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December 6-7th, Pittsburgh: The 2nd Annual Photography Book Market

Silver Eye Center for Photography
The 2nd Annual Photography Book Market
Saturday & Sunday, December 6-7, 2014, 12:00-6:00 pm

“Silver Eye Center for Photography presents its second annual Photography Book Market on Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7, from 12 to 6 pm!

Explore the vibrant world of independent photo books at the weekend-long event with books from:

Conveyor Arts,
Gratuitous Type,
Houseboat Press,
Nomadic Bookshelf,
Spaces Corners, and
– Silver Eye Center for Photography.

Browse this extraordinary array of books, enjoy winter refreshments, see presentations by publishers and artists, and find unique gifts for all the art, photography, and book lovers on your list.

Questions about this event can be directed to jzipay@silvereye.org.”

Silver Eye Center for Photography
1015 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203

Deadline May 4th: 8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY at Silver Eye

Silver Eye Center for Photography
Call for Entries: 8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY

Deadline: Saturday, May 4, 2013

“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.

Entry Process

  • 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 8x8submissions@silvereye.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).

Pittsburgh: April 18th Gallery Talk & Reception for Silver Eye Benefit Auction on April 29th

Silver Eye Center for Photography

Gallery Talk and Reception
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 6:30 pm

“Get a behind the scenes look at the Auction and photographs up for bid by joining Ellen Fleurov, Silver Eye’s Executive Director, and Brian Lang, Curator, Corporate Art Collection, BNY Mellon, as they discuss the pleasures of collecting photography and highlight works in the Auction. Many of the local artists whose work is showcased will also be present. Free but RSVP requested; please contact 412.431.1810, ext. 12 or  jzipay@silvereye.org.”

Silver Eye Center for Photography
1015 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203-1109  [map]
Tel: 412.431.1810

2012 Benefit Auction and Brunch
Sunday, April 29, 2012, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Event Tickets and Bidding
“Tickets are $75 per person and includes a day of great art, a silent auction, delectable food from Chef Bob Sendall of All in Good Taste Productions, outstanding wines from Engine House No. 25, and signature cocktails from Boyd & Blair Vodka.

This event is always a sell-out, so purchase your tickets online today at the Auction website, www.biddingforgood.com/SilverEye. You can also order tickets by contacting Juliana Zipay at 412.431.1810, ext. 12 or at jzipay [at] silvereye.org.

Auction bidding online is now open through April 26th. The Auction website also features the Auction catalog, absentee bid instructions and forms, directions, and other information about the event.

Auction Preview (Online and In-Person)
This year’s Auction features a dazzling array of vintage and contemporary photographs, ranging from images by esteemed masters of photography to new work by the stars of tomorrow. You can view the work and bid online (check back often for new items added every week) or see the photographs in person at the Preview Exhibition now open through April 25, 2012.

Aaronel deRoy Gruber (1918-2011), whom we honor this year, is but one of the more than 40 artists in the Auction. You’ll also find great vintage and modern prints by Walker Evans, Charles “Teenie” Harris, Carrie Schneider, Scott Conarroe, Duane Michals, Ed Panar, Fran Forman, Henry J. Simonds, Akihiko Miyoshi, Rebecca Sittler, Daniel Kramer, Aaron Siskind, and Abelardo Morell, to name just a few.

Sara Friedlander, a specialist in Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s, New York, is the auctioneer for the afternoon.

New to the Auction this year are exclusive travel packages, tickets to theater, cultural and top-tier sporting event, and many more unique items and experience guaranteed to delight and surprise.

Buy Great Art and Invest in Silver Eye’s Future
Place your bid online now at www.biddingforgood.com/SilverEye or at the live event, knowing that you are helping support Pittsburgh’s nationally-acclaimed center for contemporary photography. See you at the Auction!

The fundraiser will be held at the Clear Story Studio on Pittsburgh’s historic Southside.”

Clear Story Studio
1931 Sidney Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania [map]

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