Tag: New York
“Light Work is pleased to announce the 2014 Light Work Grants in Photography competition. Light Work began offering grants to CNY artists in 1975 to encourage the production of new photographic work in the region. Three $2,000 grants will be awarded to photographers who reside within an approximate 50-mile radius of Syracuse, N.Y. The recipients of these grants are invited to display their work in a special exhibition at Light Work, and their work will also be reproduced in Light Work’s award-winning publication, Contact Sheet: The Light Work Annual.
Three judges from outside the grant region will review the applications. Their decisions are based solely on the strength of the candidate’s portfolio and completed application. Individuals who received this award in 2009 or earlier are eligible to re-apply. Full-time students are not eligible.”
Click here to see past grant recipients.
Apply online at: lightwork.slideroom.com/#/Login
“Fine-art photographer Sean Perry presents an overview of his recent projects and shows images from works in progress. Perry has published two monographs of architectural photography, Transitory (Cloverleaf, 2006) and Fairgrounds (Cloverleaf, 2008). His talk is part of the i3: Images, Ideas, Inspiration lecture series, which features presentations by digital photographers, hardware and software developers and industry experts. Presented by MPS Digital Photography.”
SVA, Room 418F
136 West 21st Street
New York, New York [map]
A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio
February 8 – October 5, 2014
“Bringing together photographs, films, videos, and works in other mediums, A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio examines the ways in which photographers and artists using photography have worked and experimented within the four walls of the studio space, from photography’s inception to today. Featuring both new acquisitions and works from the Museum’s collection that have not been on view in recent years, A World of Its Own includes approximately 180 works, by approximately 90 artists such as Berenice Abbott, Uta Barth, Zeke Berman, Karl Blossfeldt, Constantin Brancusi, Geta Brătescu, Harry Callahan, Robert Frank, Jan Groover, Barbara Kasten, Man Ray, Bruce Nauman, Paul Outerbridge, Irving Penn, Adrian Piper, Edward Steichen, William Wegman, and Edward Weston.
The exhibition considers the various roles played by the photographer’s studio as an autonomous space; depending on the time period, context, and the individual motivations (commercial, artistic, scientific) and sensibilities of the photographer, the studio may be a stage, a laboratory, or a playground.” more»
The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019-5497
“Last April’s New York Portfolio Review was so successful that we decided to make it a regular event. So we are pleased to announce that applications are open for the second annual New York Portfolio Review, sponsored by the Lens Blog and the City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism. This year’s review will be held the weekend of April 5 and 6, 2014 in New York, and it will be an opportunity for people in the photographic community to meet, trade ideas and help each other.
Space is limited, but defying the laws of supply and demand, the review is still free. Call us outlaws or crazy, but that’s how we roll. Why? Because we think it is hard enough to be a photographer these days — that every break counts.
Saturday, April 5 will be for all photographers 21 and older, each of whom will receive six private critiques. Sunday, April 6 will be solely for photographers 18 to 27 and will consist of four private critiques for each participant, as well as workshops on photo editing, portfolio building and copyright and contracts.
We will screen all applicants and choose 100 participants for Saturday and 50 for Sunday. All kinds of photographic work — from fine art to photojournalism — are encouraged. Please note: photographers who attended last year’s review will not be eligible to attend this year.
- Submit no more than 20 photos total, from one or two projects.
- Files should be jpegs, 1200 pixels across and 72 d.p.i.
- Submit files via the form here.
We will look at every submission, pick 150 photographers and notify you by March 6. Once you have been accepted, you will choose from a list of reviewers you would like to meet, and we will do our algorithmic best to make everyone happy. Honest.”
For the full prospectus and list of reviewers visit: lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/14/the-new-york-portfolio-review-part-deux.
92nd Street Y
Observance: Photographs of Spiritual Experience by James Estrin
Opening Reception: Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 5:00-7:00 pm
“New York Times photographer James Estrin has been exploring and documenting spiritual experience since he started working at the Times in 1987.
The images were taken in a variety of sacred spaces including churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, prison sweat lodges, kitchen tables and childbirth suites. Together they reveal the search for transcendence and the divine as an essential part of the human experience.”
This exhibition will be on view January 7 – March 3, 2014.
Milton J. Weill Art Gallery
92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York City [map]
“The CCNY Darkroom Residency offers local photographers much-needed workspace in New York City as well as access to the CCNY community and programs.
