TPS Contact SheetMember’s Images© Elliott McDowellSanta Fe, NM© Ann MurdySanta Fe, NM© Frank HamrickRuston, LA© Joyce LopezChicago, IL© Fran FormanWatertown, MA© Richard Allen AshmoreOrange, TXThe Bi-Monthly Publication of the Texas Photographic Society www.texasphoto.org Vol 30 No 22011 Print Program Artists AnnouncedSandra Chen Weinstein, Karen Divine, Anne Berry, Susan Barnett, and D. Clarke EvansMembers joining at the Sponsor, or higher, level maychoose from an exclusive selection of fine printsby prominent, contemporary photographers. Join orrenew your TPS membership at that level and you canselect one or more prints from our five artists for $195or less per print. Note, some of the prints are limitededition, you may want to renew or join before the editionis sold out.Sandra Chen Weinstein • Lake Forest, CaliforniaWho Dat7”x 10.5” digital pigment print • Signed, Numberedand Dated • Special Edition of 20 for TPSOriginally fromTaipei, Taiwan,Sandra movedto the UnitesStates in 1985.Her photographicart isgreatly inspiredand influenced©by SebastiãoSandra Chen WeinsteinSalgado. She hasbeen selected by Magnum Workshops to study with StuartFranklin in The Netherlands and with Ian Berry, in London,2011. She has also worked as an Assistant to Eli Reed.Sandra’s passion is for people’s inner world. Her intimateyet candid portraits explore cultural, social, and politicalconnections and transitions of the human condition in achallenging world. Her projects aim at garnering a betterunderstanding and increased awareness of the connectionswe have in our communities and the world as awhole.Fcebk & Twtr, wht u misdIf you are not checking out the TPS Facebook page youmay be missing interesting news, great visual websites,new exhibits, competition deadlines, and just some othergood stuff. Recently, we posted the following links:From CNN, 27 must sees on this incredible planet.British Journal of Photography’s History of Night Photographyarticle.Winners of Smithsonian.com’s 9th Annual Photo Contest.Concerned about your digital rights? Read The PhotoSociety’s Social networks are they grabbing your rights toyour photographs.One photographer’s take on – How to Avoid Dealing withthe Police When Shooting in Public.Join us at: www.facebook.com/texasphotographicsocietyor https://twitter.com/tweettps.MOS imagespages 4 & 5.Sandra has received numerous including winner of theRobert Cornelia’s Award and two-time winner of the JuliaCameron Award. She has been featured in many publicationsand her work is exhibited widely in the U.S. andinternationally. Her images are included in several private,universities and international museum collections.Karen Divine • Boulder, ColoradoKanga14”x18” digital pigment print on 17”x22” paperLimited edition of 20Kanga is the first image in the Not Just For Kids Series.It has won first place in the Florida Museum of PhotographicArts International Contest and the Lucie’s inNYC. Karen was also nominated for Discovery of theYear last year with the IPA Awards, and recently wasselected for Eyephoneography 3 Exhibition, opening inMadrid, Spain.Karen views theworld in layers,stacking colors,textures, andforms onto eachother as if onewere walkingthrough theirday with blurredvision, not taking© Karen Divine in specifics. Sherecreates these painterly experiences through her useof layering.“Images that tell a story are important to me, those thatare suggestive, reflect one’s inner turmoil and dreams,reveal a personal documentary, and images whereContinued on page 8Member AnnouncementsAll public service announcements, workshop and competitionnotices, and information submitted for theContact Sheet must be typed in the body of an e-mailand sent to: Clarke@texasphoto.org. For exhibits pleaseprovide: City, State, gallery name, address, hours, telephone,name of show, artist, and dates of show.Images should be 1000 pixels in the longest dimensionsaved in the JPEG format sampled at 300ppi.Not getting the TPS ezine?All Add Clarke@texasphoto.org to your approvedemail list. The ezine is published every three weeksand includes reminders of upcoming competitions,workshops, exhibits, and other news from around theworld wide web.
