Showing posts from April, 2015

Upcoming Exhibitions

New Nashville Photography

Beth Gorham | Bradley Marshall | Casey Carter | Chris Donahue | Evan Hickman

Holden Head | Jamie Donahue | Shawne Brown
Fort Houston Gallery, Nashville, TN
May 2 - May 31, 2015

Opening Reception: Saturday May 2, 6-8pm

© Joshua Dudley Greer

Coming into Focus: Emerging Southeastern Photographers

Jeremiah Ariaz | Shane Derwent | Joshua Dudley Greer | Meg Griffiths 

Tammy Mercure | Whitten Sabatini | Kristen Skees

Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville, NC

May 1 - June 26, 2015

Opening Reception: Friday May 1, 5-8pm

Contemporary Photographer Series - Jessica Auer

Skogafoss, Iceland, 2011 © Jessica Auer
Jessica Auer earned her MFA in Studio Arts from Concordia University. Her documentary-style landscape works are held in many institutions including the Musée de Beaux Arts du Québec, Canada Council Art Bank, and Cirque du Soleil. Jessica is a co-founder and board member at Galerie Les Territoires and teaches photography at Concordia University and Champlain College St. Lambert. She was recently interviewed by Megan Cottage for our ongoing Contemporary Photographer Series (CPS).
Much of your work focuses on themes that connect a particular place with the cultures you experience there. How did your interest in this subject begin?
I think it really just comes down to being a curious person - curious about exploring the world and having an interest in how people inhabit and experience certain places. There was however a defining moment for me when I was quite young that brought photography and landscape together for me. Shortly after I turned 10 years …

Contemporary Photographer Series - Ben Huff

from the series The Last Road North © Ben Huff
Ben Huff is a photographer and professor who lives in Juneau, Alaska. His project, The Last Road North, took 5 years to complete and consists of images all shot on a 4x5 film camera along Alaska's Dalton Highway. Huff has traveled hundreds of miles to capture a unique series of images that gives light to the relationship between wilderness and industry along the highway. He was recently interviewed by Annie Buckles for our Contemporary Photographer Series (CPS).
Did you specifically move to Alaska to work on The Last Road North? What about Alaska and the Dalton Highway made you decide to spend such an extensive amount of time exploring the region?
My wife and I moved to Fairbanks in July 2005 for my wife to go to graduate school studying arctic chemistry. Initially, I was overwhelmed and challenged by the landscape, but ultimately confused by my new home. I would go out on the weekends, and the space was pure National Geographic stuff -…

Contemporary Photographer Series - Shawn Records

from the series Owner of This World © Shawn Records