Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Southern Photographers in the News -- Late Winter 2015

1. Sumner, MS-based photographer Maude Schuyler Clay (see image above) just received the Governor of Mississippi's Arts Award For Excellence in the Visual Arts for 2015. For more, go here.

2. Columbia, SC-based photographer Kathleen Robbins (see image above) has published her book Into the Flatland, with the University of South Carolina Press. 

You can get an autographed copy from Rebekah Jacob Gallery in Charleston, go here.

3. Chapel Hill-based photographer Lori Vrba (see image above) has published her book The Moth Wing Diaries, with Daylight Books, go here.

4. North Carolina-born but San Francisco-based photographer McNair Evans (see image above) will exhibit images from his Confessions for a Son portfolio at the Sasha Wolf Gallery, at 70 Orchard Street, in Manhattan, opening February 25th, and up through April 5th, 2015. 
5. Atlanta-based photography crusader par excellence Jennifer Schwartz curated a show for the January 2015 issue of fraction magazine, here  and a show for fototazo, here. 

6. Atlanta-based photographer Michael McCraw (see image above) has had his work featured in Ain't Bad Magazine, here.

McCraw and Richmond-based photographer Susan Worsham both had work in January in the Ones We Love show at London's Camden Image Gallery.

7. Stacy Kranitz, who often photographs in the South, has been hanging out lately at a skate-board facility in Ohio, and her work made there is featured on the BlouinArtInfo blog, here.

8. Jeff Rich has featured work by the following photographers since we last checked in on his Eyes on the South series over at the Oxford American website.

8a. Richmond-born but NYC-based photographer Eliza Lamb, photographing in Hopewell, VA. 

8b. Low Country Georgia-based photographer Ansley West Rivers, photographing the rivers of America. Including some in the South. You can learn more about her project from the NY Times, here.

8c. Tampa-based photographer Corey George, photographing nature's revenge on failed land developments in Florida.

George has also been profiled in lenscratch, here.

8d. Houston-born, but San Francisco-based photographer Elizabeth Moran, who has explored  her sense that the spirits of her ancestors still haunt her family's land in Memphis, TN.

8e. Decatur, GA-based photographer Beate Sass, documenting people whose families lived as tenants on Tall Timbers Plantation in Florida, and the houses they lived in when they lived there.

More to come!

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