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Robert Moore [Dallas, TX] took Best in Show in the Irving Art Association's first juried show, the 2017 Photography Exhibition.
Five woven platinum prints by Terri St.Arnauld & Frank Yezer [Austin, TX] were on display in the Creative Arts Society’s juried exhibition at Link & Pin Art Space in Austin, TX, October 4 through October 29, 2017. Also, Terri and Frank had 10 images on view in Implications I at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, through November 5, 2017.
Beyond the Visible Landscape with work by Guy Giersch [McKinney, TX] opened with an artist talk on October 14, 2017, at The Martin Place in McKinney, TX, and hung through October 31, 2017.
Kay Kenny [South Orange, NJ] had a solo exhibition at Stephen Crohn Art Gallery in Saugerties, NY, on display through October 31, 2017. Kay also had work (image below) in Camera’s Vision: Archaeology | Architecture | Landscape on display at the Fine Arts Gallery, Saint Peter's University in Jersey City, NJ, through October 20, 2017.
Kat Moser [Snowmass, CO] exhibited work (image below) at the 10x10 Name Unseen Exhibition at The Art Base in Basalt, CO, through August 19, 2017; What's Your Color? at Aspen Chapel Gallery in Aspen, CO, through October 15, 2017; and Other Worlds at SE Center for Photography in Greenville, SC, through October 28, 2017.
Pamela Steege [Weatherford, TX] had a solo exhibition at the Dora Lee Langdon Cultural Center in Granbury, TX. The show hung September 30 through October 25, 2017. Also, Pamela's image Grit and Grace was selected for the juried publication, Lenswork: Seeing in Sixes.
Kathleen B. Donovan's [Dallas, TX] image, Evening of Reflection, was chosen by Ellen Denuto as Juror's Selection for Wandering Curves 2017 sponsored by the New York Center for Photographic Art.
Milagros el Revelar: A Retrospective, an exhibition of photographs by Tammy Cromer [Dallas, TX], was on view at Tammy Cromer Gallery in Dallas, TX, through October 21, 2017.
Soho Photo Gallery in New York, NY, hosted Robert Herman [New York, NY] for an artist talk and slide show on October 12, 2017.
The Hal Gomer Gallery in Brooklyn Park, MD, featured a solo exhibition of photography and sculpture, Invisible to the Eye, by Vienne Rea [Baltimore, MD] through September 30, 2017.
Adrienne Villar's [Houston, TX] images, Lake Powell Overlook and Pull-off, Miner’s Cabin (below) were selected by Juror Eliot Dudik for Landscape, Grand or Personal at the SE Center for Photography in Greenville, SC, which hung September 1-30, 2017. Adrienne also received the Juror’s Award for her image, Plant Whisperer, in The Quiet Landscape at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, VT, on view September 13 through October 7, 2017.
Ingrid Lundquist [Sacramento, CA] received an Award of Merit for The Apprentice (below) at the California State Fair.
The Branigan Cultural Center in Las Cruces, NM, exhibited Water on the Border with work by Emmitt Booher [Mesilla, NM]. This show featured works by 19 artists in various mediums through September 16, 2017.
Red Tulips by Hugh Adams [Irving, TX] received First Place in the Dallas Camera Club Competition during August 2017.
KC Hulsman [Hurst, TX] was awarded Honorable Mention in the 2017 Irving Art Association’s National Animal Art Juried Exhibition.
Radioactive, 2014 (below) and The Long Talk, 2016 by Marilyn Maxwell [Santa Fe, NM] was featured in Art & Oppression at the Marion Center for Photographic Arts in Santa Fe, NM, from June 10 through September 15, 2017.
Wendi Schneider [Denver, CO] was awarded Third Place in Nature & Animals for the International Photography Competition 2017 at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in Tampa, FL, which exhibited through September 14, 2017.
By then, he'd already moved on (below) by Melinda Green Harvey [Lubbock, TX] was selected by Juror Elizabeth Avedon for Black/White at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, which hung August 4 through September 10, 2017.
Harvey Stein [New York, NY] had work on display (image below) in Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn's Waterfront at the Brooklyn Historical Society in Brooklyn, NY, from May 19 through September 10, 2017. Harvey also exhibited 51 photographs from his Coney Island book at Krasl Art Center in St. Joseph, MI, from June 30 through September 10, 2017.
Internal Dialog: External Communication featured work by Lou Vest [Houston, TX] at Spring Street Studios in Houston, TX, through September 10, 2017.
