Co-sponsored by Sweethaven Gallery and the Firehouse Center for the Arts.


“Drenched In Devotion, Baldev, India” – © 1997 Cary Wolinsky


Those amazing National Geographic magazine stories…where do the ideas come from? What really goes on in the field? How does a story work its way through the National Geographic article-making apparatus toward ink on paper?

National Geographic photographer, Cary Wolinsky takes you on a behind-the-scenes look at how he creates articles for the magazine published in 25 languages, read by 40 million people.

Wolinsky holds his audience with stories that are honest, intimate and alive and covers subjects as diverse as cutting diamonds, preparing the human body for space travel, insects that drink fog, and the toad that conquered Australia.  His stunning photographs are the culmination of more than 30 years of travel to Europe, Africa, Russia, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Peru, India, China and Japan.


Cary Wolinsky

CARY WOLINSKY began working as a news and magazine photographer for the Boston Globe in 1968, while completing a degree in journalism at Boston University’s School of Communications. By 1972, he was providing freelance photo stories to many national magazines, including Natural History, National Geographic, Smithsonian, and International Wildlife. After becoming a contract photographer with National Geographic in the mid 1980s, Wolinsky came to specialize in international, historical, scientific, and cultural photographic essays that require in-depth research. Wolinsky’s fine art prints have been acquired and exhibited by many museums including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and London’s Natural History Museum.

Bio text courtesy Pucker Gallery.



Lecture followed by Q&A

Date: Wednesday, 3 April, 2019

Time: 7:00-8:30 PM

Prices: Adults ($10), Students ($5) Plus $2 processing charge.

(click here for tickets)

This lecture is co-sponsored by Sweethaven Gallery and the Firehouse Center for the Arts.


RAFFLE

There will be a raffle at the end of the lecture for one of two posters, your choice, SHEAR MADNESS or WATER BUFFALO. 

1 ticket for $1  —  5 tickets for $4  —  10 tickets for $8

S H E A R  M A D N E S S

In Melbourne, Australia, a half shorn sheep reveals how much wool she grows in a season. This image was selected by National Geographic Magazine for its “100 Best Photographs” issue, published in November 2001.  Poster is  24″ x 16″.

 

 

 

 

 

W A T E R  B U F F A L O

This image has been a favorite among collectors since it was featured in Odyssey, The Art of Photography at National Geographic, an exhibition of photographs, which opened at Washington’s Corcoran Gallery of Art and traveled throughout the world. The poster was designed for the opening of the exhibition at the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park in Lincoln, Massachusetts. Title, Odyssey, The Art of Photography at National Geographic, DeCordova

 

 


Please join us for the 1st First Thursdays of 2019, March 7, 5-8pm

 Sweethaven Gallery, 25L Inn St.

FEATURING :

B&W and color flower and still life photographs by Ezra Sesto
B&W landscape photographs of Paris by Vincent Lemonnier Ferro
Contemporary acrylic glass, metal and traditional landscape photographs by Greg Nikas
Slab built tableware by Don Williams of Don Williams Clayworks
Cast bronze sculpture and jewelry by Lauren and Josh Dow of Green Foundry

EZRA SESTO

Night Blooming – © Ezra Sesto

VINCET LEMONNIER FERRO

Man Strolling along the Seine, with Dog
© Vincet Lemonnier Ferro

GREG NIKAS

Up River
The Merrimack – Sunset
© Greg Nikas

DON WILLIAMS

Don Williams Clayworks

Slab built tableware

GREEN FOUNDRY

Lauren and Josh Dow


Light refreshments will be served

25L Inn Street, Newburyport, MA

978-465-7656

greg@sweethavengallery.com

By the fountain – down the stairs.


Sweethaven Gallery is dedicated to art and photography and features landscapes of Newburyport, Plum Island and beyond. We work closely with our clients to insure they find the images they love that fit perfectly in their home.