Texas Photographic Society Officers – 2012President, D. Clarke Evans, San AntonioFine art photographerVice President, Amy Holmes George, McKinneyFine art photographer and educatorTreasurer, Amanda Smith, Johnson CityCertified Public AccountantSecretary, Tami Bone, AustinFine art photographerMember Of The Executive CommitteeJean Caslin, HoustonPartner, Caslin Gregory & AssociatesMembers Of The BoardE. Lynn Baldwin, HoustonCommercial & art photographerKenny Braun, AustinCommercial photographerScott C. Campbell, LongviewFine art & commercial photographerKay J. Denton, AustinFine art photographerDavid H. Gibson, DallasFine art photographerSteve Goff, OdessaHead of Photography Department,Odessa CollegeLem Johnson, AustinWebsite developerO. Rufus Lovett, LongviewInstructor of Photography, Kilgore CollegeKenda North, DentonProfessor and Head of Photographyat the University of Texas, ArlingtonJody Richardson, AustinAttorney, Partner, Brown McCarroll, LLPCarol Serur, San MarcosFine art photographerHerb Smith, WimberleyFine art photographerLuther Smith, Fort WorthProfessor of Art, T.C.U.Victoria Smith, AustinFine art photographerLupita Murillo Tinnen, PlanoChair of Photography Department, Collin CollegeADvisory Council MembersDan Burkholder, Palenville, NYAuthor, fine art photographer & teacherReid Callanan, Santa Fe, NMDirector, Santa Fe WorkshopsKeith Carter, BeaumontAuthor, fine art photographer & teacherDennis Darling, AustinPhotography Sequence Director,Department of Journalism, University of Texas at AustinRoy Flukinger, AustinResearch Curator of Photography,University of Texas Humanities Research CenterHarris Fogel, Philadelphia, PAAssociate Professor of Photography,The University of the ArtsDave Hamrick, AustinAssistant Director, Sales & Marketing ManagerUniversity of Texas PressChip Hooper, Carmel Valley, CAFine art photographerChristopher James, Boston, MAAuthor, artist, photographer and Professorand Chair, The Art Institute of BostonScott Martin, San AntonioOwner, Onsight, a digital imaging consulting firm& fine art photographerRichard Newman, Pacific Grove, CANational Education Coordinator, Calumet PhotographicStephen Perloff, Langhorne, PAEditor, The Photograph Collector & The Photo ReviewNancy Scanlan, AustinFreelance photographer & teacherMary Virginia Swanson, Tucson, AZ/NYCMarketing consultant & educatorAnne Tucker, HoustonCurator of Photography,Museum of Fine Arts, HoustonKathy Vargas, San AntonioAssistant Professor of Art & Chair of MusicUniversity of the Incarnate WordWendy Watriss, HoustonCo-founder & Curator,Houston International FotoFestBill Wright, AbileneAuthor, fine art photographerCrisafio wins TPS 21: TICJuror Aline Smithson selected 60 images by 59 artistsfor the competition. The exhibit will be at theA Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX thru August28. The International Competition will be shown inAbilene at the Center for Contemporary Art inDecember 2012 and January of 2013. The exhibitwill again tour the state of Texas for one year. Allimages will be reproduced in the next ContactSheet. A Blurb book is in production.© Francis CrisafioArtist City State AwardVincent Adamo Austin TexasLinda Alterwitz Las Vegas NevadaTami Bone Austin TexasAl Braden Austin TexasBrad Browne Palmerton PennsylvaniaValerie Cargo Kincardine ONTroy Colby Beloit KansasCharles R. Corda Coconut Grove FloridaFrancis Crisafio (2 images) Pittsburgh Pennsylvania First PlaceFaustinus Deraet Austin TexasMalcolm Easton Berkely CaliforniaMary Economidy Chicago IllinoisJon Edwards South Freeport MaineMark L. Eshbaugh Chelmsford MassachusettsDavid Gardner San Francisco CaliforniaAmy Holmes George McKinney TexasShawna Gibbs Claremont New HampshireGloria Golden Plainview New YorkJeremy Green Austin TexasMartin Gremm Houston TexasMark Hopkins Lincoln MassachusettsStephen Houston Austin TexasKirsten Hoving Middlebury Vermont Second PlaceDanny Hurley Dallas TexasSusan Jacobs Brooklyn New YorkJoni Kabana Portland OregonSandra Klein Los Angeles CaliforniaPeter Lindstrom Brooklyn New YorkElliott McDowell Santa Fe New MexicoBarry McNew Greenville Texas Honorable MentionDinah McNew Greenville TexasCheryl Medow Santa Monica California Honorable MentionYvette Meltzer Evanston Illinois Third PlaceEdgar Miller Fort Worth TexasJill Tucker Moore St. Francisville LouisianaLinda Morrow Long Beach CaliforniaJane Olin Carmel Valley CaliforniaLori Pond Los Angeles CaliforniaEmma Powell Middlebury VermontStan Raucher Seattle Washington Honorable MentionBarbra Riley Corpus Christi TexasDonna Rosser Fayetteville GeorgiaCharles Rozier Westport Connecticut Honorable MentionJimmy Salmon Longview TexasPatricia Sandler Los Angeles CaliforniaAmanda Schilling Galveston TexasDolores Smart Santa Fe New MexicoAmanda Smith Johnson City TexasVerner Soler Los Angeles CaliforniaLen Speier New York New YorkSteven Stokan Austin TexasJoanne Urban Boca Raton FloridaSamantha VanDeman Villa Park Illinois Honorable MentionKristin Ware Converse TexasCarol Watson Blanco TexasSandra Chen Weinstein Lake Forrest CaliforniaCarolyn Whiteside San Marcos TexasDave Wilson Austin TexasDianne Yudelson Pleasanton California2 www.texasphoto.org / Texas Photographic Society / Contact Sheet / Vol 30 No 2 • 2012
