Archive for March, 2009

Helen Levitt, RIP

March 30, 2009


American photography legend Helen Levitt died yesterday at the age of 95. Best known for her witty, candid shots of everyday New York life, she was one of the most influential street photographers to date… Read more from NPR


Feed the Gays

March 26, 2009

The Gay & Lesbian Student Alliance(GLASA) is the Student group at Cleveland StateUniversity. This year, on April 4th, GLASA  will be hosting its first annual art show,Feed the Gays, to raise money for GLBT & Allied scholarships on campus(2 undergraduate, 1 graduate and 1 law).

 From 5pm-9pm at Bounce Nightclub local artists will exhibit  their work, donating 50% of all sales to the GLASA scholarship fund, while a host of performing artists entertain on the Bounce stage.

 **We are still accepting artists who wish to display and sell work for this cause. 

Contact Maya Simek (Mark can give you her email address)

Graduate Assistant of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) Student Services
Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Rhodes Tower (RT) 1243

Photography Exchange Blog Update

March 26, 2009

Adriane Little of Western Michigan University wrote with an update about the PE Blog.  

Her semester is ending with about 30 of her students posting videos and commenting on work.  Her last day of classes is April 16th.  She asked me to encourage you to post work before that date to increase the chance for feedback.  Consider yourself encouraged.

Visit the Photography Exchange Blog.

Creative Quarterly

March 24, 2009

I hold in my hands the new issue of Creative Quarterly.  Our own Peter Jennings has 3 images reproduced on pg.52.  Peter was the Bronze Award winner in Creative Quarterly’s New Talent issue.  Well Played.  Keep it up, Peter.

See the current issue in miniature.

See the original announcement.

Fire Doors Need to Stay Closed

March 23, 2009

Per a Fire Inspection Report, the fire doors to AB 9 (photo classroom) and AB 15 (print viewing/drying room) are to remain closed.  They’ve been propped open since I got here, so it may seem weird at first.  But, DO NOT PROP THEM OPEN.

Just a reminder…

March 17, 2009

If you’re looking for a way to spend a day this spring break:


There’s also a companion exhibition of Friedlander’s work at the Akron Museum of Art. AND, there’s the Edward Weston exhibition down there.   That’s a lot of important photography in NE Ohio.  Go see some!

Photo I: Pictures of Paper assignment

March 16, 2009

I added a small gallery of Pictures of Paper samples.  See the link to the right, or click here.

You can also see some other samples here.

Spring Break Studio Access

March 13, 2009

Students can work in the Art studios over Spring Break during regular office hours.

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm. 

You’ll need your access card.

Email me if you have any issues with the facilities.

Have a great break!

Image + Object

March 9, 2009

A Joint Exhibition of Photographic and Sculptural works by CSU and YSU faculty and students.

Asterisk Gallery, 2393 Professor Ave, Cleveland Ohio

Opening reception: April 10, 2009, 6pm – 10pm