photography

New Book From Photog McCaffrey

(7.10) Noted music photojournalist, and Providence native, Richard McCaffrey, and designer Robert Blunt will be celebrating the release of their new book, Richard’s Rock & Roll Alphabet with a book signing at Muldowney’s Pub, Thursday. Two more days of local book-signings follow (see below). Think of the shows this man has seen! McCaffrey’s subjects include: […]

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AS220 Media Arts Open House

(2.3) Check out the new Media Arts Studio at AS220 — Green Screen Fun/Printshop/Fab Lab/Media Demos. The AS220 Media Arts program is expanding it’s footprint into Unit 206 of the Mercantile Block on Washington Street with expanded classroom space and two new computers for: Adobe Photoshop or Premiere; web programming; and 3d modeling for art

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Proustfest At Dean Hotel — Author Talk

(11.14) Sorry, late on this. The Dean Hotel, in collaboration with the Providence Athenaeum, presents PROUSTFEST 2014! Professor Mary Bergstein on her new book: In Looking Back One Learns to See: Marcel Proust and Photography. Bergstein has published widely on topics from Italian Renaissance sculpture to contemporary photography. Marcel Proust offered the twentieth century a

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Make Providence An Instant City

The Providence Polaroid Project is a new installation on Westminster Street (where Craftland used to be). The Providence Polaroid Project is an interactive gallery space and Polaroid Camera Shop. For 5 weeks this summer, participate in our project and help build our gallery walls with your own instant photography. Come inside and browse our extensive

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Lilliputian Landscapes At J&W Culinary Museum

A reception Thursday kicks off an exhibit at the Johnson & Wales University Culinary Arts Museum theater featuring images of a previously undiscovered, edible, micro-universe. In ‘Lilliputian Landscapes’ photographer Judy Robinson-Cox reveals what’s really going on in your crisper when you’re not looking. The images in this show are photographs of tabletop dioramas constructed from

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New Photography Exhibit At BankRI — Stephen Spencer

Rhode Island native Stephen Spencer had worked various commercial photography gigs — including staff photographer at the Mystic Aquarium — before switching gears and becoming manager of museum operations the J&W Culinary Arts Museum. Officially out of the photography business, Spencer began taking pictures for himself. “I like to shoot everyday stuff,” Spencer says.  “I

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Bird Photos By Peter Green

Urban wildlife photographer Peter Green (last featured here with his downtown snapping turtle)  has some beautiful prints as well as his now famous poster of 111 Westminster Street (the Superman building) available for sale. This picture was selected by iolabs as its holiday paper cuts edition. Green’s work can be viewed here. He snapped one

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Photography Exhibit At Pitman BankRI

Check out the new exhibit up now at the BankRI Galleries on Pitman Street — “Construction Zone: High Contrast Photographs by David DeMelim.” Although DeMelim originally attended the University of Rhode Island to study marine biology, he found himself taking art classes, primarily in photography and printmaking. “Pretty soon,” DeMelim says, “I had enough credits

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Look At Us — Providence Featured In NYT

Well, you can’t get much more Providence than this — a Rhode Island Red hanging out in Antonelli’s Poultry on Federal Hill. Freelance photojournalist Ryan T. Conaty has been scoring some plum assignments lately, including these amazing photos for a piece written by Freda Moon, “36 Hours in Providence”, which ran in the July 11

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Peregrine Update — Banding Day!

Last Friday was banding day for the four peregrine chicks atop the Superman building, and for the fourth year in a row Providence wildlife photographer Peter Green went along with the experts from the Audubon Society to document the event. The photographs are amazing (go to Providence Raptors) but this one best hints at the

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‘A Natural Order’ Lecture And Reception At Bell Gallery

What wine goes with acorn and possum stew? And, how much. The Bell Gallery presents Lucas Foglia: A Natural Order, now through May 27th. A Natural Order is Foglia’s first solo museum exhibition, mounted in conjunction with the release of his first monograph A Natural Order, published by Nazraeli Press. A Natural Order focuses on

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New Exhibit At BankRI Pitman Street Gallery

The photographer behind the new exhibit at the Pitman Street BankRI has a compelling backstory. In 1986 an accident at the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, the Ukraine, caused widespread radiation contamination and at least thirty-one deaths. Seven years later in the small town of Gomel, Belarus, the aftereffects of the Chernobyl blast were still

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