TPS EVENTS/EXHIBITIONS/COMPETITIONS/WORKSHOPS/MEMBERS’ NEWSTPS EventsJohnson CityA Smith Gallery. 105 N. Nugent. 512-422-4080. TPS 21:The International Competition, thru August 26. Artistreception August 25, 4:00p-7:00p.ExhibitionsAbileneGrace Museum. 102 Cypress St. Tu-Sa 10a-5p. 325-673-4587. Group show, Friends & Neighbors: the art of photographingpeople, thru Aug 16.DallasPhotographs Do Not Bend Gallery. 1202 Dragon St,Suite 103, 75207. 214-969-1852. From Moscow with Love,also BIG BEND Photographs by Jack Ridley, both thruSept 1.Sun to Moon Gallery1515 E. Levee St. 214-745-1199. Th-Sa, 11a-5p. In conjunctionwith the North Texas Alternative ProcessGroup, Antiquarian Avant-Garde Photography, thruAugust 18.HoustonFotoFest Headquarters. 1113 Vine Street. 713-223-5522.Contemporary Photography: Russia, China, Czech & SlovakRepublics, thru October 6.Johnson CityA Smith Gallery. 105 N. Nugent. 512-422-4080. TPS21: The International Competition, thru August 26. Artistreception August 25, 4:00p-7:00p.San MarcosThe Wittliff Collections. Alkek Library, 7th floor. TexasState University–San Marcos. 512-245-2313. On PermanentDisplay The Lonesome Dove Collection.CA, CarmelCenter for Photographic Art. San Carlos & 9th St.831-625-5181. Kim Weston [Carmel, CA]: Painted Photographs,thru Sept 1.CA, YountvilleNapa Valley Museum & Preservation.55 President’s Circle,94599, 707-944-0500. Chere Pafford[Sonoma,Ca] has 13 imagesin a group show, Memory Bank II:An Exhibition of Place and People,thru Sept 23.© Chere PaffordCO, Grand JunctionWestern Colorado Center for the Arts, 1803 N. 7th St.Stephanie Kirk [West Chester, PA] has an image inTaken from Life, Transformed and Then The Still Life, thruAug 25.DE, WilmingtonDelaware Center forContemporary Artat 200 S. Madison St.© Stephanie Kirk, oicStephanie Kirk [West Chester, PA] has an image in...and the WORD is…, thru Oct 15.NM, Ruidoso DownsHubbard Museum of the American West. 26301 Hwy70 West. 88346. Twenty one of Ann Murdy’s [SantaFe, NM] images are on display inconjunction with theexhibit A Land So Strange, thru February 8, 2013.NM, Santa FePhoto-Eye Gallery. 376 Garcia St Suite A. 87501. 505-988-5152 x115. Tu-Sa 11a-5p. Julie Blackmon: DomesticVacations, thru August 31.Verve Gallery of Photography. 219 Marcy St. 505-982-5009. Tu-Sa 11a-6p or by apt. Misha Gordin: Shadows ofthe Dream, thru Saturday, August 18.PA, PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Photo Arts Center. 1400 N. American St.Third Annual Photography Exhibition includes workby Lydia Panas [Kutztown, PA], thru September 8.CompetitionsDeadline: August 15Sponsor: Baang and Burne, New York, NYEligibility: Open to all Artists 18 and overTitle: Portfolio ShowcaseLooking for new artists for inclusion in exhibitions,projects, and events for the 2012-2014 seasons.Info: http://baangandburne.com/Deadline: August 20Sponsor: Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VAEligibility: Open to all PhotographersTitle: Still Life: The Art of ArrangementJuror: Jason LandryInfo: www.kiernangallery.comDeadline: September 15, 2012Sponsor: The Center For Documentary StudiesEligibility: Open to all PhotographersTitle: Photography Book PrizeJuror: Deborah WillisInfo: http://firstbookprizephoto.com/Deadline: August 24, 2012Sponsor: The Coalition of Texans with Disabilities(CTD), Austin, TXEligibility: Open to all PhotographersTitle: Adjusted LensInfo: www.cotwd.org/photocompetition.htmlDeadline: August 27, 2012Sponsor: PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VTEligibility: Open to all Photographers over 18Title: Windows and MirrorsInfo: www.cotwd.org/photocompetition.htmlJurors: Elizabeth Corden and Jan PottsDeadline: August 31, 2012Sponsor: SlowArt Productions, Hudson, NYEligibility: Open to all Artists 18 and overTitle: A Show of HeadsInfo: www.slowart.com/prospectus/head.htmDeadline: August 31, 2012Sponsor: Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NYEligibility: Open to all US residents 18 and overexcluding members of Soho GalleryContinued on page 7.www.texasphoto.org / Texas Photographic Society / Contact Sheet / Vol 30 No 2 • 2012 3Texas Photographic SocietyPartnersDavis Gallery, AustinSanta Fe Workshops, Santa Fe NMBenefactorsKaren Divine, Boulder COAccurate Printing & Litho, San Antonio D. Clarke EvansSusan Barnett, New York NY Jim Geitgey, MidlandAnne Berry, Newnan GADavid