Kudos by Shoshana Rothaizer
Openings, Receptions and Special Events
(Note: All exhibitions are group shows except where indicated as solo shows.)
Tues. 2/2, 6-8 p.m. - Sheila Bernard, opening reception at Soho Photo, 15 White Street, NYC. 212-226-8571
Thurs. 2/ 4, 6-8 p.m. - Myrna Harrison-Changar, reception at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights. 718-489-5372
Fri. 2/5, 6-9 p.m. - Sandra Gottlieb, opening reception at Glave Kocen Gallery, 1620 West Main Street, Richmond, VA 23220. 804-358-1990, 888-358-1990
Sat. 2/6, 2-4 p.m. - Katherine Criss and Holly Gordon, reception at b.j. spoke gallery, 299 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743. 631-549-5106. http://www.bjspokegallery.com
Sat. 2/6, 6-9 p.m. - Trish Mayo, opening reception at Local Project, 45-10 Davis Street, Long Island City 11101 (one block from P.S. 1). 917-747-1596.
Sun. 2/7, 2:30-5:50 p.m. - Janice Wood Wetzel, closing reception at West Side Arts Coalition, Broadway Community Mall, Broadway at West 96th Street, NYC
Sat. 2/13, 2-4 p.m. - Paula Berg, Janice Wood Wetzel, Sandy Alpert and Diane Smook, opening reception at PhotoPlace Gallery, 3 Park Street, Middlebury, VT. 802-989-2359
Tues. 2/23, 4:30-6:30 p.m. - Laurie Rhodes, reception at Trinity Church Museum, Broadway at Wall Street, NYC. RSVP by 2/16: 212-602-9604, or REldridge@trinitywallstreet.org
Sat. 3/6, 2:30-5:50 p.m. - Janice Wood Wetzel and Deena Weintraub, opening reception at West Side Arts Coalition, Broadway Community Mall, Broadway at West 96th Street, NYC
Sat.-Sun. 3/6-7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. - Laurie Klein, workshop. $395. 536 Federal Road, Brookfield, CT. 203-740-1110
Tues. 3/9, 5:30-8 p.m. - Elisa Decker, reception for solo exhibition at the Gallery of the Office of the Manhattan Borough President, Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, 19th Floor, NYC. RSVP to: 212-669-4448. Photo ID is required to enter the building.
Sun. 3/21, 2:30-5:50 p.m. - Janice Wood Wetzel and Deena Weintraub, closing reception at West Side Arts Coalition, Broadway Community Mall, Broadway at West 96th Street, NYC
Photographs by Paula Berg and Janice Wood Wetzel were selected for inclusion in the online gallery for the Floral exhibit at PhotoPlace Gallery, in Middlebury, VT from 2/9-3/6, and images by Sandy Alpert and Diane Smook will be displayed on the gallery’s walls. Also, the images of all four women will be included in the exhibit catalogue, published by Blurb Books.
Sheila Bernard has work in The Subject is Red, at Soho Photo, NYC from 2/2-27.
Katherine Criss and Holly Gordon are participating in Artist’s Choice and Chosen Artists, at b.j. spoke gallery in Huntington, NY from 2/2-25.
A solo exhibition of Elisa Decker‘s photographs, Portraits, will be at the Gallery of the Office of the Manhattan Borough President, NYC from 3/3-26.
One image by Sandra Gottlieb is part of an invitational photography show, Click, at Glave Kocen Gallery in Richmond, VA from 2/5-27.
Myrna Harrison-Changar is showing photography and art in Winter “Art€ Expressions, with the National League of American Pen Women, at St. Francis College, Brooklyn, from 2/1-26.
Laurie Klein is giving a workshop, “Revisiting the Classic Art of Hand Coloring€ at her home studio, and offering a 20% discount through March. Call 213-740-1110 or contact her at email@example.com
Trish Mayo is in a two-person show, A Million and One Thanks, at Local Project in Long Island City from 2/6-21.