Two pinhole photographs (one below) by Dorothy Richardson [Port Hope, Canada] were included in The Imperfect Lens show at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX.
The Wichita Falls Art Association selected work by Willetta Crowe [Nocona, TX] for their 4th Annual Photography Exhibition at WFAA Gallery in Wichita Falls, TX, which hung through August 2017. Willetta was awarded Second Place and Third Place for her still life photography in this competition.
Catherine Fairchild [Houston, TX] image Canaries, from her series Nota Bene, was included in the 35th Annual Juried Membership Exhibition at the Houston Center for Photography in Houston, TX, July 14 through August 27, 2017.
Blue Couch by Carol Schiraldi [Cedar Park, TX] was included in Forsaken at the Southeast Center for Photography in Greenville, SC, from August 4–26, 2017.
The Journey, a monograph by Arthur Meyerson [Houston, TX] is now available for purchase online. This compelling photo autobiography shares an all-inclusive interview conducted by Anne Wilkes Tucker and traces Meyerson's life from his early beginnings.
Susan Hanson [San Marcos, TX] had 4 images selected for the 13th Annual Naturescapes Photography Contest & Exhibition, sponsored by the Hill Country Photography Club. In addition, her photo Texas Wild Rice (below) was chosen as the Grand Prize Winner in the 2017 Hill Country Photo Contest and will be featured in the 2018 Hill Country Alliance Calendar. Her image Spotted Gar will appear as a cameo photo in the same calendar.
Clare O'Neill [St. Paul, MN] is one of 70 finalists selected for Diffusion IX Call for Art.
Norm Diamond [Dallas, TX] had work (below) from his book What Is Left Behind at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, as part of The Book Exhibition, which hung through August 20, 2017.
Flamingo by Wendi Schneider [Denver, CO] was curated into Aviary by Paula Tognarelli of The Griffin Museum of Photography and graces the cover of the catalog (below). This show hung at The Griffin at Lafayette City Center Passageway in Boston, MA, from March 15 through July 14, 2017. Wendi's image Hidden Within was juried into She at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, which exhibited May 5 through June 11, 2017. Also, Black & White included her image Shadows & Spots at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, from July 7 through August 19, 2017.
Trail Boss by Pamela Steege [Weatherford, TX] was accepted into the Chisholm Trail Western Art Show and Sale, which was on display July 1 through August 15, 2017, at the Tales 'N' Trails Museum in Nocona, TX.
Susan Berger's [Tucson, AZ] series, Martin Luther King Drive, Honoring an American Hero, was on display at the University of Arizona Museum of Art since since July 2016. The exhibition, which was extended to August 15, 2017, was held at the Health Sciences Building at the Phoenix, AZ, campus and included all 62 photographs from the project.
Kay Kenny [South Orange, NJ] participated in the 2017 Saugerties Artists Studio Tour in Saugerties, NY (#28 on the map), on August 12-13, 2017.
Susan Hanson's [San Marcos, TX] photograph Splits was accepted into Summertime at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, which ran from June 16 to July 30, 2017.
Paper House #9 by Jessica Somers [Terryville, CT] was recently featured in Your Daily Photograph.
Macro nature photographer Shannon Marlow du Plessis [Wimberley, TX] is embarking on a 2-year journey to promote pollinator conservation awareness. Her 50 States of Pollinators project is the intersection of art and activism. To learn more, visit Kickstarter.
Molly McCall [Carmel Valley, CA] is now represented by photo-eye Gallery in Santa Fe, NM, in their Photographers Showcase online gallery.
Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists by Christina Z. Anderson [Bozeman, MT] was published in fall 2017 by Focal Press/Routledge and is now available for purchase on Amazon. This book is about the first photography-on-paper process from the dawn of photography’s history. In Salted Paper Printing, this 19th century process is updated with 21st century digital negative methods. With a few inexpensive ingredients such as ordinary table salt and silver nitrate, evocative hand-coated prints can be created from a camera as simple as an iPhone.
Julie Chapa's [Dickinson, TX] image Fog in the Park was selected by Juror Jennifer Schlesinger for PhotoPlace Gallery's online exhibit Black and White.
Catherine Fairchild's [Houston, TX] image Emissary (below) was awarded People's Choice in the recent Abstraction exhibition at Darkroom Gallery in Essex Junction, VT.
Deep Delight by Molly McCall [Carmel Valley, CA] was selected for the National Competition at Soho Photo Gallery in New York, NY, which hung July 6-22, 2017.
