Arlene Gottfried – Bacalaitos & Fireworks!

©Arlene Gottfried

©Arlene Gottfried

On Wednesday, September 5 at 6:30 pm, Arlene Gottfried will speak at Professional Women Photographers about her new book Bacalaitos & Fireworks, a collection of photographs from the 1970′s to the present of New York Puerto Rican culture.

Gottfried’s work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Life Magazine, Fortune, Newsweek, Rolling Stone and New York Magazine. Her work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution, Noorderlicht Acts of Faith, International Fototage, FNAC Galleries, the Space Gallery, and Leica, and is included in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Chase Manhattan Bank, the New York Public Library, Haverford College, Lehigh University, and the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris. Her numerous awards include the Berenice Abbott International Competition of Women’s Documentary Photography.

Gottfried also has a great interest in music and is known as the “singing photographer.€

Leslie Granda-Hill will be the curtain raiser, presenting her prize-winning images of Mexico. Granda-Hill has studied at the International Center for Photography, the Center for Photography at Woodstock, the Palm Beach Photographic Centre, and the Eddie Adams Workshop. Her images have been featured in The Wall Street Journal and national billboard campaigns, as well as in numerous films, including Julie and Julia, Baby Mama, and The Devil Wears Prada.

Wednesday, September 5 at 6:30 pm. Free for PWP members, $10 for non-members. All are welcome!

Metropolitan Opera Guild

The Rose Building
70 Lincoln Center Plaza  – 6th Floor

North side of 65th Street btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave

From the street, take the elevator, escalator, or stairs up one level and proceed through the revolving door into the lobby of the Rose Building. Tell the security desk you are there for the PWP meeting, then take the elevator to the 6th floor. We suggest that you bring a photo ID with you. If you have questions, please call 917-304-4354 or 917-757-4011.

Street View Pictures:

Rose Building on the North Side of West 65th Street btw Broadway/Amsterdam


Take the Elevator or Escalator From Street Level to the Lobby Level

Turn Left from Escalator and Walk West to Lobby

(Photos ©Andy Mars & C Kirkpatrick, and yes, they were Photoshopped)
Catherine Kirkpatrick,
Archive Director