[Alt-photo] Re: LightBox Photographic/Katharine Thayer exhibit

Diana Bloomfield dlhbloomfield at gmail.com
Sun Mar 17 19:29:16 UTC 2013

Hey Bert,

I would love that; thank you so much.  That would be really helpful (and I'm sorry you won't be able to make the trip for the exhibit!  I'll take pictures. :)


On Mar 17, 2013, at 1:16 PM, Bert Kuijer wrote:

> Hi Diana,
> I live in The Netherlands (same as Kees Brandenburg, who thought me gum
> printing) so I won't be able to visit the exhibition, unfortunately.
> But if you like I can repost your mail on the APUG-forum (www.apug.org) and
> in Linkedin groups like Traditional Film Photographers Group, and Fin Art
> photography groups.
> Sincerely
> Bert Kuijer
> "Have fun and catch that light beam!"
> Bert from Holland
> http://thetoadmen.blogspot.nl<http://www.linkedin.com/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Fthetoadmen%2Eblogspot%2Enl&urlhash=hCr8&_t=tracking_disc>
> http://tinyurl.com/pinholegroup
> 2013/3/17 Diana Bloomfield <dlhbloomfield at gmail.com>
>> Hi all,
>> I wanted to let you know about an exhibit that's been in the works for a
>> while now, and it's finally come together.  Lightbox Photographic, located
>> in Astoria, Oregon, is near where Katharine Thayer lived.  She knew Michael
>> and Chelsea, the owners of LightBox.  And Katharine and I actually emailed
>> each other, almost daily.  And, of course, she was a huge help to me when I
>> was trying to learn gum printing.  She and I were once in a pinhole exhibit
>> together-- out in Seattle-- some years ago, but I didn't fly out there, and
>> so we never actually met.  I had some work in a group show at Lightbox a
>> few years ago, too, which Katharine went to see.  Again, I didn't go.  I
>> felt that Katharine was a good friend of mine-- though we corresponded only
>> via email.  She was always so supportive.  Michael and Chelsea used to joke
>> that they should have an exhibit with the two of us-- "Friends Who Never
>> Met."   Not long after Katharine passed away, we talked with her family
>> about doing something like this.
>> Anyway-- this exhibit is now coming up, and it's really in memory of
>> Katharine, but also a way to honor her artistry as a gum printer.  So the
>> exhibit will feature Katharine's work.  I have some work in it, too, but we
>> thought it would be great to have a call for gum prints.  So I wanted to
>> post this.  I hope those of you who are doing gum will submit some of your
>> work.
>> I'm excited about the exhibit.  Katharine was so passionate about gum
>> printing -- and her website is still up for those interested.  I know
>> someone posted, asking about this recently (katharinethayer.com).   At
>> any rate, I hope those who are doing gum will submit, and anyone living in
>> the area will come to the exhibit.  I'm sure her family will be there, as
>> will I, and it will be a treat to get to see some of Katharine's work in
>> person.
>> Thanks.  If you have any additional questions about it, let me know.  The
>> link is below:
>> http://lightbox-photographic.com/call-for-entries/two_friends_who_never_met
>> -Diana
>> _______________________________________________
>> Alt-photo-process-list | lists.altphotolist.org/listinfo
> _______________________________________________
> Alt-photo-process-list | lists.altphotolist.org/listinfo

More information about the Alt-photo-process-list mailing list