“A former professor of photography at the University of Texas at Austin, native Australian Kate Breakey now lives and works in Tucson, Arizona. She first received international recognition for her large-scale, hand-colored photographs then adds layers of transparent oil paint and pencil.
Small Deaths, on view at the Michener Art Museum from March 14 – July 12, 2015 in the Fred Beans Gallery, features thirty extraordinary, hand-colored, oversized images of the birds, flowers, and insects that photographer Kate Breakey has memorialized through her work. The brilliance of her palette draws viewers to a close-up and unexpected confrontation with mortality. The images are life-size silver gelatin contact prints toned by hand with a golden wash. Breakey’s work has appeared in over 30 one-woman exhibitions and numerous group exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad. She received the Photographer of the Year Award in 2004 from the Houston Center for Photography.
Online registration is closed. Please call 215-340-9800 for ticket availability.”
The James A. Michener Art Museum
138 South Pine Street
“Join the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center for their 4th annual book fair which will feature a number of local and national artists, publishers and publishing projects. This is Philadelphia’s annual opportunity to purchase some of the most innovative image-based publications being created today.
Partial list of participants:
Sun System Press
With titles available from:
*Book signing with Bryan Graf/Conveyor Arts 3PM
* Book signing with Lisa Kereszi 2PM
*indie Photobook Library will have a selection of titles on view.”
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
1400 N. American Street #103
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [map]
The Print Center
Conversation with Henry Horenstein & Shannon Thomas Perich
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 6:00 pm
Free and open to the public.
“Henry Horenstein and Shannon Thomas Perich, Curator of the Photographic History Collection at the National Museum of American History, will discuss Horenstein’s three earliest series: Close Relations, Honky Tonk and Speedway, placing the work in both cultural and photo-historical contexts.”
“Silver Eye Center for Photography announces a call for entries for our first 8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY, a fabulous showcase and celebration of the photographer in all of us, on Friday, May 17, 2013, 7:00 – 11:00 pm.
This special event features an exhibition and sale of hundreds of 8 x 8 inch photographs submitted from around the world, great food and signature cocktails, DJs spinning all night, vintage photo booths, and much more. All proceeds directly benefit Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh’s nationally acclaimed non-profit space for contemporary photography. Visit us on Facebook (http://bit.ly/silvereye) after April 1 for event details and ticket information.
Free and Open to Everyone
- The 8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY exhibition and sale is open to everyone regardless of age or skill level – professionals, amateurs, students, you!
- There are no entry fees to participate.
- Only one digital submission per person so select the photograph that best reflects your own creative spirit
- and unique take on the world.
- We welcome submissions taken with digital cameras, film cameras, or cell phone cameras.
- Fill out the registration form completely.
- Silver Eye Center for Photography will print all images to one consistent size, 7 3⁄4 x 7 3⁄4 inches with a 1⁄4
- inch white border on all sides.
- Your image must be square. If you do not have photo-‐editing software on your computer, we recommend Pixlr (http://pixlr.com/express/). For smartphone photo-‐editing software, we recommend Snapseed (http://www.snapseed.com/) or Camera+ (http://campl.us/).
- Your image should be at least 2,000 x 2,000 pixels and saved as a JPG, PNG, or GIF. Rename your image file with your First and Last Name.
- Submit your registration form and image file via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your First and Last Name in the subject line of the email.”
Click here to download the submission form and full prospectus (PDF).
“Join The Print Center for a public conversation between artist Andrea Modica and critic and curator Vince Aletti. Modica and Aletti, longtime friends, will discuss their interest in the male nude in contemporary photography. Modica will debut a new series of intimate, unflinching portraits, and we will get the first look at these beautiful prints. Aletti will discuss his renowned collection of photographs of the male nude, which he has amassed over 30 years.”
“Photographer Lydia Panas will discuss her artwork, sign her newly published book The Mark of Abel and talk about her successful approach to sharing her work. The Kutztown, PA resident’s career has centered on creating evocative color portraits of friends and families which offer the viewer incisive character studies revealed through gaze and body language.
RSVP is not required, but preferred: evandenberg [at] printcenter.org or 215-735-6090 x1.”
“This retrospective exhibition will highlight the significant accomplishments of Robert Asman’s thirty-five year photographic career. Asman plays alchemist with the chemistry of black and white photography, resulting in nudes and landscapes displaying a captivating array of effects”
October 7th, Edinboro, PA: Opening Reception for “Honoring Insight” work by LaToya Ruby Frazier and Kathe Kowalski
Bruce Gallery at Edinboro University
Work by Kathe Kowalski and LaToya Ruby Frazier, Honoring Insight: The Impact of Kathe Kowalski
Opening Reception: Friday, October 7, 2011, 5:00-7:00 pm
The exhibition will be on view until October 27, 2011
“This exhibition pairs LaToya Ruby Frazier‘s work with that of one of her Edinboro mentors, the late Kathe Kowalski who greatly influenced Frazier as a student. The deeply personal narrative style that Kowalski imparted to Frazier is evident in the interplay of the photos of each artist. Selections from Kowalski’s estate come courtesy of the Erie Art Museum. The exhibition will be accompanied by a catalog from Bruce Gallery Press.”