We participate in ArtWalk weekends, First Thursdays, Pop-Up events and special showings throughout the year.

To see a larger selection of our images, please roll your cursor over the ARTIST link in the menu bar above.

If you have any questions about an artist or work featured on this blog, please give us a call at 978-465-7656 and we will be happy to help you in any way we can.


 

 

Hospitalman Shannon Crowley, 22, of Swampscott, Massachusetts on patrol.
Shir Ghazay Patrol Base, Landay Nawah County, Afghanistan.


The historiography of women’s photojournalistic work, while still sparse, has gained ground in the past thirty years, due to the stellar and consistent work of female photographers, academics, museum curators, and editors. The fields of photojournalism and documentary photography reflect the political, social and cultural configurations of predominant ideologies.

Our understanding of what is history-making and newsworthy has been predominately defined and captured through a patriarchal lens. We need to know and understand our own history.

Sybylla’s article in ZEKE magazine illustrates the myriad ways in which women photographers have always been in the picture despite historically inequitable access—seeking truth, bearing witness and making invaluable contributions. She looks back to reclaim history and honor the creative strategies of these women. She also looks at innovative storytelling by contemporary women whose practices illustrate how seeing the world through a woman’s lens concurrently informs and transforms photojournalism and our understanding of the truth.


J. Sybylla Smith

Part artist, part academic, J. Sybylla Smith is equally compelled to create art as to examine its cultural significance. Roles as a fashion designer, stylist, and creative director have all been informed by the need to develop a visual language that conveys a concept, idea or theory.

Her diverse resume reflects over 25 years of curating fine art photography exhibitions with international photographers, bringing advertising campaigns and fashion editorials to fruition, and developing and teaching university curriculum, Concept Aware™, on creativity and concept development.

Her collaborations have led to lasting relationships with renowned galleries, museums, art fairs, advertising agencies, and international print publications. Smith’s current practice focuses on developing creative content for individual clients and organizations as a curator, portfolio reviewer/creator, editor, brand developer,
educator and speaker.



Lecture followed by Q&A

Date: Thursday, 31 January, 2019

Time: 7:00-8:30 PM

Prices: Adults ($10), Students ($5) Plus $2 processing charge.

(click here for tickets)


RAFFLE

There will be a raffle at the end of the lecture for;

 Women Photographers – From Julia Margaret Cameron to Cindy Sherman.

1 ticket for $1

5 tickets for $4

10 tickets for $8 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Fisherman releasing a Native Brook Trout

North Shore Photography Lecture Series

co-sponsored by

Sweethaven Gallery

and

Firehouse Center for the Arts


Photography has always been a way of sharing experiences. From a baby’s birth to an epic adventure we love to share our experiences with family and friends and sometimes beyond. Go back 30,000 years and that’s what we were doing in a cave around the campfire. We are hard-wired to gather together and tell stories, share knowledge or experiences with our community.

Photography is an ideal way to share those experiences. What better way of explaining to someone the unknown beyond the horizon? What is hidden in the mountains beyond sight?

Part of this talk will show a variety of different assignments from restoring oysters in the Great Bay to working on a controlled burn in the Pine Barrens. Each story showcasing various ecosystems and people working to restore or protect them.

I hope to show a slightly different side of conservation photography, the gritty, hands on side. I also want to highlight the work that can be done at a local level and how impactful and interesting a small local conservation project can be.


Joe Klementovich

I thrive on creating authentic imagery for editorial and commercial clients in unique and difficult locations. Photography from assignments in the sub-zero ravines of New Hampshire’s Mount Washington to the bug infested mangrove islands of the Florida Everglades fly fishing for tarpon have appeared in print nationally. My work has been the cornerstone of large national ad campaigns for Mission Athlete and Voltaic Systems and Sterling Rope. I feel that my photojournalist background works well with commercial projects committed to real storytelling. My freelance career includes working with The New York Times, Boy’s Life Magazine, Fly Fisherman and many others that place a premium on capturing real people, places and the stories they tell.

