For the first time in Highlands, NC the community of photographers, educators, and enthusiasts will have the opportunity to come together in a remarkable showing of celebration for the photographic medium during two days of photography programming. Join us for gallery talks, tutorials, exhibits, food, spirits, and live music. All on the scenic Bascom Campus. Limited tickets are available, so make sure to purchase yours soon! CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS!
Here is the list of events and dates:
FRIDAY, MAY 12
- Guest Speakers, The Bunzl Gallery: 1-4pm
- Panel Discussion, The Bunzl Gallery: 4-5pm
- Opening Reception, The Bunzl Gallery: 5-7pm
SATURDAY, MAY 13
- Photo Tutorials, Education Studios: 10am – 4:30pm
- Public Photo Activities, Campus: 10am-4pm
- Closing Celebration on The Terrance: 6-9pm
By attending this event you will be exposed to some of North Carolina’s top contemporary photographers. Get up close and personal with the artists about their aesthetic, process, and themes behind their works. All while meeting and interacting with other regional photographers, watching tutorials, partaking in photographic activities, and enjoying great food and music. If you love photography, this event is for YOU! Here is the list of the Photography Guest Speakers for Friday:
Rob Amberg: An exhibiting photographer featured in the Bascom’s current exhibition, North Carolina, A Sense of Home: Selections from the Do Good Fund. “Born in Washington, DC, in 1947, Rob would later moved to Madison County, North Carolina, in 1973. He began what has become his lifetime project – writing and photographing about the evolving culture and environment of his adopted county.” More on Rob…
Rachel Boillot: She holds a B.A. in Sociology from Tufts University, a B.F.A. in Photography from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and an M.F.A in Experimental and Documentary Arts from Duke University. She has recently worked as a Photography Professor at Duke University, Assistant Producer at Sandrock Recordings, and a Multimedia Documentarian for the Friends of the Cumberland Trail. More on Rachel…
Brittany Little: Brittany Little is a fine art photographer working out of Charlotte, North Carolina. She received her BFA from the University of North Carolina Charlotte in 2015 and continues working in a wide range of subject matter. More on Brittany…
Alan Rothschild: “Founder of the Do Good Fund, Alan began collecting photographs in 2013—though the seeds of inspiration were planted long ago during his childhood in Columbus, Georgia, which founded his lifelong interest in regional history. While he has been working full-time as a lawyer, his activities have evolved over the years to include widespread public programming and community dialogues centered on the photographs and their collectively told history.” More on The Do Good Fund….
I personally consider this to be the biggest, most exciting photography event of the year in the Western North Carolina region. I can’t wait to see you!
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Byron Tenesaca, Photo Resident