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Susan Kindley [Irving, TX] received 3 Third Place awards in the photography competition at the Heard Museum in McKinney, TX.
The series, Lost, by Dianne Yudelson [Pleasanton, CA] were featured in a 9 page spread, along with an interview, in the current issue of LINDA. Magazine. This publication is renowned in the Netherlands for its high quality photography and original editorial content.
Catherine Fairchild's [Houston, TX] image, Tumbler (below), was selected for Abstracts: The Alternative Eye, which opened February 25, 2017, at the 1650 Gallery in Los Angeles, CA. Five images from her Nota Bene series will be included in Between the Medium: Seeing Photographically, at the Redline Contemporary Art Center, Denver, CO, from March 10-April 9, 2017. As a winner of Color It Red 2017, Catherine will have 12 images from this same series featured in the Showcase Portfolio section of Shadow & Light Magazine, March-April 2017 issue.
8am - Dining Room Table 2006/2016 (below) from Chris Ireland's [Stephenville, TX] series Ordinary Time will be included in the 2017 Photo Alternatives show Where I Come From at the Ohio University Art Gallery in Athens, OH, from January 17 through February 2, 2017. Images from his series Search Windows will be on display in the group exhibition Internet Inspired (with Nate Larson, Anne Massoni and Marni Shindelman) at the Shircliff Gallery of Art, Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN, from January 10 through February 3, 2017, with an artist talk on January 13 at 11:00am). Dad Standing in Front of Things 1943-1990 is featured in the following exhibitions: 4th Biennial Exhibition at Louisiana Tech University's School of Design in Ruston, LA, January 26 through February 16, 2017, and the group exhibition Family, at Umbrella Arts Gallery in New York City, NY, February 2 through February 25, 2017. Chris' image Mother Waiting For Us to Hold Still will be included in the exhibition Histories and Memories at the Whitewater Art Gallery, Indiana University - East in Richmond, IN, January 23 through March 3, 2017.
Germinate (below) by Michael Epner [Allen, TX] has been selected for the cover of the International Photography Annual 4, and this image was awarded Third Place overall in the competition.
A jury panel at Creative Quarterly selected Shawn Samuell [Aubrey, TX] as one of the “100 Best” international artists. The 100 is divided into 4 different categories. Shawn is featured in the top 25 for Fine Art, and his work will be included in a 128-page hardcover annual. This publication is due to hit bookstores during April 2017.
Kat Moser [Snowmass, CO] exhibited at the Red Brick Center for the Arts in Aspen, CO, with 5 other artists, as part of Illusions. Also, Old Market Art Project by Kat was nominated as Best Public Art in the Omaha Entertainment Awards, which hung at Gallery 72 in Omaha, NE, February 10-25, 2017.
Loli Kantor [Fort Worth, TX] presented an artist talk, Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe–From Personal Biography to Subjective Documentary, on February 23, 2017, at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA.
Rick Murai [Monterey, CA] is featured in an 8 page, 12 image portfolio and interview in the February 2017 issue of Black & White Magazine. Richard Murai: Worlds Apart and Within contains excerpts from his documentation of world sacred sites. Rick also published 6 images from his Circle, Sphere, Sacred series in a recent collection of portfolios, Seeing in SIXES (LensWork Publishing, Anacortes, WA, 2016), edited by Brook Jensen and Maureen Gallagher.
Suzanne Ebner [Montrose, CA] was part of a juried show on February 4, 2017, at the Arena 1 Gallery at the Santa Monica Arts Gallery in Santa Monica, CA. This show benefited the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.
Plug 'n Play by Steve Knight [Baytown, TX] was selected by Juror Diane Gabriel for In Stillness at Darkroom Gallery in Essex Junction, VT, which hung December 8, 2016, through January 1, 2017. Additionally, Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH, exhibited Steve's photograph Lone Star Marathon, Texas as part of their Texas Regional display. This was a multidisciplinary show in which the works of 7 Texas artists were on view from December 13, 2016, through January 16, 2017. His work was also included in Monochrome at the SE Center for Photography in Greenville, SC, from January 6-31, 2017. Steve had 25 photos from a series titled Texas Relics published by the European online photo magazine Dodho. The series focuses on sites around Texas that have historical significance; stand alone in remembrance of days past; have reinvented themselves and continue to move forward.
Visual Arts Alliance's 11th Juried Invitational Exhibition included 4 of Narinder Sall's [Tomball, TX] images. The show was on display from January 9 through February 1, 2017, at The Silos at Sawyer Yards in Houston, TX.
Herb Smith [Wimberley, TX] displayed 10 of his black and white prints in the Against the Grain group exhibition from December 9, 2016, through February 5, 2017, at the Georgetown Art Center in Georgetown, TX. Other artists in the show included a sculptor, woodblock printmaker, furniture maker and an assemblage artist.
Harvey Stein [New York, NY] had an exhibition of 30 prints from his Metro project at Blue Sky Gallery in Portland, OR, from January 5-29, 2017. Harvey presented a talk and hosted a book signing of his monograph Metro: Scenes from an Urban Stage on January 7, 2017.
Dion McInnis [League City, TX] recently held an exhibition at the Evelyn Meador Library in Seabrook, TX, featuring images from 2 of his projects: Still…life 2015 and Haiku-Triptych Series: Cemeteries. He is also completing a guest instructor appointment with the Creative Writing classes at Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, bringing his Words and Images program to help students enhance their writing with photography. Dion developed a class by the same name for Houston Center for Photography. Dion's latest book LIFElines, about empowering all aspects of your life, is now available for purchase online.
