Monday, August 24, 2015

South East SPE Juried Exhibition Opportunity






SPE Southeast Regional Juried Photographic Exhibition

Byron Wolfe, Juror

SPE Southeast Region   /   Deadline: 09/04/15

The exhibition is being held in conjunction with the Society for Photographic Education Southeast Regional Conference in Greenville, South Carolina.

Entry Deadline: September 4
Deadline for delivery of work: September 25
Exhibit Dates: October 2-November 8
Reception: Saturday, November 7, 4:30-5:30
Location

The exhibition will be at the Clemson Center for Visual Arts-Greenville in the Clemson One Building, at 1 North Main Street in Greenville, SC. The Clemson One Building is the location of the conference. The exhibition is open to the public.

Fees

15.00

Eligibility

The exhibition is an OPEN CALL to all Members of SPE. There is no theme. The SPE Southeast organizing committee invites photographers working in all mediums and styles to take part in the exhibition. The deadline to send digital files for consideration is Friday September 4, at 5 pm. This exhibit is open to all SPE Members, and students, teachers and professional members are encouraged to apply. Please confirm that you are a Member and that your status is up-to-date. We invite photographers working in all mediums and styles to take part in the exhibition.

To renew or become a new member, go to https://www.spenational.org/join/benefits

Requirements

Submit up to Six (6) JPEG images sized to be not longer than 1200 pixels in either dimension, with the resolution set to 72 ppi. The images must be named with the artist’s first initial, last name, and the number of the image ( example A_Peabody_01). As a guide, individual files should not exceed 2 megabytes. Using the save for web function in Photoshop is often useful in sizing images correctly.

Include an image list with the title, medium, date and size of the work. Also include your name and contact information, and a short Bio not to exceed 150 words.

Email submissions to: spe.greenville.show@gmail.com

Framed works should be no larger than 30x40 inches.

Work must be shipped to arrive on, or be delivered by September 25th. Artwork must be framed and prepared to hang with wire on the back of the frame. Directions on where to ship the work will be given to selected artists.

Return shipping must be included with the shipped submission. Artists are responsible for shipping to and from the exhibition. Artists are responsible for using packaging suitable for reuse for return shipping.
Considerations

Reproduction Rights
Each photographer retains all copyrights to his or her images. Photographers whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant the SPE and the Center for Visual Arts-Greenville the right to use their images for display on the web and for the purpose of promoting exhibitions, promoting SPE's and the CVA-G’s programs, and promoting the artist. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks for SPE and CVA-G with artist credit. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact from SPE or CVA-G. The artist understands that SPE, the Clemson University Center for Visual Arts-Greenville, and the Clemson One Center will not be held responsible for loss, theft or other damage, whether caused by the negligence of its officers, members, or others.

Sales
The gallery takes a 30% commission on all sales. Prices submitted by the artist should reflect this commission. Please note if works are not for sale, works submitted for consideration do not need to be available for purchase.
Evaluation Criteria

Juror: Byron Wolfe

Byron Wolfe will be a keynote speaker at the SPE Southeast Regional Conference in Greenville, and the juror for our juried exhibition. Byron Wolfe’s photographs connect his interests in time, change, and place. His work is widely exhibited and collected. He has received a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation and is a recipient of the Santa Fe Prize for Photography. He is the author of Everyday: A Yearlong Photo Diary (Chronicle Books, 2007 and an Apple e-book, 2012), and a co-author of Yosemite in Time (Trinity University Press, 2005), and Third Views, Second Sights (Museum of New Mexico Press, 2004). Byron Wolfe is the Program Director for Photography at the Tyler School of Art Center for the Arts at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His personal web site is byronwolfe.com. His long-time collaborative work with Mark Klett can be see on Klett&Wolfe.com and Thirdview.org.
W: https://www.spenational.org/regions/southeast
E: spe.greenville.show@gmail.com

Monday, August 17, 2015

Professor Emeritus Pete Christman

Please see some links to Professor Emeritus Pete Christman's creative process on Youtube.

Drawings-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCZ1EO6LpbI

Icons-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58J96nGqv58

History-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0CGJ2Srek0

Portraits-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXZTw4-uc2c

Landscapes and Dreams-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFdiXXHKr_M

I have joined FaceBook in a shameless attempt at self promotion. You can take a look at: https://www.facebook.com/theartofpetechristman  

Pete will continue to teach Alternative Processes/Historic Processes fall and spring quarters. He is also available for graduate level thesis mentoring. 

