Thursday, February 26, 2009
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Exhibition Proposal @ Desotorow Gallery Inc.
Desotorow Gallery is seeking submissions for a solo exhibition to be held March 27-April 1. The exhibit will be held in conjunction with "Creative Action"- a film series that celebrates the use of film to explore social activism. Submissions for this exhibit must be in the photojournalism/documentary photo genre. Artists must submit 15-20 images to be considered. The deadline for submission has been extended to March 9. Please visit Desotorow's website for more details.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Painter, printmaker, and sculptor, Eric Fischl, emerged in the1980's as one of America's most important figurative painters. His paintings compel the viewer to participate in a world of middle - class suburban ambiguity and drama. In Fischl's engaging and distinctly American canvases narration, sexuality, and psychology are preeminent.
Part of the Trustees Lecture Series
Tuesday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Trustees Theater, 216 E.Fischl
Presented by the Trustees Theater, SCAD Painting Department, and Memorial Health.
Lecture is free and open to the public.
Scholarship recipients will be offered free admission to ALL seminars, symposiums, and evening presentations with no registration fees. Additionally, students will be offered a 15% student discount on portfolio reviews and open workshops.
Students will be required to provide their own transportation and accommodations. If you are interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. SCAD has been offered a total of 10 scholarships, so act quickly.
Saturday, February 21, 2009
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
May 15-20 Call for Entries: To honor the talent and achievements of college juniors and seniors, Desotorow brings the work of emerging artists to the surface of the professional art world.
Eligibility: Open to college juniors and seniors. All media and genres are welcome.
Submissions Due: April 24th
Visit www.desotorow.org/opportunities/entry for details. Desotorow Gallery
2427 De Soto Avenue, Savannah, GA 31401
Now accepting entries
Annual Silver & Ink Exhibition and Silver & Ink Publication
(formerly called Silverworks) call for entries
Entries are to be emailed to Silverworks@scad.edu
Each student may submit 3 entries.
Each submission must be in JPEG format @ 72 ppi no longer than 8” on the longest side. Each submission must be titled with student’s name (first and last) and title of work.
Metadata is to be filled in on each entry
Any submissions that do not follow these guidelines will not be juried.
Deadline --- March 27th
For inquiries email Silverworks@scad.edu
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Photographer and installation artist, Kader Attia, will lecture on his work tonight at 7:30 pm at Trustee's Theater.
"Signs of Reappropriation" will feature a site-specific installation of Attia's 2007 "Untitled (Skyline)" series and a newly commissioned body of photographs.
"Untitled (Skyline)" consists of 80 discarded refrigerators painted black and covered in tiny, geometric mirror "windows." This cityscape of customized household appliances addresses the impact of architecture and urbanism on people's everyday lives, and particularly examines the way power is used to oppress populations.
The photographic series explores the relationship between the concrete buildings of Attia's former Parisian neighborhood and a beach in Algiers where he spent time as a youth. Nicknamed Rochers Carres by locals, the beach is covered with huge concrete blocks, and its architecture resembles Baron Hausmann's city plan in Paris. Rochers Carres attracts Algerian youth, yet serves as the ultimate boundary that separates them from Europe and, by extension, their dreams of a better life.
Attia ultimately began to see similarities on both sides of the Mediterranean Sea. The hard existence of the young Algerians reminds him of the struggles of young people in his French neighborhood. The youth in both places express a lack of hope for a better future, a lack of social acknowledgement, feelings of failure and a sense of suffering.
Exhibition curator and SCAD Executive Director of Exhibitions Laurie Ann Farrell said, "The juxtaposition of the oversized photographs taken at Rochers Carres with Attia's 'Untitled (Skyline)' sets up a powerful visual and psychological landscape for gallery visitors to traverse."
She is looking for faculty with different backgrounds who could teach foundation studies, graphic design, photography, multimedia and animation.
MFA graduates are encouraged to apply, and the package includes housing in a compound, return flight and health insurance (no taxes). Please contact Dima for more information (contact below).
Dar Al Hekma is a private non-profit womens' college and the first of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We have over 1000 students with 277 in the Graphic Design Department.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
We now have places available to study Photo Project Seminar I, II, Senior Project and Independent Study in Lacoste. Take a look at some of the images and ask yourself what you could produce in Lacoste for this Spring's scheduled Vernissage student exhibition.
With a full range of contemporary facilities (open 24 hours) and on-tap tutorial and technical expertise, it's a place where the aspiring photo creative can explore, experiment and create unique work in a very unique location.
Facilities include 20 G5s and 20 PCs in self-contained labs
HP z3100 44' self-calibrating inkjet printer
Dedicated Epson V750 flat bed scanner
6 Durst all format black and white enlargers
Black and white all format processing areas
Capacity to enlarge to mural size
Dedicated photography studio
Individual work space/studio for 475 BFA and MA/MFA students
Communal Photo Studio/Work space
UV light source
Matting and Mounting facilities
Six individual and 4 studio gallery spaces w/track lighting
On top of the above are filed trips, visiting artists, lectures and the (now legendary) Paris excursion to help absorb European Contemporary Art and Culture.
If you are interested, Please contact
email@example.com (Photo Professor)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Off-campus enrollment)
2 fully furnished rooms for rent in large lovely house with a garden.
$565/month + elec. and internet. ($20 or so a month)
The rooms are adjoining, with lots of closet space. 2 good sized rooms - space for a double bed, desk, etc. The rooms have no natural light, but are next to a lovely sunny common area and, of course, there is the garden to lounge around in, if you need some vit. E. No one needs to walk through your rooms to get to any other rooms.
The two-story house is shared by four fabulous others. Two kitchens, two bathrooms, one living room, and a garden. Big windows, lots of wood, plants a-plenty.
Please email Carmella at email@example.com if you are interested and let us know what you are looking for.
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Artist sues the A.P. over Obama image
In a pre-emptive strike, the street artist Shepard Fairey filed a lawsuit on Monday against The Associated Press, asking a federal judge to declare that he is protected from copyright infringement claims in his use of a news photograph as the basis for a now ubiquitous campaign poster image of President Obama.
The suit was filed in federal court in Manhattan after The Associated Press said it had determined that it owned the image, which Mr. Fairey used for posters and stickers distributed grass-roots style last year during the election campaign. The photo, showing Mr. Obama at the National Press Club in April 2006, was taken for The A.P. by a freelance photographer, Mannie Garcia.
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Monday, February 9, 2009
Traveler Nate Abramowski
From Gray Days Ian Aleksander Adams
Friday, February 6, 2009
Go to the link to view their work.
Thursday, February 5, 2009
Monday, February 2, 2009
Check out Desotorow's website to view all available artist opportunities including:
Exhibition Proposal: photojournalism/documentary photography
Undefined: Printmaking juried exhibit
Redux: Earth Day exhibit
Surface: Open to college juniors and seniors
Pizza Rustica: Unique opportunity to exhibit work at Pizza Rustica
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