Michael Peven, Crazy Horse

Michael Peven, Crazy Horse

Photography Conference at MTSU • October 2 to 5

Engaging Possibilities is this year’s theme for the Society for Photographic Education’s Regional Conference, which features keynote lecturer Huger Foote, a Memphis-born photographer and son of Civil War Historian Shelby Foote, and Honored Educator Michael Peven from the University of Arkansas.

In addition to two photography exhibits, the weekend is packed with workshops, portfolio reviews, and lectures presented by society members and Nashville artists. Conference Co-Chair and MTSU Instructor Shannon Randol says, “The purpose of the Society for Photographic Education is to foster an understanding of photography as a means of artistic expression, cultural insight, and experimental practice.”

Sessions include: The iPhone Enlarger . . . the luxury app by Conference Co-Chair and MTSU Assistant Professor Jonathan Trundle (see page 78); a workshop on organic, non-toxic drying and toning; a think-tank session on fine arts photographic curriculum; a career workshop; several sessions on digital photography, and much more.

On Thursday, October 2, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., there will be a member exhibition and reception at the Murfreesboro Center for the Arts. On Friday, October 3, Huger Foote and Michael Peven will show their work and lecture at the Baldwin Photographic Gallery.  The exhibit reception begins at 4 p.m., and the lectures begin at 6 p.m.

The Society for Photographic Education’s South Central Regional Conference takes place on October 2 through 5 at the MTSU campus. For a complete schedule of events and ticket information, please visit www.southcentral.spenational.org.

Huger Foote, Peaches

Huger Foote, Peaches

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