Deadline April 15 – Call for Portfolio Entries – US Newcomers

Thomas Holton and Edie BreslerCall for Entries
Portfolio Showcase
The Experience of Newcomers to the US – Immigrants, Refugees, Workers, Students.

May 16 to June 21, the Davis Orton Gallery will present two solo exhibitions: Thomas Holton, The Lams of Ludlow Street and Edie Bresler, We Sold a Winner. 

In conjunction with this exhibition, the gallery will present two portfolios selected through this call for entries,

Self-portraits, portraits, interiors, still lifes All processes and approaches to image construction welcomed.

Davis to Teach at NYU – Portfolio Development / Marketing

NYU - Professional Studies

Karen Davis will be teaching a 5 week workshop, February 17 to March 17, Tuesday evenings at NYU School of Professional Studies, “Portfolio Development and Marketing for Fine Art Photographers.  By the end of the class, photographers will have their bio, artist statement and portfolio in shape and a concrete plan of action for getting their work out.  This is a great class for jump starting a current project whether you are an exhibiting artist or just beginning to show your work. Extensive resource lists are provided.

As many of you know, Karen has taught marketing, portfolio development, and word and image classes in the Boston area at the Griffin Museum of Photography, Lesley University, Tufts University, Suffolk University and Radcliffe Seminars.  This is her first offering in New York.

PHOTOBOOK 2014 Reception

It was a great night on Warren Street last night. BeLo3rd galleries including Davis Orton Gallery were hoppin’. Photobook artists from Woodstock, Saugerties, New York City, Kingston and Boston were in the house for our 5th annual Photobook show with the spirit of all the artists from all over the US, Japan, Singapore and England represented.

Reception at Davis Orton Gallery for Photobook 2014

Hudson’s Hidden Gardens Tour plus a stop at Davis Orton Gallery

Sunday (weather report excellent) is Mrs. Greenthumbs Day in Hudson.  Visit some of the hidden gardens of Hudson and stop by Davis Orton Gallery for Mary Kocol’s “Ice Gardens”, Linda Stillman’s “Floribundi” (flower stain drawings including her Hillsdale Garden diary), Linda Morrow’s “Lumininous Bloom” and Pat Barry Levy’s “Adaptations.”

Mrs. Greenthumbs Tour Hidden Gardens of Hudson

Reception for Aline Smithson and Meg Birnbaum with Susan Copich and Caleb Cole

What a terrific turnout and what an appreciative crowd. Special thanks to Mark Kalan for capturing the group with his ricoh theta 360 camera.  Here’s a link to a “moving image” - move the image around (or let it move on its own) and you’ll see other early arrivers at the reception.

Aline Smithson, Mark Kalan, Meg Birnbaum, Paula Tognarelli and others

Aline Smithson, Mark Kalan, Meg Birnbaum, Paula Tognarelli and others

Here’s a link to Mark Kalan’s site with other images   Here’s a link to the Ricoh site about this incredible little camera.


Judith Black Featured in Time Lightbox Series

Four photographs by Judith Black

Judith Black and eight other women photographers are featured in Time Lightbox’s new series, Under the Radar.” Here, photographer Mark Steinmetz celebrates this group of women who documented life in the Northeast United States in the 1980’s. 

The Davis Orton Gallery exhibited Black’s  work in 2010.  We are happy to report that four images from this series are now offered as small format prints on Davis Orton Editions.

Walter Crump’s Pinhole Photographs in NM Museum

Walter Crump-NAUTILUS MACHINEWalter Crump, whose portfolio of luminous still lifes can be seen at the Davis Orton Gallery through May 11,(left: Nautilus, pigment print – not pinhole) recently returned from the opening of a major new exhibition at the New Mexico History Museum at the Palace of Governors, in Santa Fe,  “Poetics of Light.”

The museum, which now houses The Pinhole Resource Archive,  the world’s largest collection of pinhole photographs (over 6000 images) books and cameras, is exhibiting 200 prints from the collection – and Crump is represented by five of them. The collection was a donation from Pinhole Resource Inc., which is based in New Mexico and led by Eric Renner and Nancy Spencer.

Walter Crump-dead twigs and bridge

( Dead Twigs and Bridge by Walter Crump,  2001, 20″ x 16.25″, in Pinhole Resource Collection.)

Andi Schreiber featured in NYTimes Lens Blog

Summer's Idyll by Andi Schreiber

Congratulations to Andi Schreiber who exhibited work from her portfolio, “WonderLust,” at the Davis Orton Gallery in 2013.  She was the feature story, along with 17 of her photographs, in the New York Times Lens Blog, “Married with Camera” by James Estrin (March 21,2014).

Andi is also a featured artist on Davis Orton Editions, a new online shop (launching April 5) for small format, fine art photography by a curated list of artists.