Cheryl Medow’s [Santa Monica, CA] print Snowy Portrait (below) was included in the group exhibition Aviary at the Lafayette City Center Gallery in Boston, MA, which was curated by Paula Tognarelli from the Griffin Museum. The exhibition hung March 15 through July 14, 2017.
A solo exhibition titled, Images of Wharton County: Recent Work, by Sharon Joines [Wharton, TX] hung at the Cloister Gallery at Christ Church Cathedral in Houston, TX, June 23 through July 20, 2017.
Sharon O'Callaghan Shero [Dallas, TX] exhibited A Family Affair at ArtSpace 111 in Fort Worth, TX, June 23 through July 22, 2017.
FotoMuseo in Bogota, Colombia, selected work (below) by Ellen Jantzen [Santa Fe, NM] for the 2017 FotoGrafica Bogota International Biennial. Ten of her photos were exhibited this summer at the participating gallery, Jacob Karpio Gallery. Also, Cary Benbow interviewed Ellen about her project, Coming into Focus, for a feature article in F-Stop Photography Magazine.
Ann McDonald [Lubbock, TX] had a print selected for Illuminance at the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, TX, which will be on view through July 22, 2017.
Beckwith Thompson and Steve Goff [Lubbock, TX] had work featured in Illuminance 2017 at the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, TX, which hung through July 22, 2017. Beckwith had 4 images, winning Best of Show and an Honorable Mention, and Steve had 3 prints (image below). Steve also had a piece on display recently in Honoring Trees at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, VT.
Jill Jordan's [Dallas, TX] image Building Portal was selected for PhotoPlace Gallery's online exhibit Portals.
The Unicorn Publishing Group will release a 200-page 11” x 11” retrospective book of all 9 photomontage series by Tom Chambers [Richmond, VA]. Elizabeth Avedon will write the introduction for this book, which is set to publish during fall 2018.
LensWork has an article, along with 13 images, from Cheryl Medow's [Santa Monica, CA] Envisioning Habitat series. Her image Great Blue Heron At Rest is featured on the August cover (issue #131; below). Also, the 2017 Members’ Exhibition at the Center for Photographic Arts in Carmel, CA, includes work by Cheryl.
Macro nature photographer, Shannon Marlow du Plessis [Wimberley, TX], was just named co-organizer for the North American Nature Photography Association's (NANPA) Nature Photography Group of Central Texas—Austin.
Stephen Perloff [Langhorne, PA] exhibited Stephen Perloff: North Dakota (image below) at Camerawork Gallery in Scranton, PA, from June 2-30, 2017. Signed copies of his book, North Dakota, were available for purchase.
Wes Odell [Georgetown, TX] and Amy Jasek [Round Rock, TX] participated in Photography by Four at the Georgetown Public Library in Georgetown, TX. It was a group show of 4 local photographers and hung from May 29 through June 30, 2017.
Terri St.Arnauld & Frank Yezer [Austin, TX] gave a brief talk about the People's Gallery Exhibition at Austin City Hall in Austin, TX, on June 30, 2017.
Sharon O'Callaghan Shero [Dallas, TX] exhibited The Hound (below) at Fort Works Art in Fort Worth, TX, through June 24, 2017.
Contrasts: Varying Visions from Six Master Photographers featured work by Fran Forman [Watertown, MA] at Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis, MA, through June 25, 2017.
Malcolm Easton [Berkeley, CA] received the Best in Show Gold award at the Wide Open 8 exhibit of the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition. Curated by MOMA's Cara Manes, the show was on display from May 13 through June 18, 2017, in Brooklyn, NY.
I See You by Danielle Rene Khoury [Dallas, TX] from her Becoming Mother series was selected for the exhibition She at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, which hung May 5—June 11, 2017.
Robert Herman's [New York, NY] image Oculus, New York was chosen by Your Daily Photograph for MADE IN 2017.
Mark Collins [Dallas, TX] had 2 images, Maximus (below) and Chinese Tallow, featured in the Trees exhibit at the 1650 Gallery in Los Angeles, CA, which ran April 22 through May 19, 2017. Maximus was awarded Third Place. His image Three was selected for Shadows: Darkness and Light at the Black Box Gallery in Portland, OR, which hung May 1-20, 2017. Chinese Tallow was also selected for Honoring Trees at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, VT, on display June 7 through July 1, 2017.
Steve Fisher's [Pearland, TX] photographs are featured in the April 2017 issue of Adore Noir Black & White Fine Art Photography Magazine.