Laurie Rhodes has work in an international documentary photography exhibition, Building an Ethical Economy: Theology and the Marketplace, at the Trinity Church Museum, NYC from 1/25-4/5. The show is in conjunction with Trinity Institute’s annual theological conference of the same name, and the images will also be online at: http://trinitywallstreet.org
Janice Wood Wetzel has work in Central Park Exhibit, at the West Side Arts Coalition, NYC from 1/20-2/7.
Janice Wood Wetzel and Deena Weintraub are the co-curators for Trash, at the West Side Arts Coalition, NYC from 3/3-21.
Sheila Bernard‘s solo exhibition, The Urban Series, is at the Lippman Gallery in B’nai Jeshurun Temple, 1025 South Orange Avenue, Short Hills, NJ 07078 NJ from 12/29-2/9. Call 973-379-3177, -1555.
Holly Gordon is participating in The Short Show, at Fotofoto Galley, 372 New York Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743 from 1/29-2/21. Call 631-549-0048 or go to: http://www.fotofotogallery.com
Sandra Gottlieb has a solo show, Images of the Sea, at the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art, 1801 West St. Andrews, in Midland, MI 48640 from 1/23-4/25. Call 989-631-5930. The exhibit consists of thirty large pieces (up to 50″) in two rooms, as part of a large exhibition relating to water called “WaterWorks.€
Myrna Harrison-Changar, Lore Behrendt and Diane Hardy Waller have work in Expressions: 2010, at Lafayette Grill, 54 Franklin Street (at Broadway), NYC from 1/9-2/10.
Susan Kuhlman has one image in Black & White, a members’ show at East End Arts Council Gallery, 133 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY from 1/15-2/26. Call 631-727-0900 or go to: http://www.eastendarts.org.
Several nature photos by Ann Littlejohn are in an on-going display in the Pediatric Wing of the Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, NYC.
Trish Mayo has work in Illuminating Nature, at Wave Hill House, West 249th Street (at Independence Avenue), the Bronx, from 11/27-2/28. Call 718-549-3200.
Debbie Miracolo has work in The Sweet Escape, at the Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 from 1/15-3/13. Call 727-822-7872 or go to: http://www.moreanartscenter.org
A three-woman show, including a retrospective of the work of Roz Rosenblum, titled Visual Motifs, and fourteen photographs by Pat Yancovitz, Rust, Paint, Scissors, is at Art Way Gallery at the Princeton Alliance Church, 20 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro, NJ 08540 NJ from 1/16-2/21. Call 609-933-8340 or 609-799-9000 ext. 18.
Photographs by Deborah Terry are in two exhibitions aimed at raising awareness and funds for relief efforts in African nations. Stories, which includes documentary photography of refugees and multimedia presentations, is at Honfleur Gallery, 1227 Good Hope Road SE, Washington, DC 20020 from 1/22-2/26, and Migrations – Nomads With No Cause/Refugees With No Tomorrow, a solo show focused on the conflict in Darfur, is at the Gallery at Vivid Solutions, 2208 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20020 from 1/22-2/22. Go to: http://www.honfleurgallery.com and http://www.vividsultionsdc.com. Proceeds from the exhibits will support the International Lifeline Fund, a non-profit international relief and development organization dedicated to water and sanitation issues, micro-enterprise and fuel-efficient technologies. Deborah, the Vice President and Creative Director of ILF, helped found the organization in 2005. For more information, call 202-536-8994 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sandy Alpert, Mary Newman, Wendy Paton and Lucille Tortora had images in Clues To Identity – Independent Projects Seminar 2007-2009, at the International Center of Photography, Education Gallery, NYC from 9/4-1/3. == Work by Carla Berger was selected for the International Juried Show at Rogue Space Gallery, NYC from 1/14-30.
Irma BohÃ³rquez-Geisler exhibited gelatin silver photographs in her solo show, The Mexican Community in Staten Island, at Everything Goes Book CafÃ© in Staten Island from 12/1-31. Irma’s photos are part of a long-term, photo-documentary essay about the fastest-growing immigrant group in New York City.
Susan Bowen had images in Holga Inspire, at Umbrella Arts Gallery, NYC from 12/9-1/16.
