Correction of deadline!

CORRECTION!  the deadline to submit to Though the Body is July 4th at midnight mountain time – not today! So you have one more day to submit. Also – works created in the last 4 years are eligible.  I apologize for the confusion.

submit here: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10317

Images by Juror, Michael Puff

Through The Body:

Images Of The Human Body Using Alternative Photographic Techniques

This is a call for photographic imagery that focuses on the human body as depicted in hand-made prints using alternative photographic processes. Public or private spaces, full-body or partial bodies, nude or clothed, self-images or of others… male, female, non-binary, emotional, intellectual, confrontational, questioning, spiritual, sexual, sensual… All forms of exploration are welcome including images that examine subjects such as identity, intimacy, love, sexuality, gaze, social and cultural structure, beauty, ritual, and voyeurism.

Works created in the last four years are eligible.  Acceptable processes include, but are not limited to, Cyanotype, Gum Bichromate, Van Dyke, Palladium/Platinum, Photopolymer Gravure, Copper Plate Gravure, Salt, Tintype, Silver Gelatin, Chemigrams, Phytograms, Lumens, Chromogenic prints, Hand-applied emulsions, Photo-encaustic, Carbon, Gumoil, Instant transfers and lifts, and Hand-manipulated (altered surface) digital prints. Combinations of these processes are welcome.  Digital photographic images can be used in combination with other processes, but straight digital prints will not be accepted.  3D and experimental work is encouraged.

August 5th – October 1st, 2022

Reception Friday, August 5th, 5- 7 pm.


Call for Work deadline…

The deadline to submit work to Through the Body is this Sunday, July 3rd at midnight mountain time… Submit NOW!
Submit at: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10317

This exhibition is a call for photographic imagery that focuses on the human body as depicted in hand-made prints using alternative photographic processes. Public or private spaces, full body or partial bodies, nude or clothed, self images or of others… male, female, non-binary, emotional, intellectual, confrontational, questioning, spiritual, sexual, sensual…

Michael Puff, master Platinum/Palladium printer and fine art photographer, is the juror.



WORKSHOPS

There is still space in the following workshops:

July 23rd – Build Your Own Dream Boat with Kathleen Koopman
August 6th and 7th – Platinum/Palladium Printing with Michael Puff. Sponsored by Hahnemühle.
August 22nd – Experimental Printmaking without a Press with Carmen Ruiz

Register at: https://lightartspace.com/workshops-classes/



Join us tonight, 5 pm – 7pm, for the opening reception of Reflections in CLAY and  House of Judgment

Summer News…

Summer is here… where did June go? The monsoons are moistening the Silver City area, fires are still burning, and local activities are picking up. Today we say goodbye to Beauty Where You find It: An exhibition to honor the recipients of the Denis Roussel Awards. It was an honor and a pleasure to host such an amazing group of hand-made photographs.  July in Silver City is all about the CLAY FESTIVAL!  Next Friday evening two new exhibitions open: Reflections In Clay (a juried exhibition) and House of Judgment (a solo exhibition of clay work by Jamie Bates Slone) and it is the Silver city First Friday Gallery Walk. In July we feature Through The Body: Images Of The Human Body Using Alternative Photographic Techniques, juried by Michael Puff. The Silver City First We have some great workshops coming up… We hope to see you this summer!
We are open Thursday – Saturday 11am – 5pm,  Sundays 10am – 2pm, and by appointment.


Deadline to submit is next weekend, July 3rd


Opening Reception Friday, July 1st, 5 – 7 pm


WORKSHOPS!

Register at lightartspace.com

July 23rdAugust 6th and 7th

August 21st


Flash and I recently returned to Silver City after two wonderful weeks on the Oregon coast. The three workshops I taught (two at Sitka Center For Art and Ecology and one at LightBox in Astoria) were filled with terrific students who made stunning prints.

 



May news…

Spring winds are with us in Silver City and the weather is lovely. Beauty abounds at Light Art Space with the installation of “Beauty Where You Find It: an exhibition to honor the recipients of the Denis Roussel Awards.”  The hand-made photographic prints, made utilizing 19th and 20th-century techniques, by 20 artists from England, Spain, and across the United States, provide the viewer with a unique in-person art experience. Reception this Friday 5 pm – 7 pm.

Light will now be open on Sundays from 10 am – 3 pm
Join us in Silver City for  First Friday Gallery Walks!

The reception is this Friday from 5 pm -7 pm


Call For Work

The deadline to submit is July 3rd
submit at: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10317


Workshops

Photopolymer Gravure with Karen Hymer.
At Sitka Center For Art and Ecology in Otis, Oregon.
June 14, 15, and 16

There are still a  few spots left – this is a stunning venue in the woods on the coast of Oregon.
https://www.sitkacenter.org/workshop/workshopslist

 

Platinum/Palladium Printing with Michael Puff
at Light Art Space

Saturday, August 6th, and Sunday, August 7th, 2022

In this two-day workshop, students will learn to create beautifully luminous handmade prints utilizing the Na2 Platinum/Palladium process with digital negatives.
https://lightartspace.com/product/platinum-palladium-printing-with-michael-puff-august-6th-7th-2022/


Michael Puff
Thank you to our sponsor,
Hahnemühle USA


Flash in the morning light

Exhibitions, Workshops, and more…

Spring is here and activities are picking up at Light Art Space. Here is a list of upcoming events:

May-June exhibition:

Beauty Where You Find It:
An exhibition to honor the recipients of the Denis Roussel
Awards

This exhibition features photographic work by 20 artists from across the globe. These award-winning artists create hand-made photographs using alternative 19th and 20th-century printing processes.