Mountains, rivers and oceans have always played an important part in my work. My connection and love of the outdoors has lead me to photography & video projects with New Hampshire Public Television on their “Windows to the Wild” television series, The Nature Conservancy and Adventurer Scientists in their work to explore, protect and promote our environment.

“Being close to the mountains, forests and oceans of New Hampshire has given me a constant source of inspiration and ever changing backdrop for my photography”.

I migrated North to the White Mountains of New Hampshire to pursue rock and ice climbing after I graduated with an engineering degree from The University of New Hampshire. Traveling on various climbing adventures with a small point and shoot camera got me hooked on creating better and better photography to tell the stories of each outing. It was during an 11 hour ascent of the Regular Route on Half Dome in Yosemite Valley that photography would overtake my interest in engineering.


Lecture followed by Q&A

Date: Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Time: 7:00-8:30 PM

Prices: Adults ($10), Students ($5) Plus $2 processing charge.

(Click here for tickets)



 

 


This November 24th is Small Business Saturday®, a day to celebrate and support the local small businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods across the country.

SWEETHAVEN GALLERY is proud to take part in Small Business Saturday, and we’re encouraging everyone to Shop Small® here on November 24th Plus, we’re having a special Small Business Saturday offer! Come in on November 24th and you’ll get 10% off all landscape photographs by Greg Nikas.

Most importantly, get out there, Shop Small, and let’s make this November 24th the biggest day of the year for small business.


Moseley Pines #2 – © Greg Nikas

Available in sizes 13.5×9″ up to 45×30″


ALSO FEATURING:

B&W and color flower still life photographs by Ezra Sesto.
B&W landscape photographs of Paris by Vincent Lemonnier Ferro.
Contemporary acrylic glass, metal and traditional landscape photographs by Greg Nikas.

Please visit our ARTISTS page at the link above to view more images.


SWEETHAVEN GALLERY

25L Inn Street, Newburyport, MA

978-465-7656

greg@sweethavengallery.com

By the fountain – down the stairs


Sweethaven Gallery is dedicated to the art of photography and features landscapes of Newburyport, Plum Island and beyond. We work closely with our clients to insure they find the images they love that fit perfectly in their home.

We participate in ArtWalk weekends, Pop-Up events and special showings throughout the year.

To see a larger selection of our images, please visit our ARTISTS at the link above.

If you have any questions about an artist or work featured in the gallery, please give us a call at 978-465-7656 and we will be happy to help you in any way we can.

 

Forest Park, Wild Cherry Trail –  Portland, OR

 


Come celebrate the 4th Newburyport ArtWalk – November 3,

 Sweethaven Gallery, 25L Inn St.

FEATURING :

B&W and color flower and still life photographs by Ezra Sesto.
B&W landscape photographs of Paris by Vincent Lemonnier Ferro.
Contemporary acrylic glass, metal and traditional landscape photographs by Greg Nikas.

EZRA SESTO

Ezra’s parents gave her the gift of seeing light, spaces, and objects differently—with a creative eye. Like a sixth sense, this way of seeing, connecting with the world in a deep creative manor, can’t be taught. It’s in the blood, it’s intuitive, it’s authentic. This small collection of photographs represents how she connects with the world.

Night Blooming – © Ezra Sesto

VINCET LEMONNIER FERRO

Born in Rio to a French mother and a Portuguese Father, Vincent Lemonnier Ferro moved with his family to Paris at the age of 11 and lived in some of the prettiest areas of Paris for 25 years. His fascination for Photography started around that age with a strong focus on Paris “street photography”, quickly influenced by Cartier-Bresson, Kertesz and Brassaï.