Phyllis J. Featherstone had work in Bay Street Landing Artists and Friends, at Art At Bay in Staten Island from 12/4-27.
Marilyn Fish-Glynn, Ann Littlejohn and Alyce Mayo were in the sixth bi-annual PAI (Photography and Imaging) Members’ Photography Exhibit at the National Arts Club, NYC from 12/7-1/3.
Sandra Gottlieb had a solo show, City Tulips, at World Fine Art Gallery, NYC from 11/3-28.
Pamela Green was in Points of View, An Exhibition from Femmes Photales, at Bouras Properties, Summit, NJ from 11/2-1/4.
Catherine Kirkpatrick had two artist’s books (with lots of photographs) in Exhibition on Artist’s Books, at Ann Street Gallery in Newburgh, NY from 11/7-12/19. Catherine also had an artist’s book in the 5th International Artist’s Book Triennial, at Art Centre Silkeborg Bad in Silkeborg, Denmark from 9/12-12/13.
Mixed media photographs by Andy Mars were displayed in the window of Westside Camera, NYC from 12/1-1/2.
An image by Dianora Niccolini was on display from 1/22-27, as part of an exhibition and auction of photographs from the 1950′s through the 1970′s at the Salmagundi Club, NYC.
Erika Nusser had one piece in Portrait Contest, at Mpls Photo Center in Minneapolis, MN from 1/2-31.
Shirley Pasternak had one piece in Botanical Pictures: Unusual Still Lifes of Plants and Flowers, at Hudson Guild Gallery II, NYC from 11/19-1/26.
Lesly Reichek participated in the 5th Annual Photography Competition, at Fotofoto Gallery, Huntington, NY from 11/27-1/10.
Maddi Ring had twenty pieces in a solo exhibition, Africa, at the JCC, West Orange, NJ from 11/1-1/3.
Daryl-Ann Saunders participated in From Here to There, at the Arts Council of the Morris Area, Morristown, NJ from 7/23-1/10.
Daryl-Ann Saunders had work in Focus on Photography, an exhibition with OIA (the Organization of Independent Artists), at the New York Mercantile Exchange, NYC from 11/3-12/29.
Daryl-Ann Saunders and Susan Bowen had work in Blue: An Exhibition of Photographs About a Color, at Vermont PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT from 12/8-1/9.
Shelley Seccombe and Elisa Decker were in the Westbeth Holiday Show Part I, at Westbeth Gallery, NYC from 11/14-12/6.
Sheila Smith showed her collage paintings in International Group Show at Caelum Gallery, NYC from 1/5-16.
Ellen Stockdale Wolfe had a solo exhibition, The Inner World of Flowers, at the Interchurch Center, NYC from 11/23-12/30.
Pat Yancovitz had work in the Holiday Invitational exhibit at DeCordova Gallery in Greenport, NY from 11/20-12/20.
Pat Yancovitz and Elisa Decker were in the Holiday Invitational show at Broome Street Gallery, NYC from 12/22-1/10.
Amy Burchenal sold her hand-painted silver prints, books, and black and white silver prints at the Brooklyn Flea’s “Gifted Holiday Market€ from 12/2-6 in Manhattan.
On 12/18, Marilyn Fish-Glynn and Alyce Mayo participated in a book-signing party for 100 New York Photographers, at Soho Photo, NYC. Several former PWP members/speakers such as Arlene Gottfried, Cynthia Matthews, Erika Stone, Dee Ann McCarthy and Rebecca Lepkoff were present, along with the book’s author.
Birgit Pohl recently sold two Polaroid transfers to a collector in Westchester.
Roz Rosenblum is judging three contests in February. On 2/4 at 7:30 p.m., she’ll be at the Great Neck Camera Club competition, at Great Neck House, 14 Arrandale Avenue, Great Neck, NY. On 2/10 at 7:30 p.m., she’ll judge at the Wantagh Camera Club, at the Wantagh Public Library, Wantagh, NY. Finally, on 2/17 at 8 p.m., Roz will judge the Gateway Photographers of Staten Island, at Sacred Heart School, corner Castleton & North Burgher Avenue, Staten Island, NY.