Juror Michael Kenna selected 2 images by Mark Collins [Dallas, TX] for Trees at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, which was on display December 16, 2016, through January 29, 2017. Juror Kate Breakey also chose his work for Still Life: Making The Ordinary Extraordinary at the PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, VT, which hung January 2-27, 2017.
Out of Commission (below) by Wes Odell [Georgetown Texas] was selected for the 2016 High and Dry Exhibit at the Texas Tech University International Cultural Center's Dry Lands of the World show during January 2017 in Lubbock, TX. This exhibition was juried by TPS Executive Director Amy Holmes George.
High and Dry, the group exhibition at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, included Dusty Ghosts of Time (below) by Melinda Green Harvey [Lubbock, TX] from November 22, 2016, through January 25, 2017. Psycho Heart was chosen by Juror Gary Sweeney for Where Language Meets Art at the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts in Lubbock, TX, which hung December 2, 2016, through January 28, 2107. Dusk to Dawn, juried by Lance Keimig, also featured Melinda's images Stars Fell Like Rain and Granada and a Distant Storm in the online show at PhotoPlace Gallery.
The Martin Place in McKinney, TX, recently exhibited Windows of Opportunity by Brian Magnuson [McKinney, TX]. A reception took place January 21, 2017, and included special demos and presentations by Brian about the camera obscura.
Darwin Harrison [Austin, TX] recently launched his first comprehensive website including design work, photography and freelance writing.
Pamela Steege's [Weatherford, TX] work was featured in Cowgirls with a Camera: Invitational Exhibition and Sale by the Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg, AZ. The work of 12 women photographers were chosen to capture the spirit of the West. The members preview of the exhibition took place November 11, 2016, when each photographer spoke about her work. The exhibition was on display November 12, 2016, through January 8, 2017.
Collaborators Terri St.Arnauld & Frank Yezer [Austin, TX] exhibited their image Seated Gestures, Woven (below) at The People's Gallery 2016 Exhibition in Austin City Hall, Austin, TX, from February 26, 2016, through January 5, 2017. The piece consists of 2 interwoven platinum photographic prints.
Suzanne Ebner [Montrose, CA] was recently invited to exhibit her work in the Cowboy Classics Western Art Show in Arizona from December 29-31, 2016. Cowboy Classics was held in conjunction with the Arizona National Livestock Show and was sponsored by the Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation.
Bridge of Sorrows by Timothy H. McCoy [Cumming, GA] was included in Edge to Edge at the
Viewpoint Photographic Art Center in Sacramento, CA, welcomed street photographer Ingrid Lundquist [Sacramento, CA] and her first solo photography show, Hola Baja: the texture of the place, the heartbeat of its people, which hung November 9 through December 3, 2016.
Two images by Narinder Sall [Tomball, TX] from his Backpack: A World Within Itself series were selected by Juror Zoya Tommy for the Visual Arts Alliance's 34th Juried Membership Exhibition, which were on display at Spring Street Studios in Houston, TX, from October 24 through December 3, 2016, alongside 115 works by 66 other artists.
Chris Ireland [Stephenville, TX] exhibited his series Search Windows at
Work by Kristin Ware [Huntsville, TX] has been published in the December Spooky issue of ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal.
Boyness by Molly McCall [Carmel Valley, CA] won the Directors Award for Dreams at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO. The award was given by the C4FAP Director Hamidah Glasgow. The exhibition hung November 4-26, 2016.
Wendi Schneider's [Denver, CO] photograph Twilight was featured in the show In Color: Photographs from 1846 to 2016 from October 15 through November 26, 2016, at A Gallery For Fine Photography in New Orleans, LA. Also, Repose was selected by Sarah Hadley for The Human Body in the October issue of F-Stop Magazine.
Thomas Athey [Austin, TX] was part of The Revisionist, an eclectic group of 20 artists, at the Conscious Creative Hub in Austin, TX, during East Austin Studio Tour (EAST). You may read more about EAST here. Thomas also recently displayed 2 works on canvas at The People's Gallery 2016 Exhibition at City Hall in Austin, TX.
Timothy H. McCoy [Cumming, GA] was awarded Third Place for his palladium image Dark Side of the Moon at the 12th Annual Alternative Processes Competition at Soho Photo Gallery in New York, NY. The juror was Miriam Leuchter, editor-in-chief of Popular Photography Magazine.
Pia Greenberg [Friendswood, TX] is acknowledged twice in the newly published book, Galveston Art League - A Century of Art of Island, which is available for purchase on Amazon. This 468 page book chronicles the history of art and the oldest art guild (in all of Texas) on Galveston Island from 1914-2014. Pia is a featured artist and also the official photographer for the guild. Also, 3 of Pia's photos were selected for the Fall Juried Show at The Galveston Art League in Texas City, TX.
Creative Monday recently interviewed Coco Martin [North Bergen, NJ] about his latest series Opus Incarnate.
The work of Len Speier [New York, NY] is currently featured in Street Photography Magazine.
Time Lightbox has unearthed works from Harvey Stein's [New York, NY] photo vault, featuring 15 of his photographs (never published before) from the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade. These images span the years 1976-1994.
