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Site Seeing: Explorations of Landscapes

curated by Ariel Shanberg & Liz Unterman January 24 – March 29, 2009 Recognizing the complex layers found within the everyday landscape, the 11 photographers and film makers featured in Site Seeing: Explorations of Landscape utilize a wide range of visual practices in order to unveil the sublime truths found beneath our feet and before […]

Converging Margins

curated by Leah Oates November 8, 2008 – January 11, 2009 Historically, artists have lived to some degree or another on the margins of society – seen as neither working class nor upper class. Because of such a fluid identity, artists are able to interact with people and communities from a diverse range of backgrounds. […]

Toni Pepe

Angle of Repose November 8, 2008 – January 11, 2009 It’s my dream. A world where all would be silent and each thing in its last place, under the last dust. -Samuel Beckett, Endgame Absence and presence is a recurring theme within this series, implying that each image works to reference something beyond the frame. […]

Mickey Smith

  Collocations August 30 – October 28, 2008 The exhibition “Collocations” features a selection of works from “Volume”, an ongoing project documenting bound periodicals and professional journals in public libraries. Most of these publications are being replaced by their online counterparts. Several titles photographed in the process of this project have been destroyed. Searching endless […]

The Camera Always Lies

Second Regional Triennial of the Photographic Arts curated by Beth E. Wilson June 14 – August 17, 2008 The true modern primitivism is not to regard the image as a real thing; photographic images are hardly that real. Instead, reality has come to seem more and more like what we are shown by cameras. –Susan Sontag, […]

PHOTOGRAPHY NOW 2008

selections by Darren Ching April 12 – June 1, 2008 En route to Woodstock to judge Photography Now 2008, there was no real expectation of what I would be confronted with. In judging competitions, I respond to what is revealed from the entries themselves. With this context my judging approach is based upon simple but […]

Made in Woodstock IV

JANUARY 19 – MARCH 30, 2008 What distinguishes an artist’s work as “made in Woodstock?” What impact does place truly have in influencing artists and their work? Woodstock and the surrounding Hudson Valley/Catskill Mountain Region have attracted artists for over a century – from painters to sculptors, from filmmakers to musicians, from writers to craft […]

Jared Handlesman

Shadows January 13 – March 30, 2008 My photograms and video work document botanical shadow phenomena. The photograms are made outdoors at night, exposed by flashlight, car headlights and/or moonlight. For example, in my car-headlight exposures I bring a sheet of photo paper to the forest’s edge at a bend in the road where car […]

Dulce Pinzón

The Real Story of The Superheroes November 12 – December 23, 2007 Following September 11, the term hero rose within the national consciousness. The notion of the hero served our country’s need during a time of national and global crisis and enabled us to acknowledge those who showed extraordinary courage or determination in the face […]