First Friday Photography Venues for 2012-09-07

Here’s a list of Lancaster City venues that I believe will be showing some photographs this First Friday, September 7th:

Annex 24 Gallery*
24 W. Walnut St.
Visual Excitement: Highlighting artists Joe Sweeney and Phillip Malachowski and their captivating deep, textural use of color, paint and mixed media; and showcasing Laura Kicey’s digitally stitched photography.  Works by Lori Lee and Loryn Spangler-Jones also on exhibit.

The Gallery at DogStar Books*
401 W. Lemon St.
Commonplace: An exhibit of photographs from Christine Welch’s critically acclaimed book, Commonplace. Meet the artist for a book signing from 5 – 9 pm.

Hammel Associates Architects*
25 E. Grant St., Suite 102
Art Photography; Rust Belt Beaux Art: In his new series of images depicting late 19th and early 20th century building facades in Rust Belt cities, Dan Lobdell investigates how the stateliness of these buildings, which once housed thriving institutions and businesses, is affected by the newer urban reality of deindustrialization.  Meet the artist.

Smith LaVia Studio
Suite 210, 329 N Queen St,
Free Bounce Flash Photography Workshop hosted by John M Flinchbaugh. Anyone interested is welcome to just stop by with camera in hand.

Demuth Museum
120 E. King St.
Infinite Ubiquitous: A selection of photographs from Lancaster native Victoria Sambunaris, product of ten years’ worth of yearly journeys across America and her fascination with the American landscape.

The Ware Center*
Millersville University Lancaster, 42 N. Prince St.
Open 6 – 9 pm.
The Skin of the Milk – A Roman Sketchbook: Susan Gottlieb debuts her first art book, a limited edition of 200 hand-marked copies containing 95 pages filled with photos, sketches, recipes, and stories.  In addition, the exhibition includes limited-edition prints of selected pages from the book and 25 new original works, ranging from small collages using scraps from the creation of the art book to an eight-foot painting of the Roman Forum. Meet the artist.

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design*
204 N. Prince St.
Gail Anderson: designer, writer, teacher, hoarder: Gail Anderson is a New York City-based designer, writer and educator.  This self-proclaimed hoarder and former art director at Rolling Stone magazine shares her collections and her design work in this exhibit.  Oversized spreads created for Rolling Stone magazine, Broadway posters and playful typography applications designed by Anderson are displayed alongside Anderson’s sources of inspiration–her bottle cap collection, sculptures of letters, and photographs of unique typography Anderson finds in hand-painted, neon and storefront signs across America.

Pariah Fine Art
113 N. Water St.
Featuring original oils, watercolors, pastels, acrylics and sculpture by Jody Fallon and fine art photography by Cheryl Fallon.

ARCTIC SuN Gallerie
154 N. Prince St.
Paintings, handicrafts and jewelry (and some photography too, I gather) by Nordic artists, including colorful abstract art by Finnish artist Karusoma.

Edwin P. Huddle Photography
122 E. Chestnut St.
Fine art photography, photo décor, and commissioned portraits.

Nick Gould Photography
104 W. Chestnut St., 2nd fl.
Fine art photography and portraits.

Keystone Art & Culture Center
420 Pearl Street
The Photography of John A. Benigno
Open M-F 10:30 am – 4 pm.
Not open for First Friday evening.

*Wheelchair Accessible

–Pat Cooney