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September 30th-October 2nd, NYC: NY Art Book Fair | Preview September 29th

Printed Matter, Inc. presents NY Art Book Fair
Preview: September 29, 2011, 6:00-9:00 pm
September 30 – October 2, 2011, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm daily

Free and open to the public.

“Printed Matter, Inc. presents the sixth annual NY Art Book Fair. A preview will be held on the evening of Thursday, September 29th. Free and open to the public, and featuring more than 200 exhibitors, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, contemporary art catalogs and monographs, art periodicals, and artists’ zines. Exhibitors include international presses, booksellers, antiquarian dealers, artists and independent publishers from more than twenty countries.”

Follow these links to see the schedule of events and the exhibitor list.

22-25 Jackson Avenue at 46th Avenue
Long Island City, New York  [map]

September 23rd, Santa Fe: Lecture by Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb at Radius Books

Radius Books
Lecture by Rebecca Norris Webb & Alex Webb with Radius publisher David Chickey
Friday, September 23, 2011, 5:30-7:00 pm

Free and open to the public.

© 2011 Rebecca Norris Webb & Alex Webb

“Radius Books publisher David Chickey will join photographers Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb in a lecture and discussion at the Radius Books offices.  The photographers will talk about their work and the bookmaking process.”

Rebecca and Alex are giving this lecture in conjunction with a book weekend workshop starting on Friday and going through to Sunday, September 25th.  Please visit their website for details.

Radius Books
227 East Palace Avenue, Suite W
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501  [map]
Phone: (505) 983-4068

Parking will be available off of Cienega Street and Palace Avenue.

September 24th, Woodstock: Artist Talk by Andrea Modica

© 2011 Andrea Modica

Center for Photography at Woodstock
Artist Talk by Andrea Modica

Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 8:00 pm
Admission: $7 | $5 for members, seniors & students

Andrea Modica works with an 8×10 camera to slow down the process of picture making and to create intimate dramas. A graduate of Yale University, she has photographed subjects such as Minor League baseball players, a halfway house, and a Catholic girl’s school.  Andrea has five monographs, including Treadwell, which is considered a seminal work of portraiture.  Her photographs have been published in The New York Times and Vanity Fair, and exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and International Center of Photography, amongst other prestigious venues.  She is represented by Edwynn Houk Gallery in NYC, and is a professor of photography at Drexel University.”

This lecture is being presented in conjunction with Andrea Modica’s workshop, Environmental Portraiture.  Visit CPW’s website for details.

September 17th, Woodstock: Lecture by Jill Waterman “Into the Night”

© 2011 Jill Waterman

The Center for Photography at Woodstock
Lecture by Jill Waterman: Into the Night

Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Admission: $7 | $5 for members, seniors & students

Jill Waterman is a photographer, editor, author and educator based in New York City. A night photography specialist, Jill’s first book, Night and Low Light Photography, was released by Amphoto books in August 2008. She has presented seminars and taught workshops for organizations such as PDN PhotoPlus Expo, the Society for Photographic Education, regional photography centers and schools nationwide. Her widely exhibited photographic work, The New Year’s Eve Project, has received notable press, including a 2003 appearance on NBC’s The Today Show. By day, she works for PDN Custom Media and Events as editor of the ASMP Bulletin, PDNedu, and other education and events projects.”

This lecture is being presented in conjuncture with Jill Waterman’s workshop, Into the Night: Nocturnal Photography.  Visit CPW’s website for details.

September 3rd, Woodstock: Lecture by Mary Ellen Mark

© 2011 Mary Ellen Mark

The Center for Photography at Woodstock
Artist Talk by Mary Ellen Mark
Saturday, September 3, 2011 at 8:00 pm

Admission: $7 | $5 for members, seniors & students

Mary Ellen Mark is one of the most respected and loved documentary photographers in the world. Her photographs of world cultures, subcultures, and personalities are landmarks in the field. Mark has achieved worldwide visibility through her numerous photo-essays and portraits in magazines such as The New Yorker, New York Times Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, and Rolling Stone.  Mary Ellen, a socially committed photographer, who continues to make images of passion and integrity, has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Cornell Capa Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Mary Ellen has published fourteen books including the most recent Seen Behind the Scene: Forty Years of Photographing on Set, published by Phaidon in 2008. Marianne Boesky gallery in NYC represents her work.”

This lecture is being presented in conjuncture with Mary Ellen Mark’s workshop: The World Observed.  Visit CPW’s website for details.

September 1st: PhotoNOLA Portfolio Review Registration Opens

PhotoNOLA 2011
PhotoNOLA has updated their website for the Sixth Annual Festival of Photography in New Orleans happening December 8-11, 2011.  More information about this year’s festival will be added to the website soon, but their calendar will give you a good idea of this year’s schedule of events.

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Portfolio Review Registration Opens: September 1, 2011 at 10:00 am CST
Reviews will take place December 10 & 11, 2011.  To learn more about the PhotoNOLA Portfolio Reviews, please visit their website here.  There are openings for 65 photographers; registration is on a first come first served basis.

