Archive for August, 2010

Andrew Moore Lecture at Akron Art Museum

August 30, 2010

Andrew Moore will give a FREE lecture about his career and recent Detroit photographs, currently on view at the museum, Thursday, September 16 at 6:30 pm. A book signing will immediately follow the lecture.

Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis in the Charles and Jane Lehner Auditorium. For more information call 330.376.9186 x230.

Link: Programs & Events – Akron Art Museum.

Who is Andrew Moore?

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Submissions for AGC’s Desk Calendar

August 24, 2010

52 Weeks 52 Works is AGC’s annual desk calendar showcasing 52 different works of art corresponding to the 52 calendar weeks. The calendar has served as a stage for the creative community of Northeast Ohio for the past 8 years. The calendar seeks to demonstrate the power of expressing ideas effectively through print and the myriad of collaborative opportunities available with Northeast Ohio’s creative community.

Download more information here: AGC Calander Submissions

SPE Midwest Regional Conference

August 18, 2010

I’ll be attending the Society for Photographic Education’s annual Midwest Regional Conference from Sep 30 – Oct 2 in Kalamazoo, MI.  I encourage you students to attend as well.  SPE is an especially student-friendly organization.  They encourage student participation in all their conferences.  The regional conferences are especially affordable:

(early bird price, register by Sep 9 / regular registration)

  • Student SPE member: $10 / $15
  • Student nonmember: $20 / $25
  • Student volunteer:      FREE

Click here to learn more about registration.

If we can get a few of you together to carpool and share a room or two, the cost would be very reasonable.  Kalamazoo is about a 4 hour drive.  There are many cheap lodging options. But the conference is the same weekend as homecoming, so book soon.

The conference is a great opportunity to learn about new developments in the field, make contacts with peers, and generally get inspired.  In addition to hearing artists talk about their work and academic discussions about photography, you can view the many exhibitions in town, register for workshops, participate in portfolio reviews, and exhibit your work in a special student exhibition.

You’ll hear more about the conference when classes kick off at the end of the month.  In the meantime, please visit these websites for more info:

Amazon Student

August 8, 2010

Check out Amazon Student. It’s basically Amazon Prime that’s free for students for one year.  It provides free shipping on books and other eligible items.