Norton Museum of Art!

I am honored to have my handmade artist book, "Ginko Leaves" (origami accordion book) now on view through June 19, in "Out of the Box: Camera-less Photography" at the stunning Norton Museum of Art, in West Palm Beach, Florida. And I am excited and thrilled to announce that this piece has been acquired for the Norton Museum’s Permanent Collection! Thank you to Tim B. Wride, the Norton’s William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography, and also for that beautiful display— and to Kat Kiernan, Director of Panopticon Gallery, in Boston.

Artist Book ‘Ginko Leaves’   1/1  (origami accordion, cyanotype)   ©Diana H. Bloomfield 2019

Artist Book ‘Ginko Leaves’ 1/1 (origami accordion, cyanotype)

©Diana H. Bloomfield 2019


Recollections at Panopticon Gallery. Opening Reception November 8

I am looking forward to the upcoming exhibition, Recollections, at Panopticon Gallery, in Boston, Massachusetts, where I will be showing some of my tricolor gum bichromate images from The Old Garden. I am excited to be exhibiting with the talented Sal Taylor Kydd.

Sunflowers,  2018, from  The Old Garden  series. Tricolor gum bichromate/cyanotype ©DH Bloomfield

Sunflowers, 2018, from The Old Garden series. Tricolor gum bichromate/cyanotype ©DH Bloomfield

The exhibit runs from November 3 to January 2, 2019, and the opening reception is November 8, from 6-8 pm. Both Sal and I will be there, and we hope to see you there, too! And you can read more about the exhibit here.

Reception: Beyond the Classroom October 13, 5-7 pm FRANK Outreach Gallery, Chapel Hill NC

Sunflower  (Tri-color gum bichromate over cyanotype, from   The Old Garden   series. 2018 ©Diana H. Bloomfield

Sunflower (Tri-color gum bichromate over cyanotype, from The Old Garden series. 2018 ©Diana H. Bloomfield

I hope to see you at the reception for Beyond the Classroom, where I’ll be showing work along with FRANK Gallery artists/educators, Peter Filene, Barbara Tyroler, Bill McAllister, and Sam Wang. Some of their students and my own former students and artists, Debbie Warren and Jane Wiley, will also be showcasing their work. At FRANK Outreach Gallery, October 13. 5-7 pm (Walkabout with Artists at 3 pm.) Chapel Hill, NC

And you can get directions, and read more about it here.

Slow Exposures 2018!

I am happy to be exhibiting once again in Zebulon, Georgia, at Slow Exposures 2018, as part of the PopUp Tour, curated by John Bennette.  I will be exhibiting in the Chandler Building, in downtown Zebulon, along with Ben Hillyer, of Mississippi. You can read more about Slow Exposures 2018, and the PopUp Exhibits, here.

So join us in Zebulon, Georgia for a wonderful 'four slow days,' September 20-23, and I hope to see you there!

Hydrangea,  from  The Old Garden  series.  2018, Tri-color gum bichromate over cyanotype

Hydrangea, from The Old Garden series.  2018, Tri-color gum bichromate over cyanotype

Photographer of Merit, Inaugural 2018 Denis Roussel Award

I am honored and so pleased to have been named a Photographer of Merit in the inaugural 2018 Denis Roussel Award.    I am in very good company among an amazing group of photographers and print-makers.  A big thank you to Rfotofolio, and to juror, Jill Enfield.   You can read more about Denis, a family man, and an amazing photographer and educator himself,  and this Award that continues his legacy, here.

Roses ( Gum bichromate over cyanotype) 2018

Roses (Gum bichromate over cyanotype) 2018

Analog Exhibition at the GreenHill Center for North Carolina Art

I am thrilled to be showing several of my images from 'The Old Garden' series, printed in tricolor gum/cyanotype, at the GreenHill Center for North Carolina Art, located in Greensboro, NC, in the upcoming exhibit 'Analog.'  This exhibition features the works of eight NC photographers who specialize in traditional, analog, and alternative process photography. The opening reception is August 3, from 6-8:30 pm, and the exhibit runs through November 4, 2018. Artists include Signe Ballew; Diana H. Bloomfield; Courtney Johnson; Michael Keaveney ; Holden Richards; Dale Rio; elin o'Hara slavick; and Joshua White. A big big thank you to Elizabeth Harry of the GreenHill Center for curating 'Analog' and for the invitation!

I hope to see you at the opening on August 3, and you can read more about Analog in the press release here.

Siberian Iris , from  The Old Garden  series (tri-color gum over cyanotype) ©Diana H. Bloomfield 2018

Siberian Iris, from The Old Garden series (tri-color gum over cyanotype) ©Diana H. Bloomfield 2018