Archive for the ‘Exhibitions’ Category

Selected as one of the winners of the Magenta Foundation’s 2013 Flash Forward competition.

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

Clogwyn Coch, Snowdon. Wales. 2 fatalities, 2009

Clogwyn Coch, Snowdon. Wales. 2 fatalities, 2009

I’ve recently returned from the Photolucida review event in Portland, Oregon where I met with several (mainly west coast) gallerists and curators. More on the outcomes of those meetings in future posts! Meantime I’m happy to announce that I’ve  been selected (for the second year running) as one of the winners of the Magenta Foundation’s 2013 Flash Forward Competition for emerging photographers.

My ‘Avalanche UK’ project was selected by Sara Knelman (Talks Programmer, Photographers Gallery) and Rebecca McClelland (Group Photography Editor and Creative Director of the Ian Parry Scholarship).

The work will be published in the Magenta Foundation catalogue and feature in Flash Forward Festival events in Toronto, before touring to various venues.

Latest exhibition news

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Ben Nevis and Aanoch Mor, Fort William, Scotland. 4 fatalities, 1998

Ben Nevis and Aanoch Mor, Fort William, Scotland. 4 fatalities, 1998

This image from my ‘Avalanche UK’ series has been selected for the AMPS Salon at the Photofusion Gallery in London. The triptych is intended to be printed at 3 metres total width but due to lack of gallery wallspace I will be showing a half-size version. The private view is on 6th December at 6.30pm with the exhibition continuing until 18th January.

The Magenta Foundation’s Flash Forward 2012 exhibition is opening shortly at the Regent Park Arts and Cultural Centre in Toronto, Canada. The private view is on the 14th November at 7pm with the exhibition continuing until 20th November.  I’m showing the image below from the Huangshan Ltd series.

Untitled IV, from the series Huangshan Ltd

Untitled IV, from the series Huangshan Ltd

Selected as one of the winners of the Magenta Foundation’s 2012 Flash Forward Competition for emerging photographers

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

I’ve been selected as one of the winners of the Magenta Foundation’s 2012 Flash Forward Competition for emerging photographers.

My ‘Huangshan Ltd’ project was selected by Diane Smyth (British Journal of Photography), Stefanie Braun (Photographers’ Gallery) & Francesca Sears (Panos Pictures).

The work will be published in the Magenta Foundation catalogue and feature in Flash Forward Festival events in Boston and Toronto.

‘Luminance’ Private View Invitation - 2nd November 2011

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Untiltled III, from the series 'Sound of Jura' (2010)

Please join us for the private view of ‘Luminance’ at 10GS, Mayfair on Wednesday 2nd November from 6 – 8.30pm

An exhibition of photographs by Judith Lyons, Wendy Pye & Jon Wyatt

Drinks and canapes will be served.
RVSP please.  mail@jonwyatt.co.uk

Jon Wyatt

An award-winning landscape photographer, Jon’s work has been published and exhibited in the UK and Europe, and is represented by the Diemar/Noble Gallery in London.

“Our continued disconnection from the physical landscape provides the framework for all my work.  Various techniques are utilised to recreate this detachment through the imagery, exploring the dynamics and ethics of land ownership, preservation and visual wonder. And how, ironically, our lack of connection may be the last best hope for the preservation of ecosystems.”

Luminance features work from the series ‘Sound of Jura’ (2010). This is the name given to the straits separating the Isle of Jura in the Inner Hebrides from the Scottish mainland. The Gaelic name is ‘An Linne Rosach’ meaning the ‘Sound of Disappointment’.

www.jonwyatt.co.uk

Judith Lyons

Judith Lyons is a photographic artist.  A graduate of both Central Saint Martin’s School of Art and Design and the London College of Communication, for the last four years Judith has worked predominantly with camera-less methods of photographic image production.  Her work has been exhibited in institutions and galleries both nationally and internationally and has been featured in books and journals.

“Using traditional analogue and contemporary digital photographic processes, Judith Lyons’ work demonstrates an engagement with the natural world and with the perpetual cycle of birth, growth, decay, death and rebirth”.

Luminance features work from two series, ’A Different Nature’ (2009) and ‘Un/Natural Forms’ (2010).


www.judithlyons.co.uk


Wendy Pye

Wendy is a commercial photographer, photography lecturer and photographic artist. She graduated from The M.A in Photographic Arts at The London College of Communication, London in 2009. Wendy’s work over the last four years has been responding to the well-known natural beauty and suicide spot, Beachy Head on the South England coast. Her work has been exhibited internationally and featured in press and journals.

“A common strand running through my work is in an interest in exploring the cyclical nature of states of being, particularly those that bridge, or represents something on the cusp of change.”

