At our February meeting, Richard Barrow shared two outstanding experiences he had last year:

** First, as a member of the 2017 Periscope Class sponsored by the Arts and Business Council of Nashville – see https://www.abcnashville.org/periscope/.  Deadline for this year’s class is fast approaching, and Richard can give us some insights into what he gained, and answer any questions.

** Second, Richard had a great show at the airport this fall as part of the Flying Solo series – see his images at http://www.rbarrowimages.com. He also discussed his inspirations and personal analysis of each of his photographs.

March Meeting & Events

WE WILL NOT MEET AT OUR USUAL PLACE OR ON OUR USUAL DAY.  Instead, we will meet March 20 at the Nashville State Community College auditorium where S.N.A.P. member Emily Naff https://www.emilynaff.com/about/index will critique her selections for the our current “Landmarks” exhibit.

Nashville State Community College
Room: S-104

That is in the lower level of the Student Services building, which is the two story building at the back of the campus. Visitor parking is marked by green lines in the center of the parking lot. Here’s the link to the campus map.

The artists reception for the exhibit is March 15, 5:30 – 7:30, at the Green Hills Library. The show closes March 31, when exhibitors must pick up their work.

April/May Meeting & Events

April 26 at 6:30 we will meet at the Frist Center for The Visual Arts for a guided tour of two photography exhibits: Slavery, the Prison Industrial Complex: Photographs by Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick, http://fristcenter.org/calendar/detail/slavery-the-prison-industrial-complex and  We Shall Overcome: Civil Rights and the Nashville Press, 1957–1968, http://fristcenter.org/calendar/detail/we-shall-overcome-civil-rights-and-the-nashville-press Thanks to Pat Hollander for obtaining docents for this tour.  Sign-up sheet at the March meeting for a good headcount.  $10 if you are not a Frist member.

Also coming up on May 1st will be a joint meeting sponsored by the Brentwood Photography Group and Dury’s. Sam Abel, a Cannon Explorer of Light, will be presenting. The meeting is 6:30 pm at the Otter Creek Church (south entrance) off Franklin Road in Brentwood. Admission is free, but Cannon is requiring tickets for auditing. Go here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sam-abell-canon-explorer-of-light-tickets-43660029323 for more information and registration. Thanks to Sue Henry, BPG president and S.N.A.P. member for organizing and inviting us.

General Information

See our SNAP Facebook group for up to date contest, workshop, and exhibit information, some of which is also on the attached.  Members are encouraged to post opportunities!  General inquiries, correspondence to SNAP leadership:  snapnashville@gmail.com

Local Exhibitions

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Al Little in Field, 2014, Yazoo City, Mississippi

Jack Spencer is showing at Baldwin Photographic Gallery at Middle Tennessee State University March 12 through April 18. The Gallery will host Jack Spencer in Conversation with Paul Polycarpou of Nashville Arts Magazine on Wednesday, March 21, 6 p.m., at the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building, Room 104. Reception to follow in the gallery. For more information, visit www.baldwinphotogallery.com. See more of Spencer’s work at www.jackspencer.com.

 

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Mike Smith’s photography will be included in Cumberland Gallery’s exhibit Discontent running from March 3 through April 14. He will be present for the opening reception on Saturday, March 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, please visit www.cumberlandgallery.com. See more of Smith’s work atwww.mikesmithphotographs.com.

 

Workshops

Byron Jorjorian Workshops

 Waterfalls and Wildflowers – Fall Creek Falls State Park/Cumberland Mtn. State Park – April 13th – 15th, 2018

Byron will be teaching this and it is in conjunction with the TN State Parks and you will sign up with them. You will have to go to this website to get more info. and call the number to enroll.

http://tnstateparks.com/parks/promotion-details/fall-creek-falls/waterfalls-and-wildflower s-photography-workshop

Big South Fork Spring Workshop – April 27th – 29th, 2018

We will create macro and abstract images as well as landscapes in a variety of situations. More importantly, we will assist you in refining and expanding your vision so that you not only bring back beautiful images but you learn technical and compositional skills that can help grow your photography in the future.

Click on this link for more info: http://www.jorjorianpublishing.com/bigsouthforkspring2018.html

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