A photo of The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth by Cecelia Feld [Dallas, TX] has been published in the spring 2017 edition of Columns magazine, the premier art and architecture magazine for North Texas.
Randy Ziegler [Granbury, TX] recently released a self-published book of photography, EXPRESSIONS, which is available for purchase on Blurb.
D. Clarke Evans' [San Antonio, TX] image, John Stewart, LCDR U S Navy, 1940–1946, was accepted into Intimate Portraits at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, VT. Joyce Tenneson was the juror for the exhibition, which was on view May 10–June 3, 2017.
The Cleburne Camera Club's 2017 Photo Contest and Exhibition Show featured work by KC Hulsman [Hurst, TX], which ran April 29 through May 26, 2017, at the JN Long Cultural Arts Complex in Cleburne, TX.
Steve Knight [Baytown, TX] had 2 photographs, Happy, TX and Bay Tabernacle, Once, in the Houston Visual Arts Alliance 34th Juried Open Exhibition at Spring Street Studios in Houston, TX. His images, Things Are Looking Up and Aspens were featured in show Trees at the 1650 Gallery exhibition, in Los Angeles, CA, through May 19, 2017.
Molly McCall's [Carmel Valley, CA] work is featured in the online photography magazine, L'Oeil de la Photographie as well as Full of Taste, a chic Austrian lifestyle newsletter showcasing the best of contemporary food, art and fashion.
Linda J. Hirsch [Wayland, MA] exhibited Prayerpoem–Humankind's (below) in the 30th Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition, which opened February 3, 2017, at the Newport Art Museum in Newport, RI, and hung through May 21, 2017.
Cone of Shame (below) by Carol Lyon [Cedar Creek, TX] was accepted into Animalia at the Center for Fine Art Photography at Fort Collins, CO, from April 7 through May 13, 2017.
D. Clarke Evans [San Antonio, TX] had 24 images from his personal project, Before They’re Gone: Portraits & Stories of World War II Veterans, on display at the SRO Photo Gallery at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, March 29 through April 23, 2017. The image below is titled, Hershel W. Williams, CWO4 USMC, Ret. 1943–1945 & 1952–1969. Last living Medal of Honor awardee from the Marine Corps iconic Battle of Iwo Jima. Campaigns: Guam, Battle of Iwo Jima.
The biennial Illuminance photo show at the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, TX, will include 2 images by Melinda Green Harvey [Lubbock TX]. Her image All But One received Honorable Mention, and That One Particular Orange (below) was awarded Second Place.
KC Hulsman's [Hurst, TX] work was included in the GAP at the Grand Gallery exhibition held April 3-28, 2017, at the Grapevine Convention & Visitor's Bureau in Grapevine, TX.
A traveling exhibition of Through Darkness to Light: Seeking Freedom on the Underground Railroad by Jeanine Michna-Bales [Dallas, TX] debuted at The Evanston History Center and The Evanston Art Center in Evanston, IL, January 28 through March 16, 2017. This project was released as a monograph by Princeton Architectural Press in February 2017, accompanied by artist talks and book signings. Through Darkness to Light also traveled to Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery in Dallas, TX, from February 18 through April 15, 2017, and Arnika Dawkins Gallery in Atlanta, GA, from February 3 through March 31, 2017. Her book, Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad, was selected for the Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, VA, March 22–26, 2017. Jeanine presented various talks throughout the festival, and selected images from the series were on view at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.
The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, CA, exhibited Loli Kantor's [Fort Worth, TX] work as part of a group show, From Generation to Generation: Inherited Memory and Contemporary Art, from November 25, 2016, through April 2, 2017.
Work by Kathleen B. Donovan [Dallas, TX] was selected for a Juror's Honorable Mention Award by Karen Marks in the Portraits 2017 exhibition at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO. The show was on display January 13 through February 25, 2017.
The Photography Council recently hosted a Brown Bag Lunch Talk, with Stan Raucher [Seattle, WA], at the Portland Art Museum in Portland, OR, on April 19, 2017. Also, Stan's project Holy Week in Guatemala was selected as a winner in the 2016 BWP Showcase Competition, sponsored by Black+White Photography magazine and theprintspace, London, UK. Additionally, 10 prints from his series Brief Encounters will be on display in the 2017 Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers at Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR.
Charles Henry [Odessa, TX] will be participating in a 6-month residency with the Brazos Valley Arts Council and the city of Navasota. He will live and work in the Horlock House and gallery. An open house is set to take place June 24, 2017.