Luminance features work from the series titled  ’Luminance in Flux’ (2010), which uses light interventions to respond to the sentiment embedded in the landscape.

www.wendypye.co.uk


art@10gs

10 Grosvenor Street, London  W1K 4QB

Exhibition Until Dec 16:

Exhibition Opening Times: Monday - Friday 10am - 5.30pm

Weekend viewings by appointment

Transport:

4 minutes walk from Bond Street and Oxford Circus Tube

Buses: C2, 15, 159, 453, 3, 12, 88, 94, 6, 13, 23, 139, 7, 10, 73, 98, 390, 55

Newsletter - September 2011

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Untitled I, from the series Huangshan Ltd Untitled VII, from the series Huangshan Ltd

Untitled X, from the series Huangshan Ltd Untitled II, from the series Huangshan Ltd

From the series ‘Huangshan Ltd

  • The ‘Huangshan Ltd’ series is now available as limited edition digital bromide prints from the Diemar/Noble Gallery in London. Edition sizes are 45 x 36ins (ed. of 3) and 24 x 20ins (ed. of 7).
  • The ‘Bamboo (Six Seconds) series has been selected to be shown as part of the ‘Open Here’ exhibition at the Hereford Photography Festival throughout November. The exhibitions selection panel included Simon Bainbridge, editor of BJP and Melissa deWitt, editor of Hotshoe.
  • A print from the ‘Bamboo (Six Seconds)’ series will be auctioned at an event at the Hotshoe Gallery in London on the 7th October. Organised by the Hereford Photography Festival, the prints will be on display at the gallery from 3rd October. Other contributors include Martin Parr and Simon Roberts.
  • Images from the ‘Sound of Jura’ series are currently being shown at 10GS in Mayfair, London as part of an exhibition entitled ‘Luminance’. The private view is on the 2nd November and also features work by Wendy Pye and Judith Lyons.

Untitled III, from the series Sound of Jura Untitled V, from the series Sound of Jura

Untitled VI, from the series Sound of Jura Untitled IV, from the series Sound of Jura

From the series ‘Sound of Jura’

  • Jon Wyatt Photography has a new facebook page for all the latest news on images, exhibitions and photographic wanderings. Check out www.facebook.com/jonwyattphotography and hit that ‘like’ button.
  • Jonwyatt.co.uk is now fully available on all mobile devices, the new versions being Ipad and smartphone compatible.
  • Printed versions of my two recent Chinese series - ‘Bamboo (Six Seconds)’ and ‘Huangshan Ltd’ - are now available as self-published 11 x 8 inch booklets from Magcloud.
  • On a more commercial angle I have been selected (for the second year running) for Luerzer’s Archive’s ‘200 Best Advertising Photographers 2011/2012′. The publication will feature several pages of my work.
  • Elsewhere over the last few months work has been featured on Harry Hardie’s ‘Here’ blog; alongside an interview on E-photoreview; as editors picks on the Behance Network and Adweek’s talent gallery; Shots Magazine; shown in the exhibition ‘Transience’ at Galerie Huit as part of Les Rencontres d’Arles Festival; and as part of the Association of Photographers Gallery ‘Collectives’ Print Sales.

Untitled I, from the series Bamboo (Six Seconds) Untitled II, from the series Bamboo (Six Seconds)

Untitled III, from the series Bamboo (Six Seconds) Untitled IV, from the series Bamboo (Six Seconds)

From the series ‘Bamboo (Six Seconds)

Limited Edition Prints now available from Diemar/Noble Gallery, London

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Untitled II from the series 'Huangshan Ltd'

I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll be working with the Diemar/Noble Gallery in London. They are currently displaying a 45 x 36 inch framed print of this image from the ‘Huangshan Ltd’ series.

The series comprises ten images. Limited edition prints will be available in two sizes  - 45 x 36 inches, in an edition of three & 24 x 20 inches, in an edition of seven.

Showing work at the Rencontres d'Arles Photography Festival 2011

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Galerie Huit, Arles

Looking forward to the Rencontres d’Arles Photography Festival in early July. I’ll be showing three prints there as part of the Galerie Huit Open Salon show - two from the series Bamboo (Six Seconds) and one from the series Huangshan Ltd. Though that’s really a lame excuse for spending a week in the beautiful old town of Arles in the south of France, smothered in all things visual.

A highlight should be French graffiti artist/photographer JR’s closing night presentation. If you haven’t seen his inspiring 2011 TED Award prize speech then you really should - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PAy1zBtTbw - on the subject of changing the world using art by, unlikely as it sounds, flyposting massive scale images.

AOP Collectives Exhibition, AOP Gallery, London

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Association of Photography Collectives Exhibition

April 13 - 5th May 2011

AOP Gallery, 81 Leonard St, London EC2A 4QS

AOP Collectives is a permanent photographic print collection, held by the Association of Photographers Gallery in London. Several of my limited edition prints are held in this collection and five of them will be on display at this exhibition. One image will also be used as the inside cover of the April/May edition of Image Magazine.