Benefits of the Darkroom Residency:
- Workspace: Darkroom Residents receive three months of free, 24/7 access to the CCNY facilities. For details about our facilities, please click here.
- Programs: Residents receive free admission to all 2014 CCNY events.
- Stipend: Residents receive a monthly stipend and donated material support during their residency.
- Exhibition Opportunity: Dependent on funding, each resident may receive a solo exhibition at CCNY after his or her term of residency.
All artists currently residing in New York City who are working in photography or lens-based art are eligible to apply. Please note that living accommodations are not provided. Students must have completed their studies on or before January 1, 2014 in order to be eligible to apply.
- Work Sample: Provide a work sample of up to 10 images. CCNY strongly urges applicants to submit images from a single body of work.
- Letter of Intent: Provide a short paragraph (maximum of 300 words) addressing what you aim to accomplish during a CCNY Darkroom Residency, and how that time at CCNY would most benefit your artistic work and career goals.
- Artist Statement: Provide a brief, one-paragraph artist statement (maximum of 300 words).
- CV: Provide a one-page artist’s resume.”
For the full prospectus and to apply visit callforentry.org.
“The Board of Directors of En Foco cordially invites you to join us for an evening of Art and Cocktails. This year, we celebrate the artists in our nationally travelling exhibition & book, En Foco/In Focus: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection.
Among the honorees in attendance, are Charles Biasiny-Rivera, Delilah Montoya, Valdir Cruz, Ricky Flores, Groana Melendez, George Malave, Jane Tam, Wendel White and more.
Take this unique opportunity to purchase one of only 50 collectors edition books, which have been pre-signed by many of the artists; meet several of the En Foco artists in the Collection; or purchase prints in the Silent Auction.
Don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate with us, and have this special book in your collection for posterity.
Prints: by George Malave, Jared Soares, Noelle Theard, Pixy Liao, Alex Morel, Pete Pin, Steve Cagan, Rodrigo Valenzuela, Daniel Ballesteros, Miriam Romais, Frank Gimpaya, Lola Flash, Groana Melendez, and Sonia Louise Davis. Preview the work on our BLOG.
Other auction items include: consultations with photo marketing maven M.V. Swanson with her Publish Your Photography Book ($300 value each); Dulce Pinzon’s signed “Superheros” book ($25 value); La Palapa Cocina Mexicana’s famous brunch for four ($100 value); Gift Certificates to Zuppa (2 @ $100 ea) & Guapo restaurants (2 @ $50) in Yonkers, General Art Framing ($100 value), Sueños Restaurant, and more!”
“Award-winning photographer Ashley Gilbertson presents his work about memorials to fallen soldiers and discusses the responsibility of governments and society to deal with the consequences of war. For advance tickets, please visit www.museumtix.com.
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath. ”
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, 4th Floor
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York
“Alejandra Regalado‘s project, In Reference To is a photographic project about Mexican female immigrants across the U.S. In Reference To explores issues of cultural identity, femininity and the relationship between these themes and personal objects. When completed in 2014, In Reference To will be a five-part series: New York, Idaho & Oregon, Texas, Illinois and California. Each will feature 100 Mexican women who immigrated to the United States at different points in their lives, alongside the 100 personal objects each woman chose to represent their most personal connection to Mexico and the lives they left behind when they immigrated to the U.S.” To learn more about this project read The Blue Review’s article.
The exhibition will be on view October 27, 2013 – February 7, 2014.
571 – 575 Walton Avenue
(btwn 149 & 150th St, one block west of the Grand Concourse)
Bronx, New York
Deadline October 7th: Humble Arts Foundation Call for Entries: “Tough Turf: New Directions in Street Photography”
“For the past 8 years, Humble Arts Foundation has been championing what’s “new” in Art Photography. At times rivaling commercial aspirations, we’re interested in work that makes us twitch and keeps us excited about the future of Photography.
For the launch of our new site and group show 39, we’re producing an online exhibition of street photography made since 2000 that encourages us to rethink the genre entirely. How have today’s photographers brought the traditions of Cartier Bresson, Diane Arbus, Helen Levitt and countless others into the 21st Century? Have smart-phones, instagram and digital technology changed the nature of the “Decisive Moment?”
- Five (5) images
- 1000 pixels wide (72dpi, sRGB)
- 50 to 100-word work statement
- 50 to 100-word artist bio
- Website link
Send submissions to: email@example.com.“