Peter Kayafas: THE WAY WEST

Announcing a new book by 2019 Guggenheim Fellow, Peter KayafasThe Way West presents images from ten years and thousands of miles of travel in the Plains States.  A continuation of his ongoing exploration of the backroads of America, Kayafas uses his camera to investigate the histories and ritualized traditions of people living in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Colorado.

Christopher Rodriguez at Sarah Shepard Gallery

I’m excited to share that Christopher Rodriguez currently has a solo exhibition of new work at Sarah Shepard Gallery in California in collaboration with Sasha Wolf Projects.  The exhibition will be open through March 7, 2020.  More information on the exhibition can be found here.

UPCOMING: Chuck Kelton at Berman Museum of Art

I’m pleased to announce that Chuck Kelton will be having a solo exhibition of his work at The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art in Pennsylvania this summer.  The exhibition, titled Folds, will run from June 4, 2020 – March 2021.  Details of the exhibition can be found on the museum website here.  I look forward to sharing more information closer to the opening date!

Sasha’s new book arrives!

PhotoWork: Forty Photographers on Process and Practice

How does a photographic project or series evolve? How important are “style” and “genre”? What comes first—the photographs or a concept? PhotoWork is a collection of interviews by a wide range of photographers about their approach to making photographs and, more important, a sustained body of work.

Purchase the book through Aperture here or Amazon here

Bryan Schutmaat at Pier 24

This Land focuses on work made throughout the United States within the past decade. The photographers assembled here examine aspects of the country’s current social climate, from the mundane to the politicized.

Participating Artists:
Dawoud Bey | Guillermo Galindo | Bruce Gilden | Jim Goldberg | Katy Grannan | An-My Lê | Richard Misrach | James Nares | Paolo Pellegrin | Daniel Postaer | Alessandra Sanguinetti | Bryan Schutmaat | Alec Soth | Deanna Templeton | Ed Templeton | Brian Ulrich | Corine Vermeulen | Donovan Wylie

Back by Popular Demand

Sasha Wolf and Jess T Dugan’s workshop sold out at the 2017 Filter Photo Festival so Filter is offering it again this April in case you missed your chance!

Join Sasha Wolf and Jess T. Dugan for an immersive weekend of professional practices. This weekend workshop includes full-day seminars on Saturday and Sunday with an optional Friday night critique. This workshop is ideal for photographers looking to gain insight into professional aspects of the art world.

For more info or to register, click here.

CONGRATULATIONS TO SWP ARTIST, KRIS GRAVES

The Artist, 2014

Kris has been chosen as the first recipient of the newly created Anne Wilkes Tucker Young Photographers Endowment for 2017-2018.

The Anne Wilkes Tucker Young Photographers Endowment is an annual acquisition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, that celebrates the outstanding achievement of an emerging photographer 35 and under.

Anne Wilkes Tucker is the founding curator of the MFAH’s photography department. In her 40-year career at the Museum, Tucker built the photography collection from a scant 141 prints to a collection of more than 30,000 photographs. This endowment celebrates Anne’s foresight by continuing the acquisition of excellent emerging photographers.