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Member News
A posting of what TPS members around country are doing.

Member's News
A listing of photographic current and past accomplishments, pubications and other news.

The Catherine Couturier Gallery is pleased to once again participate in the annual Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) New York show for 2014. The AIPAD Photography Show will be held April  10-13 at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. Click here for more info.

Lisa Waddell [Texas] has announced the opening of her website:

Susan Burnstine [California] is pleased to introduce her newest image, Hollywood & Vine, 7:49AM. The print is available in 12x12 & 16x16, edition of 15. Within Shadows is sold out but there are a handful of signed copies left available. Click here for more info.

Read an interview with Harvey Stein [New York City] Documenting Coney Island for over 40 Years: Interview with Harvey Stein.

Nancy Keller [Austin, TX] won 1st place "Animals" in the New Mexico Magazine Photo Contest in the February 2014 issue (page 45).

Stella Johnson [Boston, MA] was a finalist at the MCC’s fellowship awardees in photography. The exhibition, featuring the creative visions of 13 photographers, ran Feb-March, 2014.

Herb Smith [] was recently accepted into 13 jurried exhibitions including Shadows and Light online exhibition juried by Todd Johnson for the Black Box Gallery in Portland, OR, first place in the Wimberley Valley Art League August-October Regional Exhibition at the Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, Hipstamatic exhibition at A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, that closed March 30th.

Richard Orton [] has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund the publication of his book, The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family.

Craig Barber [Woodstock, NY] just launched his Indiegogo project, Working the Land.

Four of Steve Strom [Santa Fe, NM] images are now available through Davis - Orton Editions as 6x6" signed and editioned images printed on 8.5x11" Moab Entrada archival paper. Click here to view Strom's images as well as other selected artists.

University of Texas Press has recently published a collection of Kenny Braun [Austin] images of the Gulf Coast into a lovely, large-format book titled Surf Texas, which boasts a foreword by Stephen Harrigan and design by Pentagram Texas, captures coastal life so vividly you'll start smelling salt in the air.

Karen Strom [Santa Fe, NM] new electronic book, An Armchair Traveler's Guide to Death Valley, has been completed and is now available in the iTunes bookstore. The book contains almost 100 photographs and 35 animated and interactive panoramas.Pages cover the human history and natural history of Death Valley, including detailed popup notes.

Sandra Chen Weinstein [Lake Forerest, CA] is the one of the 20 finalist for EMERGING FOCUS @PHOTOLA 2014, Los Angeles, CA. Her projects California series & Crossroad series been Chosen Archival for AMERICAN  PHOTOGRAPHY 29, New York, NY.

Linda Alterwitz [Las Vegas, NV] was awarded the 2014 Fellowship for Visual Arts by the Nevada Arts Council. Linda was also featured in the October issue of SciArt Online magazine, and invited for inclusion in the inaugural exhibition, Fear and Loathing, opening later this fall on the art photo index virtual exhibition, curated by Katherine Ware.

Portland Museum of Art Biennial (Portland, Maine). Curator Jessica May. Selections from Forty Eight States II and Forty Eight States, part of Between Destinations. October 1, 2013-January 5, 2014.

China Photographers' Association (China). Director Yan Li. Selection from West, part of Between Destinations. Website feature.

Marti Belcher recently sold two images. Sikh Man in Purple is part of the FAITH exhibition at Xavier Univiversity in Cincinnati and the University purchased him for their permanent collection. A Dog and A Turquoise Door was purchased by to hang in their HQS.

Timothy McCoy [Cumming, GA] is one of six winners of the Light Factory Sixth Juried Annual, juried by Dr. Kathleen Jameson, President and CEO of the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC. Seven images from Tim's portfolio of 16 x 20 gold-toned albumen prints, entitled Long, Long Journey to the Sea, are included in the exhibition. He is included in the Water! Exhibition at the Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO.

Two of Steve Strom's [Sonita, AZ] images from his nascent Atacama Desert series, and one from Karen Strom's Islamic Tile series were selected for inclusion in the All Art Arizona show at Art Intersection in Gilbert, AZ. The show includes includes painting, drawing, fibers, mixed media, and sculpture in addition to photography. Steve's image of the Burnham Mudhills, near the Bisit Badlands in northern New Mexico, is included in the Image New Mexico exhibit at the Matrix Fine Art gallery in Albuquerque. Two of Steve's images are included in the Verve Gallery of Photography's 10th Anniversary Exhibition - Figures Studies. Karen's Islamic Tile images has been accepted into the 2013 Arizona Biennial at the Tucson Museum of Art.

Fran Forman's [Watertown, MA] Flying Boy Over Truto's Pond, 2009, will be one of the artworks on display, July 26 thru the end of 2013 at the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum, as part of their High Art: A Decade of Collecting exhibit.

Stephen Perloff [Langehorn, PA] was featured in Stephen Perloff: Unseen Color, Part II at The Light Room Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.

Tom Chambers [Richmond, VA] is part of a group show Odyssey curated by Bo Lee Gallery London (UK) and Have a Nice Day! at Gilman Contemporary, Ketchum/SunValley.

Kat Moser [Omaha, NE] has received a merit award in the black and white 2-13 portfolio contest for Illusions of Water. Images may be viewed in the August issue of B&W Magazine issue #98, also accepted in the catalogue for Stores We Tell for the Women's Caucus of Art.

Adrienne Defendi [Palo Alto, CA] had an image featured in the 6th Annual International Juried Plastic Camera Show in San Francisco, CA.

Bill Vaccaro's [Chicago, IL] series The Things She Left Behind has recently been featured on the Plates to Pixels website.

Mary Economidy [Chicago, IL] recently had a show Zones of Familiarity at the Chicago Cultural Center.

George Gati [Poughquaq, NY] was recently accepted into several exhibits and won 2nd prize at the 2012 National Open All Media show at the Petersburg Regional Art Center, Petersburg, VA.

Bill Vaccaro's [Chicago, IL] Hell Is Real, was published in December 2012 in The Economist magazine as a special double issue on Hell.

David Keenan [Austin] has launched a new Facebook group entitled: Photography That Doesn't Suck.

Ellen Jantzen's [St. Louis, MO] photo series, Transplanting Reality; Transcending Nature won First Place in the prestigious French Photo Exhibition, PX3 for Fine Art Photography. Her photo A Resonant Chill is on view at the exhibition in Paris.

Polly Chandler [Austin] was featured in Issue 52 of Fraction Magazine.

David Lykes Keenan [Austin] has four photographs from his LOOK At Me series featured in the 2013 Top 100 exhibit, at the The Perfect Exposures Gallery.

Timothy McCoy [Cumming, GA] is one of six winners of the Light Factory, Charlotte, NC, Sixth Juried Annual, juried by Dr. Kathleen Jameson, President and CEO of the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC. Seven images from Tim's portfolio of 16 x 20 gold-toned albumen prints, entitled Long, Long Journey to the Sea, are included in the exhibition.

Last updated: September 17, 2013.


Members' Images

Aline Smithson
Lisa Waddell

Aline Smithson
Harvey Stein

Aline Smithson
Susan Burnstine
Hollywood & Vine, 7:49am

Aline Smithson
Nancy Keller
Austin, Texas
Raven on a Pole

Aline Smithson
Stella Johnson
Boston, MA

Aline Smithson
Herb Smith
Well Rooted

Dick Lavine
Craig Barber
Woodstock, NY

Aline Smithson
Aline Smithson
Los Angeles, CA

Marti Belcher
Marti Belcher
Vienna, VA

Ed Bobrow
Ed Bobrow
New York City

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