Man Strolling along the Seine, with Dog
© Vincet Lemonnier Ferro

GREG NIKAS

Greg has been photographing the world around him since he was a young man growing up in Ipswich, MA. From those early days to the present his work has brought him much recognition in the commercial photography world. Time and time again Greg has returned to the landscape as nourishment for his creative soul. His images are deeply personal and often compared to fine art.

Up River
The Merrimack – Sunset
© Greg Nikas

OPENING RECEPTION

Saturday, November 3,  1 – 6 p.m. 

Light refreshments will be served.


25L Inn Street, Newburyport, MA

978-465-7656

greg@sweethavengallery.com

By the fountain – down the stairs.


Sweethaven Gallery is dedicated to the art of photography and features landscapes of Newburyport, Plum Island and beyond. We work closely with our clients to insure they find the images they love that fit perfectly in their home.

We participate in ArtWalk weekends, Pop-Up events and special showings throughout the year.

To see a larger selection of our images, please roll your cursor over the ARTIST link in the menu bar above.

If you have any questions about an artist or work featured on this blog, please give us a call at 978-465-7656 and we will be happy to help you in any way we can.


 

 

 


If you’re a traveler, you probably know the feeling. Over the second glass of wine at the bistro or trattoria, between the appetizer and main course, you turn to your partner and wonder aloud, “Wouldn’t it be fun to live here?” During their many foreign adventures, Boston photographer Michael Malyszko and his partner, Judith Hughes, asked each other that question repeatedly, replying “Yes” too many times to count. Slowly their notion of living overseas became a dream, then a goal, then a plan, and finally a reality. So they rented out their studio, packed up the family (their 9 year old daughter and two lab mixes) and moved to Paris for the year.  

It was a year of wonder and wine, museums and movies, and above all, photography. Virtually every day Michael would venture out and explore the neighborhoods, famous and not, of their new home town. Cafes, parks, metro stations, museums, voting booths, boutiques, firemen’s balls, all were subjects for his camera. Working out of an improvised “dry” darkroom set up in their bedroom, he would make work prints and tape them up all over their apartment. They were surrounded with images. The drearier winter and spring months were spent this way, but then as the days grew longer, the weather milder, and their time left in Paris shorter, it was time for Betty and Rita to take center stage…


Michael Malyszko

Michael Malyszko is a Boston-based photographer who normally earns his living photographing two-legged creatures. His photos have appeared in The NY Times, Esquire, Time, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post and Forbes, among others. He has been published in more than 60 countries and has won many international awards, including Communication Arts, PhotoGraphis, American Photo, the Andys, The One Show, the Hatch Awards, and ASMP’s 10,000 Eyes. His work is in the permanent collection of the International Center for Photography, the Print Department of the Boston Public Library, as well as in many private collections.

Along with his wife and producer-partner, Judith Hughes, he is the co-author (the photographer half) of Betty and Rita Go to Paris, Chronicle Books, 1997, and the Roman sequel, Betty and Rita la Dolce Vita, Chronicle Books, 2001. Both were translated into German, Japanese and Mandarin. Their most recent book, Tammy Does Boston, came out in 2010. He and Judith currently cater to two rescue dogs, Tess, a 7 year old hound/collie mix, and Tina, a 6 year old border collie mix. Neither of them has ever gone to Paris.



North Shore Photography Lecture Series

co-sponsored by

Sweethaven Gallery

and

Firehouse Center for the Arts


Lecture followed by Q&A

Date: Wednesday, 19 September, 2018

Time: 7:00-8:30 PM

Prices: Adults ($10), Students ($5) Plus $2 processing charge.

(Click here for tickets)


RAFFLE

There will be a raffle at the end of the lecture for the Japanese version (it’s in English too) of

Betty & Rita go to Paris.

 

1 ticket for $1

5 tickets for $4

10 tickets for $8 



 

 

Adirondacks from Addison, VT – © Greg Nikas


Come celebrate the third Newburyport ArtWalk August 18, at Sweethaven Gallery, 25L Inn St.

