Update from the Director…
In conjunction with our current exhibition, Making Pictures with Plants: Contemporary Anthotypes, we are hosting a Zoom based panel discussion on Saturday April 2nd to explore the Anthotype process. The talk will bring together the curators with several of the exhibiting artists and Karan Haas, Lane Senior Curator of Photographs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. for a discussion of this early photographic process, that makes use of plant material as a light sensitive dye. The exhibition, curated by Jesseca Ferguson and Mary Kocol brings together work from around the world by contemporary practitioners of the Anthotype process and continues in our galleries through April 15th…
Pre-register for this free talk on Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElcOirpjktG9WZjdCnPtrRv4TTG_Y81Vl1
Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 12PM EDT / 17:00 GMT / 18:00 CET
April also brings…
A brief synopsis of the work I had the pleasure of reviewing, as part of the New England Portfolio Reviews this year, is on our website. I am also available for individual sessions on an ongoing basis. Review sessions can be used to preview new work, share ideas and explore future directions or projects in development. Appointments can be scheduled online for Zoom or in person sessions at www.riphotocenter.org/portfolio-reviews-and-consultations
Entry is open through April 20th for our unique opportunity for Leica Shooters everywhere, in the form of a Call for Entries to Explore the “Leica look and Mystique” This exhibition, open to photographs captured with any Leica camera will be juried by Leica Ambassador Eileen McCarney Muldoon and Olaf Willoughby.
Beyond our Exhibitions: Reviews, Collectors & Support
Pictured above is the April print available as part of our new Print a Month Club. This program, new for 2022, was introduced as a new way to support the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts and grow your collection at the same time. The program makes a new collector’s print available each month produced in a very limited edition of 18. These numbered prints are available for purchase individually or the complete set of 12 prints can be pre-purchased. A new print becomes available each month, for more details or to order or reserve your set today.
In person Print Share & Peer Review sessions will be returning starting April 13th… These peer review sessions are open to anyone fully vaccinated, to share and comment on work with fellow members and enthusiasts. Bring your prints to this monthly event which is scheduled for the Second Wednesday of each month and starts at 6:30pm. Check the events section on our website for more information and updates. If you are looking for more directed feedback on your work… One on one sessions with the Director are a popular alternative and provide a chance to get feedback on new work, share ideas, explore future directions or projects in development. Sessions can also be used to prepare a portfolio or present exhibition ready work. Schedule yours today, available via Zoom or live in the gallery, scheduling is available on our website
As we get ready to start our next member project, copies of our first portfolio, 20/20 in a Box produced by our re/vision review group are still available. This limited edition boxed set of prints includes work from 10 members including Eileen McCarney Muldoon, Deb Ehrens, and provides a great way to start off or expand your collection. For more information and to order limited edition portfolio visit our website at 20/20 in a Box
The gallery is open Thursdays – Saturdays Noon – 6:00pm or by appointment.
Currently in the Gallery: through April 15th
Making Pictures from Plants: Contemporary Anthotypes
Curated by Jesseca Ferguson and Mary Kocol: Making Pictures from Plants: Contemporary Anthotypes presents an international survey of artists currently working with anthotypes. This exhibition brings together sixteen artists exploring and extending this sustainable photographic process that dates back to Victorian England and the birth of photography. Anthotype images are created using photosensitive material from plants in a contacting printing process taking days or weeks to form a transitory image..
We will be hosting an in person Print Share & Peer Review session on April 13th… These peer review sessions are open to anyone fully vaccinated, to share and comment on work with fellow members and enthusiasts. Bring your prints to this monthly event which is scheduled for the Second Wednesday of each month and starts at 6:30pm. Check the events section on our website for more information and updates.
Next – Opening April 21st
8th International Call: Jessica Roscio, Juror
This annual exhibition is mounted as an international showcase for contemporary voices in photography as juried by Jessica Roscio, Director and Curator of the Danforth Art Museum at Framingham State University. Prior to the Danforth, Roscio held positions at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 21st and be on view Friday, May 13th
Coming in May –
Riding the Wind &… more
Paul Murray’s internationally traveled exhibition is sailing into Providence to launch a series of Spring and Summer programs with a focus on wind powered life in the Ocean State and Sailing around the world… Stay tuned for more details on upcoming programing and the exhibitions opening May 19th
Individual Portfolio/Project Reviews:
Individual feedback opportunities are available on an ongoing basis in four different formats for 2022. These review sessions can be used to preview new work, share ideas and explore future directions or projects in development. Appointments can be scheduled online for Zoom or in person sessions at www.riphotocenter.org/portfolio-reviews-and-consultations
Registration is open for our annual 20 minute individual Member review sessions.
We are also offering 45 minute one on one sessions open to the public via zoom or in person at the Gallery
New for 2022 we will also be offering “Lunch with the Director” for those interested in a more immersive conversations about your work and your goals. Lunch is included with these two hour more casual sessions. Questions can be directed to email@example.com
Currently Available Online:
All of our exhibitions are available on the RICPA website, past exhibitions can be found here https://www.riphotocenter.org/category/exhibits/past
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