Darkroom

New Year, New Offerings

New Year, New Offerings

Happy 2016! We are pleased to announce new classes, workshops, and a lecture series! Our bi-monthly lecture series begins on February 17, when Silverspace artist Michael Carlebach will speak about  his life-long work and upcoming book: Us. Pictures from America. Join us from 7-8:30 for lecture, discussion, and refreshments in our new space. We are pleased to offer new topics such… Read more →

Expansion Moving Day

Last Friday and Saturday, Bridget, Ken, Scott, and Daniel made the first major step in our expansion of moving our color facilities into our new space. Our three color enlargers, along with our color processor, now sit in the back of our new space, protected by a curtain from dim light. Working members have already been printing in the new… Read more →

October is our Supporting Membership Drive!

October is our Supporting Membership Drive!

It’s hard to believe it has been a whole year since we began to offer Supporting Memberships as a 501c3 non-profit. We have so greatly appreciated the support we have received from the community, as we continue to be funded solely on the donations of our Working and Supporting Memberships, and the fundraising events we have held over the years…. Read more →

The darkroom is expanding!

The darkroom is expanding!

We are excited to announce that we will be taking over the building’s current closet storage area, along with a studio beyond that, which will nearly triple the space of the darkroom. This will eventually create multiple spaces to work, allowing more members to do various processes at once, as well as growing our classroom to be able to expand the types… Read more →

Studio Stroll May 9 and 10, Silverspace and Pop-Up show receptions

Studio Stroll May 9 and 10, Silverspace and Pop-Up show receptions

We’ve got a big weekend coming up! Join us on Saturday and Sunday, May 9 and 10 for the River Arts District’s Studio Stroll weekend. We will be open both days from noon until 6pm. — For NEW Working Members: sign up for an orientation during Stroll and receive $5 off your first month’s Working Membership. — Watch some experimental… Read more →

Art show to benefit the darkroom Friday March 6

Art show to benefit the darkroom Friday March 6

“Peanut Butter Perm” Experimental darkroom works by Conner Adams, Bridget Conn, and Jason Scott Furr Harvest Records, 415 Haywood Road Opening night Friday March 6, 6-8pm On view through April 29 Join our opening event on Facebook An art show concerning: Condiments Chemistry Digital to analog Funny smells Unorthodox procedures Doing bad things to photo paper Thank you to Harvest… Read more →

Congrats to Spring 2015 Student Workshop Lottery Winners!

Congratulations to these four college students who will participate in a free workshop this semester: Trussell Giles, Blue Ridge Community College Savanah Seevers, Blue Ridge Community College Isabella Eala, AB Tech Community College John Ellwood, Blue Ridge Community College Learn more about this opportunity here, and we will see you again in August when we select four new students for… Read more →

March Chromo Workshop with Alan Bean

March Chromo Workshop with Alan Bean

We are thrilled to announce our upcoming Silverized Chromo Printing Workshop with modern master Alan Bean. Chromoskedasic Sabattier is a process in which silver and color is derived from BW photo paper — a wonderful balance between mastering a technique and submitting to pure luck. “I started working with Chromoskedasic print making in 1991 and View Camera Magazine printed my painting… Read more →