Equivocal Exposures: Alternative Photographic Processes

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My work is included in this 5 person show:

Equivocal Exposures: Alternative Photographic Processes

The Baum Gallery
University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR

www.uca.edu/art/baum

curated by Georgia Erger

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We Dream | Beauty Beyond and Beneath

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We Dream | Beauty Beyond and Beneath
September 7 – October 27, 2017

Opening reception:
Thursday, September 14, 2017
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Gallery talk with artists and curator Deborah Davidson 4:30 p.m.

Suffolk University Gallery is pleased to present our inaugural exhibit in our new location,

We Dream | Beauty Beyond and Beneath, from September 7 – October 27, 2017. A reception will be held Thursday, September 14 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Across the centuries, philosophers, poets, scientists, and mathematicians have meditated on the nature and power of beauty. Some have said beauty calls on us to educate ourselves; others have said it is a call to repair the injuries of the world.

-Elaine Scarry

This exhibit brings together artists from many disciplines who all share an interest in the notion of beauty, sometimes terrifying, sometimes in the face of the grotesque, often dreamlike; tapping into what lies beyond or beneath what is visible. Artists are conjurers, making evident and manifest what they see. The works range from paintings of surprising objects, to photographs which channel seventeenth century stillifes, to overwrought sculptural objects that are infused with baroque longing. Part of the exhibition also includes an interactive Camera Obscura space.

Artists/Conjurers:

Emily Eveleth
Jesseca Ferguson
Sean Foley
Masako Kamiya
Robert Lewis
Shelley Reed
Tara Sellios
Matt Saunders
Jane Smaldone
Bill Thompson
Tabitha Vevers

Image credit: Robert Lewis, Byzantium, Metal, wood and plaster, 80 x 24 x 24 inches, 2014.

Wondrous Strangeness: 10 Years of ABRAZOS PRESS

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Wondrous Strangeness: 10 Years of ABRAZOS PRESS

ABRAZOS PRESS is a teaching and professional print shop at the Miller Street Studio Building in Somerville, MA. Begun in December 2007 by Annie Silverman, Nina Wishnok and Sandy Butler, ABRAZOS PRESS celebrates 10 years of printmaking with this special anniversary show.

Wondrous Strangeness showcases work by current and past students and studio members.

CURATED BY:
Annie Silverman

OPENING RECEPTION:
Wednesday, August 9; 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
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EXHIBITION DATES:
August 9-25, 2017

LOCATION:
Nave Gallery Annex, 53 Chester St, Somerville, MA

GALLERY HOURS:
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

ARTISTS:
Sandra Butler, Sandy Cardillo, Sarah Carr, Katrina Carye, Emily Cobb, David Covert, Alison Darrow, Jesseca Ferguson, Ann Forbush, Ania Gilmore, Jeesoo Lee, Haley, MacKeil, Debbie Max, Fish McGill, Cecily Miller, Charles Norris, Debra Olin, Pamela Schmidt, Sarah Shallbetter, Annie Silverman, Ellen Stutman, Mira Voigt, Nina Wishnok, Annie Zeybekoglu

Credit: Image detail from KIDS IN COSTUMES BOOK, Annie Silverman, 2014; photo by Annie Silverman

Jesseca Ferguson: Cabinet of Curiousity

Screen Shot 2017-03-10 at 10.57.20 PMThe film about me, “Jesseca Ferguson: Cabinet of Curiosity”, is now available for viewing in full on Vimeo and on Roberto Mighty (the creator)’s website. Feel free to share it with anyone you think might be interested!

Ex-Libris at Médiathèque André Malraux

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 Ex-Libris, Médiathèque André Malraux , Strasbourg, France
April 5 – June 24, 2017

I am one of 26 artists from Boston & Strasbourg who have made artists books in response to the 18th century manuscript of Georg Flohr

Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography

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Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography (from the collection of New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe, NM)
National Media Museum, Bradford, England
March 17 – June 25, 2017

Poetics of Light is the European premiere of an exhibition of original prints of pinhole photography from around the world. The images were collected by Eric Renner and Nancy Spencer in San Lorenzo, USA over the last 30 years, revealing an alternate version of reality and a visual form of poetry.

Organised by New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico USA

Mirrors: Found in Collection II: Contemporary Photography from the Danforth Art Museum Permanent Collection

Mirrors: Found in Collection II: Contemporary Photography from the Danforth Art Museum Permanent Collection
Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
March 9 – March 31, 2017

ThursdayMarch 16, 7-9pm: Gallery talk with Jessica Roscio, Danforth Art Museum curator

Mirrors
Found in Collection: Contemporary Photography from the Danforth Art Permanent Collection Part II
March 9 – March 31, 2017

February 20, 2017 (Winchester, MA)__ The second install of Found in Collection: Contemporary Photography from the Danforth Art Museum Permanent Collection will be presented in two parts at the Griffin Museum of Photography. Both paintings and photographs will be exhibited, including work by John Brook, Arno Rafael Minkkinen, Julie Melton, Jesseca Ferguson, Samuel Quinn, David Prifti, Jaclyn Kain, Molly Lamb, Gail Samuelson, and Ruth Thorne-Thomsen, among others. The first install of exhibitions took place at the Griffin Museum of Photography during the month of December 2016. In Part Two Memory will be shown in the Atelier Gallery and Mirrors will be exhibited in the Griffin Gallery as part of Found in Collection: Contemporary Photography from the Danforth Art Museum Permanent Collection from March 9th through March 31st, 2017. An opening reception will take place on March 9, 2017 from 6:30-8:30pm. The will be a curator’s talk, with Roscio on March 16, 2017 at 7 PM at the Griffin Museum.

“Memory and absence wind their way through the second part of Danforth Art’s two-part exhibition Found in Collection,” writes Jessica Roscio, curator for the Danforth Art Museum. “Imagined travel narratives, lost places, and remembered spaces are envisioned in photographs, paintings, and drawings from the late nineteenth century to today…… [and] is apparent in works throughout this exhibition,” she says. Roscio goes on to say that the works in Mirror “comment on the surreal aspects of one’s interior life, and its collision with an often fantastical and disturbing reality. In turbulent, uncertain times, the allure of an alternate reality, or simply the belief in illusion, appeals to our need for escapism.”