Monday, November 30, 2009
CCNY invites emerging photographers who are not enrolled in college or graduate photo programs to apply for a three-month darkroom residency at its facility at 336 West 37th Street, New York City.
A jury will select four residents for the 2010 year. Residents will receive cash stipends and will have access to CCNY's darkrooms (both color and B&W) and shooting studio, with up to three printing/shooting sessions per week during a three-month term. (Please note that living accommodations are not provided.)
Please mail a CD with 10 images (jpg files only, at 72dpi, approx. 1024 x 768 pixels, no more than 1 MB total each image) with CV and separate image description list (provide: title, date, medium, dimension for each image) and any other support materials to:
Camera Club of New York (CCNY)
Attn: Residency Program
336 West 37th St, Suite 206
New York, NY 10018-4212.
Postmark deadline is December 5, 2009. Please be sure to name and label your CD and include SASE for return of materials.
Decisions will be announced by December 20, 2009. The first residency begins Jan 4, 2010.
This program is supported by the New York State Council for the Arts. For questions, email
CCNY at email@example.com
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
-Mint condition PTB 4x5 lightweight field camera w/ 0 lens board.
-Nikkor SW 90mm f/8 w/caps in Copal 0 shutter. Minor use marks, light scuffs, glass clean and clear, shutter accurate, aperture blades clean.
-Nikkor W 150mm f/5.6 w/caps in Copal 0 shutter. Very clean, finish shows little use, glass clean and clear, shutter accurate, aperture blades clean.
I'll include about $500 worth of extras, FREE!
5 Fidelity sheet film holders, lens wrap, Fuji Quickloader, Dark Cloth, Wista Focusing Loupe, and nearly full box of Fuji Velvia Quickload film and nearly full box of Kodak TMax 100.
Call for Entries: 84th Annual International Competition: Photography
Deadline: **NEXT TUESDAY** December 1
Juror: Ingrid Schaffner
Senior Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
Awards and Prizes
Up to $2,500 in cash and material prizes, a solo exhibition at The Print Center, a two-year contract from The Print Center Gallery Store and a purchase award for the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
For full guidelines and to apply go to www.printcenter.org
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
The juried exhibition “In Progress” is open to national and international artists of all levels. To be considered, an entry form, entry fee, artist statement and digital images of the artwork should be submitted to Desotorow Gallery by 5pm, Dec. 11. A $15 submission fee allows for the submission of up to 3 pieces of work. Artists will receive notification of the list of selected pieces through email on Dec. 14.
Further information about submitting work for the exhibition “In Progress,” including a complete list of dates, submission guidelines and forms, can be found at http://desotorow.org/opportunities/inprogress.html.
Any questions about Desotorow Gallery and this exhibition can be addressed by calling 912.355.8204 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, November 23, 2009
The City of Savannah is demolishing 210 homes in East Savannah to make way for a mixed income, 'green' development. The houses to be taken down were built during WWII to house shipbuilders, and have fallen into a state of disrepair. Professor Scott Boylston (Graphic Design) is leading a city-wide effort to reclaim as much material as possible from this site before it is landfilled. The project intends to get a broad representation of Savannah involved in 'harvesting' these materials. They also have organizations like the Girl Scouts of America and a public Montessori school in the county who will be moving full buildings and renovating them for bungalows, science centers and class rooms.
Photographers are needed to shoot not only the demolition, reclamation and restoration process for the numerous projects that will result from this, but the creation of furniture, architecture, sculpture, etc. that will result from the reclamation process. If all goes well, there will be a large symposium and gallery show that presents all the photography, film and decorative arts that result.
The project has already garnered a front-page article in the Savannah Morning News. (http://savannahnow.com/news/2009-11-10/recyclers-harvest-building-materials-strathmore-estates)
Check out the blog: http://www.emergentstructures.com/
To get involved, contact Professor Boylston at email@example.com
BY GREG ON NOVEMBER 23, 2009 IN FROM GREG'S DESK
In my Business Practices class, students are asked to interview a professional in the field of photography. David Field was gracious enough to lend his time and answer Lauren’s questions in a very open and honest way.
Read the entire interview at: www.gregceoblog.com
Friday, November 20, 2009
Thursday, November 19, 2009
Young Photographers Alliance (YPA) is a global community where young photographers connect with the inspiration, resources and contacts they need to build successful and sustainable careers as the great artists and communicators of the future.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
School of Art and Art History, University of Florida
Faculty Vacancy -- Assistant/Associate Professor Creative Photography
The University of Florida School of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts in Gainesville, Florida, invites applications for a tenure track faculty position with a specialization in Creative Photography. The starting date for the position is August 16, 2010.
