Ice Gardens: The Poetics of Nature
Mary Kocol, Garden Roses, 2008.
Gardens and flowers have long been a source of artistic inspiration for artist Mary Kocol. For her most recent series, Ice Gardens: The Poetics of Nature, Kocol both engages with the tradition of still life and reinvents it. Freezing blooms in ice and photographing them in dynamic ways, Kocol creates vibrant images that delight the eyes, inspire the soul, and remind us of the evanescent of spring.
Sequencing and Editing with Ernesto Bazan
Saturday, June 22 - Sunday, June 23, 2013, 10:00 - 5:00 pm
BU Photonics Center, Room 203, 8 St. Mary's Street, Boston
$350 General Public | $320 PRC Members
Class size: 14
Ernesto Bazan and his students in the mountains of Peru.
Have nothing to do this summer? Now you do! Internationally acclaimed photographer Ernesto Bazan will lead this special two-day workshop on building and editing a cohesive body of work. Every serious photographer must have a defined, well-produced body of work in order to be considered for publication or exhibition. Bazan will look at each student's best images and any projects in-process, and he will show examples of successful and unsuccessful editing while discussing how to distill each photographer's vision in to the strongest way possible. The emphasis will be on developing your body of work - a portfolio of images that defines you as a photographer.
Thank you to all of the photographers, reviewers, sponsors, and volunteers who participated in this NEPR this year! We were thrilled to see your work and have such vibrant discussions about contemporary photography!
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The PRC recently went through and re-catalogued the library, finding over 100 duplicate books and magazines that are up for sale at a bargain price during the PRC Sidewalk Sale!
We will be selling additional items such as:
- a plethora of books and magazines
- Kodak Brownie 2a Box Camera
- Graflex "Speed Graphic" 4x5 rangefinder camera with Graflex Optar 135mm f/4.7 lens
- 4x5, 8x10 and Polaroid film holders
- ILEX No. 4 Acme Synchro lens with mounting board for 8x10 camera
- Kodak Gelatin 2" filters and frames
- City Dining Cards (For only $20 you get $500 off meals at 50 locally owned restaurants. A perfect excuse to eat out with a recent grad or dad on Father's Day!)
Participating restaurants and more info >>
Photographer enthusiasts, take an opportunity to get out on a summer day and stop by the PRC to take a look at all the items the PRC has to offer!
Portfolio Reviews with Francine Weiss
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Registration: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 10am
832 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
Monthly portfolio reviews at the PRC are one way that we find new talented photographers to invite to exhibit in NEO, Loupe, and our members Gallery at the PRC.
To reserve your slot, please call the PRC at 617-975-0600 on June 19 beginning at 10am. This opportunity is for PRC Members only and is offered on a first come, first serve basis.
Urban Landscape Night
Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Guest Host: Phillip Jones
Presenter slots are full!
Phillip Jones, Times Square 4, Gelatin Silver Print.
Open to all photographers and photo enthusiasts interested in cityscapes, urban environments, and/or metropolis as subject matter. These free, informally structured programs foster a sense of community with photographers, PRC members, and students by offering an opportunity to share images and insights about particular topics in contemporary photographic practice.
Audience members without work are also encouraged to participate, no reservations needed.
more info >>
Tuesday, June 4 - Saturday, July 27
Christine Collins, Untitled from the series The Keepers, Archival Pigment Print, 2010. Courtesy of the artist and Jen Bekman Gallery.
Exposure is the PRC's annual juried exhibition, featuring work by emerging photographers across the United States. From a submission pool of 211 photographers, Juror Karen Haas, the Lane Curator of Photographs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, selected work by eight contemporary photographers to comprise the eighteenth iteration of this show.
Christine Collins, The Keepers
Keiko Hiromi, Welcome to Jacques Cabaret!
Dave Jordano, Detroit: Unbroken Down
Thomas Ladd, Sheep Pasture Gardens
William Rugen, New Botanicals
Bryan Schutmaat, Grays the Mountain Sends *
Tara Sellios, Impulses
Frank Ward, The Drunken Bicycle - Travels in the Former Soviet Union
* Best of Show
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