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June 2, 2010
Coming July 6
Crisis & Opportunity: Documenting the Global Recession
July 6 - August 1, 2010
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 15, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

PRC Gallery, 832 Commonwealth Avenue

Photo by Shiho Fukado
Shiho Fukado

Produced by, this show features the work of four photographers who are the winners of a call for entries on the global recession. The exhibit was first exhibited at powerHouse Arena in Brooklyn, NY, February 16-March 14.

First place winner is Tomasz Tomaszewski from Poland for his exhibit "Hades?", an exploration of workers in Upper Silesia, Poland who are loosing their jobs and ways of life as a result of the global recession and economic restructuring.

The three honorable mentions are: Shiho Fukada's exhibit on a laborers town in Japan that has become a welfare town; Michael McElroy's exhibit focuses on the problem of affordable healthcare in the U.S. and loss of dignity; and Khaled Hasan's exhibit on about a stone workers community on the Indo-Bangla border.

For more information, see

Documentary Night at the PRC!
Thursday, July 22, 6:30-8:30 pm
Bring your documentary work (prints or on a laptop) to discuss with others, or just come to look. To register to show work at Documentary Night (first come, first served basis), or for more information, email or call the PRC at 617-975-0600. Bring refreshments to share!
On View Until June 20
EXPOSURE: The 15th Annual PRC Juried Exhibition
April 23 - June 20, 2010
PRC Gallery, 832 Commonwealth Avenue
Juried by Mia Fineman, Senior Research Associate, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

Photograph by Stella Johnson
Stella Johnson

Each year, the PRC is pleased to host a juried exhibition with a nationally-renowned juror. This prestigious competition is a great opportunity to view new work as well as see topics in which contemporary minds are engaged. With only about a dozen artists selected from close to 300 entries, the PRC Juried Exhibition is a highly competitive and revered program....More

Click here for complete list of photographers.
PRC Portfolio Reviews with George Slade, New PRC Program Manager/Curator
Wednesday June 23, 12:00 - 4:00 pm

To make a reservations for 20 minute review slots, call the PRC office at 617-975-0600 beginning Wednesday, June 16  at 10:00 am. This opportunity is for PRC members only and is on a first come, first serve basis.
Evans and Others in North Andover
from PRC Blog, by George Slade

Walker Evans. Roadside Stand. Vicinity Birmingham, Alabama 1936. Collection of the Robert Lehman Center
Walker Evans

Among the many lessons that photographs have imparted to careful viewers is the fact that photography, a descriptive medium capable of minute detail and intimate specificity, can link the unique and the universal. A well-made photograph conveys information about both the particular object it depicts and the whole category of phenomena-sensations, emotions, and reactions-tied to that object. more...
Member Spotlight

Paul Wainwright's Colonial Meetinghouses of New England and Announcing the Return of NEO (Northeast Exposure Online).
Paul WainwrightA Space for Faith, by Paul Wainwright, provides visual evidence of emergent democracy, along with historical background on the role meetinghouses played in early America. The spaces themselves define illumination and describe the physical face of faith and belonging. As William E. Williams points out in his commentary, "the light is so precisely evoked that it is difficult to believe its only source is the sun." With exposures lasting into the fractions of hours, the images themselves reflect dedication not unlike that called for within the struggle for civic life.
                                        --George Slade

Click for complete review.
New Sections on PRC Website

In the Loupe Archives
The PRC now has online archives of In the Loupe beginning with Volume 25, No. 6 (Nov.-Dec/2001) through the present.

New England Exhibitions, Call for Entries, and Members News
We now maintain complete up-to-date listings on the PRC website of photography exhibitions and events in New England, call for entries, and PRC members news.

Member Spotlight
Twice each month we are featuring a PRC member on our website and in our e-newsletter.

To add information about your events or to be considered for the members spotlight, send an email to
LISTINGS: Photo Events in New England

June 3

Panopticon Gallery of Photography
Paris/Prague: Tales from Two Cities. (May 20-July 20). Opening Reception: 5:30-7:30. 502c Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215. 617-267-8929.
June 4
Howard Yezerski Gallery
Neeta Madahar. (May 28 - Jul 6). Reception: 6-8pm. 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston MA 02118. 617-262-0550.
Kingston Gallery
Photographs by Mary Lang. (June 2-17). Opening Reception: 5-7:30pm. 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118. 617-423-4113.
Vermont Center for Photography
Vermont Farmsteads, Photographs by Stan Sherer (June 4-June 27). Opening Reception: 5:30-8:30pm. 49 Flat St., Brattleboro, VT 05301. 802-251-6051.
June 5
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Barbara Norfleet: Landscapes of War. (May 15-Aug 29). Curator Talk: 3pm. 51 Sandy Pond Rd., Lincoln, MA 01773. 781-259-8355.
June 6
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Out of the Box: Photography Portfolios from the Permanent Collection. (though October). Curator Tour and Visit to Palm Press: June 6, 2pm. 51 Sandy Pond Rd., Lincoln, MA 01773. 781-259-8355.
June 8
American Society of Media Photographers
Tyler Stableford: Capturing the Dramatic Moments. (6pm Social & 7-9pm Program). E.P. Levine, 219 Bear Hill Road, Waltham, MA. 617-951-1499. Advanced reservation is possible.
Peabody Essex Museum
Imprints: Photographs by Mark Ruwedel. (June 12-Jan 1, 2011). Special Press Event: June 9, 6:30-8. 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970. 978-745-9500.
June 12
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Barbara Norfleet: Landscapes of War. (May 15-Aug 29). Artist Talk: 3pm. 51 Sandy Pond Rd., Lincoln, MA 01773. 781-259-8355.
Kingston Gallery
Photographs by Mary Lang. (June 2-17). Artist's Talk: 4pm. 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118. 617-423-4113.

June 13
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Caterpillars of Easter Massachusetts by Samuel Jaffe. (June 2-July 30). Opening Reception: 1:30-4:30pm. Visitor Center Gallery, 280 Elliot Street (route 16), Natick, MA.
June 17
Baker Library Historical Collections
The High Art of Photographic Advertising. (though October 9). Gallery Talk: 4pm in the North Lobby. Harvard Business School, Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA 02163. (617) 496-6364.

Pierce Gallery at Cary Memorial Library
New Images by Zoe Perry-Wood (June 2-June 31; Reception: 5-8pm)1874 Massachusetts Avenue. Lexington, MA 02420. 781-862-6288.

June 19
Brookline Arts Center Gallery
Blue. (June 17-July 16). Opening Reception: 5-7pm. 86 Monmouth Street, Brookline, MA. 617-566-5715.
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Out of the Box: Photography Portfolios from the Permanent Collection. (through October 2010). Artist Talk with Frank Noelker: 3pm. 51 Sandy Pond Rd., Lincoln, MA 01773. 781-259-8355.
June 27
Hancock Town Library
An Exhibition of Fine Art Black and White Photography: Linda Claff & David Rheubottom. (June 18-July 28). Opening Reception: 3-5pm. 25 Main Street, Hancock, NH 02449. 603-525-4411.

Click here for a complete list of current exhibitions and events.


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