stern, among others. He has been a contract photographer for Newsweekmagazine since 2005, and is on the faculty of the International Center of Photography School in New York. In 2007, Torgovnik won the National Portrait Gallery’s Photographic Portrait Prize for an image from Intended Consequences. Torgovnik’s award-winning photographs have been included in numerous solo and group exhibitions in the US and Europe and are in the permanent collections of museums such as The Museums of Fine Arts, Houston and the Bibliotheque National De France in Paris. He is the author of Bollywood Dreams (Phaidon Press), an exploration of the motion picture industry and its culture in India. He is also co-founder of Foundation Rwanda, a non-profit organization that supports secondary school education for children born of rape in Rwanda.”

Click here to view the acclaimed MediaStorm multimedia production, Intended Consequences by Jonathan Torgovnik.

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Katrina M. d’Autremont to speak at Silver Eye Exhibition Opening this Saturday, Silver Eye in Pittsburgh

Silver Eye 2009 Fellowship Award winner Katrina M. d’Autremont will be speaking at the open of her exhibition this Saturday in Pittsburgh.  From the Siilver Eye website:

2009 Fellowship Award Exhibition

Si Dios Quiere (If God Wants)

Photographs by Katrina M. d’Autremont
January 12 – March 20, 2010

Opening Reception:

Saturday, January 16, 2010 7 – 9 p.m.

Artist’s remarks at 7:30 p.m., Members free;

Non-members $6

Katrina M. d’Autremont’s relationship to her South American family and the search to find her place amidst different cultures and generations is the subject of the 26 color prints in the seriesSi Dios Quiere (If God Wants). In his juror’s statement, Andy Adams has written this about d’Autremont’s compelling work:

“The photographs in Katrina M. d’Autremont’s Si Dios Quiere present scenarios that explore issues of intimacy within her mother’s family in Argentina. Like a shoebox of snapshot memories, her pictures depict the private rituals that comprise a family’s life: cleaning the kitchen, watching television, gathering for a family feast. Interior domestic spaces dominate and each of her family members is underscored by the place that binds them together. The house where she was raised plays a significant role and in many cases the environment is a lead character, revealing how place (and our memory of it) influences and forms us. Her home is comprised of the kinds of objects that trigger memories from each of our pasts — the blue living room carpet, that familiar tablecloth, a piano — each part of an experience shared with the members of our tribe.”

This exhibition is made possible by Silver Eye Center for Photography members and by the Allegheny Regional Asset District, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, The Fine Foundation, The Grable Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation and Anonymous.

Click here for the press release

Honorable Mention Photographers:

Sarah Balch (Cleveland, OH), Images Artist Statement
Maureen Drennan (Brooklyn, NY), ImagesArtist Statement
Shane Lavalette (Somerville, MA), ImagesArtist Statement
Bradley Peters (Lincoln, NE), Images Artist Statement
Janet Pritchard (Mansfield Center, CT), ImagesArtist Statement
Jason Reblando (Chicago, IL), ImagesArtist Statement
Daniel Traub (Philadelphia, PA, ImagesArtist Statement
James Tribble & Tracy Mancenido (Staten Island, NY), ImagesArtist Statement
Shen Wei (New York, NY), ImagesArtist Statement
Susan Worsham (Richmond, VA), Images Artist Statement

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“SAGUAROS” Etherton Gallery Call for Submissions – Deadline January 15th

In keeping with the theme of the Arizona Theatre Company production “The Second City Does Arizona, or Close But No Saguaro,” the Temple Gallery (located at the historic Temple of Music and Art) will host the “Tucson Saguaro Invitational,” opening April 3, 2010.

Artists are invited to take a fresh look at the much loved plant and submit 3-5 jpegs of finished works that use a photographic process in addressing the Saguaro.  The photographic process must be visible in the finished work.  Terry Etherton of Etherton Gallery, which manages the Temple Gallery, will jury artist submissions, and work selected for inclusion in the exhibition will be available for sale.

Deadline:  January 15

Notification will be made by Febturary 1.  Artists will be responsible for framing or other professional presentation.

FOR COMPLETE DETAILS, click here.

PS: Don’t miss the current exhibition at Etherton Gallery “POETICS OF LIGHT” featuring Kate Breakey, James Hajicek & Carol Panaro Smith and Masao Yamamoto as it is outstanding!

From the e-blast today: “Be sure to treat yourself to the current Etherton show Poetics of Light. Kate Breakey, continues her rich obsession as observer and chronicler of the natural world with her series Las Sombras (The Shadows). Featuring 100 photograms in an array of vintage frames on one wall, these ghost images left by the smallest of desert scorpions to the great horned owl and the rich flora of the Sonoran desert, are not to be missed. Collaborator-partners James Hajicek and Carol Panaro-Smith, also using a cameraless process, move into the next decade of their work and lives watching the elegant impermanence of plants while adding figural elements to create a nuanced exploration of both deeper personal and non-personal relationships. Also on exhibit are Masao Yamamoto’s tiny photographs-fireworks displays, a flock of geese, a wise snow monkey-which frequently capture those lovely but fleeting moments that continue, for all the right reasons, to echo inside of you.”

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