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EXHIBITIONS

DEPARTURES
Graduating Student Photography from Daytona State College

May 4 – July 30, 2016


Exhibition Opening Reception: Wednesday, May 4, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Now in its 10th year, this annual exhibition highlights images by recent graduates of the A.S. degree in Photographic Technology at Daytona State College. Hand selected by program faculty, this exhibition attests to the high caliber work recent graduates of this program are producing...MORE.


Image to the left: Storm, Washington Oaks, 2015 by Andrew Gilbert.
UCF THESIS EXHIBITION
Graduating Student Photography from the University of Central Florida (Daytona Beach)

May 4 – July 30, 2016


Exhibition Opening Reception: Wednesday, May 4, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

This exhibition showcases graduating senior thesis projects by students in the Bachelor of Science program in Photography at the University of Central Florida in Daytona Beach, celebrating the vision and success of these soon-to-be graduates...MORE.


Image to the left: Bun with a Gun, 2016 by Bridget Keely.
IN EXILE: Paris and New York
The Photographs of Fred Stein
Little Italy February 24 – May 14, 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Opening Reception and Lecture with Fred Stein’s son, Peter Stein


Fred Stein was an early champion of street and documentary photography recognized for his iconic images of life in Paris and New York from the 1930’s through the early 1960’s as well as portraits of important writers, artists, scientists and celebrities of the time, such as Albert Einstein, Salvador Dalí, and Marlene Dietrich. While Stein originally set out to be a public defender, his pastime of photography became his livelihood when he fled from Germany to Paris in 1933, the year Hitler was appointed Chancellor. He fled again from Paris to New York City in 1941. His career was cut short when he passed away at the age of 58, and it has only been in more recent years that his work is getting the recognition it deserves as an important and insightful record of city-life during a pivotal moment in history...MORE.

Image to the left: Little Italy, New York, 1943 by Fred Stein.
QUAKING ASPEN
Photographs of Gary Metz

Gary Metz February 24 – May 14, 2016

In the 1970’s, the late photographer and educator Gary Metz generated a significant body of work that was very much in the spirit of the times. Metz’s Quaking Aspen: a Lyric Complaint challenged the first 100 years of landscape photography, which had placed a major emphasis on depicting nature as sublime, heroic, and unspoiled. Unlike previous photographers who glorified nature, Metz and his contemporaries wrenched photography out of the national parks and replaced the scenic with the vernacular of the everyday American landscape...MORE.

Image to the left: © Gary Metz
YOUTH IN FOCUS
Featuring Cece Cvercko

Cece Cvercko January 22 – July 21, 2016

KidSpace


Exhibition Reception: Wednesday, April 20, 5:00 7:00 p.m.

Our Youth In Focus series is a collaborative effort, providing the unique opportunity for a young artist to be personally involved in producing their very own solo exhibition. It encourages young artists to envision and thoughtfully plan and produce a complete body of work to be shown in a professional setting. The third installment of our Youth In Focus series features the work of Cece Cvercko, a 15 year-old photography student who attends Seabreeze High School...MORE.



Image to the left: The Warning, from The Color War series, Winter Park, FL, 2015 by Cece Cvercko.


OFF-SITE EXHIBITION PARTNERSHIPS

YOUTH IN FOCUS
Featuring Wyatt Peck

Wyatt Peck January 23 – July 31, 2016

On view at the News-Journal Center at Daytona State College

The second installment of our Youth In Focus series features the work of Wyatt Peck, an 19 year-old photography student who recently graduated from Warner Christian Academy. He came to the museum’s attention through his continued involvement with our educational programs over the past three years and has amassed an impressive portfolio of images....MORE.

Image to the left: International, Daytona Beach, 2014 by Wyatt Peck.

YOUTH IN FOCUS
Featuring Madison Grunor

Madison Grunor January 23 – July 31, 2016

On view at the News-Journal Center at Daytona State College

Exhibition Reception: Tuesday, February 23, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Our Youth In Focus series is a collaborative effort, providing the unique opportunity for a young artist to be personally involved in producing their very own solo exhibition. It encourages young artists to envision and thoughtfully plan and produce a complete body of work to be shown in a professional setting. The fourth installment of our Youth In Focus series features the work of Madison Grunor, a 17 year-old student who attends Lake Mary Preparatory School....MORE.

Image to the left: From Thoughts to Action, Sanford, FL, 2015 by Madison Grunor.

NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

May 4
5-7 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION
DEPARTURES 2016: A Juried Student Exhibition
May 4
5-7 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION
UCF THESIS EXHIBITION 2016: Graduating Student Photography from the University of Central Florida
May 14
9:30-4:30 p.m.
COMMUNITY EDUCATION WORKSHOP
The Art of Visual Storytelling
May 21
1-3 p.m.
FAMILY PHOTO FUN DAY!
Optical Illusions: Playing with Light!
ABOUT US...

SMP is a vibrant museum with an impressive international reputation of leadership for photography exhibitions, publications and educational programming. The museum serves international and national audiences for photography and art as well as all local and regional audiences, universities, colleges and schools. The museum opened in 1992 and is one of 13 facilities in the US dedicated exclusively to photography, and one of only a handful of such institutions nationally, that share a scope, reach and depth of collection and activities in this specific field. It is Florida's most comprehensive museum of photography and the largest in the southeast. SMP enjoys strong relations with other national and international photographic institutions and has hosted significant exhibitions of world-class photojournalism...MORE
 
   


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Exhibitions and programs at the Southeast Museum of Photography are supported in part by Daytona State College, Volusia ECHO and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on the Arts.

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