Sunday, May 22, 2016

To the unknown place where I am meant to be

Brownie Hawkeye Flash with reversed lens, respooled Fuji Acros
[16-020-007]

Friday, May 13, 2016

Common Ground: A Celebration of Our National Parks at David Brower Center

I'm honored and very pleased that my photograph, "In a realm of knowing," from the series "Where you are," will be included in the exhibition Common Ground: A Celebration of Our National Parks at the David Brower Center. The exhibition, which runs from May 20 through September 8, 2016, celebrates the centennial of the United States National Park Service through art.


The David Brower Center is located at 2150 Allston Way, Suite 100, Berkeley, CA 94704, and can be reached by phone at 510-809-0900. An opening reception is scheduled for Friday, May 20, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

According to the exhibition press release, the work by 20 San Francisco Bay area artists - including photography, painting, textile art, sculpture, and mixed media works - "cohesively solidifies artists as allies of national parks with themes that show the glory and bounty of the lands, while bringing attention to environmental concerns."

Jurors for Common Ground were Stephanie Hanor, Director of the Mills College Art Museum; Katrina Traywick, Director of Traywick Contemporary; Laurie Rich, Executive Director of the David Brower Center; and Sean Uyehara, Director of Programs, Headlands Center for the Arts.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Photographs from "Where you are" at RayKo Photographers' Marketplace

A special edition of 8"x8" prints (matted to 14"x14") of 12 photographs from my series, Where you are, is available at the Photographers' Marketplace of RayKo Gallery.

Each edition consists of only five prints.

RayKo Gallery is located at 428 Third Street, San Francisco, CA  94107 and can be reached by phone at 415-495-3773.

Monday, May 2, 2016

We begin the journey outward

Holga 120N, red 25A filter, Kodak Tri-X
[16-007-001]

Friday, April 29, 2016

Transitional Landscapes at the Center for Fine Art Photography

My photograph, "Somewhere in another world," from my series, Transitional landscapes, will be included in a juried group exhibition also titled Transitional Landscapes at the Center for Fine Art Photography.
Juror Natasha Egan, executive director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago, named the entire juried group exhibition after my series (not to be confused with my solo exhibitions of this series, which will be recalled by longtime readers of this blog).

The exhibition runs from May 6 through June 10, 2016. The Center for Fine Art Photography is located at 400 North College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO  80524, and can be reached by phone at 970-224-1010. An opening reception is scheduled for Friday, May 6, from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.



Thursday, April 28, 2016

Photography NOW! at Umpqua Valley Arts Association

I'm delighted that my photograph,"The land transforming," and diptych "Many miles," both from the series From destruction grows a garden of the soul, will be included in the Photography NOW! exhibition at the Umpqua Valley Arts Association.


The Umpqua Valley Arts Association is located at 1624 West Harvard Avenue, Roseburg, OR  97471, and can be reached by phone at 541-672-2532. The exhibit runs from May 6 through July 8, 2016, with an opening reception on Friday, May 6, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

The juror for Photography NOW! was photographer, curator, educator, and arts director Laura Valenti.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Always ourselves

Happy Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day
"whatever we lose(like a you or a me)
it's always ourselves we find in the sea"
  - e.e. cummings, "maggie and milly and molly and may"

Hand-held pinholing inspired by Jim Rohan.

PinHolga (Holga 120PC), Fuji Acros, handheld 4-second exposure
[15-058-011]

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Childhood at Glass Key Photo

I'm delighted that my photograph, "Scene from an imagined childhood," will be included in Childhood, an exhibition of the San Francisco Toy Camera Group, at Glass Key Photo.
The show runs from May 2 through July 7, 2016, with an opening reception Wednesday, May 4, from 7:00 -9:00 p.m.

Glass Key Photo, which has film, film cameras, darkroom supplies, and root beer, is located at 442 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117, and can be reached by phone at 415-829-9946.
Childhood was curated by Christine Zona, Clare Coppel, and Gordon Szeto.