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SRO Artist Travis Shaffer fundraising

2010-2011 SRO Artist Travis Shaffer is fundraising on behalf of his Sorority Skin Tones’ project.

Sorority Skin Tones is a research based project that has analyzed the official facebook pages of the top ten american sororities to find the twenty most prominent skin tones.

In association with [ABC] Artist’s Books Cooperative and KICKSTARTER, Shaffer is working to raise $1,500 by April 30 in an effort to further publicize his artistry.

Shaffer shares an informational video of his work on the KICKSTARTER website:

Sorority Skin Tones – a PANTONE color guide.

Shaffer currently teaches at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Visit his website here.

March 2, 2011   No Comments

Upcoming Exhibits and Events.

November is a great time to attend a variety of photography exhibits,
events or lectures. Depending on your location, here are a few

© Abelardo Morell

Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door

October 28th, 2010 – December 11, 2010

Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery

New York, NY

Engaged Observers: Documentary Photography since the Sixties

June 29, 2010 – November 14, 2010

Getty Center

Los Angeles, CA

Pinhole: Informal Forum Featuring Earl Johnson & Peter Martin

November 21, 2010

Minneapolis Photo Center

Minneapolis, MN

© Bruce Davidson

Exhibition of Bruce Davidson Prints

October 26, 2010 – November 27, 2010

L. Nowlin Gallery

Austin, TX

Charles Kruvand: The Living Waters of Texas

October 30, 2010 – December 7, 2010

The Afterimage Gallery

Dallas, TX

American Modern: Abbott, Evans, Bourke-White

October 2, 2010 – January 2, 2011

Amon Carter Museum

Fort Worth, TX

© Corrine May Botz

Corrine May Botz Lecture

November 22, 2010

Corcoran Gallery of Art

Washington, D.C.

If you are able to attend any of these events or others this month, we
would love to hear your thoughts and reviews!

November 12, 2010   No Comments

Upcoming Photo Festivals.

Hello Everyone! I wanted to let you know about a few upcoming Photography events for this year.

September 30 – October 2, 2010:

The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin will be presenting the ninth biennial Fluer Cowles Flair Symposium: Shaping the History of Photography. The symposium will be held Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2010. Leaders in their fields will consider the forces that have historically shaped these areas, as well as the contemporary influences and developing trends that continue to affect our understanding of the history of photography. Be sure to check out their website for more information.

October 6 – 10, 2010:

Filter Photo and the Chicago Photography Center are hosting the 2010 Filter Photo Festival. It will take place in Chicago, IL from Oct. 6-10, 2010 with all sorts of activities from portfolio reviews, lectures and exhibitions.

November 6 – 13, 2010:

Also, in Washington D.C., the FotoWeek DC 2010 Festival will be going on from Nov. 6-13, 2010. Right now they have some call for entries open so take the opportunity to submit! They are closing soon. They too will have portfolio reviews, lectures and exhibitions.

If you are near either Chicago, IL or Washington D.C., I encourage you to check out the festivals. They will be great places to see some photography and network! If you are able to go and would like to share the event with SRO, email us. We would love to hear about your experience!

September 15, 2010   No Comments


Open Portfolio Night

The TTU Photo Grads had the privilege of being in Houston this last weekend for FotoFest.  A great time was had by all, and we got to see some wonderful photo exhibitions throughout the city.  One of the highlights for me was the show at the MFA Houston:  Ruptures and Continuities: Photography Made after 1960 from the MFAH Collection.  On Friday night there was an Evening with the Artists: Open Portfolio Night, and it was very enjoyable to see so many people excited about photography.  Saturday, we had the privilege of shadowing portfolio reviewers and seeing how they responded to different types of work and work of varying quality.  As graduate students preparing as careers as educators or artists or combination of the two, this was an invaluable experience.

The next FotoFest will be in 2012.  Its well worth the trip.

March 30, 2010   No Comments