Monday, July 8, 2013

Updates on Submissions, Shows, Crusades, Talks -- Early Summer 2013

Some updates on what's happening with photographers in the American South early into this summer season

1. The Kiernan Gallery in Lexington, VA is having a show later this summer of  street photography, and Kat Kiernan at the Gallery has asked me to jury this show. I'm looking forward to having lots of strong work to review.

The closing date for submissions in July 25th, 2013, so you still have time to get your work in.

Here is where you go to submit your work.

 2. Still on the subject of galleries, Atlanta gallery owner Jennifer Schwartz continues her reports from Critical Mass on her blog, here. 

3. Schwartz and her faithful VW Bus have made it across the country conducting a Crusade for Art, especially photography. Her Crusade, funded in part by a Kickstarter Grant, brought fine art photography to cities across the country.

You can catch up on the Crusade on  Schwartz' Crusade blog, here. 

4. Chapel Hill-based photographer Lori Vrba is giving a talk in Charlotte. NC, at the UNC-Charlotte Center City Building, 320 E. Ninth St., in Uptown Charlotte. That's in Downtown Charlotte, to everyone who isn't from Charlotte.

Vrba's talk is sponsored by Charlotte's Light Factory, and is on Thursday, July 18th, 2013, at 7:00 pm.

5. Jeff Rich continues to identify photographers for the Oxford American'sEyes on the South feature on the Oxford American website include the following:

Kate Wimmer

Delaney Nolan

Trish Gibson

Bruce Jackson

Daniel George

6. And finally, for now, the Look3 Festival of the Photograph is officially over for this year, I learned last week that some of the shows are still up in Charlottesville, and you can see videos of all the talks and much, much more on the Look3 website, here.

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