Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Sue Brisk, Magnum Photos
Brian Clamp, Clampart gallery, NYC
Daniel Cooney, Cooney Fine Art, NYC
Julian Cox, Photography Curator, High Museum of Art
Natasha Egan, Museum of Contemporary Photography
Dana Faconti, Blind Spot magazine
Sylvie Fortin, Art Papers magazine
Debra Klomp, Klompching gallery, Brooklyn
Carol McCusker, MOPA, San Diego
Danielle Place, Creative Director, Turner Images, Atlanta
Erik Schneider, Quality Pictures, Portland
Anna Skillman, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta
Madeline Yale, Director, Houston Center for Photography
For more information, and to register, click HERE.
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Pay and benefits worthwhile. See www.aimsmd.org and look for teachers, then job
listing's, or select the following link http://www.aimsmd.org/teachers/jobs/jobs.html.
Or contact the art department chair, Jerry Roe, directly at 443.841. 3268.
We're looking for a freelance junior production designer with 1 - 2 years
experience to work 20 hours a week on site starting immediately. We're an
international mobile services company that bridges music, mobile phones, and
social networking. You would be assisting the two web designers in
designing/producing WAP (mobile) banners & landing pages, web landing pages,
Flash banners and HTML/CSS finagling. You need to able to work within a fast
pace environment, deadlines and deliver outstanding work. We're looking for
someone who's fun, creative, efficient and likes espresso.
• WAP banner & interface design (with some XHTML)
• Designing Static & Flash landing pages and building them in HTML/CSS
(possibly Ajax as well)
• Flash & static banner design and production
• User testing pages and sites on multiple mobile phone and computer
• HTML newsletter coding and site maintenance
• WAP design experience (recent/current school projects are okay)
• Design Skills & software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Fireworks
• Flash Animation & some ActionScript
• 2+ years experience in XHTML & HTML
• 2+ years experience in CSS
• Ability to juggle multiple complex projects
• A laptop
• Eligible to work in the US
• Reside in the NYC/NJ/CT area. NO Agencies & NO Outsourcing.
Super Extra Brownie Points:
• Experience in Ajax (Asynchronous Java Script)
Freelance: DOE and portfolio.
Dada Entertainment, a joint venture between Dada S.P.A. and Sony BMG Music
Entertainment, is a leading direct-to-consumer entertainment service. Dada
Entertainment offers the next generation web and mobile personalization and
entertainment services, combining a wide variety of music content from full
length audio and video tracks to ringtones, with a rich Web 2.0 and social
Please send your cover letter, portfolio/urls, and resumé to
email@example.com along with interview availability and possible
start date. Thanks, and good luck!
Beauty publishing company located in Van Nuys is looking for a full time photo editor/photographer.
Color correct, retouch, rename, and archive all images in a deadline driven environment.
Responsible for organization and maintenance of all company photos.
Archive all company trade show images and cover shoots with automated contact sheets for every shoot.
Work with professional digital cameras to photograph product imagery in-house as well as on location.
Work closely with art directors/magazine editors to coordinate the most effective way to obtain images needed for articles.
Responsible for the editing and correcting of photo submissions for the quarterly hair book, containing more than 600 images.
Research stock/syndication agencies for quality images to present to art directors/editors.
Contact company PR departments to request specific product imagery and/or products to be shot in-house.
Contribute innovative ideas for future covers/story opener images in monthly art meetings.
Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Acrobat Professional, Microsoft Word, Excel. Canon digital camera's and studio lighting.
Will be working with both art department and editorial department. Needs to work well with people under stressful deadlines.
Position starts immediately.
Please send resumes and sample of photography to:
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
SCAD Style Event: Reflection of a Man Lecture by Jerrie Marcus Smith and Allison V. Smith
Friday, 5:30 p.m., Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St., Savannah, Ga.
Stanley Marcus was known the world over as an innovative marketer and retailer with a refined sense of taste and style whose leadership transformed his family's Dallas clothing store, Neiman Marcus, into a globally recognized arbiter of fashion. His refined sensibility was also expressed in a very private passion for photography, shared only with family and close friends. Marcus's daughter, Jerrie Marcus Smith, and his granddaughter, Allison V. Smith, celebrate this passion in Reflection of a Man, a representative selection of the thousands of photographs Marcus shot on business trips in Europe, on vacations in Mexico, and during family celebrations. A question-and-answer session will follow the lecture. For more information, visit SCAD Style.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
A couple months back I got a note from SCAD mfa Bobby Fiedler, who linked me to a new site that is publishing the work he and a friend are doing. They are essentially trying to document all 99 counties in the state of Iowa over the next two years for an eventual book. The images currently posted seemed to me to bode well for the project (as above)... check them out at www.stoplightpress.wordpress.com and see what you think.
