Saturday, November 17, 2018

Photos for the inaugural 1st Annual Push! PhotoFest 2018 at The Box Gallery

PUSH! PhotoFest 2018
November 16 through December 16, 2018

The Box Gallery
811 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, Florida 33405
Curator, Rolando Chang Barrero presents a Push! PhotoFest 2018 from 
November 16 through December 16, 2018. 

Scroll down for pictures! Uploaded daily!

Schedule of Events!

Push! PhotoFest 2018 included four exhibitions, a workshop, roundtable discussions and mini-fair at The Box Gallery located at 811 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, Florida and Compass Community Center located at 201 North Dixie Hwy., Lake Worth, Florida.

Friday, November 16, 2018 | 7-10 P 
Push! PhotoFest 2018 will kickoff with a VIP reception on 
Friday, November 16, 2018 from 7-10 p.m. with the presentation of 
Hope Kahn's Pin-Hole Photography

The Box Gallery
811 Belvedere Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 | 6-8 P 
Photographer Mariette Pathy Allen has been an advocate and documentarian of the transgender community for more than 35 years. Photographs and interviews taken during trips in 2012 and 2013 documents the lives and families of transgender women in Cuba, as they struggle to survive discrimination and poverty. 
The Great Hall Gallery

Tuesday, November 20 at the Great Hall Gallery at the Compass Community Center for the documentary photographic essay TransCuba by Mariette Pathy Allen.

Compass Community Center 
201 North Dixie Hwy., Lake Worth, Florida

Friday, November 23, 2018 | 7-10 P
Got Caught Stealing
The Box Gallery
811 Belvedere Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Friday, November 23 at The Box Gallery exploring new directions in portraiture 
by photographer Brian Cattelle of Bare USA project. 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 6-8 PM
Compass Business Alliance Social at The Box Gallery 
Friday, November 30, 2018 | 7-10 
The Ties That Bind
The Box Gallery
811 Belvedere Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Friday, November 30, 2018 A series of works by Valan Evers of Alt.Pix.
The rope series is not simply physical bondage. Not just ties that limit movement... but the metaphorical ties that constrain his existence. 

Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 5:30-9 P 
Festival Workshop and Roundtable
The Box Gallery
811 Belvedere Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

5:30 PM
Demo: Makeing a pinhole camera with Hope Kahn

7:00 PM
State of the Arts: Photography "Directions 1"

Roundtable Discussion:

Featuring special guests:

Michele Eve Sandberg
As a New York photographer Michele Eve had regularly photographed the streets of New York City while working as the High School Photographer. Her passion mainly lied in photographing people, captured in the energy of New York City, titled Street Portrait Photography.

For nearly three decades Michele Eve has been studying Art and Photography in New York City and Florida. Trained at The School of Visual Arts, Art Students League, the National Academy of Fine Art and Miami Dade College. 
Matt Stock
Matt Stock was asked to speak about his unique technique and perspective on darkness at TEDx in Coconut Grove, a breakout event of the renowned TED Conferences held annually in California that bring inspired thinkers from the worlds of technology, entertainment and design together to learn from and further inspire others. He has been recognized by the photographic community having his images grace the cover of Portfolio Magazine as well as Shutterbug and has been juried into national art exhibitions and earning him several awards, including four Honorable Mentions in the prestigious International Photography Awards; three in 2007 and one in 2010. Matt was also one of three U.S. photographers selected for recognition in the 2014 International Color Awards Photography Masters Cup earning an Honorable Mention in the professional nature category.

Jim Colton
Jim Colton is the current Editor at Large at ZUMA Press and Editor-in-Chief of He began his career in 1972 as the Color Picture Editor for the Associated Press and later joined Newsweek as their Director of Photography before becoming the Photography Editor for Sports Illustrated. He is on the Board of Directors of the Eddie Adams Workshop, is a mentor for J Camp, sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association and was the Jury Chairman for the World Press Photo contest in 2005. He was named Magazine Picture Editor of the Year in 2008 by the National Press Photographers Association, was the recipient of the “Focus” award for Lifetime Achievement by the Griffin Museumin 2010, and has been acknowledged as one of the 100 most important people in photography by American Photo.

Jim Eisele: Fashion FL
"Art and Design have always been a dominant part of my personal and professional life. Primarily a natural light photographer through most of my 30 year photographic journey, I stepped in to a professional studio for the first time in 2007 and fell in love all over again, studying advanced studio techniques under renowned fashion photographers from Barcelona, Miami, New York, and Paris."

Hope Kahn, Brian Cattelle and, Eve Harlowe!

State of the Arts: Photography "Directions 1"

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 | 7-10 P 

The Box Gallery
811 Belvedere Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

7:30 PM
Guest speaker 
Valan Evers of Alt.Pix

Group show of work by Art and Commercial Photographers. 
Ron Rizzi, Jim Eisele, Eve Harlow, and selections of works by Brian Cattelle, Valan Evers, Hope Kahn, and Mariette Pathy Allen.

The photos of the events
Day 1, November 16, 2018
Hope Kahn Pinhole Photography Opening!

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