Ingrid Lundquist [Sacramento, CA] recently released a new book, In the Hood: focus on the details, which visually explores the ordinary and the odd of Sacramento neighborhoods. This photo essay is now available for purchase on Amazon.
Emma Powell [Colorado Springs, CO] and Kirsten Hoving [Middlebury, VT], daughter and mother, have been working collaboratively on a project titled Svala’s Saga, shot mostly in Iceland. This work was on display as a solo exhibition at The Lionheart Gallery in Pound Ridge, NY, through November 1, 2016.
Loli Kantor [Fort Worth, TX] had work in color and palladium from her monograph Beyond the Forest (see below) on exhibit at Beth-El Congregation in Fort Worth, TX, through October 31, 2016, with an artist presentation and discussion in the ArtSalon on October 20. South x Southeast Photo Magazine featured Loli's documentary work on the Hip Pocket Theatre in their September/October issue.
Hidden Within by Wendi Schneider [Denver, CO] was chosen as the Single Image Nude/Figure winner in the 9th Annual Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, which was on display at the Berlin Foto Bienniale through October 30, 2016, in Berlin, Germany.
Backyard Visitor by Danielle René Khoury [Dallas, TX] from her Becoming Mother series was selected for the Plano Art Association's 11th Annual 125 Show and won Second Place in Print and Photography. Danielle's image Beneath the Sink from the same series was selected by Juror Karen Divine for Emotion at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, which hung September 23 through October 30, 2016.
Open Society Foundations in New York, NY, displayed Jeanine Michna-Bales' [Dallas, TX] work (below) from October 2015 through October 2016.
dnj Gallery in Santa Monica, CA, displayed "inside/out" The Help Group with work by the students of Patricia Sandler [Los Angeles, CA] from September 10 through October 29, 2016.
Queendom (image below) by Tami Bone [Austin, TX] hung at Photo Méthode Gallery in Austin, TX, through October 29, 2016.
Dianne Yudelson's [Pleasanton, CA] image Under the Surface 11 was included in the Water exhibition at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, through October 29, 2016. Her series Antique Terrarium,
Technically Connected, a show by Arthur Fields [Vincennes, IN] was exhibited October 4-28, 2016, in the J. Michael Dunn Gallery of Art at Oakland City University, Oakland City, IN.
Timothy H. McCoy [Cumming, GA] had one of his albumen images, Looks Like Rain (Penland, NC), included in the 35th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition at Mills Pond Gallery in Jamestown, NY, from September 24 - October 23, 2016. His image, Bridge of Sorrows, has been purchased by the Museum of Contemporary Arts of Georgia, Atlanta, GA, for its collection and was also
Chris Ireland's [Stephenville, TX] work was included in the group exhibition Sonar Scan, which hung at the Brick Haus Collective in Denton, TX, from October 1- 22, 2016.
FIVE: Ties That Bind, a solo exhibition by Deedra Baker [Denton, TX], was on display for a one-day show and opening at the Art Room in Fort Worth, TX, on October 14, 2016.
Craig Varjabedian [Santa Fe, NM] has released his 2017 New Mexico Wall Calendar, which features 12 exquisite, high-quality reproductions of his photographs, carefully selected and ordered to reflect the changing seasons. You may purchase it online here.
Two of Dale Niles' [Fayetteville, GA] images were curated into the Edge to Edge show of 60 Georgia photographers at MOCA in Atlanta, GA. His image Mama Al's Painting (below) was purchased for the museum's permanent collection.
Sticky Notes (Maiden Voyage) by Catherine Fairchild [Houston, TX] was included in Center Forward 2016 at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, from September 2 through October 1, 2016. This image also recently appeared in Up Close and Personal at Photoplace Gallery in Middlebury, VT. Another image from the same series Nota Bene won the Juror's Award for that show. This series features the humble sticky note, which has previously been overlooked as a subject for fine art photography.
Malcolm Easton's [Berkeley, CA] series Keepsakes of Strangers was shown in a two-person exhibit from September 7 through October 1, 2016, at Viewpoint Photographic Art Center in Sacramento, CA. Malcolm also exhibited 5 prints from this series as part of Introductions 2016, from September 1 through September 24, 2016, at Root Division in San Francisco, CA.
Photographic Projects: World War II Veterans & U.S. Marines by D. Clarke Evans [San Antonio, TX] hung at the Semmes Gallery - Kelso Art Center at University of The Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX, in collaboration with FotoSeptiembre USA, through September 30, 2016. Read more about this project on Lenscratch.
Harvey Stein [New York, NY] presented a public lecture, Street Photography: Ways of Seeing, at the B&H Event Center in New York, NY, on September 28, 2016.
Michael Marvins' [Houston, TX] work was recently selected by Earl Nottingham of Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine to illustrate his article in the October 2016 issue. Some of these images will also appear in Michael's upcoming book, The Texas Hill Country: Photographs and Memories from Texas A&M Press.
Carol Lyon [Bastrop, TX] will be in Berlin, Germany, in October where 5 of her works will be featured in the Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers as part of the 4th Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography. Fifteen women photographers from around the world are recognized annually. Once every 2 years, a site is selected to display their work. Berlin welcomes the largest German festival for photography throughout October, the 7th European Month of Photography, of which the Biennial exhibition is a part. This event will take place at Palazzo Italia.
