November Updates and Exhibition Schedule into 2019
Fall has been a busy time in Providence and 2019 promises to be an even more active year.
What goes around comes around as they say and thanks to the folks at Providence Art and Culture, the National Endowment for the Arts picked up our current Naked Print call for entries and retweeted it out to their 98K plus followers.
In other news, beyond our regular exhibition schedule, we ran a successful two day Light Studies at WaterFire workshop with David Wells early in October. David returned a few days later for a well-attended presentation on his process and career including tips for a successful travel experience. David is currently leading a trip in Morocco and you still have time to join him in South India in February. Don’t forget to mention RICPA when you Register.
Currently in the galleries, the exhibition One Gun Gone: Thoughts and Prayers are NOT Enough runs through Friday, November 9th. Join us for a closing reception for this exhibition of work addressing gun violence selected by juror Boris Bally on November 9th 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Thanks to everyone who entered in support of this initiative.
In Person Pickup: November 10th Noon – 4:00pm for work in the exhibition.
Opening November 15th in the galleries: Dawn Watson: holding, still The Annual Holiday Members Show & Sale. Dawn Watson will be exhibiting as our invited guest photographer in the Focus Gallery. Dawn will be exhibiting a selection of work from “holding, still” in a solo presentation. In the Community Gallery, we will be hosting The Second Annual Holiday Members Show & Sale this exhibition is open to members at every level. Two entries each, photography in any style, process or subject. Download the online entry form https://www.riphotocenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Loan-Agreement-Nov-Members-Holiday-FORM-V3.pdf Deadline: 11/10/18
Entry is Free for Exhibiting Members and above, $20 for Community Members, membership is required. Memberships may be purchased at the time of entry on our website at https://www.riphotocenter.org/membership-info/
Exhibition: Thursday, November 15th, 2018, thru Friday, December 14th, 2018
Registration Deadline: November 10th, 2018
Reception and Awards: November 15th 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Following our Members Show & Sale, we will be celebrating the Holidays by hosting a show for the Members of the Newport Photo Guild. Details are still in the works but plan on joining us in December for their opening and our holiday party as we bring the year to an end and get ready for a new year.
Coming to the Galleries in January Michael Benari: Dark Matter & The Naked Print, a Juried Call for Entries. Michael Benari will be debuting a selection of work from his series Dark Matter as our invited guest photographer in the Focus Gallery. In the Community Gallery, we will be mounting The Naked Print a juried call for entries to explore surface and ink on paper. This is a chance to explore alternate presentation options and substrates. Open to all subject matter framed or unframed, no glass or plexi, The call is juried by Steven Fisher http://www.stephenfisherartist.com/ and entry is via CaFE.
February in the Galleries: We will be clearing the galleries for our next Open Call Exhibition. This is an opportunity to present work of your choosing, no theme or prompt. This exhibition is mounted as an international showcase for contemporary voices in photography. This is a chance to submit your strongest work for review by Aline Smithson, http://alinesmithson.com/about/ a nationally recognized writer, Photographer and founding editor of LENSCRATCH http://lenscratch.com/
This call is on CaFE at https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5615
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