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Witness to Infinity
Jim Vecchi_Witness to Infinity February 2 - April 25, 2008

“My artworks are a reflection of my ongoing search for meaning. I rely on beauty and the act of seeing to explore, question, and reinterpret the way that we perceive the world. For many years I lived near the ocean. It heartened me to watch the common ritual performed by individuals as they approached the water’s edge.” -Jim Vecchi...MORE

Image to the left: Untitled © Jim Vecchi
Contemporary Photography from Iran
Persian Visions February 2 - April 25, 2008

This exhibitions, originating from the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, features more than 60 works of photography and video installations by twenty of Iran's most celebrated contemporary photographers. Persian Visions is a complex and layered view of Iran today...MORE

Image to the left: Revelations © Koroush Adim
NEA Summer School in the Arts
Alexis Calhoun from Image & Identity March 1 - May 23, 2008

Image and Identity explores the influence of ethnicity, individual biography, cultural identity and social context on the function, meaning and execution of artworks. In the summer of 2007, the Southeast Museum of Photography, with sponsorship from a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, held its first ever Summer School in the Arts. In the program, three master artists were invited to lead a group of high school level photography and art students through three weeks of intensive artistic exploration and development. Photo works produced by the students are exhibited alongside work by their teachers in this exhibition...MORE

Image to the left: Myself as Harriet Tubman by Alexis Calhoun
Zona: Siberian Prison Camps
DeKeyzer_Zona_Past March 1 - May 23, 2008

To many Westerners, Siberia remains geographically and culturally distant, a place notorous for the horror of Stalin's prison camps. Officially disbanded in 1960, the legacy of the Gulag persists and today, the camps still house a million prisoners. Carl De Keyzer traveled to Siberia and photographed some 35 camps, revealing a harsh way of life totally isolated from the rest of the world...MORE

Image to the left: Krasnoyarsk, Russia. 2000, Camp 27.© Carl De Keyzer
A Juried Exhibition of Graduating Student Photography from Daytona State College and the University of Central Florida
Marie DeJesus May 20 - September 6, 2008

DEPARTURES 3 is the inaugural juried exhibition featuring the creative works of graduating photography students from Daytona State College and the University of Central Florida. The Juror was Todd Bertolaet, a distinguished Florida educator and photographer. More than twenty graduates are showcased here in an exciting and diverse exhibition...MORE

Image to the left: Inspiration by Marie De Jesus, UCF
A Lifetime of Power Portfolio
Ed McDonald May 20 - September 6, 2008

Ed McDonald is the inaugural Alumni Focus exhibitor, a new series of exhibitions featuring the photography of distinguished alumni from the photography studies program at Daytona State College. Ed McDonald’s commercial work has garnered some of the industry’s top awards, both locally and nationally. In 2005, A Lifetime of Power was an Annual Report photographed by Ed McDonald for the Kissimmee Utilities Authority. A Lifetime of Power was selected by the Black Book, AR 100 as one of the Top Ten Best Photographed Annual Reports in...MORE

Image to the left: © Ed McDonald
Eric Breitenbach June 7- August 29, 2008

Eric Breitenbach - Life Stories is the inaugural exhibition of Faculty Focus, a regular series of museum exhibitions featuring the creative works of the photography faculty at Daytona State College. Eric Breitenbach has been a still photographer for over thirty years and a filmmaker for more than fifteen. His still photographs have appeared in such publications as The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, Details, Doubletake, Information Week, Labor’s Heritage, Essence, and Orlando magazines...MORE

Image to the left: Teenagers on a dock, Puerto Rico, 2006 © Eric Breitenbach
Florida Wetlands
Lee Dunkel September 20 - November 2, 2008

Lee Dunkel explores the landscape in a unique and compelling way. The eloquent and poignant black and white images of these details and forms in nature show the biological cycles of growth, decay and renewal in nature to form some of the most important and compelling photographs ever made of the Florida landscape. No other photographer has concentrated their gaze and their camera so consistently and successfully to create a body of work that draws out the uniquely expressive and poetic possibilities of Florida’s natural world...MORE

Image to the left: West Side, Fall 2007, Lk. Harney Rd., Oak Hill © Lee Dunkel
Behind the Velvet Rope
Copyright Chris Usher September 20 - November 2, 2008

In 1998, while on assignment at the White House, photojournalist Chris Usher began pointing the Leica he always wears around his neck away from the President of the United States.  Thus began Behind the Velvet Rope, an ongoing documentary project...MORE

Image to the left: All the President's Men © Chris Usher
Pedro Meyer October 4, 2008 - January 18, 2009

Mexican photographer Pedro Meyer is widely recognized for both his provocative and powerful images and for his pioneering work in digital imaging. Heresies is a retrospective exhibition of five decades of images by one of the most innovative photographic artists in the world...MORE

Image to the left: The Temptation of the Angel, Magdalena Jaltapec, Oaxaca, Mexico © Pedro Meyer
Copyright Jill Greenberg October 4, 2008 - January 18, 2009

Highly conceptual, elaborately designed, and uniquely executed, Greenberg’s professional work has spawned many emulators. In the early 1990’s Jill Greenberg became known as “The Manipulator” as a result of the surreal portraits she created by transforming images using light effects, distortion and other digital enhancements...MORE

Image to the left: Behind Bear © Jill Greenberg
Photographs 1942-1958
copyright_wayne_miller November 15, 2008 - February 13, 2009

This is a major new survey exhibition of Wayne Miller’s finest imagery from WWII and the post-war period. Many of these images document the American wartime experience in the Pacific, Italy and Japan and are drawn from the National Archives in Washington D.C. Also presented are Wayne Miller's important post-war documentary projects. A companion publication of his classic series and little-known masterpieces has been released by powerHouse Books in conjunction with this exhibition...MORE

Image to the left: Portrait in a Porthole © Wayne Miller

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