Saturday, May 10, 2008
Wednesday, May 7, 2008
The Camera Club of New York's
2008 National Photography Competition
Juror, Paolo Pellegrin
Deadline June 30, 2008
ABOUT THE JUROR
Paolo Pellegrin was born in 1964 in Rome. He became a Magnum Photos nominee in 2001 and a full member in 2005. He is a contract photographer for Newsweek magazine. Pellegrin is winner of many awards, including eight World Press Photo and numerous Photographer of the Year Awards, a Leica Medal of Excellence, an Olivier Rebbot Award, the Hansel-Meith Preis, and the Robert Capa Gold Medal Award. In 2006 he was assigned the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography. He is one of the founding members of the touring exhibition and installation Off Broadway along with Thomas Dworzak, Alex Majoli and Ilkka Uimonen. He has published four books. He lives in New York and Rome.
For entry guidelines, go to www.cameraclubny.org
You Bet Your Tintype, Buckaroo
ONE fairly reliable way to tell if you are in a part of the country where people still herd cattle for a living is the frequent and unself-conscious use of the word cowboy as a verb.
As in: “Buck got a good scholarship to go to college, but he turned it down. All he wanted to do was cowboy.”
For more than 20 years the photographer Robb Kendrick, a longtime contributor to National Geographic, has traveled around the United States, Canada and northern Mexico visiting just such places, increasingly rare ones where development has been kept at bay and discouraging words seldom are heard, at least on cellphones, which stop working a hundred miles from the nearest tower.
Mr. Kendrick fits in well not only because he is a sixth-generation Texan, raised in ranch country in the state’s panhandle, but also because of the unusual method of photography he favors, one patented and popularized at a time when the idea of the American cowboy was itself just being created.
He doesn’t need batteries or memory cards or even film for his pictures. Mostly he just needs time, patience and lots of elbow grease. And as he labors, moving methodically from beneath the hood of his wooden box camera to a portable field darkroom, bearing wet iron plates that he has painstakingly prepared, he thinks of himself not as simply making pictures but also as taking part in the world of the cowboys who are the subjects of his otherworldly tintype portraits.
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Monday, May 5, 2008
Sunday, May 4, 2008
Friday, May 2, 2008
Call for Entries for Summer 2008 Gallery Exhibition
What: Call For Entries!
Exhibition Title: Please Ring Bell, 13th Annual Photographic Competition Exhibition
Juror: Rod Slemmons, Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago
Entry Submission Deadline: must be received by Friday, May 9th, see
www.pcnw.org <http://www.pcnw.org/> for submission guidelines
Entry Fee: $40 for the first 4 jpgs, $7 per image after that, up to ten total
Exhibition Dates: July 11- August 28, 2008
Location: Photographic Center Northwest, 900 Twelfth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122
This annual juried exhibition draws entries from across the country and around the world, and remains among the most popular shows in PCNW's annual schedule. The competition is open to all photographers, all photographic processes, and all themes. The juror is looking for work that represents a larger, cohesive body of work and will be selecting a short series from each photographer chosen. From among those exhibited, our juror will select first, second and third prize winners to receive prizes of $1,000, $750, and $500. Submissions must be received by Friday, May 9th, 2008. See www.pcnw.org <http://www.pcnw.org> for submission guidelines. Please Ring Bell will run July 11 – August 28th at PCNW in Seattle, WA.
Juror: Rod Slemmons
Rod Slemmons has been the Director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College
Chicago since 2002 where he has curated several exhibitions and teaches undergraduate photo history and graduate theory seminars. Slemmons previously taught at the U.W. in Seattle for 12 years. He was the National Chair of the Society for Photographic Education from 1990 - 1994. Slemmons was the Curator of Prints and Photographs at the Seattle Art Museum for 14 years, producing 35 exhibitions and numerous catalogs.
Photographic Center Northwest gratefully acknowledges Getty Images for sponsoring this year’s cash awards.
For more information contact:
Photographic Center Northwest
900 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122
phone: (206) 720-7222 ext. 11
fax: (206) 720-0306
Thursday, May 1, 2008
National Competition for Photos and Photo-Based Artwork
At Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA
Juried by Harvey Stein, New York photographer, teacher and author
Submission Deadline: June 1, 2008
Exhibition Dates: July 30-August 23, 2008
Fee: $30 for up to five jpgs
Submit online only at www.bromfieldgallery.com
(No CDs, postal, website or emails reviewed)
Artists are encouraged to interpret the theme “Blow-Up” broadly and in original ways. From a photographic enlargement, to the theme of alienation from the eponymous movie, from explosions to angry “blow-ups” to inflatables, from the silly to the sublime. No limits on size or media, as long as photography is a significant element. Color or black and white.
HARVEY STEIN is a photographer, teacher, lecturer, and author of four books of photographs: Parallels: A Look at Twins (1978); Artists Observed (1986); Coney Island (1998); and Movimento: Glimpses of Italian Street Life (2006). Stein’s photographs have been published in magazines such as The New Yorker, Time, Life, Esquire, and Smithsonian, as well as major photo magazines. He has had 70 one-person exhibits in the U.S. and Europe, and his photographs are in scores of public and private collections around the world. The Bruce Silverstein Gallery, Throckmorton Fine Art and June Bateman Fine Art represent his work. He is a faculty member of the International Center for Photography in New York. View some of his work at www.harveysteinphoto.com.
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