Archive for May, 2009

Joseph Saxton Gallery

May 30, 2009

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520 Cleveland Ave. N.W., Canton Ohio 44702

The Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography will open in Canton, OH on June 5.  The gallery will take visitors on a tour of the history of photography, from daguerreotypes through contemporary portraits. 

Visit the website.

Read a related article.


New Masters – The New York Times

May 30, 2009
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Hendrik Kerstens' "Yankee"

Katy Ryan, Photo Editor of The New York Times Magazine, discusses some of the images from Dutch Seen: New York Rediscovered.

View the slide show: New Masters – The New York Times.

William Wegman at Akron Museum of Art

May 26, 2009

You’ve either owned a calendar, or seen him on Sesame Street.  Now, see:

dlwegmanlWilliam Wegman: Fay

May 16 – Aug 16, 2009

The Akron Art Museum is deeply honored to be one of only two venues to present William Wegman: Fay, a wonderfully witty and moving exhibition about the artistic collaboration between William Wegman (b. 1943) and his celebrated Weimaraner Fay (1984 – 1995)…

Learn more from Akron Museum of Art’s Website

Links Page

May 24, 2009

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Updated Links page.  Lots of new local galleries added.  Please let me know of any good local/regional contemporary art or photo links.

Debra in a NE Ohio Juried Show

May 20, 2009


One of Debra's 2 pieces in Photo 2009 at TAG.

One of Debra's 2 pieces in Photo 2009 at TAG.

Debra Shephard has two pieces in Photo 2009 at Trumbull Art Gallery in downtown Warren, OH. The exhibition is up now and will run through June 7.  The show was juried by Richard Mitchell, Professor Emeritus at Youngstown State University.

Click here for a link to TAG.

Congratulations Kate!

May 18, 2009

Kate Shelton's digital infrared image of her son reading a comic book under a tree.

Kate Shelton won The Ohio Cemetery Alliance’s Photography Competition in the People category.  There will be an opening reception on Sunday, June 7 at 1:30pm at Brecksville Library.  Afterwards the winning prints will be displayed at the Cleveland Public Library.  Well done.

Click here for the CSUphoto announcement. 

Click here for a link to OCA announcement

Free Fake DHS Photo Licenses

May 18, 2009

Photo-licenseAll around the world, cops and rent-a-cops are vigorously enforcing nonexistent anti-terrorist bans on photography in public places. If you’re worried about being busted under an imaginary law, why not download these templates and print yourself an imaginary “Photography license” from the DHS?

Read the story…   

Here’s a related link 

Be sure to read my comment to this story >

Have a Great Summer!

May 17, 2009

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…and don’t forget the sun screen.

I’ll keep posting stuff here over the summer, so check back every so often.  If you have a show, know of opportunities, or have anything you’d like to share, please let me know.  That goes for you alumni as well.  Also, I’ll work on getting something up on the gallery pages in the coming weeks.

Ohio All-Media Art Competition

May 14, 2009

coburn gallery014Juror: Marcella Hackburdt, a photography person

$500 in awards.

Deadline: June 8, 2009

Click to download the prospectus.

Visit the Coburn Gallery website.

Photographer Wanted

May 14, 2009

This from a flyer in the Art Dept:

ATTN. all CSU photographers:
Model searching for photographer for quality photos for portfolio.
Contact: Don J.
Phone:   216.376.2132