Workshops

photo+craft festival comes to Asheville in March

photo+craft festival comes to Asheville in March

The Asheville Darkroom is pleased to announce their partnership with photo+craft, a unique festival held in various locations throughout Asheville from March 31 – April 3. photo+craft questions and celebrates the intersections of the worlds of Photography and Craft with panel discussions, exhibitions, lectures, and workshops, with most events free and open to the public. Sponsored by Warren Wilson College, photo+craft is… Read more →

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 →

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 →

Creative Darkroom Manipulation workshop

How much fun was this workshop, you ask? We played with composite printing, selective development, paper negatives, solarization, and Chromoskedasic Sabattier. Who needs Photoshop? This workshop will run again in January!

November workshops

November workshops

Bridget taught a sold-out workshop at the darkroom on Sunday the 17th, getting into methods of photo-based mixed media. This included Lazertran, Photosilk, and Bridget’s own method of printing photos onto tea bags. Creative Darkroom Manipulation will run this weekend, Saturday the 23rd. We have two more workshops to go in December, check out this page to learn more! Photo… Read more →

Student Workshop Lottery winners announced

We did the drawing tonight! Congrats to: Briana Benkoczy, AB Tech Heather Corn, Blue Ridge Community College Eric Craw, Blue Ridge Community College Gray Hales, Warren Wilson College Check out our workshop schedule here, and email us at avldarkroom@gmail.com (despite what Jason said in the video :) to register by the Thursday before the workshop runs!

Medium format film demo

Medium format film demo

Ever wanted someone to just walk you through developing a roll of medium format b/w film so you can experiment beyond 35mm? Bridget will do just that on Monday night. Learn more…

Busy Sunday coming up!

This Sunday, April 28 is not only the monthly meeting of our critique series, but it is also Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day! Come on out on Sunday from 12-5 and see pinhole photography in action. Thousands of photographers from all over the world will be making pinhole photographs on this day. Learn more on the Workshops page. Later that evening,… Read more →