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Welcome to the Nevada County Camera Club
Next Meeting - March 27, 2017


Guest speaker for the first half of the meeting (we start at: 6:15pm):

The Art in Photography:

What Is Your Camera Saying?

Barbara Michelman

March 27, 2017 6:15 P.M.

Unity in the Gold Country Spiritual Center, 180 Cambridge Court, Grass Valley

The Speaker:

The Club is very fortunate to have Barbara Michelman come up from Berkeley as our guest. Her vivacious youthfulness is wonderful especially since she has decades of experience. Barbara was one of the first women in the Lighting Union in Hollywood, beginning her career working in all the major film studios. Some of her credits include “Happy Days”, Little House on the Prairie”, “Gideon’s Trumpet” for Hallmark Hall of Fame, and “Attica” for ABC Circle Films. Barbara taught film lighting at San Francisco State University and photography at Nevada County [Sierra] Community College. She also led photo tours to Europe for Close-Up Expeditions and Sweet Light Photo tours until 2006.

Some past work includes: fashion, product, portrait and fine art photography. Recent clients include: The Zellerbach Collection (jewelry), Firelight Candles, Taylor Michaels Interior Design, David Nash’s work for Cheryl Haines Gallery in San Francisco, Kurt Steger’s work for the Julie Baker Gallery, events and portraits; Bill Clinton, George McGovern, Merce Cunningham for the Pence Gallery in Davis, CA, musicians Michael Franti, Greg Brown, Jerry Grant, composer, W.J. Sydeman, composer and Terry Riley, The Sierra Nevada Deep Ecology Institute and print work for the Mondavi Center in Davis, California. Her work is included in public and private collections in the US and Europe.

Born and raised in New York City, and having lived in Grass Valley, Barbara studied Art History in Florence, Italy and graduated with a BA in Philosophy from UC Berkeley in Berkeley, California and did post-graduate work in Film at San Francisco State University and in Sociology and Psychology at Humboldt State University in Arcata, CA. She was also Executive Director of Artists Along the Bitterroot, 2009 to 2015.

Recent Exhibitions:

Mountain Dance Videos in collaboration with composer Jerry Grant, Lisbon Portugal - 2016
Pure Water Series- Permanent Installation, University of Montana - 2015
Tintypes - Radius Gallery - Missoula, MT - 2015
Wind and Bones Exhibition Radius Gallery , Missoula MT - 2014
Artists Along the Bitterroot Studio Tour - 2014
Montana Professional Artists- 2014
Past is Prologue, solo exhibition- Hamilton, MT 2012-2013
Going Viral- the Dennison Theater at the University of Montana
Hamilton Performing Arts Center, Hamilton, MT.
Mary Stuart Rogers Center, Victor MT and Missoula Community Theatre
The Lane Gallery –Portland, OR - 2012
Montana Professional Artists Show - 2012
Artists Along the Bitterroot - 2012
Missoula Art Museum -2012
Jentel Residency Sheridan, WY - 2011
Osher Center for Jewish Life- Marin County CA 2011
River’s Mist Stevensville, MT - 2011
Missoula Art Museum Auction - 2011
Group Show-River’s Mist Gallery - 2011
Solo Show River’s Mist Gallery - 2010
Solo Show Ravalli County Museum - 2009
Artists Along the Bitterroot Studio Tour - 2009
Missoula Art Museum, Montana Triennial - 2009
Missoula Art Museum, Auction - 2009
Crazy Mountain Digital Photography Center Livingston, MT - 2007
Film-String Theories at the Sound and Vision Festival with composer William J. Sydeman - 2006
Form In Nature, Grass Valley, CA - 2005

Member Photos Critique 7:45pm to 9pm

This evening's Critic: Barbara Michelman

Our guest speaker for February was Douglas Hooper


Our guest speaker and critic for January was Jerry Berry


Previously, Maude Pervere, November's guest speaker:


A blog she is in: f8 don't wait http://www.f8dontwait.com/p/maude-pervere.html/


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