Immigrant Laborers by Lupita Murillo Tinnen [Oak Point, TX], a photographic body of work that challenges social realist depictions of immigrant laborers as mere workers, astatistic or otherwise faceless human beings, was exhibited at Moudy Gallery, Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX, from August 29 through September 22, 2016. A reception for the artist was held September 1, and a panel discussion took place September 17.
Across the Tracks by Arthur Fields [Vincennes, IN] at Open Gallery in Vincennes, IN, was on display through September 15, 2016.
Melancholigraphs by Geoffrey Ansel Agrons [Philadelphia, PA] was on display at the Open Lens Gallery, The Gershman, in Philadelphia, PA, through September 15, 2016.
Backpack: A World Within Itself, an exhibition by Narinder Sall [Tomball, TX], was recently on display at the Aker Imaging Gallery in Houston, TX.
The 2016 Annual Membership Exhibition at the Creative Arts Center of Dallas, TX, included work by Sharon O'Callaghan Shero [Dallas, TX] and hung through September 3, 2016.
Gum Printing: A Step-By-Step Manual, Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice by Christina Z. Anderson [Bozeman, MT] was recently published by Focal Press and is now available for purchase on Amazon. Gum Printing is a two-part book on gum bichromate written by the medium’s leading expert. Section One provides a step-by-step description of the gum printing process. From setting up the “dimroom” (no darkroom required!) to evaluating finished prints, it walks the reader through everything that is needed to establish a firm gum practice with the simplest of setups at home. Section Two showcases contemporary artists’ works, illustrating the myriad ways gum is conceptualized and practiced today. Featuring over 80 artists and 400 full-color images, Gum Printing is the most complete overview of this dynamic and expressive medium that has yet appeared in print.
Harvey Stein [New York, NY] had 4 images from his Coney Island book featured in Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008. This show originated at the Wadsworth Antheneum Museum in Hartford, CT, and traveled to 3 more museums: San Diego Museum of Art (2015); Brooklyn Museum (November 2015-March 2016); and the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, TX (May-September 2016). Also, Harvey had a 15 image photo essay from his book Coney Island 40 Years in the September 2016 issue of Life Force Magazine.
Hannah Neal's [Austin, TX] photogravure, Ema Montès, Le Dôme No. 18 (below), was exhibited as part of Houston Center for Photography's 34th Annual Membership Show, juried by Yasufumi Nakamori, Curator of Photography and New Media at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
Musee Magazine Issue 15 published an 8 page feature interview with Dianne Yudelson [Pleasanton, CA]. Also, the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, highlighted 4 images from her Lost series as part of the Center Forward exhibit curated by Hamidah Glasgow and Aline Smithson. And, her Antique Aviary Great Horned Owl is exhibited at the San Diego Natural History Museum in the Best of Nature exhibit in the Ordover Gallery.
Robert Moore's [Dallas, TX] work was selected for inclusion in New Texas Talent XXIII, a statewide competition juried by Frank Hettig, Director of Modern and Contemporary Art at Heritage Auctions and hosted by Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX. Conceived in 1994, New Texas Talent is designed to introduce and promote emerging visual artists in the commercial market. The show was on display through September 3, 2016.
Jessica Somers [Terryville, CT] was invited to be part of this year's [Photo]gogues exhibit at the Griffin Museum of Photography's Lafayette City Center Passageway Gallery which opened in conjunction with the 2016 Flash Forward Photography Festival in Boston, MA. The exhibition was on display through September 1, 2016.
Kristin Ware's [Huntsville, TX] photo A Distant Homestead (below) was accepted to the 2016 Somerville Toy Camera Festival in Massachusetts.
D. Clarke Evans [San Antonio, TX] was awarded Honorable Mention for his image Cpl. Mac McWilliams, USMC in The Environmental Portrait, juried by Shana Nys Dambrot, at Darkroom Gallery in Essex Junction, VT. His image, 1st Lt. Josephine Reaves, Army Nurse Corp, was accepted as well. Both images are from his project World War II Veterans: A Photographic Project. This project was also accepted as a 2016 Critical Mass Finalist by Photolucida.
Wendi Schneider's [Denver, CO] image Equipoise was in the Peter Urban 22nd Legacy Exhibition at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA. Snowy Owl (below) by Wendi was named Best of Nature 2016 at the Ordover Gallery in the San Diego Natural History Museum in San Diego, CA, which hung through August 28, 2016. Wendi also had work in Nocturnes at the SE Center for Photography in Greenville, SC, and the 2nd International iPhoneography Exhibition at fotofoto gallery in Huntington, NY, through August 27, 2016.
Kristin Ware's [Huntsville, TX] work was included in Pinhole at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, through August 28, 2016, and her images Tide and Follow the River were accepted into the online show Water 2016 at the Colors of Humanity Art Gallery. Tide was awarded Noteworthy. Kristin also had work in ARTifact
BJ Spoke Gallery in Huntington, NY, displayed work by H. Jennings Sheffield [Woodway, TX] in Paperworks 2016 from August 2-28, 2016.
The Lives of Books at the Dina Mitrani Gallery in Miami, FL, featured work by Ellen Cantor [Rolling Hills Estates, CA] through August 27, 2016.
Revelation by Paula Riff [Los Angeles, CA], which is part of a larger series called What's love got to do with it, was selected for a group show at Tilt Gallery in Scottsdale, AZ. The exhibition, Infinite Possibility: Art of Tomorrow, was curated by Claire Carter and hung July 7 through August 27, 2016.
