Friday, October 26, 2012

Upheaval opens Saturday, November 3rd in Celebration of Fotoweek DC


What: Upheaval – Part of Fotoweek DC
When: November 3rd – December 2nd, 2012
Thursday, November 8th, 6-8pm; juror talk with Brie Castell at 7pm

In celebration of Fotoweek DC, the Target Gallery hosts a juried exhibition that examines how photographers interpret the theme of Upheaval – whether in their personal lives dealing with illness, divorce, death of a parent – or on a more global level with subjects such as climate change, political unrest, and natural disasters.

The exhibition will showcase 16 works by 9 artists from across the country, including two local artists, Sascha Hughes-Caley (Great Falls) and Angela Kleis (Arlington). Other selected artists are Therese Brown (CA), Lisa DiLillo (NY), Jodie Mim Goodnough (MA), Annie Hogan (NJ), Matthew Moore (MD), Brandon Pilcher (NY), and Allison Rufrano (NY)

Juror Information
Our juror for this exhibition is Brie Castell,
owner and chief curator of Castell Photography in Asheville, North Carolina, one of the south's finest galleries specializing in contemporary photo-based media. Castell works with established and emerging artists from around the globe for exhibition and representation, and brings to Asheville leading authorities in the field of photography for educational programming. Castell has also been a working photo-based artist for over 12 years, has exhibited extensively around the country, and is in numerous public and private collections. Castell received her MFA from East Carolina University, and currently teaches photography at Virginia Intermont College.


Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Homage: Past Influences
Exhibition Dates: October 6 - 28, 2012
Reception: October 11, 6 - 8pm - juror talk at 7pm

Homage is an all-media, juried exhibition featuring work that pays respect or dedication to past influences. Our juror, Brooke Seidelmann, is the director of DC's Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, located in the vibrant U St. corridor and part of the larger community center, Smith Center for Healing & the Arts. In 2011, Brooke was co-director of the citywide arts initiative, The 9/11 Arts Project, which brought together over 30 DC arts organizations to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with multi-genre programming.

Selected Artists

Diane Blackwell (VA), Stephanie Booth (VA), Abigail Cassner (GA), Sarah Fagan (OR), Jodie Mim Goodnough (MA), Matthew Hall (PA), Daniel Koterbay (RI), Alexander L. Landerman (WI), Luisa Mesa (FL), Dawn Nye (ME), Dale Odell (AZ), Brenda Oelbaum (MI), Diane F. Ramos (OH), Katrazyna Randall (ME), Scott Michael Raynor (NC), Ryan Schroeder (MD), Sandra Sitron (NY), Jenny Wiener (FL), Helen Zughaib (DC)