“A Massive Force Like That of Miracles,” an Interview with Emily Chiavelli

Yang:Tell us a little about yourself. Emily:My name is Emily Chiavelli. I grew up in Boston, lived in Kentucky for a couple of years, then lived in California for a while, then went back to Kentucky before I came to New York for this program. I have a BFA in photography from Northern Kentucky University.… Continue reading “A Massive Force Like That of Miracles,” an Interview with Emily Chiavelli

“What We See,” an Interview with Beverly Logan

Opening Reception February 20th, 2020 6pm-9pm At ICP-BARD MFA Studios 24-20 Jackson Avenue Long Island City 3rd Floor Megan Mack: Tell us a little about yourself...  Beverly Logan: I’m originally from Youngstown Ohio. I came to NY at the age of 18 to attend Columbia University. My first career was in publishing and after retiring… Continue reading “What We See,” an Interview with Beverly Logan

Theresa Ortolani, PDN Multimedia Winner

Saudade: Name of the Father was selected as one of 11 PDN Photo Annual 2016 Multimedia WinnersEarlier this year, the project was awarded Honorable Mention by the International Photography Awards in five categories: Portrait, Culture, Photo Essay, Deeper Perspective, and Moving Image Saudade: Name of the Father was also selected as a VISURA Multimedia Grant 1st Place Finalist,… Continue reading Theresa Ortolani, PDN Multimedia Winner

ICP-Bard MFA exhibition week: How to Make the Bed and ALL AT ONCE

Come out and support TODAY Katrina Sorrentino’s solo thesis exhibition How to Make the Bed from 6 – 9 PM at the MFA Studios in Long Island City. Join us TOMORROW Friday April 1st for the 2016 Class MFA Group Show ALL AT ONCE at ICP Midtown (School)

Theresa Ortolani : Klompching Gallery FRESH 2015 Finalist

I am honored to have been selected among Klompching Gallery's FRESH 2015 Finalists. DECOMPOSED explores the systems and boundaries between binaries – image/text, conscious/unconscious, corporeal/spiritual – and focuses on the points at which these constructs converge, invert and decompose. These primarily lens-based images were crafted via various techniques: masking, piercing, sewing, drawing, digital imaging, and printed in multiple… Continue reading Theresa Ortolani : Klompching Gallery FRESH 2015 Finalist

Challenges in the Space Age of Photography

Part II: In Conversation with Elisabeth Biondi, from the series In Pursuit of an MFA  Elisabeth Biondi moderates a panel of experts at Fridman Gallery in discussion about the challenges recent graduates face. With: Vince Aletti, Chris Boot, Brian Clamp, Allen Frame, Andrea Meislin and Charles Traub. (Abridged Transcript) Elisabeth Biondi: I come from a very traditional editorial background, and… Continue reading Challenges in the Space Age of Photography

The Space Age of Photography: In Conversation with Elisabeth Biondi

from the series In Pursuit of an MFA I had the honor of speaking with magazine world luminary, Elisabeth Biondi, at Fridman Gallery where Lift Off: 2014 NYC Photography/Video, an exhibit she curated, featuring recent MFA graduates, is on view through February 28. Elegant, articulate, and generous with her teachings and time, Elisabeth spoke with me about her years as Visuals Editor for… Continue reading The Space Age of Photography: In Conversation with Elisabeth Biondi

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 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

Theresa Ortolani, PDN Winner

Incoming ICP-Bard MFA student, Theresa Ortolani, was chosen as a 2014 pdn FACES Portrait Photography Competition winner. This is the seventh time Ortolani's imagery has been selected as winner of a pdn competition. Previous works have been included in pdn's Environmental Portraiture, Sports, Documentary and Book competition categories, and have twice appeared in the pdn Annual. The complete group of 2014 pdn FACES images can… Continue reading Theresa Ortolani, PDN Winner