Rank and salary: Assistant or Associate professor; nine-month salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate students and participate in program development; conduct research appropriate to the discipline; contribute in the area of service to the university, the community and the profession; and share responsibilities for area facilities. This position offers an opportunity to demonstrate leadership skills, work collaboratively and participate in rotating area coordinator responsibilities for the creative photography program.
Qualifications: MFA and teaching experience beyond graduate assistantship required. Accomplished artist and committed teacher. Must be conversant with history, theory and contemporary critical issues in creative photography and possess expertise in traditional dark room techniques and digital photography. Experience with video production and theory is preferred.
School of Art and Art History: Organized within the College of Fine Arts, the school plays an important role in the academic life of the university and in the community. The school has 40 full-time faculty, 420 undergrad students, and 110 graduate students. Degree programs include the BA, BFA, MA, MFA and PhD. Areas of study include General Art Studies, Art History, Art Education, Museum Studies, Studio Art (with majors in Ceramics, Creative Photography, Drawing, Digital Media, Graphic Design, Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture). The University Gallery, the Focus Gallery and Grinter Galleries also provide laboratories for professional and student art work. Degree programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The School of Art and Art History homepage may be found at http://www.arts.ufl.edu/art.
Museums/Galleries: The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, one of the largest university art museums in the southeast and ranked among the top ten public university art museums in the country by the Association of Art Museum directors, presents innovative programming and constantly changing exhibitions under the direction of five curators. The Harn Eminent Scholar Program links the museum and the school. The Florida Museum of Natural History is the largest natural history museum in the southeast, with historical, ethnological and natural history holdings and an exceptional research staff and 20 curators. The museum???s greatest strengths are its natural history collections and collections-based research.
University of Florida: The University of Florida is a comprehensive graduate research institution with almost 50,000 students and membership in the Association of American Universities (AAU), the prestigious higher-education organization comprised of the top 62 public and private institutions in North America. UF is home to 16 colleges and more than 150 research centers and institutes. The student body is one of the brightest in the country with an average GPA of 4.06 and an SAT score of 1306 in 2005. Gainesville, which is consistently ranked as one of the nation???s most livable cities, is located midway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Together the university and the community comprise an educational, medical and cultural center for North Central Florida, with outstanding resources such as the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, the Florida Museum of Natural History, and the Hippodrome State Theater.
Application Deadline: January 4, 2010
Application Procedures: To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted via the University of Florida's online application system Gator Jobs at https://jobs.ufl.edu by January 4, 2010. Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.
In addition each applicant must submit 20 digital images of professional work and 20 digital images of students??? work. Digital images should be JPEG format, a maximum of 1200 pixels one side, and accompanied by an annotated printed image list (indicate actual size, media and date) with thumbnail images. Video work excerpts should be no longer than 5 minutes and should be included on a self contained standard definition DVD playable on any commercial SD-DVD player. If you desire that your digital images and/or DVDs be returned, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Creative Photography Search
School of Art and Art History
University of Florida
PO Box 115801
Gainesville, FL 32611-5801
Monday, November 16, 2009
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Washington, D.C. - J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism at American University has received a $200,000 grant from the McCormick Foundation to fund eight women-led start-ups over the next two years that will generate new ideas in the world of news and information and model a spirit of journalistic entrepreneurship.
The grant also supports annual New Media Women Entrepreneurs Summits. The first summit, to be held Monday, Nov. 9, in Washington, D.C., will provide a forum for women launching innovative news projects to meet and exchange ideas. During the summit, J-Lab will release new research about women news creators and news consumers. See the agenda and register here: http://www.newmediawomen.org/events/register/
Under the new grant, a total of eight winners (four in 2010 and four in 2011) will be given $12,000 each in funding to launch their ideas and to blog about the process during the first year of their projects. The deadline for next year’s proposals is April 12, 2010. See guidelines and applications here: http://www.newmediawomen.org/site/proposal_guidelines/
The funding is part of a unique initiative to address issues of opportunity and innovation, recruitment and retention for women in journalism. Under the initial support from the McCormick Foundation, six projects have been funded and three have launched. See them at www.newmediawomen.org.
The new grant from the McCormick Foundation:
- Provides a $12,000 award for each of eight women to launch their new ideas. Four winners will be chosen in 2010 and another four in 2011.
