Art/Photography

10 Sep 20180 Contributed Article - Audubon Community Nature Center Jamestown, N.Y. – Bugs/Insects and Silhouettes are the topics for the image review that opens the Audubon Nature Photography Club’s regular meeting on Thursday, September 13, 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...

28 Jul 20180 Contributed Article Audubon Community Nature Center Jamestown, N.Y. – You still have time to enter your best photos in the 2018 Nature Photography Contest sponsored by Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC). Midnight on Tuesday, July 31, is the deadline to submit your favorite images, whether from your collection or new ones you shoot today. A simple online submission process makes it easy to enter your work whatever your level of experience. Since a beautiful nature photograph inspires appreciation for the natural world, the Photo Contest helps fulfill ACNC’s mission of connecting people with nature. The theme for 2018 is...

13 Jun 20180 Jamestown, N.Y. – "Close up" and "Weather" are the topics for the image review that opens the Audubon Nature Photography Club's regular meeting on Thursday, June 14, 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 photography classes, field trips,...

3 Jun 20180 Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care volunteers who participated in a recent exchange with the Karatu Lutheran Hospital in Arusha, Tanzania will share a special evening of stories about their experiences and the memorable relationships that they have formed with the rural hospital on Monday, June 25th at the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club, 422 E. Terrace Ave, Lakewood, NY.   In March of this year a four-person contingent consisting of Bereavement Coordinator Jamie Probst, Community Outreach Coordinator Cora Monroy, LPN Debra Przepiora, and RN Rebecca Smouse traveled to Tanzania once again, to learn from Tanzanians and share their...

31 May 20180 During Jamestown Community College’s annual juried student art and design show, juror Stephanie McMahon, left, presented awards to Rachel Moller, artistic excellence in 3D/ceramics; Marisa Nelson, artistic excellence in drawing and prints; Molly Morse, best overall portfolio; Morgan Anderson, artistic excellence in painting; and Mary Williams, artistic excellence in photography. Absent from the photo were David Belovarac, honorable mention, photography; Obehi Ejele, artistic excellence in new media; and Madison DeLong, honorable mention, drawing. The exhibition is on display until May 10. The Weeks Gallery is located on the second floor of...

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...
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