Archive for May 3, 2010

Extended DEADLINE: May 8th Call for Entries for the ASMP Image 10 Photography Contest

From the ASMP website:

“Image10 is a nationwide photo contest run by the New York chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers and open to all professional, serious amateur and student photographers residing in the United States. Contestants are asked to submit one or more images that were created after January 1, 2009. The deadline for entry submissions is May 8, 2010. For more information on submissions see How to submit an image.”

Over 25,000 in prizes!

This year’s judges:

Nathalie Kirsheh, Art Director-W Magazine

Katherine Schad, Photo Director- O-The Oprah Magazine

Michael Boulia, Creative Director-BBDO

Alex Tasch, Senior Art Buyer-Euro RSCG Worldwide

Brian Paul Clamp, Gallerist- CLAMPART

To view the 2009 winners gallery, click here.

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May 7th: Fellowship Artist Talks & Exhibition Tour with Juror Brian Paul Clamp at HCP

From the Houston Center for Photography website:

© Scott Dalton

© Matt Eich

Fellowship Artist Talks and Exhibition Tour
Brian Paul Clamp, juror, in conversation with HCP Fellowship recipient Matt Eich and Carol Crow Fellowship recipient Scott Dalton
Friday, May 7, 2010
at 5:30 p.m.

Free and Open to the Public

Join HCP before the opening reception on Friday May 7 for an exhibition tour and conversation with the 2010 Fellowship juror, Brian Paul Clamp, and the 2010 Fellowship recipients Scott Dalton and Matt Eich.

Scott Dalton‘s work explores the people and places that inspired Gabriel García Márquez´s 1967 book One Hundred Years of Solitude, Dalton has created a body of work that represents the essence of Macondo, the fictional town in which the book is set.

Carry Me Ohio is Matt Eich´s exploration of the lives of residents in Southeastern Ohio. In an area left depressed and impoverished by the boom and subsequent bust of the industries of coal, salt, clay, and timber, the people live with a poverty rate of 27.4% and some $14,000 under the national average income.

Brian Paul Clamp is the owner and director of ClampArt, a gallery in Chelsea in New York City specializing in modern and contemporary art with an emphasis on photography. ClampArt mounts ten to fifteen exhibitions per year featuring the work of emerging and mid-career artists. Mr. Clamp opened the gallery in 2000 after completing a Master of Arts degree in Critical Studies in Modern Art at Columbia University. For eight years prior to that Mr. Clamp served as the director of a gallery on Manhattan’s Upper East Side specializing in late 19th- and early 20th-century American paintings. Aside from exhibitions at his own gallery space, Clamp has curated numerous photography shows at various venues throughout the United States, and has reviewed photographers’ portfolios on dozens of panels over the past several years. Mr. Clamp is the author of numerous publications on American art to date, and also occasionally contributes written work to various art periodicals.

1441 West Alabama Houston, TX 77006″

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May 6th: Opening Reception, May 8th: Jennifer Karady and Christopher Sims Artist Talk at SF Camerawork

From the SF Camerawork website:

“Thursday, May 6, 2010:

FIRST THURSDAY OPENING RECEPTION

Image by Jennifer Karady

Join us for First Thursday as we stay open late for the public opening of our new exhibitions! Stop by after work, have a glass of wine, and check out the art in three new shows: Jennifer Karady, In Country: Soldiers’ Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan; Christopher Sims: The 2010 Baum Award for Emerging American Photographers; and Roll Call: An SF Camerawork Members’ Exhibition.

5 – 8 pm

Saturday, May 8, 2010:

ARTIST TALK WITH JENNIFER KARADY AND CHRISTOPHER SIMS

Image by Christopher Sims

Join us at Camerawork for a special presentation with artists Jennifer Karady and Christopher Sims as they talk about their work on view in the gallery. With subjects residing on the opposite ends of combat, both artists visually depict aspects of the current wars in which the United States is engaged. Featuring Jennifer Karady’s inaugural exhibition of staged narrative portraiture, and the work of Christopher Sims, the 2010 recipient of  The Baum Award for Emerging American Photographers, the combination of these two bodies of work in one location provides a looking glass into an America most have never seen before. Admission is free to the public!

1 pm

657 Mission Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105″

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May 10th in NYC: “Learning to Breathe” Photojournalist Alison Wright lectures at the Explorer’s Club in NYC

From the Explorer’s Club website:

“Date: May 10, 2010

Time: 6 PM

Location: New York City Headquarters, 46 East Seventieth Street, NY NY 10021, telephone 212/628-8383

Description: Alison Wright, an internationally renowned photojournalist and social documentary photographer, has spent a lifetime traveling to all corners of the globe photographing endangered cultures and people as well as documenting issues concerning the human condition. In this photo presentation, “Learning to Breathe,” Alison Wright, a freelance photographer with National Geographic photographer, will talk about her cultural images from around the world, including some of her latest work covering the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti. Alison travels to all corners of the globe, documenting issues concerning the human condition for her editorial, commercial and humanitarian aid clients. “As a documentary photographer, Alison has regularly traveled world-wide and bore witness almost on a daily level, to the dire needs and situations of the children and people in each of these countries.

Alison’s photography is represented by National Geographic and Corbis as well as being published in world-wide periodicals such as National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, National Geographic Adventure, Outside, Islands, Smithsonian, American Photo, Natural History, Time, Forbes, O: The Oprah Magazine, The New York Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is a recipient of the Dorothea Lange Award in Documentary Photography and a two-time winner of the Lowell Thomas Award Travel Journalism Award.

Her writing and photographs have been published in her books, “Faces of Hope, Children of a Changing World” “The Dalai Lama, A Simple Monk,” and “The Spirit of Tibet, Portrait of a Culture in Exile” as well as through the Discovery Channel Photo Journeys series.

Member Ticket price: No Charge

Guest Ticket Price: $20

Student Ticket Price: $5 with ID

Reservation Notes: Payment must accompany reservation. Tickets are secured only when a credit card is provided at the time the reservation is made. Reservations made without a credit card are not secured and tickets will be forfeited by 6:50pm the evening of the lecture.

Reservations are suggested on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call 212-628-8383, Fax 212-628-4449, or emailreservations@explorers.org

Event open to: Public”

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Deadline: May 31st: Hereford Photo Festival’s “Open Here” Call for Submissions

From the  Hereford Photography Festival website:

“Submissions are now being accepted for Open Here, Hereford Photography Festival’s open exhibition, to take place at The Courtyard Centre for the Arts from October 29th-November 27th, 2010.

Open Here welcomes submissions from all photographers both nationally and internationally and are keen to support all disciplines of photographic practice.

-Photographers may submit up to 5 images, made since January 2009. Images may be individual works or from a larger series.

-One prize, of a socially-engaged commission (2,000 pounds) will be awarded, to be realized in Herefordshire prior to August 2011

-An additional prize of 250 pounds will be awarded to the audiences favourite, voted for by visitors to the exhibition.

The selection panel:

Caitlin Griffiths-Artistic Director, Hereford Photography Festival.

Melissa Dewitt-Editor, HotShoe.

Nina Gustavsson-Photography Lecturer, Hereford College of Art

Paul Seawright-Photographer and co-curator Hereford Photography Festival’s Retrospective 2010.

Stuart Whipps-Photographer, winner of East International prize 2009.

For details or to fill out the application, click here.

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