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Friday night exhibiton by Stephen Milner

Ogeechee Riverkeeper Presents: OGEECHEE Photographic works by Stephen Milner
Friday, August 7th 6-9pm
Jelinek Creative Spaces
101 North Fahm Street (Indian and Fahm)

First Friday Art March
$1 Craft Brews by Service Brewery

 

Sunday, August 2, 2015

SPESE Conference Proposals

Dear Southeast members,

The deadline for regional conference proposal submissions has been extended through Thursday, August 6th.

The SPE regional conference is seeking presentation proposals for the November 6 – 8, 2015 conference in Greenville, SC. The southeast region welcomes proposals from photographers, writers, educators, curators, historians and professionals from any field.

SPESE 2015 Collaboration: Plays Well With Others will be hosted by The Fine Arts Center of Greenville SC. The conference will highlight artists whose work is developed in the spirit of collaboration. Hybrid media and practices, and creative intersections will be explored through lectures, panels, and workshops featuring regional and national artists, academics, and collectors.

It is preferred that presentation proposals should speak to the theme of collaboration.  Proposed presentations can be for image-making, lectures, short workshops, and demonstrations.  We also welcome regional graduate program presentations and student presentations.  Presentations are limited to a maximum of 1 hour and workshops to 2 hours.  Please remember that the conference will be in downtown Greenville and workshops and demos will not have the advantages of being held in studio classrooms.

Please email your proposal to spese15@gmail.com by August 6th, 2015.  Each proposal must include:

·      name of  presenter or lead presenter for a group

·      presenter  or lead presenter contact information including email address and phone number

·      A biography of each presenter (150 words maximum)

·      A brief description of the proposed lecture or workshop or demonstration or presentation. (250 words maximum)

·      10 images if applicable for proposal (jpeg 1000px longest dimension).

If you have questions please contact Zane Logan at spese15@gmail.com. We look forward to reviewing your application and remember application deadline is Thursday, August 6.

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Atlanta Photo Group

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Alumnus Myles Little

BFA Photography Alumnus Myles Little has curated an exhibition about wealth inequality. The exhibition will be traveling to five countries. It features images by photographers such as Christopher Anderson, Nina Berman and David Chancellor, and essays by Joseph Stiglitz and Geoff Dyer. Each of these shows is fully funded and ready to go.

Recently, the publisher Hatje Cantz has offered to make a book with the work. But, as is often the case with publishing these days, I’ll need to contribute part of the funding to cover production costs. A Kickstarter campaign has been launched to help to successfully publish the book of the work from the exhibition. Please consider supporting this worthy cause.

Main website
www.onepercentshow.com

Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/onepercentshow?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

Exhibition schedule
Pingyao International Photography Festival
Pingyao, China
September 19-25, 2015

East Wing Gallery
Dubai, UAE
September 25 - October 25, 2015

LagosPhoto (Satellite Exhibit)
Lagos, Nigeria
October 17 - November 21, 2015

Fotografija Godine BIH Festival
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
January 29-31, 2016

The Eye – International Photography Festival
Aberystwyth, Wales
September 30 - October 2, 2016


Tuesday, July 21, 2015

MFA Alumnus Eliot Dudik

Congratulations to Eliot Dudik for all of his recent success. Check out these links

http://www.lightleaked.com/2014/06/eliot-dudik.html
http://lenscratch.com/2015/07/states-project-eliot-dudik-virginia/

Eliot is a photographic artist, educator, and bookmaker exploring the connection between culture, landscape, memory, and politics.  His first monograph, ROAD ENDS IN WATER, was published in 2010.  In 2012, Dudik was named one of PDN’s 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch and one of Oxford American Magazine’s 100 New Superstars of Southern Art.  He was awarded the PhotoNOLA Review Prize in 2014 for his Broken Land and Still Lives portfolio.  Smithsonian Magazine featured his series Broken Land in the July/August 2015 issue. His series Road Ends in Water was selected for the 2015 Duke Archive of Documentary Arts Collection Award.

Eliot taught photography at the University of South Carolina from 2011 to 2014 and is currently building the photography program within the Department of Art and Art History at the College of William & Mary.


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