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July 6, 2011

July NEO: Don Feeney   


Don Feeney, Hiroshima Day (Enlisted Men's Barracks, Ft. Andrews, Boston, MA), August 2009.


"I photograph the past as it exists in the present, as though it were a dream of the future."    --Don Feeney


Don Feeney's photographs of barracks, batteries, mine casemates, generators, and powder rooms (not that kind of powder) along the ocean shores of Massachusetts and Rhode Island benefit from both, and gain weight from the photographer's clear commitment to seeing the symbolism clearly and empathizing with the duty and lives committed to these bellicose structures.


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July 21 - August 21, 2011

Opening reception: July 21, 6:30 - 8 p.m.


Dina LItovsky, Untag This Photo #5, 2011.


Juror Whitney Johnson, Director of Photography at The New Yorker, has selected ten photographers for inclusion in EXPOSURE 2011, the 16th chapter of our juried members exhibition.   


Steven Beckly (Toronto, Ontario), Single Rooms

Eliot Dudik (Savannah, GA), Road Ends in Water 

Tealia Ellis Ritter (Barrington Hills, IL), The Live Creature and Ethereal Things

Elizabeth Libert (New York, NY), Libert & Company 

Dina Litovsky (Brooklyn, NY), Untag This Photo

Rania Matar (Brookline, MA), A Girl and Her Room 

Mary Beth Meehan (Providence, RI), Undocumented

Monika Merva (Brooklyn, NY), City of Children

Dana Mueller (Somerville, MA), The Devil's Den

Jason Reblando (Chicago, IL), New Deal Utopias

Lori Waselchuk: Grace Before Dying

Closing Saturday, July 9, 2011

PRC Gallery, 832 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston.

Calvin Dumas helps turn George Alexander in his bed, Angola State Prison, Louisiana.

Lori Waselchuk is a photographer based in Philadelphia, but she has a special level of dedication to people in the state of Louisiana. Her work in Grace Before Dying concentrates on a prisoner-run hospice program at Louisiana State Penitentiary located in Angola. The prison has a large percentage of inmates serving life sentences; nearly three-quarters of its 5,000 residents will leave the prison only upon their deaths. Waselchuk gained unique access to a program that has transformed lives. Her panoramic black-and-white prints record the heightened sensitivities that this ground-breaking program has instilled in a very tough world.

Listen to Lori Waselchuk on WBUR's Here and Now >>
Read Mark Feeney's review in the Boston Globe >>

All the World is a Stage: Costa's Boston

Street Photography Workshop with Magnum Photographer Constantine Manos

September 8-12, 2011
Workshop fee: $810 PRC members / $850 general public


Learn or perfect urban street photography in Boston with world-renowned Magnum photographer Constantine Manos. The city of Boston is your stage to explore, but let the master critique your creative images. Manos will conduct this five-day workshop exclusively for the PRC September 8-12, 2011.

Manos has developed an international reputation as a pioneer street photographer, using the standard tools of the trade-a small-format camera and a wide angle lens-to explore the most intimate moments and the most visually compelling portraits of the cacophony of humanity played out on public thoroughfares. Manos' unique vision borrows from the intelligence and formal structure of Cartier-Bresson, the humor of Winogrand, and the critique of Frank to bring us beautiful, insightful, and structurally complex frames of his world.

For more information and to register >> 

New Summer Gallery Hours  

Tuesday - Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: noon-5pm
Sunday & Monday: CLOSED

As always, be sure to check our current exhibition schedule to make sure their is a show on display.

To see our schedule, click here >>

The PRC 2011 Benefit Auction

October 15, 2011   


Auction Update

The PRC Auction Committee is pleased to announce a donation by Lydia Panas of Mallory from her series Mark of Abel.


Lydia Panas

Lydia Panas, Mallory, Digital C-print, 20 x 24 inches. Courtesy of artist. 

Artist Submissions Update

The PRC has revised submission policies for artists. Please check auction website for new submission form. If you have submitted a form and would like to make changes, please submit a new form. Deadline for submissions has been extended to July 15. 


Galleries and Collectors
The PRC welcomes donations by galleries and collectors to the auction. If you are interested in making a donation, please contact Glenn Ruga at or 617-975-0600. 