FEATURING :

B&W and color flower and still life photographs by Ezra Sesto.
B&W landscape photographs of Paris by Vincent Lemonnier Ferro.
Contemporary acrylic glass, metal and traditional landscape photographs by Greg Nikas.

EZRA SESTO

Ezra’s parents gave her the gift of seeing light, spaces, and objects differently—with a creative eye. Like a sixth sense, this way of seeing, connecting with the world in a deep creative manor, can’t be taught. It’s in the blood, it’s intuitive, it’s authentic. This small collection of photographs represents how she connects with the world.

 

Echeveria Plant – © Ezra Sesto


VINCET LEMONNIER FERRO

Born in Rio to a French mother and a Portuguese Father, Vincent Lemonnier Ferro moved with his family to Paris at the age of 11 and lived in some of the prettiest areas of Paris for 25 years. His fascination for Photography started around that age with a strong focus on Paris “street photography”, quickly influenced by Cartier-Bresson, Kertesz and Brassaï.

Place Louis Aragon – Paris © Vincent Lemonnier Ferro


GREG NIKAS

Greg has been photographing the world around him since he was a young man growing up in Ipswich, MA. From those early days to the present his work has brought him much recognition in the commercial photography world. Time and time again Greg has returned to the landscape as nourishment for his creative soul. His images are deeply personal and often compared to fine art.

Hellcat Marsh – Plum Island © Greg Nikas


OPENING RECEPTION

Saturday, August, 18,  1 – 6 p.m. during Newburyport ArtWalk

Light refreshments will be served.


25L Inn Street, Newburyport, MA

978-465-7656

greg@sweethavengallery.com

By the fountain – down the stairs.


Sweethaven Gallery is dedicated to the art of photography and features landscapes of Newburyport, Plum Island and beyond. We work closely with our clients to insure they find the images they love that fit perfectly in their home.

We participate in ArtWalk weekends, Pop-Up events and special showings throughout the year.

To see a larger selection of our images, please roll your cursor over the ARTIST link in the menu bar above.

If you have any questions about an artist or work featured on this blog, please give us a call at 978-465-7656 and we will be happy to help you in any way we can.


 

 


Come celebrate the second Newburyport ArtWalk June 23, at Sweethaven Gallery, 25L Inn St.

FEATURING :

B&W and color flower and still life photographs by Ezra Sesto.
B&W landscape photographs of Paris by Vincent Lemonnier Ferro.
Contemporary acrylic glass, metal and traditional landscape photographs by Greg Nikas.

EZRA SESTO

Ezra’s parents gave her the gift of seeing light, spaces, and objects differently—with a creative eye. Like a sixth sense, this way of seeing, connecting with the world in a deep creative manor, can’t be taught. It’s in the blood, it’s intuitive, it’s authentic. This small collection of photographs represents how she connects with the world.

Spencer Pierce Little Farm – Newbury, MA

© Ezra Sesto


VINCET LEMONNIER FERRO

Born in Rio to a French mother and a Portuguese Father, Vincent Lemonnier Ferro moved with his family to Paris at the age of 11 and lived in some of the prettiest areas of Paris for 25 years. His fascination for Photography started around that age with a strong focus on Paris “street photography”, quickly influenced by Cartier-Bresson, Kertesz and Brassaï.

Waiting for a Friend – Paris

© Vincent Lemonnier Ferro


GREG NIKAS

Greg has been photographing the world around him since he was a young man growing up in Ipswich, MA. From those early days to the present his work has brought him much recognition in the commercial photography world. Time and time again Greg has returned to the landscape as nourishment for his creative soul. His images are deeply personal and often compared to fine art.

Palm Frond – Grand Cayman

© Greg Nikas


OPENING RECEPTION

Saturday, June 23, 1 – 6 p.m. during Newburyport ArtWalk

Light refreshments will be served.