Gibson, DallasCaslin Gregory & Assoc, Houston Steve Goff, OdessaOdessa College, OdessaChip Hooper, Carmel Valley CAKate Breakey, Tucson AZRichard Newman, Pacific Grove CADan Burkholder, Palenville NY Phillip Periman, AmarilloKeith Carter, BeaumontJohn Scanlan, Santa Fe NMRichard Chepey, Corpus Christi University of Texas PressJerry & Marilyn Comer, Richardson Sandra Chen Weinstein, Lake Forrest CABill Davis, AustinPatronsCalumet Inc, Chicago ILRiver City Silver, San AntonioJean Caslin, HoustonXavier Garza, Fair Oaks RanchFriendsVerve Fine Art, Santa Fe NMHank Auderer, San AntonioAngela Bacon-Kidwell, Wichita FallsE. Lynn Baldwin, HoustonBarry Banner, HoustonWilliam Barber, Sugar LandArdis Bartle, HoustonMariana Bartolomeo, Tucson AZE. A. Basse, III, San AntonioSheri Lynn Behr, Edgewater NJTami Bone, AustinKenny Braun, AustinRose B. Briggs, White OakAlbert Bronson, AustinChristopher Broughton, Carpinteria CAPat Brown, AustinRobert Brown, Sonoma CASusan Burnstine, Los Angeles CAChris Burt, PlanoLaura Pickett Calfee, DriftwoodReid Callanan, Santa Fe NMShelly Calton, HoustonScott Campbell, LongviewDave Cappello, DallasTom Chambers, Richmond VAPolly Chandler, AustinSusan Cook, HoustonCharles, Corda, Coconut Grove FLDennis Darling, SmithvilleGreg Davis, AustinDanny Deen, Ft. WorthKay Denton, AustinFaustinus Deraet, AustinGemma Desantos, HoustonSusan E. de Witt, Bainbridge Isl WASuzanne Ebner, Montrose CAWilliam Elder, Brushy CreekPolly Gailland, Greenville SCDorothy Gantenbein, Fremont CAJoan Gentry, Santa Fe NMAmy Holmes George, McKinneyAnn George, Shreveport LAA. Wright Gibson, HoustonJoy Goldkind, St. James NYDaniel Grant, San Francisco CAPaul A. Greenberg, DallasKimberly Gremillion, HoustonMartha Grenon, AustinDave Hamrick, AustinClay Harmon, KingwoodJ. Darwin Harrison, AustinCarol Hayman, AustinRobert Howen, San AntonioCraig Huber, Woodinville WALola Huitt, Spring BranchMike Hull, AustinSam Hurt, Abingdon VACaleb Jagger, Fort DavisTodd Jagger, Fort DavisChristopher James, Dublin NHJason Jilg, Harvard NEHigh Jones, Arlington VASonia Katchian, Chapel Hill NCLance Keimig, Pembroke MAMax Kellenberger, San Francisco CAEleanor Owen Kerr, Baton Rouge LAAndrew Kessler, Wellesley MADon Kirby, Santa Fe, NMMichael Kitei, Ft. Lauderdale FLWayne Lambert, Colorado Springs COSchool of Journalism, UT at AustinTexas Commission on the Arts, AustinDiane Griffin Gregory, HoustonLem Johnson, AustinSt. Clair Newbern III, Fort WorthJody Richardson, AustinBeckwith Thompson, OdessaRichard Lane, ArlingtonMatt Lankes, AustinSandy Lankford, HoustonJean Laughton, Interior SDLaszlo Layton, Gold Canyon AZIsa Leshko, Salem MAO. Rufus Lovett, LongviewAnn W. McDonald, LubbockElliott McDowell, Santa Fe NMKevin McKinnon, Burlingame CADallas McNamara, HoustonWyatt McSpadden, AustinScott Martin, San AntonioJanet Matthews, Cheverly MDCharlotte Niel, Oakland CAKenda North, DallasRobert L. Olson, Kennebunk MECharles Ondrej, San AntonioRichard Orton, NacogdochesAllen Palmer, Newton Hlds MALydia Panas, Kutztown PAF. W. Pate, Greenville SCMark Paulda, El PasoJan Potts, San Francisco CAEmma Powell, Middlebury VTMichael Rigby, AustinBarbara Riley, Corpus ChristiMark Rogers, DallasGlynda Hatfield Rose, AustinPaul Rose, Lakewood CAMarissa Roth, S Pasadena CADavid Ruderman, Sacramento CAVictoria Ruderman, Sacramento CAPatricia Sandler, Los Angeles CANancy Scanlan, AustinWilson Scanlan, Santa Fe NMFrancis Schanberger, Dayton OHTrish Simonite, San AntonioRichard Skidmore, The Sea Ranch CAAmanda Smith, Johnson CityLuther Smith, Fort WorthVictoria Smith, AustinAline Smithson, Los Angeles CABill Snypes, HoustonTerri St. Arnauld, AustinHarvey Stein, New York NYStephen Strom, Sonoita AZGail & Rodney Susholtz, AustinG. L. Swafford, RichmondMary Virginia Swanson, Tucson AZAnn Texter, GeorgetownClark Thomas, PhD, DallasCole Thompson, Laporte COWilliam R. Thompson, Phoenix AZLupita Murillo Tinnen, PlanoBill Vaccaro, Chicago, ILTeresa Van Hatten-Granath, Nashville TNGary W. Vann, Fresno CAKathy Vargas, San AntonioPaul Wainwright, Atkinson NHTav Walraven, DallasLes Warren, SmithvilleHiroshi Watanabe, West Hollywood CAGina Weston, Carmel CAKim Weston, Carmel CANevada Wier, Santa Fe NMAngilee Wilkerson, DentonBill Wright, AbileneFrank Yezer, AustinRuss Young, Floyd VAThe Contact Sheet is the bi-monthly publication of:Texas Photographic Society6338 N. New Braunfels #174San Antonio TX 78209 • www.texasphoto.orgEditor & Advertising: D. Clarke EvansAll public service announcements, workshop and competition notices,and information submitted for the Contact Sheet must be e-mailed to:Clarke@texasphoto.org.Images should be 1000 pixels in the longest dimension saved in the JPEGformat on high quality setting (not maximum). Images should be sampledat 300ppi.Our Motto: All the news that'll fit, we print.