Daryl-Ann Saunders is creating a photo studio that PWP members can rent for their own 4-6 hour photo sessions at a modest fee. Brick-walled, the studio is 13′ x 25′, with an adjacent bathroom/makeup area, and it’s located twenty minutes from Manhattan in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Contact Daryl-Ann at das@DASaunders.com
On 11/2, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American Art accepted all of the photos from Nancy Sirkis‘ project about small towns, as well as her five boroughs project. This includes images that Nancy already submitted, and photos that she will take in the future.
Twenty-one informal portraits by Monica Barnes were published in the 2008 Bulletin: A Directory and Chronicle of The Society of Woman Geographers. Monica’s obituary of pioneering air photographer Mary Meader also appears in the same issue. To view three of Monica’s photos, go to: http://www.iswg.org/triennials.html#Photos
Irma BohÃ³rquez-Geisler was published on page 2 of Diario de MÃ©xico on 6/16. A photo by Ann Brandeis is included in Best of Photography 2009, which was released by Serbin Productions in December. An article by Elisa Decker, in which she reviews an exhibition by Joseph Stashkevetch, was published in the January 2010 issue of Art in America (see p. 116), and she reviewed paintings by Anne Neely in the September edition of Art of America (see pages 150-151). A two-page spread about Marilyn Fish-Glynn is featured in 100 New York Photographers, by Cynthia Dantzic, recently published by Schiffer. Marilyn was honored by the invitation to participate in this book, which includes many iconic figures, spanning over fifty years of work. Also included is a 1937 photograph by Rebecca Lepkoff. The book was displayed in the window of Rizzoli Bookstore and can be purchased at the Museum of Modern Art. Black and white infrared work by Ann Ginsburgh Hofkin is featured on page 46 of Photographic Possibilities, Third Edition: The Expressive Use of Equipment, Ideas, Materials, and Processes, by Robert Hirsch, published by Focus Books. This book encompasses technical information, resources, and the thought-provoking work of over 150 international artists, and it can be ordered from Amazon.com on PWP’s website, which will benefit our organization. Go to: http://www.pwponline.org/page.php?page=books, and then click on the Amazon book graphic on the upper left. The book lists for $35.95, and the ISBN is 978-0-240-81013-3. == In January, National Wildlife Magazine announced that Holly Gordon won first place in the global warming category of their annual photography competition. Her image was selected from nearly 70,000 submissions. Go to: http://www.nwf.org/News-and-Magazines/National-Wildlife/PhotoZone/Archives/2009/2009-Photo-Contest-Winners.aspx. Also, a photo by Holly is on the cover the February/March issue of Creations Magazine, a Long Island bi-monthly publication. The image and magazine contents can also be viewed online at http://www.creationsmagazine.com == Photography by Leslie Granda-Hill appeared in an article, “Sit! Stay! Snuggle!: An Iraq Vet finds his Dog Tuesday,€ in The Wall Street Journal on 7/11, online and in print. Go to: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124727385749826169.html A photograph by Barbara Leven was featured in the June issue of Art News, Vol. 108, No. 6, page 109, to illustrate a review of a group show held at the Louis K. Meisel Gallery. A group photo by Andy Mars, which includes Dr. Ruth Wertheimer, is in the January/February issue of Fido Friendly magazine. Tequila Minsky has been traveling to and photographing in Haiti for a number of years, resulting in various exhibitions, publications and more. She was in Haiti when the earthquake happened, and her astute, compassionate photos appeared on The New York Times‘ online edition on 1/12, and published in the regular paper on 1/13. Tequila was also quoted in the Times. Go to: http://www.nytimes.com/pages/world/index.html. Tequila’s images and a discussion about her work can also be found at: http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/13/behind-28/. You can read Tequila’s unique and personal perspective in her article in The Villager. Go to: http://www.thevillager.com/villager_351/sohophotog.html. Additionally, Tequila’s images have been Tweeted and re-Tweeted many times. Photographs by Tequila Minsky were on the cover and in the interior of the 12/18 issue of Downtown Express, and also in the 12/16 edition of The Villager. Go to: http://www.scribd.com/doc/24240200/DECEMBER-18-2009-DOWNTOWN-express and http://downtownexpress.com/de_347/festivefestival.html.
