Entries by Shane Lavalette

Light Work Moves Forward

For 40 years, Light Work’s mission has been to support artists working in photography and related media. Concentrating our support on emerging and under recognized artists, we will continue to focus on our international Artist-in-Residence program, exhibitions, the publication of Contact Sheet, and operating a state-of-the-art community access photography and computer lab. In order to […]

Light Work at the PPAC Book Fair, May 18, 12-6pm

PPAC Book Fair Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 12-6pm Philadelphia Photo Arts Center 1400 N. American Street #103, Philadelphia, PA * FREE and open to the public Please join us for the 4th annual Philadelphia Photo Arts Center Book Fair which will feature a number of local and national artists, publishers, and publishing projects. This […]

Hank Willis Thomas on Light Work

Hank Willis Thomas Light Work was my first artist residency. It’s the place where I began, Unbranded: Reflections in Black by Corporate America (2005-2008), one of my most successful projects to date. While in residence, I met so many great artists who I continue to maintain relationships with. I am so happy to have been […]

A Conversation with Jason Lazarus

Jason Lazarus: Too Hard to Keep (Syracuse) April 4 – May 31, 2013 Kathleen O. Ellis Gallery Gallery Talk: Thursday, April 4, 5pm Reception: Thursday, April 4, 5-7pm In 2010 Chicago-based artist Jason Lazarus initiated a living archive of photos deemed “too hard to keep.” Too Hard to Keep is a place for photographs, photo […]

Light Work’s New Identity

In celebration of Light Work’s 40th anniversary we’re pleased to launch a new identity in conjunction with this brand new website! More on the website soon. First, lets talk identity… Over the past months we’ve been working closely with Michael Dyer and the team at the Brooklyn-based design firm Remake to develop this new look […]

Apply for 2013 Light Work Grants in Photography

The Light Work Grants in Photography program was established in 1975 to support photographers in Central New York. The $2,000 grants are awarded to encourage the creation of new work. The work of the grant recipients is exhibited at Light Work and reproduced in Contact Sheet: The Light Work Annual. Applicants must reside in the […]

Susan Meiselas Lecture at Syracuse University

Susan Meiselas lecture Tuesday, March 19, 7pm Life Sciences Building 001, Syracuse University FREE and open to the public Susan Meiselas is an internationally known photographer and a member of Magnum Photos. She was made a MacArthur Fellow in 1992.Her coverage of the hostilities in Nicaragua earned her a medal for outstanding reportage from the […]

A Closer Look: Book Collectors Offer

John Gossage The Code (Harper’s Books, 2012) Signed book, limited edition of 1,000 144 pages, hardbound, 11.25 x 9″ 120 four-color reproductions Take advantage of the Book Collectors Offer and receive a signed book plus a subscription to Contact Sheet for only $75! “A collection of color photographs shot in and around Tokyo. While Gossage’s […]

2013 Light Work Student Invitational Exhibiton

Mark Hoelscher, Best of Show, 2013 Light Work Student Invitational Congratulations to those students selected to be exhibited in the 2013 Light Work Student Invitational, as juried by Claire O’Neill (Editor, NPR’s The Picture Show): Sarah Anthony, Ellie Brown, Allen Chiu, Lauren Comly, Leah Edelman-Brier, Julia Ferrier, Andrew Frost, Erin Geideman, Mark Hoelscher, Manuela Marin […]