May 4 - May 31
Migrant Studies (Trees and Networks)
In The Project Room
Ellie Irons‘ collage series will be on view in our Project Room through May 31st. Drawing from vintage editions of the Golden Field Guide to the Birds of North America, Migrant Studies reflects the status of birds in the age of human influence, while Network Studies uses the metaphor of networked branches and foliage to describe the interconnectedness of ecological systems.
Artist reception will be held May 4th, 5-7pm.
IDEAS CITY FESTIVAL
Artist Opening Reception: 5-7pm
Untapped Invitational is a curated contribution by nine artists whose work requires mass public participation as its resource, along-side the New Museum IDEAS CITY, a biennial festival uniting over one hundred independent artists and galleries.
Umbrella Arts gallery artists explore diverse paths by engaging public response as untapped capital: Candy Chang, Boots & Doll, Matt Dehaemers, Jessica Findley, Bob Gregson, John Morse, Liza Simone, Linda St. John, Pedro Yanowitz
Reception at Umbrella Arts gallery, May 4th, 5-7pm.
Enchanted Equador: Photographing Quito
& Summer Solstice Festival
June 23 - July 2, 2013
Join Harvey Stein and Maria Teresa Ponce on their fifth photographic workshop to share in and photograph the traditional celebration of the Summer Solstice in Ecuador. Travel to Otavalo, Cayambe and Cotacachi and stay at an ecological retreat in the heart of the Andes, Sucha Ji.
Contact Harvey Stein for more information.
Workshop is limited to 12 participants.
Call for Entries
EXTENDED! Entry Deadline: April 26, 2013
The exhibit SEX/LOVE continues curator Harvey Stein’s investigation of themes that explore the basic yet complex and necessary needs and desires of the human condition. Former exhibits in this series, all using photography as the medium of choice include BED, BED 2, DINNER and HOME, each juried and presented by Harvey Stein over the last four years at Umbrella Arts.
Visit Umbrella Arts SEX/LOVE page for more information and full prospectus.
Center for Alternative Photography
An evening with Harvey Stein
Harvey Stein will share aspects of his career that spans over 40 years of consistent and impressive work in photography. He plans to show and discuss three bodies of work: images from his beautiful new book, Coney Island 40 Years, (copies will be available for Harvey to sign), photographs featured in his upcoming book, Harlem Street Portraits, and work from another, rarely seen ongoing series, New York Street Life.
Free and open to the public.
Please RSVP by visiting capworkshops.org
36 East 30th Street, NYC, 4th Floor
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Excellence in Teaching Award
Harvey Stein is named as one of two honorable mentions for the Excellence in Teacher Award, presented by CENTER, a non-profit photographic organization based in Santa Fe, NM. This annual award is highly recognized in the photographic teaching community. It was established in 1998 “to recognize great teaching and its exceptional contribution to photographers’ artistic and personal development”.
National Endowment for the Arts
Our Town Grant
Awarded to Project Storefronts
“Communities across our country are investing in the arts and smart design to enhance American’s quality of life and to promote the distinctive identities of our communities.”
Congratulations to Umbrella Arts visionary, Margaret Bodell.
Mass MoCA Creative Communities Exchange
Margaret Bodell receives the Creative Economy Award for Project Storefronts from NEFA, New England Foundation for the Arts.