An image by Erika Nusser will be on the cover of the second issue of Imprints, the new publication of Professional Women Photographers.
Joan Pearlman‘s photo of the interior of the Alahambra appears on the cover of Antithetical Arts: On the Ancient Quarrel Between Literature and Music, by Peter Kivy, recently published by Oxford University Press. A photograph by Ann Marie Rousseau is in MS and the Material Girls, Images and Issues of Women in the Twentieth Century, a book published by Twenty-First Century Books in Minneapolis. See page 100. A Polaroid transfer image by Daryl-Ann Saunders won the most votes in a field of eighty-five submissions in an international contest, the AlternativePhotography.com Calendar Competition 2010. Daryl-Ann’s image is featured on the cover of the color calendar and also inside, along with the work of eleven other artists who work in non-silver processes such as gum bichromate, palladium, cyanotype, etc. To see the artists’ work and to purchase the calendar, go to: http://www.alternativephotography.com/books/calendar_2010.html. For the seventh year in a row, Daryl-Ann was commissioned to photograph a prominent female executive to appear as part of a cover photo-montage and on the inside of the September/October issue of Profiles in Diversity magazine. Daryl-Ann also photographed author Kara Newman for the inside flap of her new book about cocktails, Spice and Ice, which was released by Chronicle Books in November. On 5/19, Random House/Monacelli Press published Night/Shift, color photographs by Lynn Saville of offbeat New York cityscapes at twilight and dawn. ISBN: 978-1-58093- 219-6 (1-50893-219- 3). In conjunction with this book, Lynn had several talks and book signings, as well as two solo shows, titled NightShift, at Yancey Richardson Gallery, NYC, from 7/9 – 9/12, and at Gallery Kavafas, Boston from 9/12 – 10/17. A photograph of a pug by Ronnie J. Schultz was on page 25 of the Summer issue of The Pet Elite, a magazine which is mailed to the dog community, including retail stores, exclusive pet boutiques, and pet spas around the world. Several images by Catherine Steinmann, including a cover photo, were published during the month of December in The Garden Island, a local newspaper in Kaua’i, HI.
Amy Burchenal and her husband released their latest photo-poem publication, Somewhere South of Roanoke in December, and this new book and others can be viewed and purchased at: http://www.etsy.com/shop/zburch
On the Web
Two series of 11″ x 14″ cibachrome photographs by Mariette Pathy Allen from the 1980s, Fantasy Found and Created and Flowers, are represented by the Domeischel Gallery Ltd. These images can be found on the gallery’s website: http://www.domeischelgallery.com Clues To Identity, the exhibition that Sandy Alpert, Mary Newman, Wendy Paton, Lucille Tortora are in at the International Center of Photography, NYC, was reviewed by The Artpoint – a well-respected art blog. Go to: http://theartpoint.blogspot.com Three images by Carla Berger are in Bold/Subtle, a juried online International art exhibition with Upstream People Gallery, running from 12/1/09 through 11/30/10. Carla also has images in the 8th Annual Summer All Media, which went online beginning 7/1 for one year, and she was in Color: Bold/Subtle, from 2/1-11/30. Go to: http://www.upstreamgallery.com Miriam Berkley is profiled in the online edition of the December “Picture of the Year€ issue of Rangefinder magazine. The article, which focuses on Miriam’s author photographs and also includes one of her New York City images, can be seen at: http://www.rangefindermag.com/storage/articles/RF1209_Berkley_Brownstein.pdf. Also, the printed magazine mentions the article on page 138 and has one image from the article. An article about Irma BohÃ³rquez-Geisler, with one of her photos, can be found at: http://www.silive.com/northshore/index.ssf/2010/01/photos_of_mexican_immigrants_o.html Images by Susan Bowen are showcased at http://www.holgainspire.com, a website created by the makers of the silly plastic camera that she uses. Leslie Arlette Boyce received Honorable Mention for her series about the African Burial Ground in the 2009 International Photography (Lucie) Awards. Go to: http://photoawards.com Ann Brandeis, Barbara Leven and Linda Sandow were also winners of the International Photography (Lucie) Awards, and the 7th Annual Lucie Awards presentation took place on 10/19 at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC. To see the images of these members, go to: http://luciefoundation.org/ A series of photos by Ann Brandeis received an award from Prix de la Photographie, and it can be viewed at: http://www.px3.fr/winners/2009/zoom.php?eid=1-12274-09&uid=2226011 Ruth Gitto has a new website and is looking for feedback. Go to: http://www.nycfotosafari.com Work by Holly Gordon, printed on Kodak Metallic paper, is showcased on Kodak’s professional website. Go to: http://www.kodak.com/global/en/professional/cpq/features/featuresIndex.jhtml, and then click on fine art. Also, Holly’s article, “Antarctica: Journey to the Extreme,€ is posted at http:///www.photomigrations.com during the month of February.