Shannon Marlow du Plessis [Wimberley, TX] was recently featured in The Wimberley View newspaper for her insect photography and partnership with the EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens.
Work by Deanna Dikeman [Columbia, MO] was selected for the Spring 2017 Show of The Curated Fridge in Somerville, MA, curated by Jessica Roscio of Danforth Art. Deanna is also an April featured artist on Don't Smile: A SPACE DEVOTED TO SHOWCASING PHOTOGRAPHY BY WOMEN ARTISTS.
The Legacy of Windswept Farm (below) by Kristin Ware [Huntsville, TX] was recently accepted into Trees at the 1650 Gallery in Los Angeles, CA.
GUP (Guide to Unique Photography) Magazine published a portfolio of selected images by Ellen Jantzen [Santa Fe, NM] from her Coming Into Focus series (below).
Dianne Yudelson's [Pleasanton, CA] Lost series (in its entirety) headlines for the Unspoken exhibit and event at St. Andrews University in Scotland, U.K. during April 2017. "UNSPOKEN—Conversations save lives. We believe that creating an open dialogue in each generation is essential in order to foster a supportive and understanding environment for those feeling isolated.
"Two images by Ginger Sisco Cook [Paris, TX] were juried into the 45th International Art Show at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art in Brownsville, TX. The exhibition was March 22 to April 5, 2017. The jurors for this show were Cesar Martinez, San Antonio, TX; Angel Cabrales, El Paso, TX; and Annie Moye, Atlanta, GA.
Fragments & Fusion, a 2-person collage-themed exhibit featuring the work of Thomas Athey [Austin, TX] and sculptor Laura Sturtz opened at the Old Bakery Art Gallery in Austin, TX, on March 3, 2017, and hung through April 5, 2017.
Pamela Steege [Weatherford, TX] had 4 images featured in the Western Spirit Art Show at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum in Cheyenne, WY, through April 2017. Blue Fringe (below) was given the Award of Excellence at the Western Art Exhibition, which was shown during February 2017 at the Doss Museum and Cultural Center in Weatherford, TX.
Jeffrey Glasser [South Miami, FL] had an exhibition of 37 photographs at the Futernick Family Art Gallery in the Alper JCC in Miami, FL, from March 26 through April 5, 2017. Also, Jeffrey had an image published in the 2017 SINGLE IMAGE issue of Black & White Magazine. This is the 4th time he had an image featured in a SINGLE IMAGE issue.
Two prints by Ann McDonald [Lubbock, TX] were selected for the Juried Gallery of the 2017 Lubbock Arts Festival, April 14–16, 2017. Juror Mejo Ikon selected 35 of 100 submissions in various 2-D and 3-D media.
Molly McCall's [Monterey, CA] image Door to Door was selected for exhibition in Singular/Signature, juried by Alyssa Coppleman, at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, March 3 through April 1, 2017. This image was awarded the Director's Honorable Mention.
Trees at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX, recently included Locust by Wendi Schneider [Denver, CO]. Locust also appeared in Southern Landscapes at Brickworks Gallery in Atlanta, GA, from March 1–31, 2017. Wendi's image Lily Pads was on exhibit in Monochrome at SE Center for Photography in Greenville, SC, January 6–31, 2017. Additionally, Wendi was awarded Honorable Mentions for work in the 11th Annual Spider Awards and the 2016 Neutral Density Awards.
Jane Paradise's [Provincetown, MA] work was chosen for the exhibit Portraits 2017 at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, January 13 through February 25, 2017. Also, Jane had a solo exhibit at Galatea Fine Art in Boston, MA, titled The Dune Shacks of Provincetown, Series 1 from March 1 through April 1, 2017.
Susan Kindley [Irving, TX] recently received 3 Third Place awards in the photography competition at the Heard Museum in McKinney, TX.
The series Lost by Dianne Yudelson [Pleasanton, CA] was 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 were included in Between the Medium: Seeing Photographically, at the Redline Contemporary Art Center, Denver, CO, March 10–April 9, 2017. As a winner of Color It Red 2017, Catherine had 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 was 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 were 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. Dad Standing in Front of Things 1943–1990 was featured in the 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 2–25, 2017. Chris' image Mother Waiting For Us to Hold Still was 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] was selected for the cover of the International Photography Annual 4, and this image was awarded Third Place in the competition.
A jury panel at Creative Quarterly selected Shawn Saumell [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 April 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 Brooks Jensen and Maureen Gallagher.
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, 2017. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com 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.