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Photographer's Showcase and Gallery Artist Update

photo-eye Gallery artist Jo Whaley has an exhibition of The Theater of Insects opening at the de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University. The opening reception on April 8th runs from 7-9 pm. On April 10th the de Saisset Museum presents Jo Whaley in Conversation, a free event starting at 2pm. See Whaley's work at photo-eye Gallery here.

Anna 17, Winchester MA -- Rania Matar
The de Santos Gallery in Houston is hosting a exhibition of A Girl in Her Room by Photographer's Showcase artist Rania Matar, opening on April 2nd with a reception starting at 5:30pm. In this series, Matar photographs teenage girls in their bedrooms, capturing their transition from adolescent to adult in a space that they can control and express their personalities.  See this series on the Photographer's Showcase here.

From Release Form -- Jon Naiman

Open now, work from Photographer's Showcase artist Jon Naiman is featured in the exhibition for Photography Prize 2011 of the Canton of Bern, Switzerland at PhotoforumPasquArt in Biel. The show runs through May 29th. Naiman is exhibiting work from his Release Form series, images depicting players of the unusual and indigenous Swiss sport called Hornuss.

Jon Naiman's series Familiar Territory on the Photographer's Showcase investigates the relationship between people and the farm animals they keep. Naiman's images are portraits taken inside the home, domestic scenes but where the creatures that typically occupy the outside are invited inside with the family. See Naiman's images on the Photographer's Showcase here.

Arrangement in Green and Black#12 -- Aline Smithson
Photographer's Showcase artist Aline Smithson has three upcoming exhibitions. On April 8th, Smithson will have six images in Still.Life at the Jennifer Schwartz Gallery in Atlanta. The show runs through May 28th. Also opening April 8th, LA: mecCA: Los Angeles as the Promised Land, a group show featuring five artists from Southern California at the Terrell Moore Gallery in LA. Smithson will show 11 images from her Unreal/Reality series. On April 9th at The Loft at Liz's in LA, About Face will show the entire series of Arrangement in Green and Black, Portrait of the Photographer's Mother. See this series, as well as Smithson's People I Don't Know series, here on the Photographer's Showcase.