The Texas Photographic Society’s 25th Annual Members’ Only ShowFirst PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceHonorable MentionHonorable Mention© Stephen StromSonita, AZ© Willard PateGreenville, SC© Shelley CaltonHouston, TX© Andrew FladeboeProvidence, RI© Polly A. ChandlerAustin, TXHonorable MentionHonorable MentionHonorable Mention© Susan HillyardSanta Cruz, CA© Andrea LandSt. Louis, MO© Erin K. MaloneSan Francisco, CA© Karen Divine,Boulder, CO© Susan E. de WittPortland, OR© Susan A. BarnettNew York, NY© Cynthia Morgan BatmanisHouston, TX© Tami BoneAustin, TX© John BergholmEmeryville, CA© Paul FordSeattle, WA© Al BradenAustin, TX© Eleanor M. BrownHouston, TX© Adrienne DefendPalo Alto, CA© Kevin DingmanColumbia, MO© Judith BrownNatick, MA© Richard A. AshmoreOrange, TX© Barry BannerHouston, TX© Marti BelcherVienna, VA© Audrey BrunoFairfax ,VA© Scott C. CampbellLongview, TX© Troy ColbyBeloit, KS© Mark CollinsDallas, TX© Sandra FreemanDallas, TX© George GatiPoughquaq, NY© Steve GoffOdessa, TX4 www.texasphoto.org / Texas Photographic Society / Contact Sheet / Vol 30 No 2 • 2012
Juried by Henry Horenstein author, teacher, and photographer. 142 artists submitted 901 images for the contest.© Rebecca TuckerOdessa, TX© Kirsten HovingMiddlebury, VT© Amanda SmithJohnson City, TX© Jacqueline Walters,San Francisco, CA© Lisa MittlerSan Antonio, TX© Tracie HellerMiami, FL© Mary Paige HueyAustin, TX© Ellen JantzenSt. Louis, MO© Debora SchwedhelmTampa, FL© Herb SmithWimberley, TX© Irwin LightstoneDallas, TX© Sharon SheroDallas, TX© Paul GreenbergDallas, TX© Marilyn MaxwellSanta Fe, NM© Gerardo VasquezOdessa, TX© Steven StokanAustin, TX© Karen Gordon SchulmanSteamboat Springs, CO© Ashton ThornhillLubbock, TX© Sandra Chen WeinsteinLake Forrest, CA© Charles RozierWestport, CT© Sarah-Marie LandSt. Louis, MO© Jimmy SalmonLongview, TX© Charles RozierWestport, CT© Michael MarvinsHouston, TX© Jack WillsSan Francisco, CA© Carol IsaakPortland, OR© Jason StuckAustin, TX© Robert C. TetroArlington, TX© Stephanie LaresPresidio, TX© Carol SerurSan Marcos, TX© Chere PaffordSonoma, CAwww.texasphoto.org / Texas Photographic Society / Contact Sheet /Vol 30 No 2 • 2012 5
Members’ News continuedTitle: 7th Annual Alternative Processes CompetitionJuror: Michael MazzeoInfo: www.sohophoto.com/downloads/alternative_processes.pdfDeadline: September 3, 2012Sponsor: A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TXEligibility: Open to all PhotographersTitle: DinnerJuror: Barbra Riley.Info: www.asmithgallery.com/Dinner_Call_for_Entry.phpDeadline: September 15, 2012Sponsor: Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DEEligibility: Open to all photographers of DE, MD, VA,DC, PA, and NJTitle: Biggs ShotInfo: www.biggsmuseum.org/index.htmlDeadline: September 18, 2012Sponsor: Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VirginiaEligibility: Open to all PhotographersTitle: The UnrealJuror: Ken RosenthalInfo: www.kiernangallery.com/Deadline: March 30, 2013Sponsor: SRO Photo Gallery, Texas Tech Schoolof Art, Lubbock, TXEligibility: Open to all PhotographersTitle: 2013-2014 Solo Photography ExhibitionsInfo: www.srophotogallery.org/WorkshopsColorado – Focus Ranch, SlaterPhotography and Personal Vision WorkshopAugust 26 - September 1, 2012Karen Schulman, [Steamboat Springs, CO]During the workshop week, we will cover both thetechnical and aesthetic aspects of photographic imagemaking. This will provide you the opportunity to learnhow to express your unique vision more deeply in thecreating of your photographs. In addition to the photographysessions, you’ll enjoy delicious meals, comfortablelodging and opportunities to enjoy various optionalactivities, including horseback riding, hiking and fishing.The natural beauty of the area, old ranch buildings, cowsand calves, pigs, lambs and wildlife all offer unlimitedphotographic possibilities and inspiration.Information, or call 970-879-2244New Mexico – Santa FeSanta Fe WorkshopsFocus Series: LANDSCAPE, September 23-28A Natural Eye Master Class: Finding Your Voice withEddie Soloway. Take your artistic journey to the nextlevel as you bring the inside out and learn to createimages with a unifying focus.Deeper into Landscape with Linde Waidhofer. Exploreyour personal connection to landscape and developtechniques that allow you to express the meaningbehind the form.High Desert Light with Marc Muench. Harness NorthernNew Mexico’s exquisite natural light and turn goodimages into outstanding images.The Language of Landscapes with Michael Long. Let the beautyof Santa Fe’s captivating landscapes open your visionand allow your photographic awareness to blossom.Focus Series: COLOR, September 30-October 5The Next Step with Sam Abell. Jump-start the process oftaking your work to the next photographic level, bothpersonally and professionally.The Hand-Colored Photographic Print with Kate Breakey.Focus on the fine-art possibilities of the hand-coloredimage with a modern-day master.The Evocative Portrait with Gregory Heisler. Createresonant and expressive portraits by balancing intuitionwith deliberate decision-making.The Color Moment with Arthur Meyerson. Refine yoursensitivity and unique personal vision to capture distinctivemoments in color.Info: www.santafeworkshops.com/Italy Art Treks - TuscanyPhotography /Plein-Air Painting WorkshopAugust 31 - September 8, 20012Taught by Scott Williams [Dallas] & Niki GulleyJoin