Art/Photography

4 May 20180 Jamestown, N.Y. – "Long Exposure/Slow Speed Photography" and "Spring" are the topics for the image review that opens the Audubon Nature Photography Club's regular meeting on Thursday, May 10, at 6:15 p.m. You are invited to come and see how participants interpret and portray these subjects. There will also be a show-and-tell time when members can share some of their best pictures. The featured speaker will be announced at the meeting. A social time follows the program. First-time visitors are welcome to participate free of charge. The annual membership is $30. Among the benefits of membership are discounts on...

28 Mar 20181 The Chautauqua County Historical Society (CCHS) will hold its 2018 annual meeting on Saturday, April 21 at Lakeshore Assembly of God (252 E. Main St., Westfield). Both CCHS members and guests should take note the venue is a new location compared to previous years. Highlighting the day is a special presentation on two noteworthy artists from the Chautauqua Region: "Chautauqua County Artists Richard Sigafoos and Russell Welch,” presented by Lori Humphreys. Richard Sigafoos (1908-1985) was a noted impressionist artist, muralist, illustrator and teacher primarily known for his landscapes and marine paintings. His paintings have been...

26 Mar 20180 Jamestown High School senior Lauren Garvey’s artwork was selected for the Albright-Knox Future Curator Exhibition. Her work will be exhibited from Friday, April 13th to Sunday, May 13th at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY. The opening will be held Thursday, April 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. Lauren’s work was selected out of 600 submitted works throughout Western New York and Canada, in which only approximately 60 were chosen to be in the exhibition. Lauren created her work in her JHS Drawing class, a JCC College Connection course, which also earns her college credit. This is the fourth year JHS has submitted work to the...

13 Mar 20181 Acclaimed conservation photographer and filmmaker Chris Linder will present “Adélie Penguins of the Antarctic” and “The Big Thaw” at 7 p.m. on March 21 in Jamestown Community College’s Scharmann Theatre. The event, free and open to the public, features images Linder has taken of what he calls “the most inaccessible and hauntingly beautiful places” on Earth. Linder, a visual storyteller whose specialty is documenting research in the Arctic and Antarctic, uses photography to educate and inspire people about science and conservation. “The Big Thaw” examines how vast stores of ancient carbon located in permafrost soils are...

5 Mar 20180 Zonta Club of Jamestown brings 5th annual LUNAFEST to the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown, March 10th at 7pm. This unique film festival highlights nine short films by women filmmakers. The films range from animation to fictional drama, and cover topics such as women's health, body image, relationships, cultural diversity and breaking barriers. Proceeds from LUNAFEST will benefit Zonta of Jamestown's local scholarship named after MaryLou Costanzo, a former member of the Zonta Club of Jamestown, and Chicken & Egg Pictures, a nonprofit organization that supports women nonfiction filmmakers whose artful and innovative...

5 Mar 20180 “Light and Shadows and How They Interact” is the topic for the image review that opens the Audubon Nature Photography Club’s regular meeting on Thursday evening, March 15, at 6:15 p.m. You are invited to come and see how participants interpret and portray this subject.  There will also be a show-and-tell time when members can share some of their best pictures.  The featured speaker will be announced at the meeting.  A social time follows the program. First-time visitors are welcome to participate free of charge. The annual membership is $30. Among the benefits of membership are discounts on photography classes, field trips,...

5 Mar 20180 Join us for the opening reception of "Selected Works by Tom Busch" on Friday, March 9, 6:30-9:30 PM at the Project 308 Gallery located at 308 Oliver Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120. This solo exhibition will feature work by Buffalo native, Tom Busch. “Selected Works” will showcase his works depicting faces and figures in environments that are both recognizable and metaphorical. Busch began making images in 1973 as a still photographer and filmmaker while attending State University of New York at Buffalo.  His personal films were screened in galleries in Western New York and in several national and international shows. In 1980 Tom...

29 Jan 20180 The American Alliance of Museums recently announced the winners of its 2017 Museum Publication competition, including the State University of New York at Fredonia for the Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery exhibition catalogue titled “Kahn & Selesnick: Truppe Fledermaus and the Carnival at the End of the World.” Fredonia Department of Visual Arts and New Media Associate Professor Jason Dilworth designed the catalogue. Marion Art Gallery Director Barbara Rӓcker coordinated the publication and curated the exhibition. The publication and exhibition were a collaboration with internationally renowned artists Nicholas Kahn and Richard...
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