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Shen Wei, Self-portrait (Juniper)

Shen Wei, Self-portrait (Juniper)

Shen Wei

Self-portrait (Juniper),
, 2012
From the I Miss You Already series
Website – ShenPhoto.com

Born and raised in Shanghai, Shen Wei is a fine art photographer currently based in New York City. His work have been exhibited nationally and internationally, with venues including the Museum of the City of New York, Southeast Museum of Photography, Lincoln Center Avery Fisher Hall, the Harn Museum of Art and the CAFA Art Museum in Beijing. His photographs have been featured in publications such as The New Yorker, Aperture, ARTnews, PDN, American Photo, and Chinese Photography. Shen Wei's work is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Philadelphia Museum of Art, J. Paul Getty Museum, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg, Library of Congress, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Museum of Chinese in America, Rockefeller Brothers Fund and Kinsey Institute. He holds an MFA in photography, video, and related media from the School of Visual Arts, New York; a BFA in photography from Minneapolis College of Art and Design; and an AA in decorative arts from Shanghai Light Industry College.

Review Santa Fe: Keliy Anderson-Staley

Over the next month, I will be sharing the work of photographers who attended Review Santa Fe in June.  Review Santa Fe is the only juried review in the United States and invites 100 photographers to Santa Fe for a long weekend of reviews, insights, and connections.  


Keliy Anderson-Staley was raised “off the grid” in Maine, received a BA from Hampshire College in Massachusetts and an MFA from Hunter College in New York and currently lives and teaches in Arkansas. She has been making wet plate collodion tintypes for eight years.

Her new project, [Hyphen] Americans, refers to the hyphenated
character of American identities (Irish-American, African-American,
etc.), while only emphasizing the shared American identity.
These portraits compose a broadly inclusive portrait of
America. “With each portrait I hope to capture a powerful likeness, which
I then title only with a first name. Each portrait is revealing but
anonymous. Each is also uniquely representative of an individual but not
of a particular group. Therefore, although the heritage of each
individual might be inferred from assumptions we make about features and
costumes, the viewer is encouraged to suspend the kind of thinking that
would traditionally assist in decoding these images in the context of
American identity politics.”


Keliy has been awarded a Howard Foundation Fellowship , Light Work residency and fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Puffin Grant, and a Bronx Museum AIM residency. Solo exhibitions of her tintype portraits have been installed at the Light Work Gallery in Syracuse, NY, the Palitz Gallery in NYC, the Southeast Museum of Photography, the California Museum of Photography, John Cleary Gallery in Houston and a number of university galleries around the country. Keliy has exhibited widely arcoss the US.

Keliy will have a  “tintype portrait booth” set up at both the Chicago expo through the Catherine Edelman Gallery September 20-23rd and in New Haven in October. (Sittings are free and open to the public) She will also have work at the DC Fine Art Photography Fair in Washington DC, from October 5-7th at the Rebekah Jacob Gallery.

[Hyphen] Americans is a series of tintype portraits made with chemistry mixed according to nineteenth-century recipes, period brass lenses and wooden view cameras. Composed of thousands of portraits, the project is a broadly diverse collection of American faces. Each individual in the project–identified only by a first name–defiantly asserts his or her selfhood, resisting any imposed or external categorizing system we might bring to these images.

At once contemporary and timeless, these portraits raise questions about our place as individuals in history, and the role that photographic technologies and the history of photography have played in  defining identity.

Joni Sternbach, 07.08.23 #1 Ditch Jetty

Joni Sternbach, 07.08.23 #1 Ditch Jetty

Joni Sternbach

07.08.23 #1 Ditch Jetty,
Montauk, New York, 2007
From the SurfLand series
Website – JoniSternbach.com

Joni Sternbach was born in the Bronx, New York. She graduated from New York University/International Center of Photography (ICP) with an M.A. in Photography in 1987. She was part of the adjunct faculty at NYU for over 20 years, and is currently a faculty member at ICP and CAP workshops teaching wet plate collodion. Sternbach uses early photographic processes to create contemporary landscapes and seascapes. Her photography has taken her to some of the most desolate deserts in the American West to some of the most prized surf beaches in the world. Her solo exhibition, SurfLand, which captures portraits of surfers in tintype, has exhibited at the Peabody Essex Museum and Blue Sky Gallery and will be on view at the Southeast Museum of Photography in 2012. A monograph of the SurfLand images was published by Photolucida in 2009. She is represented by Rick Wester Fine Art in New York City and Edward Cella Art and Architecture in Los Angeles.

