Thursday, May 21, 2015

News of Photographers from the American South -- High Spring 2015

Here are a few items of interest, liable to be updated at any time. 

1. Richmond, VA-based photographer Susan Worsham (see image above) received a Juror's Pick Award in Lens Culture's Portrait Award competition for 2015. 

2. Columbia, SC-based photographer Kathleen Robbins and Williamsburg, VA-based photographer Eliot Dudik are among the photographers with work in an on-line group show The Everyday, curated by Willson Cummer, in Issue 74 of fraction Magazine, here
3. Dudik also was a winner in the Magenta Foundation's Flash Forward Emerging Photographers Competition.

 4. Jeff Whetstone (see image above), who is for another few days professor of photography at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will soon be moving north to join the faculty of the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University.

5. Atlanta-based photographer Marilyn Suriani has work in a group show on the Through the Cracks blog, here. 

6. Mississippi-based photographer Betty Press is rallying support to save the Art and Design darkroom at the University of Southern Mississippi. 

If you wish to help her in this good cause, Betty says, "like and share Save the Art and Design Darkroom at USM

"Also please get in touch with the department chairs of Art and Design Howard Paine ( and Mass Comm Dr. Dave Davies ("

6. Raleigh-based photographers Dwane Powell (see image above), Carson Boone, and Jim White have tracked down a country store in Person County, NC, that figures large in a classic Dorothea Lange WPA photograph. 

 See the whole story here, in Raleigh's Walter Magazine.

And that's all for now -- but watch this space, as they say, for updates still to come.

1 comment:

  1. I am impressed with all the photographer because they capture those pictures so well.