Cheryl Medow [Santa Monica, CA] had work included in Critters at PDNB Gallery in Dallas, TX, through August 27, 2016.
Sky Light from the Becoming Mother series by Danielle René Khoury [Dallas, TX] has been selected for an Honorable Mention for the International Photography Awards - Family of Man: Childhood Category. Backyard Visitor from the same series was chosen as a Finalist for Photographer's Forum 36th Annual Spring Photography Contest and will be published in the hardcover coffee-table book Best of Photography 2016.
Ginger Cook’s [Paris, TX] image, Ready for Flight, was selected for the LAND group exhibition at the Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, KS. The exhibition was on display from July 29 through August 12, 2016.
Mark Collins [Dallas, TX] had 3 images selected (one included below) by juror Carol Golemboski for Alphabet at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX. The exhibition hung July 1 through August 8, 2016. Mark's work was also selected for Fishing for Iconography 2, which was printed in large format sizes and wheat pasted to the exterior of buildings around Johnson City, TX, on June 25, 2016.
Ellen Jantzen's [Santa Fe, NM] series Unity of Time and Place won first place in the Fine Art; Special Effects category in the 2016 MIFA Photography Awards. An exhibition of the 40 MIFA winners hung at Art Gallery Na Kashirke in Moscow through August 7, 2016.
H. Jennings Sheffield's [Woodway, TX] work appeared in Re-Context at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center in Denver, CO, July 1-30, 2016. Also, Artspace 111: 3rd Annual Regional Juried Exhibition at Artspace 111 in Fort Worth, TX, included her work through August 6, 2016.
Ellen Cantor [Rolling Hills Estates, CA] had work (below) included in CA101 at the South Bay Galleria in Redondo Beach, CA, through July 31, 2016.
Dad Standing in Front of Things 1943-1990 (below) by Chris Ireland [Stephenville, TX] was on display at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center in Denver, CO, for Re-Context juried by Arial Shanberg, from July 1-30, 2016 and also Artspace 111 Gallery's Third Annual Regional Exhibition in Fort Worth, TX, from June 24 – August 6, 2016.
Kelly Brownlee [Austin, TX] is a finalist in the Pollux Awards taking place at the Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography festival in Berlin in October 2016. Five images were selected from her Birds on a Whim series. Her print Nest World has also been selected for the Habitat group exhibition at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX.
Adore Noir magazine currently features an interview with Coco Martin [North Bergen, NJ], and his image from the TPS 29th Annual Members' Only Show leads the article.
Steve Knight's [Baytown, TX] image Open for Biz was published in Still Points Quarterly Summer 2016 edition. His photo Rest Area was selected by ViewPoint Gallery in Halifax, Nova Scotia as one of their 12 finalists in the 2016 International Competition monthly rotating exhibit. Additionally, A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, selected Steve's work for 2 separate exhibitions: The Original Condo-Aztec National Monument for the Pinhole exhibition and Settled in for Peppa Pig for the Habitat show.
A solo exhibition, Total Immersion (image below), by Sam Wang [Clemson, SC] hung at The Light Factory in Charlotte, NC, from May 27 through July 21, 2016. You may read more about this show in an article by Charlotte Viewpoint.
An exhibition of 65 photographs from Harvey Stein's [New York, New York] series New York City Trilogy (image below), spanning 45 years and 3 photography book publications, was on view this summer at the Leica Gallery in San Francisco, CA. There was an artist reception on June 23, 2016, where Harvey lectured and hosted a book signing. He also instructed a 3-day master workshop on Photographing People and Street Photography, which was a sold out event. You may read more about Harvey's work on Slate.
Merging the Known and the Unknown, a solo exhibition by Fran Forman [Watertown, MA], hung through July 17, 2016, at The Pucker Gallery in Boston, MA. A PDF of the printed catalog with her work may be previewed here.
Two of Chris Ireland's [Stephenville, TX] images Mom and brothers after Easter Dinner 1982 and Mom and David’s first birthday cake, both from the series Screen Captures, was recently included in Photography NOW! at the Umpqua Valley Arts Association in Roseburg, OR.
Marydorsey Wanless [Topeka, KS] exhibited Marydorsey Wanless Retrospective at the Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, in Topeka, KS, through July 2, 2016.
Northern Hawk Owl by Wendi Schneider [Denver, CO] was selected for Flight at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, VT, which was on display through July 1, 2016. Also, Beloved was juried into the online gallery of Up Close and Personal at PhotoPlace Gallery.
More Land Than People: Life on the Texas High Plains, an MFA exhibition by John Van Beekum [Miami Shores, FL], was on display May 6 through July 6, 2016, at Wolf Creek Heritage Museum in Lipscomb, TX.
Abstract Intersections Amplified by Stephen Evans [Dallas, TX] was on view at the 1st Floor Gallery in the Edith O’Donnell Art and Technology Building at UT Dallas, TX, through July 9, 2016.
Norma Woodward's [Fredericksburg, VA] photograph Paris Manikins (below) was chosen to appear in the New Members Gallery of the July 2016 issue of the PSA Journal published by the Photographic Society of America.
Fishing for Iconography at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, features work by Philip Goodman [Dallas, TX] and was wheat pasted onto exterior walls in Johnson City on June 25, 2016.
