Hangin’ with Foley

from the series In Pursuit of an MFA Michael Foley and I have followed a similar trajectory: New York –> Boston –> San Francisco –> New York We first met, circa late 90's, at the Ansel Adams Center for Photography/Friends of Photography, where we both worked – he, a docent; I, an educator. A photography museum in… Continue reading Hangin’ with Foley

In Pursuit of an MFA

Twelve trudge 1.4 miles, post-blizzard, from Bryant Park to Chelsea. One of many stops, along the way to an MFA. Joanna Lehan's Survey of Contemporary Photography stormed Sean Kelly Gallery for Alec Soth’s exhibition, Songbook, on opening morning. Fortunate to have engaged in an impromptu conversation with the artist – I think he was empathetic to our cold shivering selves –… Continue reading In Pursuit of an MFA

In Conversation … with Alec Soth, Michael Foley, Elisabeth Biondi and Gary Taxali

Beginning February 23rd, I'll share the photos I've taken and the conversations I've had with artists, curators and gallerists. Our discussions center around the role of the MFA program, new media and the intersection of image/text. Until then, you are invited to attend the related exhibits and events: Monday February 23: Bard-ICP + Theresa Ortolani in conversation with Alec… Continue reading In Conversation … with Alec Soth, Michael Foley, Elisabeth Biondi and Gary Taxali