Thank you Nacio Jan Brown

Thank you to everyone who came out to hear Nacio Jan Brown last evening at Camera West Walnut Creek.

Nacio Jan Brown shared his images and their stories from his book “Rag Theater, The 2400 block of Telegraph Avenue, 1969-1973.”

Brown photographed virtually all of the major anti-war and social protest activities in the San Francisco Bay Area beginning in the mid-1960′s. His work has appeared in many books, magazines, and newspapers worldwide, including art historian Peter Selz’s book, The Art of Engagement: Visual Politics of California and Beyond. His work is in the collections of SFMOMA, the Metropolitan Museum, George Eastman House, and many private collectors.

To check out Nacio Jan Brown’s work further:

www.facebook.com/nacio.brown

www.ragtheater.com

Geir Jordahl: Searching for True North -Gallery Opening and Presentation

Join Camera West Walnut Creek for the opening of a new exhibition featuring the panoramic and wide vision work of Geir Jordahl.

Searching for True North is a selection of images from 30 years of Jordahl’s photographic work as he follows his internal compass to discover the universal landscape-places that, while separated by cultural or political borders, are united in their celebration of the Earth and it’s interaction with human-made elements.

To RSVP to this free event, email amy@camerawest.com or call us directly (925)935-1424.

Free Event- Nacio Jan Brown: The Rag Theater Project and Other Work

Join Camera West and 1960′s “underground” press photographer Nacio Jan Brown as he explores the images and their stories from his book “Rag Theater, The 2400 block of Telegraph Avenue, 1969-1973.”

Brown photographed virtually all of the major anti-war and social protest activities in the San Francisco Bay Area beginning  in the mid-1960′s. His work has appeared in many books, magazines, and newspapers worldwide, including art historian Peter Selz’s book, The Art of Engagement: Visual Politics of California and Beyond. His work is in the collections of SFMOMA, the Metropolitan Museum, George Eastman House, and many private collectors.

This free event is on Thursday, September 15, from 6:30-8:30p.m. Space is limited, contact amy@camerawest.com or call Camera West Walnut Creek directly at 925-935-1424.

 
To check out Nacio Jan Brown’s work further: 

Exhibit Opening: Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

The announcement below is from our customer and friend, Jason Bradley.  Look for more Light Room events at Camera West Walnut Creek from Jason in the near future.

“I’m proud to announce an exhibit of my work titled California at the Waters Edge at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History.  Please come join opening night festivities at the museum on Friday evening, September 2nd, from 5:00-8:00 p.m.The show provides a rare view of California’s coastal habitats above and below the ocean’s surface exploring kelp forests, the deep canyons of Monterey Bay, salmon in tributaries of the Sacramento River, sharks and manta rays of Baja California, and California’s majestic coasts.  Don’t miss this glimpse into the hidden nature that’s found at the water’s edge.”

Thank you Kim Komenich

Thank you to Kim Komenich and everyone who came out to Camera West Walnut Creek last week to hear Kim’s discussion on his work locally and in the Philippines. Kim currently heads the photojournalism sequences in the Department of Journalism at San Francisco State University. His 30-year journey has involved positions as a staff photographer for the Contra Costa Times, San Francisco Examiner, and the San Francisco Chronicle. His work has won him multiple awards and fellowships, including the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 when he was working for the Examiner.

He also shared a trailer of his movie, “Cowboys”. “Cowboys” is the story of the University of Wyoming Cowboys basketball team winning the 1943 NCAA Championship and then going on to beat National Invitational Tournament of champions, St John’s, in the first-ever “World Championship of Amateur Basketball”. 

To check out Kim’s website: www.kimkom.com