October Meeting Notes…

They say it will be fall any day now … and many of us will have our hands full with autumn photography. Be sure to leave yourself enough time to attend our October 24th meeting at Dury’s. We will be hearing from Michael Ray Knott, who will review his selections for our current Provence exhibition. Just look at his experience…I’m certainly looking forward to meeting him and hearing what he has to say.

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I began my art career in Austin, Texas where I became a well-known poster artist. My work appears in a number of poster retrospectives from that era, including the book, The Art of Rock (1987, Abbeville Press). During my time in Austin, I studied photography under the legendary street photographer, Gerry Winogrand. I observed up-close how Winogrand worked and absorbed his philosophy of photography, which has greatly influenced my current work.

http://www.michaelraynott.com

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Important meeting!

Wesley and Emily are holding a planning meeting to outline next year’s exhibits. All S.N.A.P. members are encouraged to attend with any suggestions for judges and/or themes…November 10 at Provence at 9:30.

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Call for SNAP Submissions – Winter 2017|Theme “Perspective”

As a SNAP member, you are invited and encouraged to submit photos for our next Provence SNAP Photography Show.

Theme: PERSPECTIVE. For this show, perspective means “viewpoint” – a way of looking at or thinking about something.  Strong photos will capture something a casual passerby may not see. Perhaps the vantage point is different, or the story told provokes a new way of considering something. Finding a unique way to point to a selected scene delivers a message to the viewers which the photographer directs.

Juror:  The juror for this exhibit is V e s n a  P a v l o v i ć, a Vanderbilt Associate Professor of Art who is astonishingly prolific and creative. She has exhibited widely in both solo and group exhibitions, and has work included in major private and public art collections, including the Phillips, the Hirschhorn and others around the world. Zeitgeist gallery here in Nashville represents her work.

More information here: Call for Entries

 

Local Exhibits…

“Above It All” – Lexus of Nashville October 5 until February 28

Art is all about perspective. One of its main purposes is to take its audience on a journey vastly different from their everyday reality.

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From October 5 until February 28, Lexus of Nashville will be showcasing thirty photographic images of Middle Tennessee and the Smoky Mountains taken by members of Aerial Innovations of Tennessee, a Nashville-based aerial photography company founded by Wendy Whittemore. The photos are the result of the photographers feeding their creative sides between construction and real estate assignments for the company. “The art probably started before we ever took a photo for a client. Looking at the earth from above provides a whole other network of patterns and juxtapositions.

Above It All is at Lexus of Nashville, 2010 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard. For more information, visit www.flytenn.com.

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Baldwin Gallery Exhibit extended

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Constellation, the Fall 2017 exhibit at Baldwin Gallery featuring works from multiple photographers, has been extended until October 27.

The exhibit’s title, Constellation, is a tribute to the collaboration of works from 15 different artists – each inspired by the wonders of nature: starry skies, vast bodies of water, man, and animal.

Jackie Kearns Heigle curated the exhibition from works by artists at the Obscura gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Many take from or add to 20th-century methods for developing photos, such as platinum/palladium, hand-colored gelatin silver, wet plate collodion, kallitype, gum dichromate, resin printing, and contemporary pigment printing.

The gallery is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.obscuragallery.net and www.baldwingallery.com.

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Captured Emotions – Chromatics 2nd Floor Gallery

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Captured Emotions, an intriguing collection of work by 26 artists, portraying an array of emotions captured in time through painting, sculpture and photography.

On view September 28 – January 25, 2018.

Artists Featured: Bill Lund, C. Al Wood, Carli Maclean, David Morel, Emerald Estock, Emily L. Cathcart, Emily Helms, J. Michael Gannon, Jacolyn Wingo, Jen Vogus, Jesslyn Carver, Jo Fields, Jordan Weisenauer, Kay Ramming, Lou el Oso Carrillo, Max Garner, Melanie Jackson, Nancy Boyd Johnson, Rashmi Katti, Reed Galin, Sainadh Mallula, Sandy Spain, Sharon Brown Christopher, Susan Harrell, Travis Batton, Willette DuPree.

Calls for Submissions:

Nashville Arts Magazine Competition Deadline…Oct. 20th!

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National Juried Exhibition – Open Call for Art and Photography

The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville is calling for entries for its 12th Annual National Juried Exhibition. Approximately 40-50 works of all styles and genres from emerging and established artists will be selected for display in February 2018 at the Balcony Gallery of the Emporium Center.

Entries must be original works completed in the last two years in the following categories: 2-D (painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, photography) and 3-D. Work cannot have previously exhibited in any Alliance exhibition. The nonrefundable entry fee is $40 for up to three works. Up to three additional entries may be submitted for $7 each. Prizes include at least $1,000 in cash awards, and exhibiting artists will receive a catalog of the exhibition.

Works will be selected by juror Jeffrey Morton, a recipient of a 2015 Individual Artist Fellowship from the Tennessee Arts Commission. Morton’s work has Japanese art and culture influence and has been exhibited regionally and nationally.

Entries must be received by midnight on Sunday, December 10, 2017.

Apply here: www.knoxalliance.com/nje-entry/

 

 

 

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