Saturday, August 27, 2011

New Elective Fall 2011

Advanced Digital PHOT 345, MW 2pm has been added to the fall schedule.
This is an important course for those of you seeking sharper digital skills. It is a very useful course if you are interested in a job as a digital technician. Questions contact Liz Darlington

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Sal Lopes Lecture: Jepson Auditorium, 6pm, 9/21/11

Sal Lopes Lecture Exclusively for SCAD Students

6:00pm Wednesday, September 21, 2011, Jepson Auditorium

The Jepson will open exclusively for SCAD students at 6:00 to view Mr. Lopes' exhibition.

Lecture begins at 6:30 in the auditorium.

You must show your SCAD ID at the door.

From Sal Lopes' website:

Internationally renowned, Sal Lopes is a photographer and platinum printer who has had numerous exhibitions and publications in the United States and abroad. His personal work is widely exhibited and collected, with more than 130 prints in museum collections.

Over the years, he has had more than fifty exhibitions at venues including The International Center of Photography, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Chrysler Museum, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Williams College Museum of Art, among others. In addition, his photographs are included in the collections of The Art Institute of Chicago, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Chrysler Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles), Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Musée de L’Elysee in Lausanne, Switzerland.

His photographs have appeared in magazines ranging from Newsweek and National Geographic to French PHOTO, Black & White Magazine and Shutterbug. Larger bodies of work have been published in the books The Wall: Images and Offerings from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, published by Harper/Collins, and Living with AIDS: A Photographic Journal, published by Little/Brown.

During the years, he has been selected to work on most of the important printing projects, producing portfolios and exhibition prints for galleries and noted photographers. Printing clients include: Horst P. Horst, Herb Ritts, Mary Ellen Mark, Edward Weston Estate, Paul Strand Estate, Aperture, Robert Mapplethorpe, Ruth Bernhard, Robert Rauschenberg, Phil Trager, Keith Carter, Judy Dater, George Platt Lynes, Peter Lindbergh, Anderson and Low, and many others.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Call for Entry

Aint-Bad Magazine is now accepting submissions for our Fall Issue! Please forward this e-mail to your friends and colleagues.

Aint-Bad Magazine promotes the work of emerging photographers from around the country. Our goal is to foster a progressive community of talented photographers in a professional print and web based forum, focusing on images that discuss human existence, culture and contemporary issues.

For more information about Aint-Bad or our next issue, check out our website.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Photography Position: Francis Marion University

The Department of Fine Arts is accepting applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Visual Arts—Photography. The Visual Arts Program offers a BA and Minor in Visual Arts and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). Photography is one of four specialty areas.

Qualifications: MFA in Fine Art/Digital Photography required. College teaching experience a plus.

Start Date: January 2012 or August 2012

Responsibilities: This is a beginning level position. Applicants should have experience with black and white analog photography and all digital photography processes. The candidate will instruct all photography courses, and assist in planning, conceptualization and implementation of digital photography curriculum. Additional teaching possible in foundation courses depending on candidate’s background. Other departmental duties will include wet lab and digital lab maintenance, academic advising, and committee service.

Application: Deadline: October 21, 2011.

Application Process: Applicants are asked to provide a letter of application referencing position number 12-02, completed FMU application, CV/Resume, statement of teaching philosophy (one page or less), student examples if applicable, three letters of reference/email addresses, and transcripts for all degrees. Include appropriate supporting CD/DVD portfolio and other scholarly materials. Additional materials may be requested from finalist candidates.

Send all material to:

Dr. Charlene Wages

Vice President of Administration

Francis Marion University

PO Box 100547

Florence, SC 29502-0547

Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

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