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PWP Member Show to Feature the Botanical World

PWP Member Show to Feature the Botanical World
In May 2018, Professional Women Photographers will create an installation of member images at the Queens Botanical Garden. Called Flora, it invites PWP photographers to explore the botanical world and its impact on human life through all seasons. Imagery will be wide-ranging, embracing fruit, flowers, foliage and trees, as well as the interaction between people and plants, literal or implied. In fact, the relationship between the human sphere and the botanical world is of particular interest to the Garden. The exhibition is open to all PWP members, with each guaranteed acceptance of one image. The show will run from May 4th through August 8th, 2018, with a deadline for entries of Friday, March 9th. It is a wonderful chance for work [continue reading...]

PWP Exhibit: The Power of Tones!

PWP Exhibit: The Power of Tones!
Professional Women Photographers is proud to announce The Power of Tones, an exhibition celebrating monotone photography. Featuring work by PWP members, the show will be on view at: The Jadite Gallery December 5 – 16, 2017 (gallery open Tuesday – Saturday 12:00-6:00 pm) Opening Reception – Thursday, December 7, 2017 6:00-8:00 pm 413 West 50th Street New York City – Catherine Kirkpatrick    

Sources & Choices: Leslie Tucker

Sources & Choices: Leslie Tucker
Today photography is more than a beautiful single image. In its series Sources & Choices, PWP speaks with artists who are incorporating photographs into their work in unique and personal ways. Leslie Tucker is the daughter of a psychiatrist and was raised in the Boston area. Her early artistic influences include MAD Magazine, TV commercials, and her father’s mysterious profession. What emerged from this was a passion for satire, consumer culture and decoding human nature. She currently lives in Manhattan’s East Village and has a studio in Bushwick, where she recently had an installation in Mapping Bushwick at In-Case Art Projects. PWP: How did photographs make their way into your work? Leslie Tucker: Traditional artistic media was too slow for me, [continue reading...]

Sources & Choices: Etty Yaniv

Sources & Choices: Etty Yaniv
Today photography is more than a beautiful single image. In its series Sources & Choices, PWP speaks with artists who are incorporating photographs into their work in unique and personal ways. Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, Etty Yaniv holds BA in Psychology and English Literature from Tel Aviv University, a BFA from Parsons School of Design, and an MFA from SUNY Purchase. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Village Voice, Newsday Magazine and The Nation, and been exhibited internationally at many galleries and museums including the Haifa Museum of Art, the Newark Museum of Art, the Torrance Art Museum, Purdue University, and Leipziger Baumwollspinnerie, Halle 14, in Leipzig Germany. She also writes about art, and is co-curator of Mapping [continue reading...]

In Memoriam: Sally Minker

In Memoriam: Sally Minker
PWP is sad to announce the passing of member Sally Minker. Sally was a fine artist and graphic designer who shared her abundant talent with the organization by putting together publicity materials for shows and exhibiting her work. Most of all, she was a warm and encouraging member, a friend to many, a funny and gracious presence at meetings and events. Sally received her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute, and her MFA from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. She won grants and awards from the Artists Space in New York City, the Connemara Conservancy in Dallas, and the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Art and Culture in Baltimore. Her work has been exhibited widely in group and [continue reading...]