Who: Snap! is a project of The Lucie Foundation, a national 501(c) 3 charitable foundation with the mission to celebrate master photographers, discover and cultivate emerging photographers and promote the appreciation of photography worldwide. www.luciefoundation.com Snap is founded by: Patrick Kahn / Producer of Snap! and publisher of The Book LA What: Snap! Orlando is 5‐day photography celebration showcasing the work of renowned international, national and local photographers, as well as images from emerging talents. The event includes: over a dozen multi‐venue exhibits, artist appearances, workshops, lectures, parties, live art projections, performance art, portfolio reviews, youth programs, and more. The theme for Snap! 2011 is “Perception & Reality”
When: May 04–08, 2011 Where: Downtown Orlando Why: The mission of Snap! Orlando is to boldly increase the visibility and appreciation of the photographic medium as a significant cultural art form and to enhance Orlando’s national presence as a vibrant cultural tourism destination. How: Snap! seeks to inspire and galvanize a community of art enthusiasts, from novice to seasoned collector, around a shared passion for the photographic medium. Visit www.SnapOrlando.com for additional details. Event Schedule: Overview Wednesday, 5/04 Snap! Building Projection 9‐11PM Kress Building Thursday, 5/05 “Homegrown” Reception Local Photographers Exhibit 6‐9PM OMA V.I.P. Preview & Art Auction (invitation only) 7‐11PM GAI Building Friday, 5/06 Snap! Opening Night Reception for Headlining Artists 7‐11PM GAI Building Saturday, 5/07 Portfolio Reviews 9‐11 AM Urban ReThink Lecture Series w/ Snap! 2011 Featured Artists 12‐4PM UCF CEM Student Art Reception Student Competition Finalists 5‐7PM UCF CEM Fashion Night 7PM‐12AM GAI Building Sunday, 5/08 Mother’s Day/Youth Art Reception w/ honored guest Kathy Eldon 12‐5pm GAI Building Photography Workshops w/ local Orlando photographers 10AM‐6PM Orange Studio Visit www.SnapOrlando.com for additional details. 2011 Event: Schedule Highlights Kick Off Event: Outdoor Building Projection [May 04] FREE to the entire community. Hosted by Mayor Buddy Dyer. A larger‐than‐life projection of Snap! 2011 photo images and dynamic 3‐D animation, on the front of the downtown Kress Building. Optimal viewing from The Plaza property across the street from the Kress Building. Homegrown at OMA: Local Photographers Exhibit [May 05] A group show featuring selected works from local photographers, will be exhibited in the Martin and Gracia Andersen Lakeview Promenade of the Orlando Museum of Art. Opening night coincides with OMA’s 1st Thursdays event. Opening Night: w/ Artist Receptions [May 06] Snap! opens the doors to its 25, 000 sq. ft. exhibition venue with an artist reception honoring the 2011 headlining artists. This event will feature live artist interviews, access to Snap’s 2011 featured exhibits, no‐host bar, live entertainment and music. Fashion Night [May 07] Snap! will add fashionable flair to its second night of exhibition with two art‐inspired fashion shows, curated by Fused Fashion. This event includes access to Snap’s 2011 featured exhibits, no‐host bar, live entertainment and music. Mother’s Day & Youth Art Reception: w/ Kathy Eldon [May 08]This specially catered event will showcase artwork created by youth who from Snap!’s Youth Photography Program. Kathy Eldon will be present to meet our youth artists, celebrate their work, and encourage their future artistic efforts. Discounted tickets ($5) for this family friendly event includes access to Snap’s 2011 featured exhibits, refreshments, Kathy Eldon book signing, plus a complimentary professional “Mom & I” portrait by Kinzie+Riehm. NOTE: Kathy Eldon is an executive producer on Julia Robert’s special “Extraordinary Mothers” airing on the Oprah Winfrey Network on Sat, May 07, 8‐9:30 EST (during Snap!) Workshop & Lecture Series [May 07 + May 08] Lectures by 2011 featured artists and workshops by local Orlando photographers. This series was highly popular last year. Limited seats available. Arrive early. Visit www.SnapOrlando.com for additional details 2011 Event: Artists & Exhibits Jerry Uelsmann (FL)– master photographer, pioneered photo montage imagery, in permanent collections of some of top museums including MOMA. Maggie Taylor (FL)‐ award‐winning/published still life and digital image artist Elena Viserzkaya (international) –Snap!’s 2011 “Discovery”. Showing extraordinary and provocative work in U.S. for first time at Snap! Kathy Eldon /Dan Eldon Exhibit (international) ‐ inspiring art exhibition celebrating the use of creative expression, created after death of her son. Barry Kirsch/ The Murder City Project (local) – b&w art‐noir photography series created in response to 2006 Orlando homicide rates Brian Smith/ART & SOUL (national) ‐ Pulitzer Prize winning photographer known for capturing bold, graphic portraits of famous celebrities. Jim Krantz / Anguish of Chernobyl (international) ‐ 2010 Lucie Award Winner for International Photographer of the Year. April 2011 marks the 25th Anniversary of Chernobyl disaster. Krantz traveled to the Ukraine to photograph this haunting photo essay of Chernobyl’s Forbidden Zone. Andy Adams & Larissa Leclair /100 Portraits (national) – projection of 100 compelling portraits from 100 different worldwide photographers culled from the archives of FlakPhoto.com Lauren Marsolier (international) ‐ French photographer whose work deals with the psychological experience of transition. COOLIFE (national) – bold and engaging digital images. Garnered international recognition for campaign work for luxury brands and editorial work Historic Preservation Exhibit (local) ‐ A select choice of images from popular Historic Preservation Board Calendar, years 2005‐2011. Red Chair Project (local) ‐ the best of last year’s Red Chair Affair’s iconic “little red chair” photos and sneak peek at this year’s performance‐themed submissions. Cecil B. Stone (local) ‐ award‐winning photographer considered one of the top stereo photographers in the world. His new 3‐D images will be exhibited.