Opening reception: September 12, 6:30-8:30pm
Main, Atelier & Griffin Galleries
Griffin Museum of Photography
67 Shore Road; Winchester, MA
Photography Atelier, in its seventeenth year, is a unique portfolio-making course for emerging to advanced photographers. In addition to guidance and support in the creation of a body of work, the class prepares artists to market, exhibit and present their work to industry professionals.
Work by the Photography Atelier 18 members includes: Bob Avakian’s ”Between Night and Day,” landscapes from Martha’s Vineyard and Cape Cod taken between dusk and dawn;Nan Campbell Collins’ ”Wildwood” images of the mysterious dimensions of veiled as well as luminous light, shape and form experienced within a wildwood; Diane Rubino Davies’ series of fine art child portraits, “In Plain View;” Sue D’Arcy Fuller’s photo essay tells a story of her own city, Medford, Massachusetts, through images of the people who live, work and praise there; Nancy Fulton’s landscapes at the beginning of the wet in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, Africa, “The Rains of Ngorongoro Crater;” Rich Perry’s photographs of the structures of the 1920s and 30s on Route 66 in Oklahoma as they were in March 2013, “Route 66, Oklahoma – The Past in the Present;” Larry Raskin images of the shapes, colors and the play of light reflected in the vehicles we use and see every day, “Reflections on the Move;”Astrid Reischwitz’s ”Bedroom Project” which brings intimate spaces into public view; Amy Rindskopf’s images of “Spring in the Greenhouse;” Gail Samuelson‘s ”Head Shots” – an homage to loved ones which includes vintage hats, WWII shoulder boards, and fake beards; Ellen Slotnick’s ”Paradox,” interior photographs from abandoned homesteads and farmhouses in North Dakota; course assistant Meg Birnbaum‘s photographs documenting “The Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence”; and instructor Karen Davis‘s ”Touch,” portraits of moments of connection.