Diana Bloomfield, Luther Gerlach, Tina Rowe, Susan Bryant, Karen Hymer, Elizabeth Ellenwood, Megan Bent, Brenton Hamilton, Julia Martin, Gregory Brophy, Lesha Rodriguez,  Chris Bennett, Kathryn Mayo, Denis Roussel, David Russo, Gerardo Stübing, Maria Isabel LeBlanc, Robert Treat, Anna Rotty, Melanie Walker.

May 6th, 2022 – June 26th, 2022
Reception Friday, May 6th, 5 pm – 7 pm

https://lightartspace.com/exhibition/beauty-where-you-find-it/

Call for Work

Reflections In Clay
Juror:  Jamie Bates Slone
11th Annual CLAY Festival
Deadline to submit: May 31st
Exhibition Dates: July 1 – July 30th
Reception Friday, July 1st 5 pm – 7 pm
clayfestival.com

Through The Body:
Images Of The Human Body Using Alternative Photographic Techniques
Juror: Michael Puff

This is a call for photographic imagery that focuses on the human body as depicted in hand-made prints using alternative photographic processes.

Deadline to submit: July 3rd
Exhibition dates:  August 5th – October 1st, 2022
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10317

Phoenix Rising, Michael Puff


Upcoming workshops:

Tri-Color Gum Printing with Diana H. Bloomfield
Saturday, May 7th, 9 am – 5 pm, and Sunday, May 8th, 9 am – 4 pm
Currently Full, but you can be added to a waitlist.
https://lightartspace.com/product/tri-color-gum-printing-workshop-with-diana-bloomfield_may-7-8/

Photopolymer Gravure with Karen Hymer
Monday, May 9th, 9 am – 5 pm
There are still a few spots available.
https://lightartspace.com/product/photopolymer-gravure-workshop-with-karen-hymer_may-9th/

Platinum/Palladium Printing with Michael Puff
Saturday, August 6th, and Sunday, August 7th
https://lightartspace.com/product/platinum-palladium-printing-with-michael-puff-august-6th-7th-2022/


Workshops At Other Locations taught by Karen Hymer:

Sun Printing with Nature
1-day cyanotype photogram workshop
June 13th
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology
Otis Oregon, on the coast
https://www.sitkacenter.org/workshops/3237-sun-printing-with-nature

Photopolymer Gravure
3-day workshop for beginners and intermediate students
June 14th, 15th, and 16th
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology
Otis Oregon, on the coast
https://www.sitkacenter.org/workshops/3238-photopolymer-gravure-for-beginning-and-intermediate-students

Intro to Photopolymer Gravure
Friday, June 17th,  and Saturday, June 18th
LightBox Gallery
Astoria Oregon
http://lightbox-photographic.com/workshops/

Thank you to our sponsor Hahnemühle USA!


There are still two weeks left to view Age & Seduction, by Karen Hymer at The Photographer’s Eye Collective in Escondido, CA. The final date is April 23rd.
https://www.thephotographerseyecollective.com/calethia_deconto

We are open Thursday – Saturday 11 am – 5 pm, and by appointment.
Beginning in May, Sunday hours are 10 am – 3 pm.
First Friday Art Walk, 5 pm – 7 pm

Happy Spring!

 

Reception this Friday!

Opening reception this Friday, March 11th, 5 pm – 7 pm

It Figures: Artworks from 1982 – 2021
by Joel Armstrong

and 

Dunes & Dreams: A Portrait of White Sands National Park
photography by Emmitt Booher


Joel Armstrong


Emmitt Booher


WORKSHOPS

March 26th
Experimental Printmaking without a Press: Monotype and Image transfer
Carmen Ruiz
 https://lightartspace.com/product/experimental-pri…_march-26th-2022/ ‎

April 9th
Drawing with Colored Pencil
Joel Armstrong
https://lightartspace.com/product/drawing-with-colored-pencil-workshop-april-9th-2022/

May 7th and May 8th
Tri-Color Gum Printing
Diana H. Bloomfield
https://lightartspace.com/product/tri-color-gum-printing-workshop-with-diana-bloomfield_may-7-8/

May 9th
Photopolymer Gravure
Karen Hymer
https://lightartspace.com/product/photopolymer-gravure-workshop-with-karen-hymer_may-9th/


March Exhibitions and Spring Workshops

Spring is coming and while we are saddened and troubled by the war in Ukraine and the ongoing pandemic, we here at Light Art Space look forward to March exhibitions and numerous Spring workshops.

