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Pictorial and Modern Photographs from the Syracuse University Art Collection
steerage September 12 – December 14, 2014


The photographers included in this exhibition have extensive histories that span thematic periods and artistic styles. Taking their cues from Master Photographers like Edward Steichen, artists such as Berenice Abbott and Manuel Alvarez Bravo built on that foundation in order to explore the very art of photography. Utilizing their cameras, they created a new, modern vision for photography with a revised understanding of the camera and its capabilities. No longer tied to a pictorial past, these artists, and others, gave photography its own unique definition as an art form based solely on its ability to capture and create striking images. As a result, they too are considered Master Photographers...MORE.


Image to the left: The Steerage, 1907 by Alfred Steiglitz.
The Growth of a Collection
Part 1: 1981-2001

Growth September 12 – December 14, 2014


In celebration of the roots and early history of the permanent collection of the Southeast Museum of Photography, The Growth of a Collection highlights just the first 20 years of collecting, beginning with acquisitions by what was then Daytona Beach Community College’s Gallery of Fine Arts, directed by Dan Biferie from 1981 to 1991. Biferie initiated the plans to found the new Southeast Museum of Photography, which opened its doors in April of 1992....MORE.


Image to the left: Hobblebush, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN, 1968 by Eliot Porter.
FACULTY FOCUS 2014
Of One and The Other - Jayanti Seiler, Daytona State College
Jayanti June 11 – September 21, 2014

Faculty Focus exhibitions present photographic works from faculty of the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies, a joint enterprise of the photography programs at Daytona State College, the University of Central Florida (Daytona Campus) and the Southeast Museum of Photography. This year's Daytona State College faculty spotlight is photography professor Jayanti Seiler and her most recent body of work titled "Of One and The Other". In these photographs, dichotomous and complex relationships between people and animals are explored through found and constructed human-animal encounters. They are a call to revere the natural world while living in a modern one in which the two realms often conflict...MORE.


Image to the left: Untitled, from the series, Of One and The Other by Jayanti Seiler.
FACULTY FOCUS 2014
Obsessions, Curiosities, and Fancies - M. Laine Wyatt, University of Central Florida
Laine June 11 – September 21, 2014

Faculty Focus exhibitions present photographic works from faculty of the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies, a joint enterprise of the photography programs at Daytona State College, the University of Central Florida (Daytona Campus) and the Southeast Museum of Photography. This year's University of Central Florida faculty spotlight is Photography Professor M. Laine Wyatt. Wyatt has been exhibiting her photography in group and solo exhibitions across the United States and abroad since the early 1980s. This exhibition focuses selectively on five bodies of work, which traverse expansive topics: the nature of women’s relationship to clothing, the physiological landscape of grief, uninhabited interior public spaces, a contemporary observation of the fair, and evocations of longing...MORE.

Image to the left: Contemporary Untitled Film Still #48, from the series, Obsession/Compulsion by M. Laine Wyatt.


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