Lauren Henkin, Displaced 1

Lauren Henkin, Displaced 1

Lauren Henkin

Displaced 1,
Nova Scotia, Canada, 2007
From the Displaced series
Website – LaurenHenkin.com

Born in Washington, D.C, Lauren Henkin grew up in Maryland and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis. She states, “My work focuses on answering the question, What will last? I work from the inside out, using internal narrative as the foundation in which to produce objects that reinterpret space, light and form found in the external.” Henkin is an educator, reviewer, writer, frequent speaker, photolucida advisory board member, author of numerous books, and active member in the photographic community. Her work is widely collected by private collectors as well as institutions such as Southeast Museum of Photography, Yale University and Dartmouth College. Her work has been published in numerous journals on photography and the book arts. She is a Px3 multi-category winner, Oregon Regional Arts & Culture Council grant winner, with other award nominations in both the Brink Emerging Artist and Contemporary Northwest Art Awards."

Lauren Henkin, Displaced 1

Lauren Henkin, Displaced 1

Lauren Henkin

Displaced 1,
Nova Scotia, Canada, 2007
From the Displaced series
Website – LaurenHenkin.com

Born in Washington, D.C, Lauren Henkin grew up in Maryland and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis. She states, “My work focuses on answering the question, What will last? I work from the inside out, using internal narrative as the foundation in which to produce objects that reinterpret space, light and form found in the external.” Henkin is an educator, reviewer, writer, frequent speaker, photolucida advisory board member, author of numerous books, and active member in the photographic community. Her work is widely collected by private collectors as well as institutions such as Southeast Museum of Photography, Yale University and Dartmouth College. Her work has been published in numerous journals on photography and the book arts. She is a Px3 multi-category winner, Oregon Regional Arts & Culture Council grant winner, with other award nominations in both the Brink Emerging Artist and Contemporary Northwest Art Awards."

Dina Kantor, Ryan, Lane & Lance

Dina Kantor, Ryan, Lane & Lance

Dina Kantor

Ryan, Lane & Lance,
Treece, Kansas, 2011
From the Treece series
Website – DinaKantor.com

Dina Kantor is a photographer and teacher based in Brooklyn. She received her MFA in photography from the School of Visual Arts in 2007, and her BA in journalism and studio arts from the University of Minnesota. Her work has been exhibited nationwide and is included in the permanent collections of The Jewish Museum in New York, the Portland Art Museum and the Southeast Museum of Photography. Her work was included in Humble Arts Foundations’ The Collector’s Guide to Emerging Art Photography in 2009. In 2007, she was named to Heeb Magazine’s Heeb 100 list, as well as being included in PDN’s Photo Annual. She has received grants from the Kansas Humanities Council, the Finnish Cultural Foundation and the Finlandia Foundation National, and is currently being sponsored by Blue Earth Alliance. Currently, Dina teaches at The School of Visual Arts, Adelphi University and Nassau Community College.

Start Submitting!

Tomorrow is the LAST day to submit to the Santa Fe Workshops Portrait Exhibition…there is a great line-up of judges (oh yeah!) and a terrific prize package.
Judges include:

Amber Terranova, Photo Editor,
Photo District News (PDN)

Aline Smithson, Photographer,
Founder/Editor of Lenscratch blogzine

Andrew Smith, Owner/Director,
Andrew Smith Gallery, Inc.

Reid Callanan, Director,
Santa Fe Photographic Workshops

PRIZES
The Workshops is grateful to our educational partners and sponsors who have contributed to an impressive prize list with a total value of over $15,500. Entrants have the opportunity to win one Grand Prize, one Second Prize, one Third Prize, or one of 46 Honorable Mentions. Entrants who are alumni are eligible to win one Workshops Director’s Award.

For more information, go here.

The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film in Charlotte, North Carolina is having their “ANNULE” juried exhibition and you should get submitting. Previous winners include Christopher Sims, Tom Chambers, and Lori Vrba.

With this competition, The Light Factory is seeking challenging and inventive new work from photographers and artists throughout the country for an exciting exhibition. The work can include both traditional and non-traditional approaches to photographic imaging.

The exhibition will consist of 6 photographers, each of whom will be represented by 5-7 images [size permitting].
EXHIBITION DATES // Monday, May 14 – Sunday, August 19, 2012
The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film, Charlotte, NC
ENTRY DEADLINE // Friday, March 23, 2012
TIMELINE
** March 23, 2012 Deadline for all materials: submissions, fee, entry form, and one appropriately-sized self-addressed stamped envelope for return of submission materials.
** April 13, 2012 Notification emailed
** April 27, 2012 Winning entries to arrive at The Light Factory
** May 14, 2012 Exhibition opening (Opening Reception : Saturday, June 2)
JUROR
Kevin Miller, Director // Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL

ELIGIBILITY
The Light Factory Fifth Juried Annuale is open to everyone. Entrants must enter only 5-7 images from a specific series or body of work. If you submit an installation, it should include only 5-7 images. Please include a short statement (no more than 150 words) about the work along with a current resume or curriculum vitae.