Save the date!
Opening reception Friday, March 11th, 5 pm – 7 pm

It Figures: Artworks from 1982 – 2021
by Joel Armstrong

and 

Dunes & Dreams: A Portrait of White Sands National Park
photography by Emmitt Booher


Joel Armstrong


Emmitt Booher


WORKSHOPS

March 26th
Experimental Printmaking without a Press: Monotype and Image transfer
Carmen Ruiz
 https://lightartspace.com/product/experimental-pri…_march-26th-2022/ ‎

April 9th
Drawing with Colored Pencil
Joel Armstrong
https://lightartspace.com/product/drawing-with-colored-pencil-workshop-april-9th-2022/

May 7th and May 8th
Tri-Color Gum Printing
Diana H. Bloomfield
https://lightartspace.com/product/tri-color-gum-printing-workshop-with-diana-bloomfield_may-7-8/

May 9th
Photopolymer Gravure
Karen Hymer
https://lightartspace.com/product/photopolymer-gravure-workshop-with-karen-hymer_may-9th/


Upcoming Exhibitions and Workshops

Light Art Space will reopen February 4th with an in-person reception, 5 pm – 7 pm. We are pleased to present photography by Grant County Photographers and new work by Light Art Space artists. Future exhibitions include drawings by Joel Armstrong, black and white photographs of White Sands National Park by Emmitt Booher, and a group exhibition of alternative photography by the recipients of the Denis Roussel awards.  Here is the spring schedule of exhibitions and workshops…

Upcoming Exhibitions

Living near the Borderlands:
photographic imagery by Grant County Photographers

https://lightartspace.com/exhibition/living-near-the-borderlands-photographic-imagery-by-grant-county-photographers/

AND

New Works by Light Art Space Artists

North and Flash Galleries
February 4th – March 5th

Reception 5 – 7 pm, Friday, Feb. 4th

It Figures
Figurative Artwork from 1982-2021
Joel Armstrong

Flash Gallery
March 11th – April 30tth
Reception Friday, March 11, 5 pm – 7 pm
https://lightartspace.com/exhibition/it-figures-figurative-artwork-from-1982-2021-joel-armstrong/

AND

Dunes & Dreams :
A Portrait of White Sands National Park
Emmitt Booher

North Gallery at Light Art Space
March 11, 2022 – April 30th
Reception Friday, March 11, 5 pm – 7 pm

“These photographs reflect an introspective and intimate observation of this environment and as a metaphor of our world today. They invite the observer to take pause, to absorb the fragile landscape, and explore the diversity of this complex ecosystem.” Emmitt Booher

https://lightartspace.com/exhibition/dunes-dreams-emmitt-booher/

Beauty Where You Find It
An exhibition to honor the recipients of the
Denis Roussel
Awards

May 6th – June 26th
Reception Friday, May 6th, 5 pm – 7 pm

Denis Roussel, Diana Bloomfield, Luther Gerlach, Tina Rowe, Susan Bryant, Karen Hymer, Elizabeth Ellenwood, Megan Bent, Brenton Hamilton, Julia Martin, Gregory Brophy, Lesha Rodriguez, Kaitlyn Danielson, Chris Bennett, Kathryn Mayo,  David Russo, Ole Brodersen, Gerardo Stübing, Maria Isabel LeBlanc,
Robert Treat, Anna Rotty, Melanie Walker
https://lightartspace.com/exhibition/beauty-where-you-find-it/

Workshops:

Transferred and Embedded Imagery with Encaustic, with Sherrie Posternak
Saturday, February 19th, 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday, February 20th, 9 am – 5 pm 2022

Experimental Printmaking without a Press: Monotype and Image transfer, with Carmen Ruiz
Saturday, March 26th, 10 am – 4 pm, 2022

Drawing with Colored Pencil, with Joel Armstrong
Saturday, April 9th,  10 am – 4 pm, 2022

Tri-Color Gum Printing with Diana H. Bloomfield
Saturday, May 7th, 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday, May 8th, 9 am – 4 pm 2022

Photopolymer Gravure Workshop for Photographers with Karen Hymer
Monday, May 9th, 9 am – 5 pm 2022

New Year Wishes…

Flash and I wish you a wonderful 2022!

Light Art Space is open today and Saturday 11 am – 5 pm (weather permitting)
Stop in for the final days of
Stages, An Art Making Life by Mimi Peterson
A Revolution in Wood by Juan Velasco
We will be closed all of January, however the life drawing session will continue
Visit lightartspace.com to preview 2022 exhibitions and workshops


We hope to see you in Silver City in the new year.

Holiday Greetings!

In these final weeks of 2021, Flash and I wish you a lovely holiday season and a Healthy and Happy 2022.

Light Art Space will remain open through January 1st and then will be closed until early February.

We hope you will stop in to view all the wonderful art we have on display. The retrospect of Mimi Peterson’s work and the wood sculptures by Juan Velasco are not to be missed!  We have small and large pieces available, all at Silver City prices. If you can’t visit in person, I am available, by email or phone, to help you find that special gift.

11 am – 5 pm
Saturday, December 18th
Tuesday 21st, Wednesday 22nd, and Thursday 23rd
Thursday 30th, Friday 31st, and Saturday, January 1st.