Tag: Tucson

September 12th, Tucson: Artist Talk by Shelby Lee Adams: 4th Generations

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© 2013 Shelby Lee Adams

Center for Creative Photography
Artist Talk by Shelby Lee Adams: 4th Generations

Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public.

Shelby Lee Adams was born and raised in Eastern Kentucky, lived and grew up in the middle part of Johnson’s Fork, in Letcher County, Kentucky. An American environmental portrait photographer and artist, he is best known for his images of Appalachian family life. Adams has photographed Appalachian families since the mid-1970s. His work in Appalachia is from an insider’s point of view. These are people he knows personally, having met many families of the Appalachian mountains as a child traveling around the area with his uncle, who was a doctor.”

CCP Auditorium
1030 N. Olive Road
Tucson, Arizona

September 5th, Tucson: Lecture by MVS “Understanding the Value of Your Work Within Multiple Markets”

Understanding the Value of Your Work Within Multiple Markets
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Social hour with light refreshments, 5:30-6:30

6:30 Lecture with Q&A and a discussion to follow
Free for all students with school ID | $5 for ASMP members | $15 for non-members

One of the most exciting recent developments for photographers is the growth of new markets for their work. Whether a fine print is shown in a museum or in a corporate office, reproduced as book cover illustration or featured within product advertising, the value of that photograph is different for each buyer. In this seminar, Mary Virginia Swanson will provide an overview the value of your work within today’s diverse photography marketplace.

Meckler Studio
121 South Fourth Avenue (1/2 a block south of Broadway)
Tucson, Arizona

Click here to download the flier (PDF).

February 19th, Tucson: Nathan Lyons with Jessica McDonald, “A Life in Photography”

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© 2013 Nathan Lyons

The Center for Creative Photography
Artist Talk by Nathan Lyons with Jessica McDonald:
A Life in Photography

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public.

Jessica S. McDonald will speak with photographer, curator, and educator Nathan Lyons about his career and role in the expansion of American photography. As a curator, theorist, educator, artist, and advocate, Nathan Lyons has played a central role in the expansion of photography over the last five decades. After producing seminal exhibitions and publications as curator at George Eastman House in Rochester, New York, in the 1960s, he founded the Visual Studies Workshop, an independent arts organization where his innovative programs trained a new generation of photographers, critics, curators, and historians.”

CCP Auditorium
1030 North Olive Road
Tucson, Arizona 85721

November 14th, Tucson: Conversation & Book Signing with Mark Klett & Byron Wolfe

Center for Creative Photography
Conversation and Book Signing with Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:30 pm

Free and open to the public.

“Norton Family Curator Rebecca Senf leads collaborative artists Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe in a discussion of their working process, their recent Grand Canyon project and book, and what’s on their horizon.  Conversation will be followed by an opportunity to purchase the new “Reconstructing the View: The Grand Canyon Photographs of Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe” with an essay by Rebecca Senf.”

© 2012 Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe

CCP Auditorium
1030 North Olive Road
Tucson, Arizona

October 18th, Tucson: “Richard Misrach: Recent Projects” Artist’s Talk and Book Signing

© 2012 Richard Misrach

Center for Creative Photography
Artist Talk and Book Signing: Richard Misrach: Recent Projects
Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 5:30 pm

Free and open to the public.

“In the 1970’s, exhibiting artist Richard Misrach helped pioneer the renaissance of color photography and large-scale presentation that are widespread practice today. Best known for his ongoing epic series, Desert Cantos, a multi-faceted approach to the study of place and man’s complex relation to it, he has worked in the landscape for over 40 years.

Recent projects include: Golden Gate, Richard Misrach, Aperture, Spring 2012; Petrochemical America, Richard Misrach and Kate Orff, Aperture, Fall 2012; Destroy This Memory, Richard Misrach, Aperture, Fall 2010; and 1991, Richard Misrach, Blind Spot, Fall 2011. Misrach’s photographs are held in the collections of over fifty major institutions, including the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.”

CCP Auditorium
1030 North Olive Road
Tucson, Arizona

August 15th, Phoenix: Lecture by Greg Albers “Where E-Books and Photo Books Meet”

Phoenix Art Museum | INFOCUS
Lecture by Greg Albers: Where E-Books and Photo Books Meet
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Open to the public.

“Photo books are more popular and being published in greater numbers than ever before. Outside photography, we have seen an explosion in books of another kind: e-books. Where do the two meet? Join Greg Albers, publisher of Hol Art Books, as he shares case studies and demos books across the range of dominant e-books formats, and what they can do for photography today and into the future.

Greg Albers is the founder and publisher of Hol Art Books. Albers holds a degree in English and Creative Writing from Colorado College and has an extensive background in letterpress and lithographic printing, freelance graphic design, and retail management and marketing. After pursuing further publishing studies at New York University, Albers started art publications work with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in 2001 and then was the marketing publications manager at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum until 2007. He left the Gardner to start Hol, and currently lives in Tucson, Arizona with his wife and son.”

Phoenix Art Museum, Singer Auditorium
NE corner of McDowell Road & Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

April 24th, Tucson: Lecture by Luke Batten “Robert Heinecken, Object Matter”

Center for Creative Photography
Luke Batten: Robert Heinecken, Object Matter
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 5:30pm

Luke Batten, Director of the Robert Heinecken Trust, will discuss the editing of a new monograph published by Riding House detailing Heinecken’s artistic output from 1957-1997. The monograph, Robert Heinecken, expands our knowledge of his artistic practice by including several unpublished works from the 1950’s and reassembled magazines created in the 1990’s. The focus of the discussion will concentrate on Mr. Heinecken’s penchant for experimenting with photographic processes and materials.