For more information, download the pdf here.

Candela UnBound!
Deadline: April 6th
Candela UnBound Invitational Exhibition

June 1st – July 21th, 2012

Candela Books’ inaugural invitational exhibition, Unbound, will be an annual event featuring work from a wide range of contemporary fine art photographers. The Unbound exhibition and its associated Unbound event, will raise proceeds which will be used to purchase select works from the exhibition. Works purchased through this event by Candela will subsequently be featured in Candela’s newly founded Unbound Collection.

The mission of the Unbound Collection will be to support photographers through the purchase of original photographic work and to actively pursue opportunities to donate such purchased works to notable permanent collections.

This annual summertime invitational exhibition will generate opportunities and exposure beyond the traditional group or juried show opportunities. And our hope is that photographers will support us by their active participation just as we hope to support their work and careers in return.

All accepted photographers will have the opportunity to have their work featured in Candela Books’ newly renovated gallery space in the downtown arts district of Richmond, Virginia. This is the first year of operation for the Candela Gallery and the press and sales have both been excellent. We have been very pleasantly surprised with the energy surrounding this new venture.

During the course of the show Candela will host an Unbound event (tentatively, July 20th) which will feature food and music along with photography. The signature event will include beer & wine, southern fixings, and great music. Possibly a raffle. Definitely a door prize or two. It might be the best event going that night. The ticket proceeds from this event will be used exclusively – after event costs – to purchase work from the exhibition for the Unbound Collection.

All work for exhibition will be selected by Candela founder Gordon Stettinius.
For more information go here.

Equivalents
17th Annual Photo Competition Exhibition
Juror: W.M. Hunt
Deadline: May 18, 2012

The Photo Center NW is pleased to announce Equivalents: 17th Annual Photo Competition Exhibition, and our esteemed juror, W.M. Hunt. This year the theme is open. Selected entries will be exhibited in Seattle, WA at the Photo Center August – Mid September 2012. All photo processes are welcome. Maximum frame size is 32 inches on the longest side. Artists will be responsible for shipping their framed work to and from the gallery.

JUROR BIO: W.M. Hunt is a champion of photography – collector, curator and consultant who lives and works in New York. He is the author of “The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious” published in 2011 by Aperture in the US, Thames & Hudson in the UK and as “L’Oeil Invisible” by “Actes Sud” in France. Highlights from his collection have been seen at the George Eastman House and in Europe in Arles, Lausanne, and Amsterdam.

For more info go here.

LENSCRATCH EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES

LENSCRATCH is creating exposure opportunities for photographers with group on-line exhibitions. Photographers will be allowed ONE entry per exhibition and ALL photographs will be published. I firmly believe in having occasional unjurored opportunities that allow for community and conversation.

Submission Guidelines:
Image size: 72dpi at 1000px on the long side

Send name, title, location (where you captured the image), and link to your work (website or other)

Example:
Aline Smithson, The Red Rose, Los Angeles, CA (http://www.alinesmithson.com)

In the subject of your e-mail, type the name of the exhibition (example:LOVE) and e-mail to:
[email protected]

If your images are sized incorrectly or the submission is incomplete, they will not be posted.

Submission Categories and Due Dates:

Image by Aline Smithson

Due date: March 28th
ANIMALS Exhibition to run on April 3rd

Image by Aline Smithson

Due Date: May 3rd
MOTHER Exhibition to run on Mother’s Day, May 13th.
Photographs can be old family photos-all interpretations open…use this to create a wonderful Mother’s Day tribute! Feel free to include up to 2 sentences about your mother, grandmother, or whoever you are celebrating.

Image by Aline Smithson

Due Date: June 10th
FATHER Exhibition to run on Father’s Day, June 17th.
Photographs can be old family photos-all interpretations open…use this to create a wonderful Father’s Day tribute! Feel free to include up to 2 sentences about your father, grandfather or whoever you are celebrating.

Image by Aline Smithson

Due Date: June 29th
AMERICANA Exhibition to run on July 4th.
All things American…

Colleen Plumb, Outdoor World

Colleen Plumb, Outdoor World

Colleen Plumb

Outdoor World,
Portage, Indiana, 2008
From the Animals Are Outside Today series
Website – ColleenPlumb.com

Among other projects, for the past fifteen years Colleen Plumb has been working on a series of photographs about animals and the myriad ways that we’ve integrated them into our lives. Her photographs have been exhibited nationally and internationally and are held in public and private collections such as the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Milwaukee Art Museum, Southeast Museum of Photography, Fidelity Collection in Boston, and the Girls' Club Collection in Florida. Plumb’s work has been widely published. Her first monograph, Animals Are Outside Today (Radius Books, 2011), was named a 2011 Notable Book by PDN. She teaches in the Photography Department at Columbia College in Chicago.