AOP Open Exhibition 2010

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

I’m pleased to announce that my shot of the Millau Viaduct (see blog entry April 20, 2010) has been selected for the AOP Open Exhibition. The Gala Opening night will be at the AOP Gallery in Shoreditch, London on the 19th August.

AOP Gallery - Summer Exhibition

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Answering a call for images with a ’summer’ theme - not something immediately inherent in most of my work - the image above was selected for the AOP Gallery’s  Summer Exhibition which is to be held at the AOP Gallery in Shoreditch, London. The Private View is on July 29th with the exhibition running to August 11th. The show features a diverse selection of work from notable photographers such as Simon Norfolk and Tim Hetherington.

Three images incuded in AOP Gallery permanent print collection & exhibition

Monday, March 1st, 2010

‘New Collectives’ is a new permanent print sale collection to be held at the Association of Photographers Gallery in London. Three of my images will be held in the collection and form part of an exhibition at the gallery from 11th March. Here’s the press release:-

The AOP launches a permanent photographic print collection, one of very few dedicated photography print sales libraries in London.
The AOP Gallery are launching a permanent Print Sales area selling high quality photographic prints from a wide range of AOP Members.  The objective is to develop and promote a photographic collection of contemporary landscape, architecture, portraiture, abstract, still life, fashion, advertising and editorial
photography.  There is a print for everyone from the keen collector to the novice.

The AOP Gallery invites you to join us on:
Thursday 11 March from 6:30pm - 8:30pm to preview the collection and exhibition.
RSVP:  gallery@aophoto.co.uk
Exhibition continues until Wednesday 31st March.
The AOP Gallery, 81 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4QS
Tube: Old Street (exit 4)  Gallery Open: Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm
www.the-aop.org

Awards from Prix de la Photographie, Paris

Friday, June 26th, 2009

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A series of five images from my ‘Naked’ series has been awarded third place in the Nature (Earth) category of the 2009 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris awards and will feature in their annual book. The first image in the series also received an ‘honorable mention’. ‘Naked’ is a series of images which feature solitary figures in vast mountain landscapes. So that’s ‘naked’ in the sense of being exposed and vulnerable rather than the literal sense!

Here’s the official PX3 press release:-

WINNER OF PX3, Prix de la Photographie Paris

Jon Wyatt of United Kingdom was Awarded Third Prize in the PX3 2009 Competition.

Paris, France
Prix de la Photographie Paris (Px3) announces winners of PX3 2009 competition.

Jon Wyatt of United Kingdom was Awarded: Third Prize in category Nature for the entry entitled, ” Naked .” The jury selected PX3 2009’s winners from thousands of photography entries from over 85 countries.

Px3 is juried by top international decision-makers in the photography industry: Carol Johnson, Curator of Photography of Library of Congress, Washington D.C.; Gilles Raynaldy, Director of Purpose, Paris; Viviene Esders, Expert près la Cour d’Appel de Paris; Mark Heflin, Director of American Illustration + American Photography, New York; Sara Rumens, Lifestyle Photo Editor of Grazia Magazine, London; Françoise Paviot, Director of Galerie Françoise Paviot, Paris; Chrisitine Ollier, Art Director of Filles du Calvaire, Paris; Natalie Johnson, Features Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine, London; Natalie Belayche, Director of Visual Delight, Paris; Kenan Aktulun, VP/Creative Director of Digitas, New York; Chiara Mariani, Photo Editor of Corriere della Sera Magazine, Italy; Arnaud Adida, Director of Acte 2 Gallery/Agency, Paris; Jeannette Mariani, Director of 13 Sévigné Gallery, Paris; Bernard Utudjian, Director of Galerie Polaris, Paris; Agnès Voltz, Director of Chambre Avec Vues, Paris; and Alice Gabriner, World Picture Editor of Time Magazine, New York.

ABOUT Px3:
The “Prix de la Photographie Paris” (Px3) strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris. Winning photographs from this competition are exhibited in a high-profile gallery in Paris and published in the high-quality, full-color Px3 Annual Book.
Visit http://px3.fr

Award from Kendal Mountain Film Festival

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

In Nov 2008 I traveled to the UK Lake District to receive an award at the Kendal Mountain Film Festival where one of my images won the Professional Photography category. Three of my images were shortlisted in the top 10 public vote and the winning image was chosen by leading UK landscape photographer Colin Prior. The Kendal Mountain Film Festival is one of the world’s most prestigious film festivals attracting top adventurers, climbers, film-makers and photographers. As part of the prize I will be holding a solo exhibition at the next festival in November 2009.

Print display

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Some images that were on display in the J Sainsbury Head Office in London have been moved to the new offices of the Feelgood Centre in London EC1. In addition the treatment room is displaying one of my two metre long panoramic prints.

Open studio

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Roof Unit, our studio collective, is opening its doors as part of East London’s ‘Photomonth’. Though new work will be exhibited as prints and digital projection, this is an Open Studio rather than a exhibition - an opportunity for curious folk to come along and checkout our workspace and share a pot of tea with the photographers.