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PRC Mourns the Passing of Bela Kalman 

Photographer and Friend of the PRC 

Bela Kalman 


PRC was saddened to learn of the passing of Bela Kalman. Kalman was born in Hungary in 1922 and survived WWII as a teenager working in a Nazi labor camp in Hungary. He came to the United States in 1956 after the failure of the Hungarian Revolution and eventually settled in Boston as a successful commercial photographer.(Photograph by Jim Fitts.) 

 For complete obituary >>

Portfolio Reviews at the PRC   

Wednesday, July 20, 1 - 4 pm

If you would like to reserve a spot for this month's portfolio review, please call the PRC at 617-975-0600 on July 13 at 10 am SHARP. This opportunity is for PRC Members only and is on a first come, first serve basis. 
To learn more about Portfolio Reviews >>

Books for Sale at the PRC 

Last chance to purchase following titles



American Studies by Jim Dow

A limited number are signed.
PRC members receive 15% discount.




Grace Before Dying by
Lori Waselchuk 

A limited number are signed.

PRC members receive 15% discount.




To purchase, stop by the PRC or call 617-975-0600.

New England Photography Events   

July 1

Vermont Center for Photography

Monhegan: Island at the Edge of Time by Paul Turnbull (July 1-31, Fridays 1-6pm; Opening Reception July 1 5:30-8:30pm)

49 Flat St., Brattleboro, VT 05301. 802-251-6051. 


Landing Gallery

Portals (July 1-30; Opening: July 1 5-8pm; Artist Lecture: July 1 at 5pm) 8 Elm Street, Rockland, Maine 04841. 


Addison Woolley Gallery

Dan Dow: The Bitter Crust of Immortality (July 1-30; Opening Reception July 1 5-8pm) 132 Washington Avenue, Portland, ME 04101. 207-450-8499. 

Rose Contemporary

Space Invaders!: Rose Contemporary's Inaugural Exhibition (July 1- August 27; Opening Reception: July 14), 492 Congress Street, Portland, ME

July 3

Cape Cod Museum of Art 

Twosomes (June 18 - July 10; Reception: June 23rd, 5:30-7:30pm; Artist Talk & Booksigning: July 3, 2pm) 60 Hope Lane, Dennis, MA.


July 4  

StoneCrop Gallery

Nancy Marshall: Santee Light (July 4- August 2; Opening Reception: July 9th 4-6pm) 805 Shore Road, York, ME 03909. 207-361-4215.


July 6

Robert Klein Gallery

Elliott Erwitt: Summer in the City (July 6-August 17), 38 Newbury St. 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02116. 617-267-7997.  


July 7 

Griffin Museum of Photography @ Digital Silver Imaging

Sox Shots (July 7-September 8; Opening Reception: July 7, 6-8pm) 4 Claredon Street, Boston, MA. 

Vermont Center for Photography

The "Art & Science" of Making a Digital Print with Tom Prutisto (July 7, 7-8pm) 49 Flat Street, Brattleboro, VT, 802-251-6051,


July 8

Art Hamptons

Art Hamptons International Art Fair (July 7-10) Sayre Park, 154 Snake Hollow Rd, Bridgehampton, NY.   


Boston Center for the Arts

Flow-tography Workshop: Better Photos Now with Suzanne Merritt, (July 8, 3-7pm), BCA Artist Studios Building, 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA.   


July 9

Gallery Seven 

Steven Keirstead: New England Scapes (June 28-July 30; Reception July 9, 7-9pm) 7 Nason St., Maynard, MA 01754. 978-897-9777.   


July 12  

American Society of Media Photographers

Bill Bachmann: Stock is Not Dead! (July 12, 7-9pm; Social Hour at 6pm) EP Levine, 219 Bear Hill Road, Waltham, MA.

July 22

The Gallery at Hallmark Institute of Photography

Paul Wainwright: A Space for Faith: The Colonial Meetinghouses of New England (July 22-Sept. 4; Opening Reception: July 22, 1-5pm) 85 Avenue A, Turner Falls, MA. 481-863-0085. 



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