Portfolio Workshop December 2018

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What: Portfolio Workshop

Where: Alternative Photo Services at 1840 Danforth Ave, Toronto

When: December 27-December 30 2018

Spots: Minimum 4 maximum 6

Cost: $1,000 plus tax + materials (material list provided upon request)

This workshop is for anyone who is looking to build a portfolio of alternative prints. Students will be printing their own work under the guidance of printer Bob Carnie using gum bichromate and/or platinum palladium.

Print sizes range from 8×10 all the way up to 20×28.

Once the prints are finished, they will be custom matted using cotton rag 4 ply board.

To sign up or ask a question, email Bob or Carissa

bob@alternativephotoservices.com

carissa@alternativephotoservices.com

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Call for submissions |Chroma

Chroma

Bob Carnie

Description

The Connections Gallery is seeking submissions for a large colour print photo exhibition.

Photographers will each have one 30″x37″ OR 30″x30″ mounted print in this six week exhibition. Celebrating colour, Chroma will present the work of ten artists.

This exhibition is being printed in its entirety by Bob Carnie, each photographer will receive their mounted print once the show comes down. Bob will work together with the photographers to choose their best image. Promoting the printer/photographer dynamic, printing will be a collaborative effort.

Images exhibited will make a study of colour.

 

Dates

Feb 18- March 31 2019

Reception: February 21 6-9pm

 

Deadline to apply: October 1

 

Logistics

Each artist has 1- 30″x37″ OR 30″x30″ ink jet print in this exhibition.

Exhibition fee + Production: $700 plus tax


 

Submissions

Send up to 5-10 JPEGS

Bio

Statement

If you would like to submit your own prints, please contact us


Contact

Carissa Ainslie carissa@alternativephotoservices.com

1840 Danforth Ave | 416.778.6969

Call for Submissions | Noir

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Bob Carnie

Description

The Connections Gallery is seeking submissions for a large black and white photo exhibition.

Photographers will each have one 30″x37″ OR 30″x30″ mounted print in this six week exhibition. Celebrating black and white photography, Noir will present the work of ten artists.

This exhibition is being printed in its entirety by Bob Carnie, each photographer will receive their mounted print once the show comes down. There are two choices for production methods of images. The hybrid historical-contemporary Lambda will be used to produce the silver gelatin prints, or artists can have their work printed via inkjet. Bob will work together with the photographers to choose their best image and printing method. Promoting the printer/photographer dynamic, printing will be a collaborative effort.

Images exhibited will explore the exquisite composition of black and white photography.

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In/En Transition in Montreal

In/En Transition

June 12-17 | Reception June 14 6-9pm

Galerie Carte Blanche | 1853 Rue Amherst, Montreal

Philip Jessup,  Eliza Moore,  Liza Murzin,  Matthew Plexman,  Frances Patella, Bob Carnie

Eliza Moore

Eliza Moore

Frances Patella

Frances Patella

Matthew Plexman

Matthew Plexman

Philip Jessup

Philip Jessup

Liza Murzin

Lisa Murzin

Bob Carnie

Bob Carnie

Vancouver and Capture!

Carissa just returned from Vancouver where she was stationed for ten days. We rented a pop up space for two weeks in Chinatown, installing Series, Clearcut and Ipseity.

Series

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SERIES brings together five photographers with five different stories to tell. Salina Kassam, Thomas Brasch, Larry D. Hayden and Skip Dean have explored their own environments through the photographic medium.


Clearcut

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The intersection of man and nature is a dominant theme in Matthew Plexman’s work. Clearcut captures the evolution of an old logging road in northeastern Ontario: old sections are blocked off and new routes added, leading to new areas of logging activity. The borders between clearcut and forest are abrupt at first—open areas of chewed-up earth and toppled trees abut untouched woodland. Over time, the process of healing begins and the borders blur. Plexman attempts to find beauty and symmetry in the tension between destruction and regeneration, inviting dialogue about the conflict inherent in our dependence on nature for both resource extraction and emotional sustenance.


 

Meeting New People

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Carissa had the pleasure of meeting some really interesting folks on her travels. Sally Buck and Kent Lins popped up their photos in cube vans every weekend during the Capture Photo Fest.

She also got a fantastic tour of the new Emily Carr University campus by photo studio tech Geoffrey, and met up with Kathy from Beau Photo.

With a bit of down time, she also got to take in some of the sights of Vancouver and Whistler.

 

 

Pigment NYC and Toronto

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Pigment is a group photography exhibition that explores the concept of colour through the historical gum bichromate process. Each photographer has two prints in the show, printed by Bob Carnie.

Artists

Lori Ryerson, Linda Kooluris Dobbs, Bryan Helm, Bob Carnie, Shelagh Howard, Thomas Brasch Brendan Meadows, Ian Campbell, Cory Wilyman, Lorraine Parow, Guy Lafontaine, Paulette Michayluk, Janet Holmes, Alan Dunlop, Laura Paterson

*New York April 6 and 7 Bushwick Community Darkroom*

Pigment will pop up at the Bushwick Community Darkroom April 6 and 7 2018. These dates were chosen so that participating artists who wish to visit the city during the exhibition can attend The Photography Show presented by AIPAD.

Facebook event HERE

*Toronto | May 2-June 29 Lonsdale Gallery*

The prints will return to Toronto where they will become a part of Red Light, an exhibition at Lonsdale Gallery. This juried salon show will exclusively feature alternative prints by artists from around the world. Red Light is a feature show in the CONTACT Photo Festival.

Lori Ryerson Gum Bichromate-Prop Plane, Deer Lake

Lori Ryerson

 

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Alan Dunlop

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Thomas Brasch

Matthew Plexman in San Fransisco

Matthew Plexman and Carissa were just in San Francisco for the opening of “For the Love of Trees” at Photocentral.

“PhotoCentral presents For the Love of Trees, featuring the artwork of Matthew Plexman, John Dotta and Glenn Hemanes. These three artists examine our relationships with trees and landscape from different perspectives and viewpoints. Combining realism, impressionism and small-scale sculpture, the exhibit invites the viewer to look deeply.”

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Matthew gave an artist talk about his project, Clearcut, to an enthusiastic audience. Phase One were in attendance, providing technical info on their camera systems and supporting Matthew’s reception. Thanks, Phase!

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Matthew and Carissa both visited Pier 24 Photography, where the exhibition, “The Grain of the present” was installed.

“The Grain of the Present, Pier 24 Photography’s ninth exhibition, examines the work of ten photographers at the core of the Pilara Foundation collection—Robert Adams, Diane Arbus, Lewis Baltz, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Lee Friedlander, Nicholas Nixon, Stephen Shore, Henry Wessel, and Garry Winogrand—whose works share a commitment to looking at everyday life as it is.”

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They also visited the Minnesota Street Project, a facility that houses gallery’s, pop up spaces and artist studios!

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Next up, Clearcut will be installing in Vancouver for the Capture Photo Festival!

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