us as our path takes us to the medieval towns,cypress tree lined roads and glorious sun drenchedsplendor of the rolling hills that is Tuscany in the fall.Imagine the inspiration derived from strolling the narrowcobble streets of the hill towns or taking in thepanoramic views from it’s outer walls as the sun sweepsacross the landscape spread out before you. Start yourown renaissance by standing in the shadows where themasters once painted, all while experiencing the grandeurof Tuscany first hand. Capture the rich fall colorsoffset against cobalt blue skies, the rows of earth huedvines, ripe with their succulent grape harvest, all whilebeing warmed, literally, under a Tuscan sun.Info: http://blind-squirrel.org/workshops.htmArt Treks – Cinque Terre & Lake Como – TuscanyPhotography / Plein-Air Painting WorkshopSeptember 8 - 16, 2012Taught by Scott Williams [Dallas] & Niki GulleyBrightly colored homes stacked one on top of the other,looking like they were carved into the hillside with theocean lapping at their doorstep, is what awaits you inCinque Terre. From the southern most stop of Riomaggiorewith its vertical ascent of pastel hued homes, toVernazza with its medieval fort protecting the harborand finishing along the beach at our home base ofMonterosso in the north. The second stop on our Italianpilgrimage, is one of the most beautiful place on earth,Lake Como. From our hilltop hotel overlooking the cityof Varenna, to the opulent villas surrounding the lakeand to the shop lined stairs and alleys of Bellagio, everydestination offers a multitude of opportunities to capturethis amazing locale.Info: http://blind-squirrel.org/workshops.htmIrelandPinhole PhotographySeptember 9 - 16, 2012Taught by Craig BarberIreland is truly a perfect setting for a workshop thatcelebrates slow photography. This workshop providesthe chance to embrace antiquarian picture making whiledelving into Ireland’s history and mysteries. We getstarted by building a pinhole camera that can be usedduring the duration of the trip and will be yours to keep.Use of paper negatives will assist in assessing work. Inaddition, you are encouraged to bring your own alternativecamera as well, be it a field camera, a Holga oranother vintage film camera of choice... all formats arewelcome as we explore a unique area of Ireland.We will visit each of the Islands, where the pace is slowand the magic inescapable. In County Clare we willphotograph a 12th century abbey, castles, a Neolithicdolman, a holy well and a fairy ring. Along the way,featured speakers will provide insights into Irish mythsand culture.Info: www.craigbarber.com/craigbarber/Ireland.htmlMorocco – Magical Morocco,A Photographic and Cultural AdventureSeptember 21 - October 5, 2012Casablanca Pre-night Extension:September 20.Karen Schulman [Steamboat Springs, CO]In conjunction with Strabo Photo Tour Collection.Join me for an opportunity to enjoy an unforgettablejourney across Morocco - into the Sahara on camelbackfor sunrise, sights in vibrant Marrakech and ancientFes, rug shopping and artisan visits, and much more.Combining the history and natural beauty of this richand fascinating country with first-person encounters,we will visit native villages, ancient medinas and craftsmen’sworkshops, sharing experiences and sipping minttea: symbolic of the warm, sincere Moroccan generosity.Info: www.phototc.com/SpainBarcelona & the Costa BravaOctober 17 - 26, 2012Karen Schulman [Steamboat Springs, CO]In conjunction with Strabo Photo Tour CollectionJoin me on this incredible adventure through the artsand natural beauty of northeastern Spain - land ofGaudi, Picasso, Miro and Dali. The departure is limitedto a maximum of twelve participants and is intended forthose with all levels of interest and accomplishment inphotography. While the emphasis will be on photography,this is also an artistic journey, which we believe willenhance your ability to capture the essence of Barcelonaand the Costa Brava in your images. Barcelona, the capitalof Catalonia, is a region with its own language, style,and history. Many Catalans think of their home as itsown country! The Costa Brava area offers up its ownstyle, with captivating scenery, medieval villages, rockygorges and a gorgeous Mediterranean coastline.Info: www.phototc.com/Members’ NewsHeidi Lender [San Francisco, CA] is participating ina new project from Atlanta gallery owner, JenniferSchwartz called The Ten. It’s a highly curated monthlyonline exhibition that aims to bring affordable art tothe people, promote collecting and support emergingphotographers. Each image is available at a 13x19 sizein an edition of 25 for $250. The Lender Ten... is from herGreen Dress series.Jimmy Salmon [Longview] was selected as a PhotoPlacePortfolio Artist. His portfolio of still life photos will beon exhibit in Middlebury, VT through September, 2012.Rania Matar’s [Brookline, MA] project A Girl and HerRoom is being published into a book by Umbrage Editionswith an introduction by Susan Minot, author ofMonkeys and Evening, and an essay by Anne Tucker,curator of photography at the Museum of Fine Arts,Houston.6 www.texasphoto.org / Texas Photographic Society / Contact Sheet / Vol 30 No 2 • 2012