Leslie Granda-Hill was a finalist in the Strand Photography Contest, and an exhibition of winners was at the Pratt CCPS Gallery, NYC from 7/15 – 8/26. Go to: http://www.eyeonthestrand.com. Also, Leslie was a First Place winner in the April On-Line Photography Contest at Focal Press. Go to: http://www.focalpress.com/uploadedfiles/Contests/Photography/large_Rightbeforetherain.jpg. Additionally, Leslie’s images won First Place at both the New York Renaissance Faire and the Maryland Renaissance Faire. Go to: http://www.renfair.com and http://www.rennfest.com An article about Barbara Leven, titled “Barbara Leven Part I: What the Eye is Called to See,€ is in The Artpoint. Go to: http://theartpoint.blogspot.com/2009/10/barbara-leven-part-1-what-eye-is-called_5031.html
Andy Mars is represented by Busacca Gallery, an online gallery in San Francisco, CA, and two of her images can be seen at: http://www.busaccagallery.com/catalog.php?catid=204
Tequila Minsky was in Haiti when the earthquate hit. See “Publications€ for information and links! Also, Tequila’s slide show of Chasidic Jews celebrating Chanukah on the sidewalks of the Lower East Side can be found at: http://www.flickr.com/tminsky/sets/72157623001280740/show/. Some of the aforementioned images, as well as other photos, are on the cover and in the interior of the 12/18 issue of Downtown Express, and also in the 12/16 edition of The Villager. Please go to “Publications€ to access the links for these two publications.
Erika Nusser shot images for Artforum for auctions at Christie’s and Sotheby’s. Go to: http://artforum.com/diary/id=24172
Mayda Rumberg received Special Recognition for a show at http://www.UpstreamPeopleGallery.com, which is on view from 3/1/09 through 2/28/10. An article about Daryl-Ann Saunders is on a photo-industry blog. Go to: http://lg-reps.com/2009/12/218421867/. Another article, about Daryl-Ann’s night subway photographs titled “Interrupted Landscapes,€ is in Urbanautica, the online Italian photo magazine. Go to: http://www.urbanautica.com/blog/daryl-ann-saunders/ to see the article, and then click on the artwork to see additional images. Also, Daryl-Ann has a new online photography page for Facebook members, that offers news of art and photography-related topics, tips and information as well as listings of her own events. To subscribe to the page, visit: http://tiny.cc/FacebookDASphoto and click on the “Become A Fan€ link.
Up-Coming Exhibitions and Events
Photographs of Iceland by Patricia Gilman will be in the window of Ritz Camera, 2400 Broadway (at the corner of 88th Street), NYC during the month of March. Call 212-877-8760.
Ruth Gitto will be conducting one-day photography workshops from April through October. Her Foto Safaris, using New York City as subject matter, will take place once a week, and will be limited to five participants per Safari. Go to: http:///www.nycfotosafari.com for information and do download a brochure. PWP members can receive a 25% discount. == Holly Gordon‘s exhibition, “Antarctica: Journey to the Extreme,€ first debuted at the New York Hall of Science in 2006, and it will be at Fotofoto Gallery in Huntington, NY from 4/9-5/16.