- Honors a New Media Woman Entrepreneur of the Year in an awards program.
- Produces a day-long annual summit to showcase the work of women media entrepreneurs.
- Collects ideas, research and more at www.newmediawomen.org.
“Our new research is giving us important insights into how women news creators are redefining and shaping the news of the future,” said Jan Schaffer, executive director of J-Lab, which administers the project.
“We are pleased to work with J-Lab to recognize the most innovative and entrepreneurial media projects created by women journalists,” said Clark Bell, the McCormick Foundation’s journalism program director. “The expansion of this initiative reflects the interest, need and demand for promising new ideas.”
Eligible to apply for NMWE funding are new Web sites, mobile news services or other ideas that offer interactive opportunities to engage, inspire and improve news and information locally, nationally or among a community of interest. These can be solo ideas or team projects headed by women.
NMWE seeks to map the creative assets of women, validate ideas, and help newsrooms take some cues from big business, where top companies are disproportionately tapping women to develop creative, consumer-oriented cultures.
Check out existing research, suggest new research, nominate award winners and read the funding guidelines at www.newmediawomen.org.
The McCormick New Media Women Entrepreneurs initiative is a project of J-Lab, a center of American University’s School of Communication. J-Lab helps news organizations and citizens use new media technologies to create fresh ways for people to participate in public life. It also administers the Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism, the Knight Citizen News Network and the New Voices community media grant program.
The McCormick Foundation supports free, vigorous and diverse news media that provide citizens the vital information they need to make reasoned decisions in a democracy. The Journalism Program supports non-profit initiatives that enhance news content, build audiences and protect the rights of journalists.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
This is the next novel by David Baldacci. It's a dark thriller, set in Provence in France. We are looking for the following images:
1. Dark or dusk photos, or daytime photos with mysterious or moody feeling of the countryside of Provence. The ideal shot would be a road or path, surrounded by beautiful fields of lavender or flowers, leading up to a castle on a hill. The mix of of the beauty of the flowers, with the dark mood of the photo is what we are going for. Anything along that line could work.
2. Mysterious moody photos from Provence could also include, cobblestone roads, villas, catacombs, stairwells descending, castles, and the countryside.
Monday, November 9, 2009
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m.
Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St. Marilyn Minter, Lecture
Marilyn Minter has had numerous solo exhibitions around the world at such venues as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Salon 94, New York, among many others. Her work has also been displayed in the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Miami Art Museum, Miami; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and more. Madonna bought the artist's Green Pink Caviar video as a backdrop for her Sticky and Sweet tour, and MAC enlisted Minter to create images using the cosmetic firm's fall pigments. Minter also lent a film still of her now hallmark luscious pink lips with a protruding golden tongue for an exclusive tote bag available at Intermix, with proceeds going toward the breast and ovarian cancer nonprofit group Bright Pink.
For the full listing of deFINE ART lectures, panel discussions, and events, go to:
This year’s College Art Association conference hosts an unprecedented amount of Professional Development workshops and Mentoring Sessions for Students, Emerging Artists and Arts Professionals. The Student and Emerging Professionals lounge offers additional opportunities for students and recent graduates to meet and network with peers and other professionals in their extended community. The Early Registration deadline for the 2010 Conference in Chicago is growing near. Click on the flyer image to enlarge and/or print.
For more information, contact:
212-691-1051 ext. 252 V
Saturday, November 7, 2009
PDNedu Student Photography Contest, Deadline Approaching! Vote for SCAD Students in People's Choice Award!
If you are a SCAD photography major and have entered the contest, leave a comment with your name so people can look for your entries.
Friday, November 6, 2009
For this one, click on the StudentShow link. Detail should be posted by mid-November:
BY GREG ON NOVEMBER 6, 2009 IN FROM GREG'S DESK
Every week I get phone calls and emails from assistants wanting to work on my crew. Those that call wanting to be assistants I ask one short question:
“Do you see yourself as a 1st assistant or a 2nd or 3rd?”
Some reply , “1st.” Then I say that I already have my 1st, and I typically ask my 1st who he/she would like to hire a 2nd or 3rd. If my 1st does not have anyone in mind, or all his/her choices are booked, I move on and ask my producer. On rare occasions I have had assistants come into the studio and meet with me and the next day or two I had a shoot and they got hired. I have never hired a first assistant this way. 1st assistants always come through recommendations from other people I really trust, or from a former 2nd stepping up to the plate.
