Glen Echo PhotoWorks press release for FotoWeekDC 2011 events

Here is the press release about the Glen Echo Photoworks events coming up for FotoWeek DC. I will be participating in the “Celebration of Alternative Processes Symposium” on Sunday, November 6 and running a demo of Platinum/Palladium printing on Wednesday, November 9. I know a lot of the other presenters and they’re really great people and great artists. This will be a terrific event and I’m really looking forward to it.



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Celebrate The Alternatives!

Alternative Process
Photo Symposium & Workshops



Image by Barbara Maloney

    Cyanotype Workshop with Barbara Maloney
       Date:  Saturday, November 5, 2011 
       Time:  10 AM – 4 PM 
Place:  Photoworks

      Arcade Building

             Glen Echo Park, MD 20812 

       Cost:  $125 
       Register: or call 301-634-2226

       Whether you are new to non-silver processes or not,
       this one-day workshop promises to be a lot of fun.
       We will make cyanotype photographs, photograms and collages.
       The class includes toning, hand-color and overprinting gum bichromate.

    Celebration of Alternative Process Symposium

       Date:  Sunday, November 6, 2011 

       Time:  11 AM – 4 PM  

Place:  Photoworks

      Arcade Building

             Glen Echo Park, MD 20812 

       Cost:  FREE — Lunch Break — Drinks & Desserts Provided
       RSVP:  Event is FREE.  Please RSVP at

       A group of artists whose work embraces the use of historic
processes and hand-applied emulsions
       will show and discuss their work and processes every 30 minutes.
       Guest Artists are listed below, in order of their presentations… 
       Barbara Maloney, “Temperaprint, Photo Etching, Cyanotype”
       Scott Davis, “Platinum and Palladium”
       Sheila Galagan, “Lith Printing”
       Andrew Currie, “Tintype”
       Grace Taylor, “VanDyke Brown”
       George Smyth, “Bromoil”
       Keith Williams, “Monobath, IR, UV”
       Richard Pippin, “Lith Printing”  


    Platinum & Palladium Printing & Variations
    Workshop with Scott Davis

       Date:  Wednesday, November 9, 2011 
       Time:  7 PM – 9 PM  
Place:  Photoworks Studio

      Arcade Building

             Glen Echo Park, MD 20812 

       Cost:  $40  

       Scott Davis will demonstrate the beautiful and noble platinum,
       palladium and ziatype printing processes.  Discussion includes
       tools, chemistry, paper choices, coating techniques, processing,
       contrast control, and techniques for affecting image color.
       Tips and tricks for great prints will be shared


    Bromoil Workshop with George Smyth

Date:  Sunday, November 13, 2011
Time:  10 AM – 4 PM
Place:  Photoworks

      Arcade Building

             Glen Echo Park, MD 20812 

       Cost:  $120 plus $30 supply cost 

       Bromoil is an early photographic process popular with the Pictorialists
       and is presently being revived by fine art photographers with endless
       possibilities for expression.  Topics covered are:  digital negatives,
       silver gelatin papers, mixing chemistry, and bleaching prints.
       Students will have the opportunity to ink a few prints (provided).
       Smyth will conclude with the “finishing” and presentation of prints.

Photoworks Photography School will offer
Alternative Process Workshops
in Spring 2012 as part of the course curriculum.
An Alternative Process Exhibit will be held
in the Photoworks Gallery in April 2012.



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