RAISSA VENABLES - MEETING/LECTURE
October 3, 2012
Metropolitan Opera Guild
70 Lincoln Center Plaza (W. 65
The Rose Building 6th Fl New York NY
Speaker: Raissa Venables
Curtain Raiser: Barbara Nelson
On Wednesday, October 3rd, photographer Raïssa Venables will speak about her work at Professional Women Photographers. Ms. Venables was born in New Paltz, NY, and received an MFA degree in Photography in 2002 from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, an MPS in Digital Photography from the School of Visual Arts in 2010, and a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1999. Venables has had numerous solo exhibitions at such art institutions as the Jersey City Museum, the Roswell Art Museum and in Kunstvereinen throughout Germany. Her work has also been part of many group exhibitions at museums including the Nelson-Atkins Museum, the Emden Museum, the Marta Herford Museum and the Städel Museum. Venables has been an artist-in-residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the Roswell-Artist-In-Residence Program in New Mexico. She is represented by Gallery Wagner + Partner in Berlin and Galerie Rothamel in Frankfurt.
Hatje Cantz Publishers released a monograph titled Raïssa Venables in 2006 and the British American Tobacco company of Germany sponsored an exhibition and catalog in 2010. Venables currently lives & works in Pleasantville, NY and teaches photography to BFA candidates at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.
Barbara Nelson, photographer and journalist, produces workshops programs and events for the visual arts community. Member ASMP, PWP, WICI, Barbara, a long time member of PWP, was formerly on the board and executive editor of
the PWP Magazine. She continues to produce the professional workshops and seminars for PWP.
For detailed direction with photos and map, see http://www.pwponline.org/blog/2012/09/26/raissa-venables-to-speak-at-professional-women-photographers/.