Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Opening this Friday

Summer sales exhibition reception

Support your fellow SCAD artists Friday night at a reception for Immediate Surroundings, the annual summer sales exhibition featuring artwork by SCAD students, alumni, faculty and staff.

The exhibition includes representational and abstract depictions of interiors and landscapes, people and cities, as well as interpretations of objects and environments — real and imagined — that examine the human desire to belong. In all, 68 SCAD artists working across a variety of creative disciplines are featured in the exhibition.

All artwork is available for purchase, and prices start at $25. The reception is free, open to the public and is part of the Gallery Hop.

Friday, June 27
6-8 p.m.

Gutstein Gallery
201 E. Broughton St.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Adobe Acheivement Awards Round 2

Deadline June 20, 2014

Category description
Appropriate entries for this category include single pictures or a series of up to ten related images. images must be photographic in nature and then digitally enhanced or manipulated primarily (over 50%) with Adobe tools.   

Submit your project in the following way:   

Entries must be uploaded to the competition website as PDF files, with up to ten additional images of the submitted piece in JPEG format.
If invited into the semifinal judging round, you’ll need to:

Submit your entry in printed format
Include accompanying original digital files on CD or DVD in Adobe software format.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Call Southeast Regional Conference Proposals

Dear Southeast members,
We Are Seeking Regional Conference Proposals!
Please email your submissions for image-maker presentations, lectures, and short workshops (3 hours), demonstrations, regional graduate program presentations and student presentations to:
Deadline July 1st, 2014

Proposals must include name and contact information of the proposer, working title, a short, (200 words or less), description of proposed presentation, and presenter's biography (150 words). 10 Images should be submitted when appropriate to topic proposal. Images should not be more than 800 pixels at the longest dimension. A URL can also be provided with required materials for presentation or workshop proposal.
If accepted, presenters are required to purchase 2014 SPE membership.

For questions please contact conference chairs:
Angela Franks Wells and/or Daniel Kariko at

Our next regional SPE Conference will be held in Greenville, NC, on October 9th-12th, 2014!
SPESE 2014 "If You Build It…" will be hosted by East Carolina University.
We will be celebrating the constructed photographic image, and the role of process in image making. The creative process of making photographs will be explored through lectures, panels, and workshops featuring the talents and wisdom of accomplished regional and national artists, academics, and collectors. In addition, portfolio reviews, a raffle, and karaoke party will round out the weekend’s events. A gallery tour of Greenville will feature two world-class photographic exhibitions: "Image:Constructed::Constructed:Image", a national exhibition at ECU School of Art's Gray Gallery, curated by Angela Franks Wells, and a selection from the Allen Thomas Jr. Photography Collection, one of the most significant contemporary photo collections in the Southeast, at the Greenville Art Museum, curated by Daniel Kariko.
The keynote speaker is Aline Smithson, founder and editor of Lenscratch Blog:
Featured speakers include Thomas Allen:
and Amy Friend:
The southeast will be honoring educator Mary Ruth Moore, for her decades of teaching at the University of Georgia in Athens.

We also encourage you to send in nominations for the next regional chair by September 1st, 2014. The election will be held at the regional members meeting at the conference in October. Please send the name of the member you are nominating and their contact email.

Best regards,

Daniel Kariko
Assistant Professor, Photography Area Coordinator
School of Art & Design
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858

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