Frank Hamrick [Ruston,LA] has publishedLetter Never Sent featuresnine square format,black and whiteimages. This first hardcoveredition is limitedto 25 copies. The book isavailable for $60.00 plus$5.00 shipping and can© Frank Hamrick be purchased online.The WPGA Pollux Award 2011 (Photographer of the Year:non-professional) jointly awarded to several photographersincluding Hugh Jones [Arlington, VA]. Hughreceived an honorable mention at the 6th Black andWhite Spider Awards. Hugh was also accepted into severalshows: 6th Biennial International Miniature InvitationalExhibition in Richmond, VA; A Smith Gallery (Alterations,num6ers); Vermont Photoworkplace (Uncanny: SurrealPhotography; The Nature of Trees; Seeing myself, seeing others:The Art of the Portrait); and Vermont Photo SpaceGallery (Four Corners of the Earth, Natural Playground -Imagery of Adventure, Persona).Richard Orton [Nacogdoches] has a new blurb book,Places Along the Way.Stan Raucher[Seattle, WA] isfeatured in issue#97 of LensWorkmagazine, witha ten-page interviewon streetphotography and© Stan Raucher a portfolio of 20images from his Return to New York series. The extendedDVD and online versions includes 14 more images andboth an audio and a video interview.Two of Ellen Jantzen’s [St. Louis, MO] photos, SanAndreas’ Fault and Gateway, were selected for the photobook, My OwnWilderness. Thebook can be purchasedthroughBlurb.© ©Ellen Jantzen, oicKeith Carter© Harvey SteinSteve Strom’s [Sonoita, AZ] image, Death Valley Floorfrom Dante’s View I, has been accepted into the Centerfor Photographic Arts 2012 Members Show in Carmel,CA. Karen Strom [Sonoita, AZ] has her image, WestonBeach, Pt. Lobos I, included in the web gallery for thatshow. Both Karen and Steve have images accepted in theArizona Centennial exhibit at the gallery at Tohono ChulPark. One of Karen’s images, Home, was been acceptedinto the Home show at the Center for Fine Art Photographyin Ft. Collins, CO. Four of Steve’s images wereselected for Soho Photo Gallery’s Small Works exhibit.Mary Economidy’s [Chicago, IL]: Zones of Familiarity,was recently at the Renaissance Court Gallery in Chicago,IL.Michael Smith’s and Paula Chamlee’s [Ottsville, PA]book Iceland: A Personal View, Vol I and Vol II has beenpublished. Please go to http://www.lodimapress.comfor full details.A solo exhibit of Lee Saloutos’s [Richmond, VA] imagesNevada Mines was shown at the Nicolaysen Art Museumin Casper WY. Lee will have work in the group photographyexhibit View Find at the Page Bond Gallery inRichmond, VA. Also, Lee had an image in the WorldwidePhotography BiennialExhibition, at theThe Borges CulturalCenter, Buenos Aires,Argentina.Carol Isaak [Portland, OR] was a first place fine art winnerof the Julia Margaret Cameron Award, and an honorablemention for portfolio in that same competition. Theexhibit was in Buenos Aires. Also, a 10-image portfolio,Sacred Objects and Acts, was accepted into Blue Sky Gallery’sdrawers in Portland, OR for the coming year.© Lee Saloutos, oicHannah Neal [Austin]was a Merit Award winnerin the B&W+ColorMagazine 2011 Portfolioissue for images from herLost Time series. She alsohad three images selectedfor studio2 gallery’s© Hannah Nealjuried SXSW exhibit, Eyefor Music.Richard Skidmore [The Sea Ranch, CA] had several ofhis images from the series Painterly Landscapes - Monet’sGarden at Giverny juried into the Mendocino Art Centerexhibit, Imagine, a Garden. A selection of his mattedprints is also now available in the Mendocino ArtCenter’s Front Gallery. That’s in addition to ViewpointPhotographic Art Center in Sacramento and the originalgallery that exhibited his prints, the Dolphin Galleryin Gualala. Richard was invited to participate in thefirst annual Art by the Sea open studio event on The SeaRanch.The University of TexasPress has published KeithCarter’s [Beaumont] latestbook, From Uncertain toBlue, now available fromyour local bookstore, Photo-Eye,or Amazon.com.Harvey Stein [New York, NY] was named as one of twohonorable mentions for the Excellence in Teacher Award,presented by CENTER, an important non-profit photographicorganization based in Santa Fe, NM. The NewYork Public Library has purchased 60 photographs fromhis People Living With AIDS series. These images from1992-1995 under the auspices of the Gay Men’s HealthCrisis (GMHC). In addition to this major acquisition, hehas 22 other images in the Library’s excellent photographycollection. The Brooklyn Museum of Art has addedthe cover photo of ConeyIsland 40 Years to theirextensive photographycollection. This makes thesixth photograph that hehas in the collection. Twoof his photographs werefeatured in the upcomingexhibition, Occupy WallStreet at the South StreetSeaport Museum. Four of his color photographs fromthe late 1980’s/mid-1990’s are featured in a new book,New York in Color published by Harry Abrams, Inc.John Bernard’s [Houston] Horizons Francophones wasrecently at Gallery M Squared in Houston. As a part ofFotoFest, John’s BlueMarble: EnvironmentalDestruction Throughthe Eyes of Childrenwas at the DeFrogGallery in Houston.