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Now in its 20th year, this large scale photographic festival is an unprecedented art based cooperative effort produced by local museums, galleries, colleges, volunteers, and arts venues. The event will showcase our universities, galleries, historic downtown, artists and our community to a regional and national audience.

Trolley Hop

October 4 5:30-9:00

Free and open to the public.

Includes: ArtSeed, Brick Street Studios, James Bourne Gallery, Kleinhelter Gallery, Kent Mansion Gallery, and The Root. You can board the trolley and start your journey at any stop!


1931 E Spring St (502 649 3320)

Julie Schweitzer julie@artseed.art

Exhibit: HomeLands (Robb Hill) and Road Less Travelled (Daniel Andis)

Exhibiting Artists:

Daniel Andis is a freelance travel photographer. Currently he is on a three year trip around the world. Road Less Traveled is a photo journal of his journey, documenting the highlights of his travel


Robb Hill is a documentary photographer from Utica, Indiana. He currently operates out of Washington, DC, where he covers politics and regional issues for major news organizations. HomeLands is a landscape project that incorporates subjective truths and a documentary style that turns the work into creative fiction.






Landscape as Personal History with Robb Hill

Time/Date: Saturday, October 5th, 1pm-3pm.

Cost: Free

A discussion about how personal history influences landscape photography.

This lecture is free and open to the public, but space is limited so we ask that you RSVP

RSVP (no money will be charged)


In addition, Robb Hill will be leading a workshop, more information can be found under Indiana University Southeast


BrickStreet Studios

468 E 6th St, New Albany (502 386 5481)


Exhibit: David Becker and Kimara Wilhite

Exhibiting Artists:

David Becker is a Louisville born photographer inspired by his love of the outdoors.


Kimara Wilhite travels the world capturing stunning images of nature and wildlife, particularly wild horses.


In addition, Kimara Wilhitewill be leading a workshop, more information can be found under Purdue Polytechnic

Indiana University Southeast
Knobview Hall and Ogle Center

IUS.edu, OgleCenter.com

Artist Talk- Jess Lee and Tamara Gooch

Ogle Center, Stem Concert Hall

Time/Date: Thursday, October 24th, 2019. 7:00pm

Cost: Free

About the Speakers

Jess Lee is a professional photographer with over four decades of experience. He is an international workshop leader, and gallery owner and has been published in thousands of publications. Jess’s work serves as an homage to the beauty that surrounds us, and gives celebration to our remarkable wilderness areas.

A master of her craft, Tamara has been voted one of the top 3 equine photographers in the world. Her images have won numerous awards and have been published extensively in US and international publications.  


Narrative Landscape with Robb Hill

Knobview Hall, Media Center Room 204

Date/Time: Sunday, October 6th, 9am-1pm

Cost 20$

The focus of Narrative Landscape is to expand your notion of landscape photography. By combining landscape and documentary traditions, you’ll be challenged to make a series of photographs with an emotional narrative at it’s core.

Enroll in this class


Indiana University Southeast Library Gallery

4201 Grantline Rd, New Albany IN, 47150

Library Website

Exhibit: ArtSeed Member’s Exhibit

Exhibiting Artists: Larry Basham, David Becker, Bruce Frank, Denise Furnish, John Gilkey, David Imbrogno, Brian Jones, David Modica, Kevin Schultz, Kimara Wilhite, Tristan Buchanan, Patt Maxwell

Opening Reception: October 24, 5-7pm







Trust your Nature with David Imbrogno

3rd Floor, Reading Area 1

Date/Time: Tuesday October 22, 5:30-7:30pm

Cost: Free

This spoken word photo performance is an exploration of how to connect people with nature through the heart and soul using art, photography, poetry, spoken word and more. David will share his very personal journey learning to trust my muse and, trust my nature.

This performance is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. We ask that you RSVP

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Ivy Tech Sellersburg, Pat Harrison Fine Arts + Design Gallery

8204, Hwy 311, Sellersburg (812 246- 3301 x4286)  www.ivysofad.org

Exhibit: Stories Untold: An Ivy Tech Fine Art Photography Student Show

Exhibit Opening Friday, October 3, 5:30-7:30pm.

About the Exhibit: Showcasing the outstanding work of Ivy Tech Sellersburg Fine Art photography students.





Workshops and Lectures


Intro to DSLR Cameras with David Modica and Melissa Plush

Date/Time: Saturday, October 5th. 9am-12pm.

Cost: No cost

David Modica and Melissa Plush will instruct students on how to operate their DSLR cameras. Students will learn all the basic automatic and manual controls and how to properly expose to get the most detail from image files. Seating is limited.

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Camera Raw: Enhancing Raw Images from your DSLR Camera with David Modica and Melissa Plush

Date/Time: Saturday, October 19th. 9am-1pm.

Cost: $75 (lunch included)

Instructors David Modica and Melissa Plush will instruct students on the basics of Adobe Camera Raw and how to get the most detail from raw images. Students will learn how to properly use the histogram, exposure sliders, color and black and white sliders, sharpening panel, and other tips and tricks to enhance raw images. Box lunches will be provided.

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Lecture with Portrait Photographer Michael Wilson

Tuesday November 5th, 2019 7-9pm

Horseshoe Auditorium

Michael Wilson will be showing work and sharing experiences from more than forty years of photographing people. Along with examples of Wilson’s personal and commissioned portraits, the talk will also include work from the history of photography that sparked his initial interest and continues to sustain his interest in the photographic portrait. Q & A with the audience will follow the presentation.