The Stephen F. Austin State University galleries are sponsoring a traveling exhibition of The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family by Richard Orton [Nacogdoches, TX], based on his award winning book of the same title. This show will be available to interested venues in early 2017 for a $250 fee (plus freight shipment) and includes 30 framed black & white prints (as well as didactic panels, labels and a DVD). Richard may also be available for speaking engagements. Please contact John Handley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 936-468-1131 for more information.
Arthur Meyerson [Houston, TX] is currently featured in The Candid Frame, a Podcast interview with Ibarionex Perello.
H. Jennings Sheffield [Woodway, TX] is included in the new issue of Musée Magazine as one of 55 emerging artists, alongside 39 established photographers, Rineke Dijkstra, Lorna Simpson, Candida Hofer and Tina Barney. The Collective Glitch [FAMILY]
D. Clarke Evans' [San Antonio, TX] image Bill Sultenfuss, LtCol USMC (Ret) from his Semper Fidelis: A Photographic Project (below) was recently accepted into the Midland Arts Association's 2016 Texas Artist Today juried art exhibition in Midland, TX. The exhibit hung May 17 through June 12, 2016. Clarke will have a solo show of his work from World War II Veterans: A Photographic Project and Semper Fidelis: A Photographic Project at the Incarnate Word University in San Antonio, TX, during August 2016. SRO Gallery at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, will host a solo exhibition of his World War II Veterans: A Photographic Project during early 2017. Also, this same project will appear at the National Museum of the Pacific in Fredericksburg, TX in late 2017.
Portraits by Steve Goff [Odessa, TX] hung in the President's Gallery at Texas A&M University Commerce, TX, through June 10, 2016.
Jessica Somers [Terryville, CT] is one of the featured artists in One Twelve Publishing's newest edition of Diffusion Magazine titled Lemniscate. Jessica also has been accepted into the Approaching Walden Professional Development Seminar through The Walden Woods Project. In July, she will join 35 other educators from across the country who wish to include the philosophies of Thoreau and a sense of place into their teaching practice.
Chris Ireland [Stephenville, TX] exhibited his work in the following shows during spring 2016:
The Martin Place Gallery in McKinney, TX, was pleased to recently present Brian J. Magnuson’s [McKinney, TX] new work April Showers Bring May Flowers. This exhibition was the highly anticipated follow up of last season's Birds of Texas show that generated a lot of excitement with Brian’s unique photo transfer process. The show hung from May 7-31, 2016.
Malcolm Easton's [Berkeley, CA] image Machine for Wrinkling Paper Tape (image below) was selected for Wide Open 7 at the gallery of the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit ran from May 7 to June 2, 2016.
Steve Stokan’s [Flower Mound, TX] series Agua Nocturna was recently published online in Issue 604 of Square Magazine (UK). Steve’s image Dive was selected for the exhibition Water by Michael Pannier at the Southeast Center for Photography in Greenville, SC, which hung during May 2016.
B&H Photo in New York, NY, hosted an illustrated artist's lecture and book signing with Robert Herman [New York, NY] on May 26, 2016.
Collaborators Terri St.Arnauld & Frank Yezer [Austin, TX] opened up their studio/darkroom during the WEST Austin Studio Tour 2016, which took place May 14-15 and 21-22.
In conjunction with WEST Austin Studio Tour 2016, Thomas Athey [Austin, TX] was in a group show near Highland Mall, Austin, TX, with 10 other artists as a part of LincCollective artist group. The show was in a large pop-up gallery in the former Lincoln Village shopping center just north of Jerry’s Artarama and the Office Depot. Thomas has 35 feet of wall space with the largest collection of his collage work ever displayed in one place (his artist number is 63).
Mark Collins' [Dallas, TX] image below was chosen for Red at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, which hung from April 1 to May 15, 2016. Also, Black Box Gallery in Portland, OR, selected one of Mark's photographs for Taking Pictures: 2016, which was on display from May 1 to May 20, 2016.
Twisted, Tricolored Heron by Wendi Schneider [Denver, CO] garnered Second Place in the Wildlife Category, receiving a Merit of Excellence in the 9th Annual International Color Awards. Miss M. by Wendi was selected by Aline Smithson for the exhibition Red at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, which will hang from April 1 through May 15, 2016.
The HAND Magazine and The Fix Analogue Photography Magazine recently published the work of Fran Forman [Watertown, MA]. Fran was also awarded an Artist Residency in Halsnøy Kloster, Norway, this summer.
D. Clarke Evans [San Antonio, TX] images Bill Sultenfuss, LtCol USMC (Ret) and Chester Nez, Cpl USMC from A Photography Project: Semper Fidelis were accepted into the 25th Annual National Photography Show at the Lewisville Art Center, CO.
METRO: Scenes from an Urban Stage by Stan Raucher [Seattle, WA] has arrived, and signed copies are now available. The hardbound 8" by 10" book contains 50 images from metros in 15 cities on 4 continents. It includes a wonderful foreword by Ed Kashi and a compelling essay by Marlaine Glicksman.
During the month of April, Dianne Yudelson's [Pleasanton, CA] series Lost (image below) was published in over 50 countries and 6 continents, including NBC, ABC, Huffington Post, RTL in Germany and Feature Shoot.
Dion McInnis [League City, TX] recently collaborated with fellow photographer Laszlo Perlaky on a book titled Visual and Literary Metaphors. Both are photographers, but for this book Dion wrote poetry inspired by Laszlo’s nature images. Their goal was to inspire others to find their own peace and meaning while observing and enjoying nature’s beauty.
