“Resurrecting Audubon’s Birds of America” by Lindsey Wohlman on view at SRO Photo Gallery February 22nd – March 26th, 2017

Landmark Arts at the Texas Tech University School of Art presents Resurrecting Audubon’s Birds of America by Lindsey Wohlman, the sixth exhibition in the2016 – 2017 SRO Photo Gallery Exhibition Series. Resurrecting Audubon’s Birds of America will be on view February 22nd – March 26th, 2017. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

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Lindsey Wohlman, Yellow Warbler (2014), digital manipulation on archival paper, 12 x 18 inches.

In Resurrecting Audubon’s Birds of America, Wohlman comments on the works of eighteenth-century naturalist and painter James Audubon by photographically recreating his work. The photographer’s project was motivated by the contradictions she sensed between Audubon’s unethical treatment of birds and “what he says about the essence of our relationship to birds and nature.”

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Lindsey Wohlman, Merlin (2014), digital manipulation on archival paper, 12 x 18 inches.

Wholman photographs taxidermy bird specimens and digitally manipulates their arrangement alongside fictitious greenery. She especially focuses on specimens that suffer death as a result of human contact such as road kill or electrical shock, bringing to light the loss of life caused by human civilization.

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Lindsey Wohlman, Blue Jay (2014), digital manipulation on archival paper, 12 x 18 inches.

Lindsey Wohlman attended the University of Colorado in Boulder. She was an artist in residence at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and was also a visiting artist at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge. Wohlman’s work is part of several collections including the Special Collections at the University of Colorado in Boulder.

The Landmark Arts SRO Photo Gallery is located in the Sub-basement of the Texas Tech School of Art Building. The Art Building is located at 3010 18th Street (near the corner of 18th Street and Flint Ave). Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Sunday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. On weekdays, paid parking is available on the fourth floor of the Flint Avenue parking facility. Parking is free on weekends. Admission to the School of Art Galleries is free. Email srophotogallery.art@ttu.edu or visit www.srophotogallery.org for more information.

Exhibitions and speaker programs at Landmark Arts and the Texas Tech University School of Art are made possible in part with a generous grant from the Helen Jones Foundation. Additional support comes from cultural activities fees administered through the Texas Tech College of Visual & Performing Arts.

SRO 2017-2018 Solo Photography Exhibitions Call for Submissions

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
2017-2018 Solo Photography Exhibitions
SRO Photo Gallery, Texas Tech School of Art, Lubbock

LUBBOCK – The SRO Photo Gallery at the Texas Tech School of Art hosts an annual national competition for six to eight photographic art solo exhibitions. Portfolios are reviewed by a committee consisting of the Photography area of the School of Art and the Landmark Arts staff. We look for portfolios that utilize photography in all styles, techniques, and aesthetic approaches. Consistency in the work as well as creative vision is important in the selection process.

Entries must be submitted to SlideRoom at ttuart.slideroom.com by March 31, 2017. There is no submission fee to apply to SRO Photo Gallery for consideration; however, there is a $10 SlideRoom submission fee. Selected artists will be announced in early May 2017.

All entries are accepted through SlideRoom at ttuart.slideroom.com.

Include the following items:

• 20 images
• 1500 pixels in the longer dimension at 72 dpi
• Image les (uploaded as .jpg)
• Artwork Checklist: Title, year, media, dimensions in inches (uploaded as .pdf)
• (ex. Title, 2013, gelatin silver print, 20 x 20 inches) • Artist’s Statement (uploaded as .pdf)
• CV (uploaded as .pdf)

We are only able to display artwork without framing (either matted or mounted on thin backing). The maximum dimensions an individual print can be for display are 30 x 72 x 1 inches. We are unable to display video works. The artist is responsible for the cost of shipping the work to the gallery, and Landmark Arts will cover the cost for return shipping.

All materials will be digitally archived through the 2017 – 2018 academic year if selected for exhibition, or discarded if not selected. Submit all materials to ttuart.slideroom.com on or before 11:59 PM (Central Time) March 31, 2017.

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“Cut, Punctured, Manipulated” by Andrew Thompson on view at SRO Photo Gallery January 19th-February 19th

Landmark Arts at the Texas Tech University School of Art presents Cut, Punctured, Manipulated by Andrew K. Thompson, the fifth exhibition in the2016 – 2017 SRO Photo Gallery Exhibition SeriesCut, Punctured, Manipulated will be on view January 19th -February 19th, 2017. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

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Andrew Thompson, Green Landscape (2016), chemically altered and sewn chromogenic print, 8 x 10 inches.

In Cut, Punctured, Manipulated, Thompson willingly embraces photographic flaws and imperfections. The artist challenges traditional photographic ideals by chemically altering prints using silver halides, a toxic chemical that allows color dyes to slide across the page, and also by sewing directly onto the prints.

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Andrew Thompson, Untitled (Piercing the Veil #11) (2013), chemically altered chromogenic print, 8 x 10 inches.

Cut, Punctured, Manipulated is an “acerbic contradiction” of notions of beauty and perfection.

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Andrew Thompson, Untitled (Red Palm Tree) (2016), sewn chromogenic print, 8 x 10 inches.

Andrew K. Thompson holds an MFA in Studio Art and Design from California State University in San Bernardino. He is a freelance photographer and art writer and is currently a lecturer of photography at California State University. Thompson exhibits nationally and internationally. He is represented by Alan Klotz Gallery in New York and Gallery 1 of 1 in Seattle.

The Landmark Arts SRO Photo Gallery is located in the Sub-basement of the Texas Tech School of Art Building. The Art Building is located at 3010 18th Street (near the corner of 18th Street and Flint Ave). Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Sunday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. On weekdays, paid parking is available on the fourth floor of the Flint Avenue parking facility. Parking is free on weekends. Admission to the School of Art Galleries is free. Email srophotogallery.art@ttu.edu or visit www.srophotogallery.org for more information.

Exhibitions and speaker programs at Landmark Arts and the Texas Tech University School of Art are made possible in part with a generous grant from the Helen Jones Foundation. Additional support comes from cultural activities fees administered through the Texas Tech College of Visual & Performing Arts.