If you are looking for work as an assistant I recommend the following:
Meet all the other 1st assistants out there that you can, as these are the people who will hire you, not the photographer.
Next, meet all the Producers for still imagery you can.
If you are just starting out in the field, try your best to work at a studio rental house such as Milk or Industria or any number of other studios at there in large cities. That way you will meet other assistants, producers and photographers in the field. You may also find your way on-set, learn gear and shoot protocol.
I will post some interviews from newbie assistants in the filed who are out there pounding the pavement on my blog at www.gregceoblog.com
Thursday, November 5, 2009
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
What is it?: District Quarterly is an award-winning student-produced magazine featuring original work by SCAD students, including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, sequential art, illustration, photography and more. The different media is combined by subject and theme to create a cohesive publication each quarter.
When is it published?: District Quarterly is published during the fall, winter and spring quarters every year at SCAD.
How can I get a copy?: Copies are available in the Student Media Center and on the first floor of Keys Hall, 516 Abercorn Street. District Quarterly is also available online at www.scaddistrict.com/quarterly and copies will be available at the magazine launch each quarter.
How can students get their work published?: Each issue of District Quarterly has a theme. The theme for the first issue was travel. The theme for the winter quarter issue is love and lust. Submissions for the winter quarter issue must be sent in to firstname.lastname@example.org by Dec. 18. Look for the winter issue of the magazine to launch in mid-February.
You can also visit us on the Web at www.scaddistrict.com/quarterly.
Bring a printed portfolio or a jump drive with examples of your work. This is not a formal interview, but rather a networking opportunity and a chance to get some feedback on your work and get more information about NBC's internship opportunities.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Art Faculty - Photography
August 1, 2010
The Department of Art invites applications for the position of Tenure track - Assistant Professor
of Art/Photography beginning August 1, 2010. VSU is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Valdosta State University is a regional university serving 41 counties in South Georgia with a student enrollment of approximately 12,100. Valdosta is a city of approximately 50,000 located just north of the Florida state line on Interstate 75, is served by a regional airport, and is within a two-hour drive of Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida. For more information on the University visit http://www.valdosta.edu and for more information about the community visit http://www.valdostachamber.com
MFA in Photography by August 1, 2010
Record of or capability for conducting scholarly/creative research
Ability to teach beginning and upper level courses in Photography
Experience working with and teaching traditional wet media and digital photographic media
Interest in advancing digital photography offerings within the art program
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in photography and related art courses, advising students, department and university service, and other program related activities.
Areas of instruction include traditional and digital photography, and other courses as needed. Faculty members are expected to remain current in the knowledge and practice of photography.
Review of applications will begin on January 11, 2010, and continue until appointment is made. VSU is an equal opportunity educational institution. Applicants should submit a letter of interest detailing teaching philosophy in addition to an outline of teaching, research and practice experience; VSU faculty application form http://www.valdosta.edu/academic/documents/Faculty_Employment_APP.pdf; curriculum vitae; official transcripts of all college level work; documentation of your creative work; and examples of student work, if available; and names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references. All material should be sent to:
Valdosta State University
1500 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA 31698-0110
Email Submission: email@example.com
studio work. In general it's an opportunity to be involved in all aspects with a busy NYC photo studio. Ideally candidates will have a basic understanding of digital photography and studio lighting. Photoshop skills are a plus. However an eagerness to learn and a positive attitude is what I'm looking for.
Field & Stream
Please contact Dan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, November 2, 2009
To be considered, an entry form, entry fee, artist statement and digital images of the artwork should be submitted to Desotorow Gallery by 5 p.m., Nov. 15. A $15 submission fee allows for the submission of up to 3 pieces of work. Artists will receive notification of the list of selected pieces through email on Nov. 17.
Further information about submitting work for the exhibition "Black Friday," including a complete list of dates, submission guidelines and forms, can be found at http://www.desotorow.org/opportunities/blackfriday.html.
Any questions can be addressed by calling 912.355.8204 or emailing email@example.com.
Sunday, November 1, 2009
Deadline Friday, November 13, 5pm EST
Please see details on form provided.
Questions email Rebecca Nolan, firstname.lastname@example.org
• 8x10 film size, 11x14 Studio Camera
• Development by Inspection
• How to Drum Scan
• Contact printing to Mural printing
• Printing out Papers
• Self Directed Project for the quarter
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- Olivia Parker
- Matt Gamber
- Tom Fischer
- Mike Smith
- Edward Burtynsky
- Sandy Skoglund
Questions contact Rebecca Nolan mailto:email@example.com
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