Batten is Associate Professor of Photography at the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois. He received his MFA in photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.”

This lecture is being presented in conjunction with the exhibition Speaking in Tongues: Wallace Berman and Robert Heineken, 1961-1976.  It will be on view until June 17, 2012.

Center for Creative Photography, CCP Auditorium
The University of Arizona
1030 North Olive Road
Tucson, AZ 85721-0103  [map]

Deadline February 1st: Call to Arizona Artists “Red: A Juried Invitational”

Etherton Gallery • Temple Gallery
Call to Arizona Artists for Red:  A Juried Invitational
Deadline: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 12:00 pm

“Etherton Gallery is pleased to invite Arizona artists over the age of 18 to submit work in any 2-dimensional media for consideration in the juried exhibition, Red, at the Temple Gallery. The exhibition will run in conjunction with the Arizona Theatre Company’s production of Red by John Logan, winner of six 2010 Tony Awards, including Best Play. Red opens April 7 and runs through June 1, 2012. Submissions will be juried by Terry Etherton and the staff of Etherton Gallery, which manages the Temple Gallery. All work included in the exhibition will be for sale.

Submission Guidelines
Artists must have a current address in Arizona and be at least 18 years of age.

Size/Media:
Finished work in any 2-dimensional media may be submitted. The maximum size is 24 x 24, including framing. All work must be ready to hang on the wall for exhibition. Freestanding works will not be accepted. No phone calls, please.

Submission Format:
Artists must submit work digitally via email or on a CD. Artists may submit up to 3 images in JPEG format (300 dpi, 5 inches on the short side). Entries must include all contact information along with the title, date, media, and dimensions of work submitted. The works submitted must be the sole creation of the exhibiting artist(s). Submission materials will not be returned. Do not submit original artwork; it will not be returned. Please write “Attn: Artist Submission for Red” in the subject line of the email or on the envelope for a CD; drop off or mail CD to Etherton Gallery, 135 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, Arizona, 85701. Please send email submissions to dawne@ethertongallery.com. No phone calls, please.

Artist Statement:
Submitting artists must include a short Artist Statement about the piece(s) submitted via email or on CD.  As Mark Rothko said, “There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.”

Click here to download the prospectus.

January 20th, Tucson: Lecture by Harold Jones “Every Picture Tells a Story”

Center for Creative Photography
Lecture by Harold Jones: Every Picture Tells a Story
Friday, January 20, 2012 at 5:30 pm
CCP Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

“Humans have been communicating through images for hundreds of thousands of years; more recently using photography. Harold Jones is presenting this lecture on the anniversary of the birth date of Hippolyte Bayard (January 20, 1801 – May 14, 1887), whom he celebrates as the first creative photographer.

The lecture will include Jones’s view of what photography is, where it came from, and where it might go. The presentation will be part history of photography, part cultural commentary; part personal history, and part audience participation.

In 1975 Jones became the founding Director of the Center for Creative Photography, and then went on to start the Photography Program at the University of Arizona where he taught for the next 30 years. Presently he is Professor Emeritus and volunteer coordinator of the Voices of Photography oral history project at the Center. Jones continues to be a constant student and practitioner of photography.”

Center for Creative Photography
The University of Arizona
1030 North Olive Road
Tucson, AZ 85721-0103  [map]

October 22nd, Tucson: ‘Who Shot Rock and Roll’ Opening Events

Center for Creative Photography | Tucson Museum of Art | Tucson Rocks!
Saturday, October 22, 2011

This Saturday is all about Rock and Roll in Tucson with the exhibition Who Shot Rock and Roll: A Photographic History 1955 to the Present opening at the Tucson Museum of Art.  With lectures at CCP and a party at the museum, this will surely be an opening reception to remember.  These events are part of the Tucson Rocks! city wide fall events focused on Rock and Roll and the arts.  The exhibition will be up at TMA from October 23rd to January 15, 2012. Hope you can make it out and Party Like a Rock Star.

CCP Auditorium – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Rock the Date: Lecture and Book Signing

1:00, Artist talk by Lynn Goldsmith
“Goldsmith plunged into the music scene in the late 1960s, filming concerts, directing documentaries, songwriting, photographing, and befriending some of the artists she photographed. Goldsmith gives us the insider’s view of the musicians at the center of punk, alternative, commercial pop and the exclusive world of the super stars of rock. Her portraits of music legends including The Police, Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, Patti Smith, Kiss, Keith Richards, and Bruce Springsteen, reflect her personal experiences and are notable for their intimacy and humor.” Goldsmith’s work is currently up at Etherton Gallery with Baron Wolman for the exhibition Rockin’ the Desert.

2:00, Lecture by Exhibition Curator, Gail Buckland
“Distinguished Visiting Professor Gail Buckland is the former Olympus Visiting Professor of the History of Photography at The Cooper Union, New York City where she has taught since 1979. In 1991 she held the Nobel Chair in Art and Cultural History at Sarah Lawrence College. She has also taught at Columbia College, Chicago and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn. These lectures will be followed by a book signing.

Tucson Museum of Art  – 8:00 pm to midnight
Art After Dark: Party Like a Rockstar

Admission: $10 | free for museum members

For the party there will be: a karaoke lounge, guitar pick making, live screen printing by the Gloo Factory, Guitar Hero ‘jam out’ station, Omer Kreso’s photo booth, Heather Woodrich – live VJ’ing, cash bars, café a la c’art, satyr entertainment, and a costume contest.  Plus: The Modeens, guest DJ’s Angie Bowie & Chick Casman, and Silverfox.

Directions to the Tucson Museum of Art and the Center for Creative Photography.

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