Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Southern Photographers in the News -- Mid-Fall 2017
Honorary Southern Photographer Dawoud Bey (see image above) has been named the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship.
For more on Bey's career and his genius award, go here for the Chicago Tribune story, and here, for the Washington Post story.
Greensboro-based artist Rhiannon Giddens also received a MacArthur Fellowship, but she's a musician, not a photographer.
Former Lexington, VA photographer and gallery owner -- and now Gallery Director at Panopticon Gallery,in Boston, MA -- Kat Kiernan (see her to the right in the image above) has been profiled on Elin Spring's blog, go here.
Kiernan has opened her first show at the Panopticon Gallery, which includes work by Raleigh-based photographer Diana Bloomfield (see image above) go here.
Bloomfield will be part of a two-person show with Amy Friend -- at Panopticon, entitled Alchemists, go here.
This show opens November 3rd and is up in Boston until December 30, 2017.
Nashville-based photographer Tamara Reynolds (see image above) has had work from her The Drake portfolio featured on the fotoroom blog, go here.
Distinguished Southern Photographer William Eggleston (see image above by NY Times photographer Andrea Morales) continues to be noticed for his his expansion of his artistic media to include composing and performing music, go here.
More to come on the Southern Photographer!