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Lens As Palette – New Exhibition

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LENS AS PALETTE, curated by James Clarke, will be an exhibition that looks to examine the concept of digital photography through the exploration of technology.  Coupled with mobile software applications, many artists, with  smart phones in hand, are re-examining the boundaries of traditional image creation. Artists with their own unique vision and knowledge of an ever-growing selection of photo-processing applications, available on many smartphones, can now create images reflective of their personalities.  These images can range from minimal to abstract, black and white to extreme color.  They can depict the subtle nuance of graphics or juxtapose that with biting hard edge graphics.  They can creating painterly images – not simply with the push of a button and a tap on a small screen, but through the time-consuming process of applying their application knowledge and expert techniques, boundless creativity and a unique vision.  The images created in this manor lend themselves to reveal more accurately the true emotion of the artists.

Opening Reception: Friday, May 3rd, 2013 6-9 pm
(co-opening with the CPAC Member’s Show)
Closing Reception: June 14th, 6-9pm.
Show Dates: May 3rd – June 14th.

Participating Artists: James Clarke – Boulder, CO; Clint Cline – Plant City, FL; Shirley Drevich – Miami, FL; Roger Guetta – Montreal, Quebec; Cindy Patrick – Moorestown, NJ; Rudy Vogel – Springfield, MA.

Artist Presentation: Saturday, May 4th from 2pm – 4pm. James Clarke, Shirley Drevich and Clint Cline will discuss their work, how and why they chose iPhoneography, what apps are in their “camera bag” and how to get started in iPhoneography.

 

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‘Boop and Stoop Thrown For A Loop’ – © Rudy Vogel

 

The international iPhoneography Group (TiiG) was established in 2012 as a collective of Artists dedicated to the creation of mobile-photographic-based digital imagery using iOS technologies as their medium.   The six Artists who comprise the founding members of TiiG are James Clarke, Clint Cline,  Shirley Drevich, Cindy Patrick, Roger Guetta, and Rudy Vogel.  Their work exemplifies the range of artistic expression that is now available to anyone creating artwork with a smartphone.  TiiG members’ strictly create their work without the use of computers.  The images exhibited are all created on smartphones with currently available  image and photographic applications.  All six artists’ images have been selected on a regular basis to the only continuously online-juried website dedicated exclusively to iPhoneographic imagery – Pixelsatanexhibition.com.

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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