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Next PVPA Meeting
Guests are always welcome at regular PVPA meetings.
The next regular meeting of the PVPA will be 7-9pm
on Thursday, September 26, 2013
at the Quabbin Visitors Center (east from the route
202 / route 9 intersection, in Belchertown; look for
Quabbin, Windsor Dam, State Police sign; turn north from route 9 onto
the long paved access road). The entrance to the access road is almost
precisely 3 miles east (along route 9) from the intersection
of routes 202 and 9. The access road is about 1/3 mile long.
The subsequent regular meetings
will be held on October 31 and November 21, followed by the members annual dinner
in January (at a time to be decided), and then a meeting on February 27, 2014.
A schedule of meetings and PVPA events for 2013
is available here.
Meetings are typically the last Thursday of
each month, except for December
and January (and occasionally November, when the
November meeting in some years moves to earlier in November or to the first week in
December to avoid Thanksgiving). (This is
due to the holidays and the
members-only annual dinner that is held in January.)
information contact Donald David,
President — Donald David
Secretary — Paul Berman
Web Manager (interim) — Bob Hallock, e-mail: email@example.com
Treasurer — Bernie Kubiak
PVPA Member upcoming and continuing exhibits
- A group exhibition by the Jones Library Staff, Committee Members and Trustees
Photographers represented from the PVPA include Lew Holzman and Arthur Mange.
August 1-30, 2013
Burnett Gallery, Jones Library
Amity, St., Amherst, MA
Reception: August 2, 5-8 PM during the Amherst Art Walk.
Image: "Intergalactic Tattoo Artiste" (Lew Holzman)
- Arthur Mange and Donald David
"Trees of Life"
September and October, 2013
Northampton Cooperative Bank
253 Triangle Street, St., Amherst, MA
Image: "Cedar with Gravestone Support" (Arthur Mange)
- Paul Hetzel
September 4 - 30
"Abbe de Silvacane - Silent Beauty" (Provence region of France)
Reception: Saturday, September 7, 2-4 PM
Image: "Interior of the Abbe de Silvacane" (Paul Hetzel)
- Rene Theberg
Now through September 30
Northampton Cooperative Bank
6 Main St.
Reception: none for this venue
Image: no title (Rene Theberg)
Longer Term Ongoing Member Exhibits
Cooley Dickinson Blood Drawing Center (ongoing exhibit)
170 University Drive, St., Amherst, MA
Les Campbell (ongoing exhibit)
Campbell Gallery (to honor Les and Terry Campbell),
Quabbin Valley Healthcare
Sky Meadow Studio (ongoing exhibit)
Rt.9, Belchertown, MA
Hawley's Restaurant (ongoing exhibit)
Jct. Rt.9 & Rt.202 Belchertown, MA
(east of the intersection of Rt. 9 and 202)
The phone number there is 413-323-7405; call for directions if needed.
PVPA group ongoing exhibit at the Nashawannuck Gallery, 40 Cottage Street.
Four to six images by PVPA members are on a monthly rotation, with an occasional group exhibition.
W-F 11-5, Thurs until 7.
R. Allison Ryan
Skera Gallery (ongoing exhibit)
221 Main St. Northampton
South Deerfield, MA
Macro Photographs of Butterflies in the Gallery Cafe (ongoing exhibit)
Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens
281 Greenfield Rd. (Rts. 5 & 10)
South Deerfield, MA 413-665-2805
Spring/Summer Hours: 9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
The PVPA Member's Exhibit
Bay State Medical Center Gallery
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield MA 800-377-4325
Twenty two images are typically rotated quarterly.
Note: Use the Chestnut Bldg. entrance; exhibit is located in the corridor to the Springfield Bldg.
Baystate Medical Blood Donor Center, Daly 1 (ongoing exhibit)
Just off route 91, Springfield, MA
The Blood Center is open M, Th, Fri 8:00 - 4:30 and Tue, Wed 12:00 - 8:00.
Other Exhibits of Interest
Those interested in posting an inclusion here
should submit details by the 25th of the
month preceding the start date of the exhibit
to Donald David, President -
Please include precise location information and a contact phone number and/or e-mail address.
The Pioneer Valley Photographic Artists typically presents
an annual award to a deserving recipient in recognition of
outstanding contributions and/or service to the community in
the field of Photographic Arts and for enriching the Photographic
Arts to the benefit and enjoyment of all in the community. Although the award is typically given annually,
occasionally there may be
a year in which no award is given.
The Award is generally given to a single awardee but it has
been given to multiple recipients in cases where joint
efforts resulted in an identifiable project that affected
Past recipients who we have honored are:
Anne Tiberio - 2006
Alfredo DiLascia and Keith Sikes - 2007
Les Campbell - 2008
Gene LaFord - 2009
Stan Sherer - 2010
Stu Wetherbe - 2011
Lani Giguire, David Modzelewski, and Paul Hetzel - 2012
Jim Langone - 2013
For information about PVPA—Donald David, president -
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