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Hi all,

I'd like to bring you up-to-date on a few happenings since my last newsletter way back in September of 2019.
Upcoming Exhibition

wet piece of cardboard
My photograph "Found Object (Wet Cardboard)" will be shown at Praxis Photo Arts Center in Minneapolis, MN in their exhibition "The Abstract Image" running Feb 20 through Mar 6. The juror is Aline Smithson.
Current Exhibitions

My image "PosNeg #53" (above) is included in Filter Photo's 4th annual members' exhibition juried by Jonathan Blaustein. The show is viewable online here.

A couple years ago I was invited to join Perspective Group and Gallery, a not-for-profit cooperative photography gallery in Evanston, IL. Last year they celebrated their 10th anniversary. The current 10-Year Anniversary Exhibition includes work by 31 current and former gallery members. The above image of mine, "Noir #11," is in the show, which can be viewed here. A beautiful hardcover book was made of the exhibition and can be purchased online from Blurb here.
Recent Exhibitions

Here are some other exhibitions in which I participated since my last newsletter:

“Portals: Windows, Mirrors, and Doors”
PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

"Later Impressions 2020"
Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists
Old Town Art Center, Chicago

"Urban Life/Social Fabric"
Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists
DANK House, Chicago

"Portraits of Self-Isolation"
PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury VT

PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury VT

"The Found Object"
Praxis Gallery & Photographic Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN

The above image, "Icicle Form," won the Juror's Prize in Praxis Gallery's exhibition "The Found Object."

My photo "Electric" (above) won 2nd place in the L.A. Photo Curator's competition "Primary Shapes," curated by Mark Indig.

I was honored to have two of my images, "Cabin Fever" and "Natural Desaturation," (above) selected by Laurie Freitag to be among 2020's top 40 images submitted to L.A. Photo Curator and N.Y. Photo Curator calls for entry.

F-Stop Magazine published the above three images in their October 2019 issue "Abstraction 2019."
Your Daily Photograph
If you are a fan of photography, you might want to consider subscribing to Your Daily Photograph, a daily newsletter published by Duncan Miller Gallery in Santa Monica that features (usually) three photographs for sale, some vintage, some contemporary. They have recently featured four of my photographs, which you can view by clicking on the links below:

October 21, 2019
December 2, 2019
April 1, 2020
September 8, 2020
Instagram (@larrychaitphotoart)
I recently celebrated my 2nd anniversary on Instagram and today marks my 742nd consecutive day of posting. If you aren't already a follower of mine, consider becoming one. My feed is an unusual mix of my own favorite photographs, works of public art that I come across, works of art from our personal collection, and photographs by famous photographers from throughout the history of the medium, which I post on their birthdays. I also regularly post data highlighting our broken political/ecomomic system. And virtually no selfies or food pixs!
Random Photos
This past year was the least productive in memory for me in terms of taking photographs, mostly because I rarely left the house due to the pandemic. Most of the photos I did take were while we were in Mexico from January to March. You can view these 2020 photos on the Random Photos page of my website. Normally, there would be 100; this year, only 50.
Other Links to my Work

My website
Museum of Contemporary Photography's Midwest Photographers Project
CollectorWorks: a unique hybrid online/physical space showcase of contemporary
     photography sponsored by Duncan Miller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Animated work on my personal YouTube channel
Anne Loucks Gallery
Perspective Group and Gallery
NRA composite in Mother Jones

That's all for now. Please visit my website for the latest on my activities and to view my Photo of the Month. Feel free to contact me with any questions/comments.

Best regards and keep on keeping safe,

Copyright © 2021 Larry Chait: Photo-based Art, All rights reserved.

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