© John Bernard, oicDr. Charles E. Rawlings [Winston-Salem, NC], recentlypublished Living Shells a coffee table book that displaysphotographs sea shells many of which have never beenphotographed in the wild before.Mark Collins [Dallas]earned 5 first place awards,1 second place and 2 honorablementions in the City ofRichardson annual photo contest.The attached image wasjudged Best Of Show in theAdult Division.Beth Purcell [Abilene]: Our Houses of History: Portraitsof Rural Texas Museums was at the Heritage Museum inBig Spring.Stephen Perloff’s [Langhorne, PA] Unseen Color, Part Iwas recently at the The Light Room Gallery in Philadelphia,PA.Steven Rood [ValleyVillage, CA] named oneof the 100 Best In Photographyby Graphisfor 2012 . Steven wonfor his ongoing Animaliaproject, featuring© Steven Rood sepia-toned portraits ofanimals from around the world. In addition I will bereceiving their coveted Gold Award.David H. Gibson’s [Dallas]: Sequences: Light Cascades +Water Music was at the Valley House Galley in Dallas.Angela Bacon-Kidwell [Wichita Falls]: Traces of Existencewas at the Wall Space Gallery in Santa Barbara, CA.Mike Marvins [Houston]has published Texas’ BigBend: A PhotographicAdventure from the Pecosto the Rio Grande (BrightSky Press).© Mark Collins, oic© Mike Marvins© Charles Corda, oicRania Matar’s [Brookline, MA]: Women on the Verge wasat the The Empty Quarter Gallery Dubai.Charles Corda [CoconutGrove, FL] had animage, Rocky HarborMotel, Newfoundland5/2011, in the 18thAnnual Texas National2012 Exhibition at theCole Art Center inNacogdoches.www.texasphoto.org / Texas Photographic Society / Contact Sheet / Vol 30 No 2 • 2012 7
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Please send a copy of ID.) $ 25 Senior – 65 and older (Regular memberbenefits.) $ 50 International (Regular member benefits.) $ 195 Friend (Regular benefits plus choice ofprint from Print Program.) $ 915 Benefactor (Regular benefits plus all fiveprints from Print Program.)ORDER PRINT PROGRAM PRINTS:number of prints ordered:1 ___ $ 195 4 ___ $ 7402 ___ $ 380 5 ___ $ 9153 ___ $ 565please mark desired artist:or receive all prints for $ 915 Susan Barnett D. Clarke Evans Anne Berry Susan Chen Weinstein Karen DivinePrint Program continuedthe boundaries are obscure, requiring theviewer to look again and again.” A senseof structure and design are important ofcourse, but behind these shapes and colors,there is usually another order of meaning,however abstract that may appear. reveal apersonal documentary, and images wherethe boundaries are obscure, requiring theviewer to look again and again.” A senseof structure and design are important ofcourse, but behind these shapes and colors,there is usually another order of meaning,however abstract that may appear.Susan Barnett • New York, New YorkLubbock ManType C-print • 18”x18” mountedI approachedthis fellow onVenice Beachand told himI photographpeople fromthe back wearingt-shirtswith messageson them, andI it wouldn’tshow hisface. He wasintrigued,© Susan Barnett charming andagreed to pose.I worked for twelve years as AssociateDirector at the Perls Galleries on MadisonAvenue. I have exhibited nationally,including: Soho Photo; Center for Fine ArtPhotography, Newspace, Silvereye, GriffinMuseum of Photography, Houston Centerfor Fine Art Photography, Philadelphia Universityof the Arts Gallery, Pacific CenterNW, New York Photo Festival, DetroitCenter for Contemporary Photography, andClampart Gallery.The series “Not In Your Face” has been seenin Lensculture, Popular Photography Magazine,Lenscratch, PDN Artslant, Projekt 30,Social documentary.net, Heinz Foundationvimeo, Pittsburgh Tribune and “The Photo/Artvas, Troika Editions, La Lettre de Photography,Lenswork #97 and Fototazo.“Not In Your Face” has won awards fromPhoto Review , IPA, Px3, Pollux awards,WPGA, Texas Photographic Society, PhotoWorld Annual Awards, Critical Mass, HeyHot Shot Contender and New York PhotoFestival.Anne Berry • Newnan, GeorgiaMonkey at the Door10”x10” Silver gelatin print on 12”x12” paper.Monkey at the Door is part of my BehindGlass series. The title refers to the glass orboundaries of an enclosure, and is a metaphorfor the distance modern man has put© Anne Berrybetweenh i m -self andnature.OftenI findmyselfgazinginto theeyes of amonkey,his handtouchingthe glass wall that separates our worlds.The animal’s candid stare, the reflectionof glass, and the frame of a window areall elements that work together to create astory that deserves to be told.Anne grew up in Atlanta, spending vacationsand summers at Lake Burton, on theFlint River in Sumter Co., and on Georgiaand South Carolina barrier islands. Theappreciation for places unspoiled by developmentis central to her vision.Anne’s photographs have been exhibitedinternationally, and she has receivednumerous awards, including the WorldwidePhotography Gala Awards 2011 SpecialMention of the Award Director andthe Lens Culture International ExposureAward. She is a Critical Mass 2011 finalistD. Clarke Evans • San Antonio, TexasAce Spring Service - San Antonio, TX5”x14” digital pigment print mounted andovermatted to 12” x 20”© D. Clarke EvansI have always had a strong interest in business;not only managing an organization,but also the structures they are housed in.During my travels around Texas, I began tonotice colorful store fronts and began capturingthem on film.These captains of industry do not have largeadvertising budgets. Their main method ofattracting customers is their storefront. Someuse brightly colored signs or painted murals.Many do not hire a professional painter,but instead design and paint the storefrontthemselves. We are left with a special part ofAmericana, the small businessperson pursuingthe American Dream.Clarke is the official photographer of theSan Antonio Spurs and is also President ofthe Texas Photographic Society. Clarke hasexhibited nationally and holds a Bachelor ofArts degree from Brooks Institute located inSanta Barbara, CA.