September 23rd-24th, Santa Fe: Portfolio Bootcamp at Center

Portfolio Bootcamp
All day Friday & Saturday, September 23 – 24, 2011
IHM Retreat Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Tuition: BEFORE AUGUST 26, 2011 $395 | $445 thereafter

“Portfolio Bootcamp is a unique weekend workshop and review dedicated to helping serious photographers refine and direct their creative edge and ignite their brands. Esteemed presenters and reviewers will work with you to maximize your impact for award submissions, portfolio reviews, fund-seeking campaigns, and meetings with industry professionals.

Plenary presentations are followed by intimate classroom discussions and end with one-on-one portfolio reviews where attendees receive invaluable advice on editing, sequencing, presenting, and preparing to engage an audience. Evening panel discussions will cover topics including:

  • Storytelling Techniques
  • Building Your Network
  • Motivating Your Audience
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Follow up”

Maggie Blanchard, Director, Twin Palms Publishers
David Bram, Founder and Editor, Fraction Magazine
Amy Feitelberg, Photography Editor, Outside Magazine
Rob Haggart, Founder and Editor of aphotoeditor.com
Joanna Hurley, President HurleyMedia, Co-Founder of Radius Books
Melanie McWhorter, Book Division Manager, photo-eye Books and Prints
Robin Fisher-Roffer, CEO, Big Fish
Amber Terranova, Photo Editor, Photo District News (PDN)
Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography, New Mexico Museum of Art

For more information and registration visit Center’s website.

August 27th, Woodstock: Lecture by Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb

The Center for Photography at Woodstock
Artist Talk by Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb: Together and Apart
Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 8:00 pm

© 2011 Alex Webb

Admission: $7 | $5 for members, seniors & students

Alex Webb is best known for his vibrant and complex color work, especially from Latin America and the Caribbean.  His ninth book, a survey of 30 years of his color photography, The Suffering of Light, will be published in spring 2011 by Aperture.  Alex has exhibited at museums worldwide, and his work is in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, and the Guggenheim Museum, NY. Alex became a full member of Magnum Photos in 1979. His work has appeared in National Geographic, the New York Times Magazine, Geo, and other magazines. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2007 for continuing working in Cuba.

© 2011 Rebecca Norris Webb

For the past decade, Rebecca Norris Webb has been exploring the complicated relationship between people and the natural world. Originally a poet, she has shown her photographic work internationally. Her photographs are in the collections of the George Eastman House Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (upcoming), and the Provincetown Art Association and Museum. Rebecca’s work has appeared in Time, New Letters, Orion, and other magazines.  Rebecca’s third book, My Dakota, will be published in 2012, and exhibited at the Dahl Arts Center in Rapid City, South Dakota, fall 2012.”

The lecture is being held in conjunction with their workshop Personal Journalism, please visit CPW’s website for details.

The Center for Photography at Woodstock
59 Tinker Street
Woodstock, New York 12498  [map]

Chicago: Filter Photo Festival Early Registration Extended to August 22nd

Filter Photo Festival
Portfolio Reviews and Workshop early bird registration has been extended to August 22nd.

Portfolio Reviews are being held October 15th & 16th.  Please visit Filter’s website for details and to register.
Click here for the list of reviewers and their bios.

Workshops are being held October 12th – 14th.  To see the wide variety of workshops being taught and who is teaching them, click here.

The previously made post on this blog for Filter Festival’s portfolio reviews can be found here.

July 30th, Pittsburgh: Artist-Gallery Relations Workshop and Portfolio Reviews with Michael Foley

Silver Eye Center for Photography
Saturday, July 30, 2011

Artist & Gallery Relations Workshop with Michael Foley
Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Fee: $35 Silver Eye members | $45 non-members

“What is the best way to approach a gallery about exhibiting your work? What are common mistakes an artist might make in their presentation? What expectations should you have of a gallery and what should the gallery expect of you? Is a contract really necessary? This workshop, led by leading New York gallery owner Michael Foley, will answer these
questions and many more about gallery representation and relationships.”

Individualized Portfolio Reviews
Time: 1:00 – 4:30 pm
Fee: $40 for Silver Eye members; $45 for non-members
Limited to 8 slots, 20 minutes in length
“Take advantage of this great opportunity to get individualized feedback on your work from Michael Foley, whose gallery is especially focused on building careers of lesser-known artists and promoting the work of ones who have been under recognized.”

The Teacher
Michael Foley opened Foley Gallery in the fall of 2004 after several years of working with notable photography galleries including Fraenkel Gallery, Howard Greenberg Gallery and Yancey Richardson Gallery.  The gallery specializes in the representation of contemporary artists who work with photography, painting, sculpture and works on paper. He is on the faculty of Parsons School of Design and the School of Visual Arts where he teaches and lectures on issues in contemporary photography.  He is also the co-founder of the Exhibition Lab in New York, a study center for people involved in various aspects of fine art photography.

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

For details and registration information click here.


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