Hannah Neal [Austin, TX] exhibited Left Bank at Photo Méthode Gallery in Austin, TX, from March 16 - April 29, 2016. Left Bank (image below) is an homage to the Pictorialist and Modernist photographers whose lenses captured significant artistic figures of the day. Like these photographers, Hannah Neal creates portraits of artists, dancers, writers, musicians and those whose works inspire her. These images, captured on film, are made using the same lighting techniques, materials and processes employed during that early era. This series was also featured as a spotlight article in the April issue of Black and White Magazine.
The City Gallery in Charleston, SC, exhibited the group show Altered Narratives: 19th-Century Techniques Merge with 21st-Century which included work by Diana Bloomfield [Raleigh, NC]. This show hung March 19 through May 1, 2016.
C.E. Morse [Cumberland Center, ME] had work (below) featured in the group exhibition An Ordinary Day: Seeing the Unseen at the Hutchinson Center Fernando Gallery at University of Maine in Belfast, ME, through May 2, 2016.
Flooded by Susan Keiser [Ossining, NY] was featured in the Griffin Museum's Atelier Gallery at the Stoneham Theatre in Stoneham, MA, through April 26, 2016.
Dirge for a Jay by Sharon O'Callaghan Shero [Dallas, TX] was selected for the 5th Annual Juried Art Competition and Exhibition, Unique by Nature at The City of McKinney Performing Arts Center in McKinney, TX, which was on display through April 23, 2016.
Timothy H. McCoy’s [Cumming, GA] gold-toned albumen image, Swamp Fever, sold at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia Gala Art Auction for $1700. The image was one of 20 chosen out of more than 100 pieces to be bid on at the live auction.
V line by Ann W. McDonald [Lubbock, TX] was one of 40 images juried into the Art Gallery of the 2016 Lubbock Arts Festival, April 16-17, 2016. The juror, Paul Milosevich of Santa Fe, NM, chose from 100 entries.
D. Clarke Evans [San Antonio, TX] had 2 images from his Semper Fidelis: A Photographic Project accepted into Lightbox Photographic Gallery's Tribes exhibition in Astoria, OR. Blue Mitchell, an independent publisher, curator, educator and photographer was the juror for the show. The show was on display from March 12 through April 5, 2016.
Michelle Dapra Atkinson [Austin, TX] was selected as a winner of the first annual Foreign Exchange Photo Competition. The juried contest showcased diverse images from around the world and brought them to Cleveland, OH, for an exhibition at 2731 Prospect Contemporary Art gallery. Michelle's work was also featured on the LENSCRATCH Fine Art Photography blog in March.
Deb Schwedhelm [Zushi, Japan] has released Werkdruck No. 20, a monograph of her series From the Sea, edited by Jock Sturges. Also, her work has been recently exhibited in Black and White at Black Box Gallery in Portland, OR; 2016 Open Juried Exhibition at the Vermont Center for Photography in Brattleboro, VT; Childhood at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX; From the Sea at Smith & Lens Gallery in Bay St. Louis, MS; and Intimate Alchemy on Plates to Pixels.
Cuba Diversidad: A Photographic Journey at the Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston, MA, featured work by Linda J. Hirsch [Wayland, MA] from February 15 through April 4, 2016.
Flight Behavior: A Murder Of Crows by Ann George [Shreveport, LA] hung from February 5 through March 31, 2016, at the Southeast Center for Photography in Greenville, SC.
Orifice (below) by Shawn Samuell [Aubrey, TX] was selected by Juror Susan Swihart for First Place in the L.A. Photo Curator: International Photography Awards, with a feature article about his work.
Under the Surface 1 (below) by Dianne Yudelson [Pleasanton, CA] was published by LensCulture as one of the 15 Global Perspectives in honor of World Water Day.
Wendi Schneider's [Denver, CO] image Daybreak (below) was juried into Intimate Alchemy 2016 on Plates to Pixels by Blue Mitchell.
Chris Ireland's [Stephenville, TX] image Serving His First Birthday Cake was selected by juror Rebecca Senf for the Coupralux Award at the Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition at Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX, which hung from February 15 to March 9, 2016.
Sandra Chen Weinstein’s [Lake Forrest, CA] work was selected for Simply at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, during February 26 through March 26, 2016. Her image Sweet Dream earned the Juror Award, and 2 other works were selected for Culture by renowned photographer Peter Turnley at Darkroom Gallery in Essex Junction, VT, from March 3-16, 2016. Additionally Anna was selected for LENS 2016 International Juried Exhibition at Perspective Gallery in Chicago, IL, which hung March 3-27, 2016.
Timothy H. McCoy [Cumming, GA] exhibited The Mark of Time: An Exhibition of Albumen and Palladium Prints
TEXAS: Ghost Towns, Gas Stations, and a 20-foot Cowboy by Jack Knox [North Richland Hills, TX] will be released in May 2016. Readers will find a vast collection of photographs that celebrate the allure of timeworn buildings and landmarks through the eyes of Jack Knox.
The monograph Stan Raucher: METRO Scenes from an Urban Stage by Stan Raucher [Seattle, WA] was unveiled at Daylight Books Spring 2016 Pre-Launch Party and Book Signing hosted by SF Camerawork and PhotoAlliance on Thursday, March 10, 2016, in San Francisco, CA.
