Photokina attendees were afforded the opportunity to view Nefzger's photographs in the exhibition space provided to him and Robert Voit, recipient of the first Sophie Smoliar Scholarship award at photokina 2000.
"Caves: A Fragile Wilderness," a new traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution, looks at the unique and mysterious environment of caves. The exhibition's 39 color photographs, taken by 23 National Speleological Society members, are presented in four sections: "Entrances," "Passages," "Formations," and "Life." The exhibition is displayed at the Oglebay Institute's Schrader Environmental Education Center in Wheeling, West Virginia, and will remain on view through January 5, 2003. For more info, go to www.sites.si.edu.
FOTOfusion 2003, an international visual arts festival, presented by Palm Beach Photographic Center, will run from January 21-25, 2003, in Delray Beach, Florida. FOTOfusion will bring celebrated photojournalists, fine-art photographers, digital artists, magazine picture editors, and technology providers to Palm Beach County for photography seminars, computer workshops, photo field trips, and exhibitions. For more information, call (561) 276-9797.
Anne Geddes' PURE (Andrews McMeel Publishers), featuring 123 never-before-published B&W and color photographs, is an exciting visual statement by this ceaselessly developing artist. PURE offers a seamless continuation of her images as celebrations of birth and life.
Acclaimed photographer Michael Collopy has brought together 75 of the world's great peacemakers to convey how diversity of culture and opinion can be united through a central goal of peace. Architects of Peace: Visions of Hope in Words and Images couples stunning, original tri-tone portraits of the peacemakers with their own words on peace.
MOTHER EARTH: Through the Eyes of Women Photographers and Writers Revised (Sierra Club Books) combines the work of some of the world's most talented women photographers with the poetry and prose of eminent women writers, to present a unique perspective on our planet.
In SP&D October's "Ready for Color Management: Monaco Makes It Happen," we indicated that photographer Peter Calvin is Austin-based. He's actually in Dallas.