Gretchen Kolsrud a past President of NVPS [1987-8] passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at her home in Medford, Oregon from esophageal cancer. Gretchen was born in Schenectady, NY, and after receiving a PhD in microbiology, came to the Washington area to work at the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), the research arm of Congress. Gretchen was active in
Georgette Grossman had her image, Workshop at Monticello juried into an exhibition this January at the Art League Gallery, 105 North Union St., Alexandria. The show was juried by Ephraim Rubenstein. It will be on display January 9-February 1, 2018. The Art League Gallery holds monthly juried exhibits and special exhibits including solo artists, student
Light Space & Time 7th Annual “All Women” Online Art Exhibit: Judy Guenther received a special merit award for her submission of “Contemplating the Taj” in this show by women artists. The online show can be viewed at https://www.lightspacetime.art/all-women-art-exhibition-january-2018/ There were 1,005 entries submitted from 39 countries and 38 US states.
Maryland Federation of Art Wayne and Judy Guenther both had an image selected for the Maryland Federation of Art “Focal Point” Exhibit which will be on display at the Circle Gallery in Annapolis, MD, Jan 25-Feb 4. The show which was juried by Adam Davies examines the artistic use of all digital media. Judy’s piece
Fred Siskind will be presenting his program “Macro Photography in the Field” at the Vienna Photographic Society meeting at Thoreau Middle School on Wednesday, October 4 at 7:30. For more information, go to their web site at https://www.vpsva.org/
September 27, 1947 – July 9, 2017 NVPS member Eric B. Ottinger died Sunday evening, 9 July. A native of Jackson, Michigan, Eric earned his Bachelor and Master of Business degrees from Michigan State University. He served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He was a contracting officer with the Department of Defense, a
The following is from a press release: In 2017 Fine Art Photography Awards received 6335 submissions from 89 countries around the world. Winners were selected by highly acclaimed panel of international judges, including: Tim Franco, Nadia Dias, Liza Van der Stock, Matilde Gattoni, Amélie Labourdette, Valery Klamm and Pierre Abensur. About Winner: Kirk Johnson is
Bob Friedman’s image “Simplicity” was judged “Best in Show” in the April monthly exhibition at The Art League Gallery in the Torpedo Factory. Congratulations!
In early February Wayne Wolfersberger presented a ninety minute program on bison to GMU’s OLLI (Osher Life Long Learning Institute). The program titled Bison: Legends, Lore and Legacy was an expanded slide program that he presented multiple times for the U S National Park Service and included extensive use of his images made while living
Lois Culver Long passed away January 8, 2017 at the age of 87. She had been part of the Northern Virginia Photographic Society since the 70’s, and it was a big part of her life for these last 4 decades. She attended the Tuesday night meetings as late as this past December. When her health made