25L Inn Street, Newburyport, MA

978-465-7656

greg@sweethavengallery.com

By the fountain – down the stairs


Sweethaven Gallery is dedicated to the art of photography and features landscapes of Newburyport, Plum Island and beyond. We work closely with our clients to insure they find the images they love that fit perfectly in their home.

We participate in ArtWalk weekends, Pop-Up events and special showings throughout the year.

To see a larger selection of our images, please roll your cursor over the ARTIST link in the menu bar above.

If you have any questions about an artist or work featured on this blog, please give us a call at 978-465-7656 and we will be happy to help you in any way we can.


 

ll tuffatore, 1951 – © Nino Migliori

 


For over 40 years, Jim Fitts has been a college professor, art exhibition curator, photography collector, blogger, and portfolio reviewer. All that while, he was pursuing a very successful career in graphic design and advertising.

His self-professed collecting addiction helped him put together a uniquely personal collection of 20th century photography. Jim will tell tales of his adventures in the art world as well as answer questions about building an art collection, developing a personal portfolio, and getting your work published.

Jim will also share with the audience a small number of pieces from his personal collection.


Jim Fitts

Jim has been a fine arts photography teacher, lecturer, curator, and photographer for over 30 years. He is an avid collector with a focus on 20th century and contemporary American photographs.

Jim was a professor at Mount Ida College. Previously, Jim was a teacher at the Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University. He has also held the position of Executive Director of the Photographic Resource Center at Boston University.

Jim launched photoweenie.com, a website that offers photobook reviews as well as presenting new work by emerging and established photographers. It is considered one of the premier fine arts photography websites, and has had over 1,000,000 hits in the past year.

Jim is one half of Fitts&Wolinsky, a partnership with master photographer Cary Wolinsky, providing photography portfolio reviews and business consulting.

Jim has curated several photography exhibitions for the PRC/MIT Gallery. He has served as a reviewer for the Photolucida portfolio reviews and the FotoFest portfolio reviews. He has also served as a portfolio reviewer for the New England Portfolio Reviews and the Savannah College of Art and Design reviews. He has curated the SSAC Photography Now exhibition as well as serving twice as a juror for their member exhibition. In 2011, he co-curated Instant Connections, an exhibition of photographs by photographers who use Polaroid technology in the creation of their work and in 2012 he curated Grunts: The GI Experience at the Panopticon Gallery in Boston. In the fall of 2013, he co-curated What I Did On My Summer Vacation also at the Panopticon Gallery in Boston. In 2017, he co-curated Boston Celebrity at the Panopticon Gallery and panAFRICAproject at the Mount Ida College School of Design Gallery.

His mixed media work has been included in numerous solo and group exhibitions.

Jim Fitts has had an award-winning career in advertising, design and corporate identity. He held the position of Executive Creative Director at Avenue, Inc. in Chicago and Creative Director at HHCC in Boston and in Europe. Jim was Creative Director for Monster.com and a partner at ClarkeGowardFitts.


North Shore Photography Lecture Series

co-sponsored by

Sweethaven Gallery

and

Firehouse Center for the Arts



Lecture followed by Q&A

Date: Thursday, 24 May 2018

Time: 7:00-8:30 PM

Prices: Adults ($10), Students ($5) Plus $2 processing charge.

(Click here for tickets)


There will be a raffle at the end of the lecture for Collectingphotographyby GERRY BADGER.

People have been collecting photographs since the first shots were taken, but its growth in the last decade has been phenomenal. Yet photographs are complex objects involving a minefield of specialist and technical issues. Collectingphotography assembles all the knowledge and information the first-timer needs. It analyzes every aspect of the art, shows how to build a collection, discusses the photographic print, and offers advice on displaying and caring for the images. Written by photography historian and collector Gerry Badger, this highly readable guide is supplemented with advice from some of the world’s leading collectors, curators, and dealers.

1 ticket for $1

5 tickets for $4

10 tickets for $8