Event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited, so please RSVP

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James Bourne Gallery


137 E Main St, New Albany (502 727 1517)

Exhibit: Portraits: Known and Unknown, Michael Wilson

Gelatin-silver prints spanning more than twenty years of Michael Wilson’s portrait work, both commissioned and personal work.






Exhibiting Artist:

Michael Wilson is a lifelong resident of Cincinnati. He developed an interest in photography while attending Northern Kentucky University, and has been working as a freelance photographer since 1987. Wilson’s photographs for the music industry are the most recognizable face of his work

Michael Wilson will also be giving a lecture at Ivy Tech‘s Horseshoe Auditorium.

Kent Mansion Gallery

1015 E Main St, New Albany (812 944 0413)


Exhibit: Cultivating Creativity

About the Exhibit: Outstanding photographic work created by former students of high school art teacher Kevin Schultz during her over 17 years of teaching. Proceeds from sales will go to  Art Awards Fund, which provides awards for middle school and high school students in the NAFC Secondary Art Competition.













Cyanotypes: Fun with the Blues

Date/Time: Saturday, October 19, 2019, 11am-3pm

Cost: 30$

Students will create their own unique contact prints with the historical Cyanotype process. All supplies will be provided. Students are welcome to bring their own digital negatives, pressed plants, or flat materials for textures.

Lunch is not included, but students may bring a sack lunch if desired.

Cyanotype is a process which requires sunny weather. In the event of rain on October 19, the workshop will instead be held on Saturday, October 26.

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Kleinhelter Gallery

701 E 8th St, New Albany (502 432 6226)

Kleinhelter Gallery on Facebook

Exhibit: Yellowstone in Winter + Spring: A Photographic Journey, Ray Wallace

Exhibiting Artist:

Born in Northern Ireland, Dr. Ray Wallace has been the Chancellor of Indiana University Southeast since 2014. In addition to numerous academic articles/book chapters and national and international conference presentations, Wallace has published five books, including two award-winning volumes on the teaching of writing. His photography includes travel, landscape, and documentary style.








Platform 22

Platform 22 is a public arts initiative designed to bring arts and education to the residents of Floyd County. 

Spread across 10 locations, each outdoor wall provides an opportunity to display important pieces of art through history, local art, and community art. Each location provides a unique experience with alternating pieces.

In celebration of the Photo Biennial, Platform 22 will be exhibiting work by Daniel Andis, David Becker, Robb Hill, David Modica, Melissa Plush, Kevin Rose Schultz and students, Ray Wallace, Kimara Wilhite, and Micheal Wilson. Work will be exhibited at the following six locations.




Platform 22 Photobiennial Locations

Galena Lamb Park, 6220 US-150, Floyd Knobs IN, 47119

Gary E Cavan Park, 6485 Corydon Ridge Rd, Georgetown, IN 47122

Greenville Park, 6613-6687 Buttontown Rd, Greeville, IN 47124

Letty Walter Park, 5345 St. Mary’s Road, Floyd Knobs IN 47119

M. Lucille Reisz Building, 1613 E Spring St., New Albany IN 47150

Sam Peden Community Park, 3037 Grantline Rd, New Albany IN 47150

Purdue Polytechnic Institute – STEAM Center Gallery3000 Technology Ave, New Albany (812 206 8385)


Exhibiting: Purdue Photography Student Show

About the Exhibit: A juried photo exhibit of the Purdue students from the Computer Graphics Technology degree program.

Date/Time: Opening Reception on October 3, 5:30-7:30pm. Exhibition runs until November 8.


Nature Photography with Kimara Wilhite

Date/Time: October 29, 9-1 am

Cost: $20 (free for Purdue Students)

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2019 Louisville Photo Biennial Symposium

Purdue Polytechnic Shine Family Conference Room

Date/Time: Thursday, October 17, 2019. 5:30-7:30pm

Cost: Free

The Louisville Photo Biennial invites you to participate in a round table symposium to discuss various methods of reproducing and displaying photographic work. Reproduction of media on other than traditional paper surfaces will be discussed, including: metal, vinyl, glass and more. Panelists will include expert printers discussing the process of printing on these various material, and representatives from the “Maker” community discussing the wide range of tools and training available to the public for manipulating these materials.

Featuring presenters from: Unique Imaging Concepts, Universal Woods- ChromaLuxe, Cardinal Glass, Paul Paletti Gallery, 1B First Build, Maker 13, SKSigns, Purdue Polytechnic New Albany

Event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

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The Root

110 E Market St, New Albany (502 649 9247)


Exhibits: Finding Home (David Modica) and Across the Pond (Melissa Plush)

Exhibit opening and artist meet and greet Friday, October 18, 5:30-8:30pm.





Exhibiting Artists:

David Modica is photographer working with traditional darkroom methods and silver gelatin photography. His exhibit is a culmination of his three trips to his homeland of Sicily, Italy.

Melissa Plush is an Associate Professor of Photography and Visual Communications at Ivy Tech Sellersburg. She creates fine art photocollages to imaginatively express her inner world. Melissa will exhibit black and white photographs and her narratives of her journey to England.