Kay Kenny [South Orange, NJ] was awarded the NJSCA Visual Artists Fellowship Award 2016 for works on paper.
Jessica Somers [Terryville, CT] was featured in the Adjunct Faculty Show at the Roberts Gallery at Lesley University College of Art and Design in Cambridge, MA, during February 2016.
D. Clarke Evans [San Antonio, TX] was awarded First Place in the Perspectives: Photography Contest, juried by Scott C. Campbell, at the Longview Museum of Fine Arts in Longview, TX. Clarke entered 5 images from his personal projects, Semper Fidelis: US Marines and World War II Veterans. The Perspectives show was on view through February 27, 2016. For his First Place award, Clarke will be the featured photographer during the Museum’s East Texas Regional Artists exhibition. The portrait below is Josephine Reaves, 1st Lt, US Army Nurse Corp, Bronze Star recipient for her efforts in Northern France, D-Day and Battle of the Bulge, during World War II.
Collaborators Terri St.Arnauld & Frank Yezer [Austin, TX] had work in Artist INC Alumni Exhibition at La Peña Gallery in Austin, TX, from February 11-27, 2016.
Jane Olin [Carmel Valley, CA] had an exhibition at the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, CA, with Elizabeth Opalenik. The show was titled On the Edge of Chance and hung from January 16 through February 27, 2016.
Mark Collins [Dallas, TX] had work chosen by juror Todd Johnson for the Black and White 2016 exhibition at Black Box Gallery in Portland, OR, which was on view from February 1 through February 20, 2016. The image below, Proficient, Still Life, Cutting Edge, was selected for the exhibition.
Sandra Chen Weinstein’s [Lake Forrest, CA] work Scott was selected for Portraits 2016 at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, which hung from January 23 through February 20, 2016.
Multiple Exposures Gallery members Danny Conant [Chevy Chase, MD] and Fred Zafran exhibited Memories of the Present through February 14, 2016.
The work of Jessica Somers [Terryville, CT] was published recently in the 3rd edition of The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes by Christopher James, the online publications Light Leaked and DODHO, the print magazine The Hand as well as Monovisions, Black and White Photography Magazine.
Mark Collins [Dallas, TX] had 3 images selected by juror Jennifer Shaw for Gathering at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, which was exhibited from January 6 through February 4, 2016.
Nocturns: Nights of Advent and Epiphany, a series of photographic meditations by Doug Earle [San Antonio, TX], was on display through January 2016 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in San Antonio, TX.
Paul Greenberg [Dallas, TX] recently exhibited in Black Beauty Shops at the African American Museum in Dallas, TX; Paul Greenberg: Street Panoramas at the Jewish Community Center in Kansas City, MO; PhotoSpiva at Spiva Art Center in Joplin, MO; Perspectives at the Longview Museum of Art in Longview, TX; and Home at the Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, KS.
Dion McInnis [League City, TX] recently completed his 10th book, Discovering Mississippi…Discovering Myself. Images and prose reveal Dion's exploration of his roots in Mississippi from his father’s side, helping make connections and insights that he has sought for decades.
Ellen Jantzen [Santa Fe, NM] won Honorable Mention for her image Finale (below) in the prestigious 10th Annual Black & White Spider Awards; 7,686 entries were received from 74 countries.
D. Clarke Evans [San Antonio, TX], former TPS President, announced his retirement as official team photographer of the San Antonio Spurs; read more.
Melinda Green Harvey's (Lubbock, TX) image Sad Trailer was selected by juror Miguel Gandert for High & Dry XV at Texas Tech University's International Cultural Center, which was on display through January 15, 2016. A Certain Charm was accepted into the White on White show at the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts in Lubbock, TX, which hung through January 30, 2016.
A group exhibition featured work by Tom Chambers [Richmond, VA] at Snap! Space in Orlando, FL, through January 16, 2016.
Juror Julie Saul selected an image by Malcolm Easton [Berkeley, CA] for PHOTOcentric 2015 at the Garrison Art Center in Garrison, NY, which was on display through January 10, 2016.
Butterflies and Insects featured Springtime Jubilee by Dianne Yudelson [Pleasanton, CA] at the San Diego Natural History Museum in San Diego, CA, from September 19, 2015, through January 11, 2016.
Fran Forman [Watertown, MA] had a solo exhibition of work from her book Escape Artist: The Art of Fran Forman at the Fox Talbot Museum in Lacock, England, through January 3, 2016.
Lori Pond's [Los Angeles, CA] work was exhibited in Artist Alliance at the Oceanside Museum of Art in Oceanside, CA, through January 3, 2016.
Aquaria along with Twilight by Wendi Schneider [Denver, CO] were selected by juror Gary Braasch for the H20 exhibit at Darkroom Gallery in Essex Junction, VT, through January 3, 2016. Wendi's print Twilight was also included in Illuminate at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Ft. Collins, CO, through January 16, 2016. Her image Metamorphosis I was included in the 5th Annual Best of Santa Fe at Habitat Gallery in Denver, CO. Also, Odalisque (below) by Wendi was among 30 images selected from more than 700 by juror Stephen Perloff for the 11th National Competition at FotoFoto Gallery in Huntington, NY. States of Grace: Fauna: The Aviary received Honorable Mention in the 2015 Neutral Density Photography Awards.