In addition to the game of photographic telephone I wrote about earlier, Maine Media Workshops+College (MMWC) also had artists pair up to collaborate on one piece of artwork, as part of the larger Exquisite Corpse fundraising effort. While Kari was the subject in my previous piece, she was my partner in creating this one. We […]
Maine Media Workshops+College (MMWC), the school where I used to work, has decided to start a hopefully-annual fundraising project called “Exquisite Corpse“. As when the surrealists first started these types of things, MMWC has asked various artists connected to the school to participate by creating pieces of art in a very specific, and yet still […]
Two of my alternative process prints have been selected to be included in an exhibition of Maine-based photographers working in these historical processes. The show at the PhoPa Gallery in Portland, Maine, opened last weekend and runs through April 18th. Salt, Silver, and Sun: Historic Processes by Photographers Today The exhibition has been curated by […]
A month or so ago I entered another juried photography exhibition, this one held by the New Orleans Photo Alliance, entitled “Four by Five”. I sent in my four tintypes and moved on with the summer. The official notification date passed, so I figured I hadn’t gotten in. More time passed. I was busy with […]
No, this isn’t a story about a new flavor of chewing gum. The “gum” in the title refers to a photographic printing process called “gum bichromate”, which uses watercolor pigment, potassium dichromate, and the eponymous gum arabic to make the light-sensitive emulsion. The “Chiquita banana” part of the title does, in a couple of twisted […]
On March 5th the Plastic Camera exhibition opens at the RayKo Photo Center in San Francisco. Ann Jastrab, the director of the gallery there, was the juror. One of my images – one I’m calling, for various reasons, “Headless Anny” – was selected for inclusion. Headless Anny was the third wet plate image I made […]
One of my tintypes (Emily and Lola, again) was chosen for the online portion of the Kiernan Gallery’s The Alternative Approach exhibition. Since the juror was the legendary Christopher James, being selected kinda made my day!
The 9th National Alternative Process Competition exhibit opens today at the SohoPhoto Gallery in New York City, and three of my images were chosen for inclusion. Since this was my first public entry into the world of fine art photography and alternative process printing, I will admit I was fairly pleased with myself. Jill Enfield, […]