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PHOTOBOOK 2011 DUE DATE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 22

Photobooks 2011 Exhibition at Davis Orton GalleryWe have extended the deadline for entries to PHOTOBOOKS!!2011 to October 22.

Pictured, left, is a collage of last year’s exhibit.  Visible photographs by Cara Barer and Lisa Dahl.  Besides selecting 20 books for exhibition, the gallery exhibits work by four photographers designated “best of show.” In addition to the sale of books during the show (November 18 to December 18), the gallery hosts an online catalog of the 20 books for one year. (last year’s catalog)

“Animal” A New Book by Elliot Ross, Published by Schilt, Amsterdam

Animal, a new book of photographs by Elliot Ross, copyright 2010Elliot Ross‘s new book, with 50 photographs from his on-going series, “Animal” has been published by Schilt Publishing in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and is distributed in London by Thames and Hudson and in the US by Ingram Book Company.

‘The haunting animal portraits of the American Elliot Ross question our relation to other creatures and the ways we perceive the animal world’.  Manfred Zollner in fotoMAGAZIN

“Animal” can be ordered online from Schilt, Photo-Eye, and Amazon.  A Special Edition is available which includes a numbered and signed archival pigment print in a number and signed book in slipcase.

Elliot exhibited prints from “Animal” at the Davis Orton Gallery in June.  The gallery has a selection of matted prints available.

Sylvia Plachy and big night in Hudson, NY

Last night in Hudson NY, belo3rd and all of Warren Street was buzzing.  Six galleries and the Opera House had receptions including the reception at Davis Orton Gallery for Sylvia Plachy.  Sylvia’s friends, family and fans are legion and a substantial portion filled the Gallery and continued onto the sidewalk – all there to meet her and see her show, “Apparitions.”

Sylvia Plachy at Davis Orton Gallery reception

Sylvia Plachy at the Davis Orton Gallery reception for her exhibition, “Apparitions.”


Adrien Brody and friends at reception for his mother, Sylvia Plachy at Davis Orton Gallery

Adrien Brody at reception for his mother, Sylvia Plachy, at Davis Orton Gallery


Sylvia Plachy at reception for her series, "Apparitions" at Davis Orton Gallery

Sylvia Plachy at reception for her series, "Apparitions" at Davis Orton Gallery




Vaughn Sills images featured in Mobile Museum of Art

Through July 18, the exhibition,”Shoot ‘n Southern,” at the Mobile Museum of Art examines the prominent role of women artists in fine art photography, in particular those with a Southern heritage or Southern experiences. Vaughn’s photographs of traditional African-American gardens of the South are featured.  Her book, “Places of the Spirit: Traditional African American Gardens,” published by Trinity University Press will be available in bookstores in September.

Hudson NY Flag Day Parade 2010, a 3 minute review

From the front stoop of the Davis Orton Gallery, 114 Warren Street, Hudson, New York, here is a 3 minute review of Hudson’s 2010 Flag Day Parade – photographs by Karen Davis, music, “The Chimes of Freedom” by the Byrds, without permission


Davis Orton Gallery, Lisa Kessler, Elliot Ross, belo3rd and Hudson NY featured in June 7 edition of New York Magazine online

In ” The Five-Point Weekend Escape Plan” travel article by Carrie Culpepper,  number 3: “Meet Hudson’s Emerging Artists and Photographers” features the Davis Orton Gallery, “in the emerging belo3rd district”  and June’s artists: Lisa Kessler and Elliot Ross.new york magazine online features hudson ny, davis orton gallery, lisa kessler and elliot ross


Nadine Boughton in Griffin Museum’s Annual Show

Evening News by Nadine Boughton

Evening News by Nadine Boughton

Two of Nadine Boughton’s photocollages, including “Evening News,” exhibited  recently at the Davis Orton Gallery,  have been selected for inclusion in the 16th Annual Juried Exhibition of the Griffin Museum of Photography.  Juried by Joerg Colberg, author of the photography blog, “Conscientious,” a website dedicated to contemporary fine-art photography,  the show will run from June 30 – August 29, 2010.

Register-Star’s “On The Scene” Highlights Judith Black, Moira Barrett Exhibit

Exhibition Dates April 1 to May 2, 2010

Join us for Artist Reception Saturday, April 10 6-8 pm.

Register Star's On the Scene features Judith Black, Moira Barrett exhibit

John Chervinsky featured in “Marking Space” at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

John Chervinsky, who will exhibit at the Davis Orton Gallery from August 26 to September 19, 2010, is a featured artist in a three person exhibition with Laura Lentinsky and Olivia Parker, “Marking Space” at the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design from January 22 to February 26.

photograph by John Chervinsky

photograph by John Chervinsky

About

The Davis Orton Gallery, established in August, 2009, is located on historic Warren Street in Hudson, NY – an architecturally rich street famous for its antique shops, galleries and restaurants.

The Davis Orton Gallery exhibits photography, mixed media and trade and artist-published photobooks. The goal of the gallery is to present a wide range of contemporary artists – from emerging to mid-career to established.

Gallery view - toward warren st

gallery view towards prison alley

Transplants from Cambridge, Massachusetts, Karen Davis and Mark Orton’s lives have revolved around photography and art for almost two decades.

Karen is a teacher, gallerist and photographer. For over 15 years she taught Photography Atelier, a portfolio development course and Marketing for Fine Art Photographers in the Boston area at Radcliffe Institute, Lesley University and, most recently at the Griffin Museum of Photography.

Karen is co-owner and curator of the Davis Orton Gallery. She has been an invited reviewer of portfolios at the Griffin/CAA Portfolio Reviews, Photolucida in Portland OR, FotoFest in Houston TX and Critical Mass (online/Photolucida) and Magenta Foundation’s Fence project.

Her photographs are in the collections of the Center for Photography at Woodstock (CPW) at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, the Lishui Museum of Photography (China) and the Houghton Rare Books Library, Harvard University and can be seen at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA).

Mark, a business coach and consultant, has developed multi-media presentations and websites for artists, helping to convert and expand their vision to an electronic platform.  He and Karen present workshops for artists who wish to design and maintain their own websites.

Married for 39 years, Karen and Mark have collaborated on limited edition, self-referential photo books including “Pretension, All About Us,” which takes a satirical look at the contemporary art world.