Ferro, Archive 7 - President's Letter
Summer Issue, July 1, 2001
Congratulations to our 20th Anniversary Exhibition
International Tea Time,
Images of Women, Images of Tea winners..! First Place in the Women's
category went to Carol Nye and First Place in the Tea Category
to Dar Spain. Each will receive the fabulous Epson
Stylus Photo 2000P printer. 2nd Place winners are Jane
Fulton Alt, Women's category and Julia K. McLemore, Tea category,
and they will receive the "new" Epson Stylus Photo 1280 printer.
Third Place went to Shahla Bebe for Women and Adrien Meredith
Hefta for Tea. Honorable Mentions went to Patrizia Riviera
and a double win for Julia K. McLemore for Images of Women. Honorable
Mentions for Tea went to Kate Macleod, and Miriam Romais.
Congratulations to all 60 winners chosen for this special Anniversary
Our Jurors, Cornelia (Connie) H. Butler, Curator of the Museum
of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles and Joyce Wilson, Award
Winning Photographer and Professor at Brooks Institute of Photography,
Santa Barbara, CA, USA had their work cut out for them when they sat down
to view the numerous slide trays containing an incredible mixture of style
and imagery, submitted to us by women photographers from around the world.
The juror selection is a fine representation of work by female photographers
for WIPI's 20th Anniversary Exhibition which will be hung in galleries,
museums and universities through out 2001-2003.
This months Quarterly is a powerhouse of imagery and information. Our
is from Italian photographer, Patrizia
Pulga. Patrizia gives us a glimpse of her extensive "studio"
work along with documentary images from her ongoing adventurous global
travels. Last year, Pulga organized the European 2000 Census which
can be found in our Reference
General Member Gallery,
Specht's experimentation yields surprising marriages
of color, form, and gesture along with her interest in the continued exploration
of the photo image and camera-less darkroom work.
Student Member Gallery,
Rogers says "It's
the not knowing that is mysterious and creative. The unknown motivates
me to strive harder to uncover a little more about myself".
is full of interesting features. National Geographic photographer,
Joanne Pinneo talks to Helen K. Garber about her work and how
"The Grrlstories Project" has blossomed into a fully
interactive web site. LOMO...
what is lomo... a toy camera that is fun and adventurous. Cherri Lakey
lets us in on a few of the "LOMO" secrets for taking great pictures.
WIPI News from Abroad, features artist/photographer Aliki Sapountzi
who talks about 'capturing' beauty. Beauty, in every day life. Beauty,
in the moment.
SCENE/SEEN presents, Marta María Pérez Bravo, an exciting
woman with an extraordinary career, and the only female photographer in
the currently traveling exhibit on Cuban Artists. Find out how to sign
up for Getty Museums "The Open Road: Photography In America 1850
- NOW" Symposium coming up in September and how Joyce Tenneson
plans to help Atlanta celebrate photography.
pull out those negatives and transparencies and put them to work! Stock
Photography in Today's Market by Pat Hunt will give you some great
pointers to help get yourself going.
Ah... Lillian Bassman, one of my absolute favorite fashion photographers
of all time.When writer and historian, Carole Glauber, said she
wanted to do her Book
Review on Bassman, I jumped with joy and after reading
it, I now know why I was always drawn to Lillians stunning visual impressions.
We hope everyone has a wonderful summer! Stay cool... relax and enjoy
a summer breeze... maybe with a glass of refreshing iced mint tea! We
look forward to hearing from our winners and those interested with suggestions
and contacts for exhibit possibilities in their cities or countries. We
will be uploading images from the upcoming exhibit starting in August
Remember to mark your calendar for Saturday, October 20th, the WIPI
Tea Party Reception at the House of Photographic Art (HOPA) in San Juan
Capistrano, situated between Los Angeles and San Diego. HOPA Gallery
owner, Maryann Charis is very pleased and excited to be a part
of the WIPI 20th year Exhibition... Keep checking the web site
for updates and new additions of sponsors and exhibit bookings. And thank
you to all those who are helping to make this organization great!
articles, see F2
eZine Archive 7 - July - Sept 2001