As I See It: iPhone Photography by Cathaleen Curtiss

Posted by Justin Case — 28 Oct 2012

JPG is very pleased to let you know about a new exhibition at CEPA Gallery featuring the work of our very own Cathaleen Curtiss!

Cathaleen's work will be open October 26-November 26, 2012.

The exhibition, entitled As I See It: iPhone Photography by Cathaleen Curtiss features 30 images shot with an iPhone over the last 4 years.

The full announcement from CEPA gallery follows:

Reception for the artist and public
Saturday, November 3, 7:00-10:00 pm
at the Market Arcade
617 Main Street, Buffalo, New York

iPhone and Photo Apps Workshop
Saturday, November 17, 10 am - 1 pm
Taught by the artist.

CEPA Gallery is pleased to announce a unique solo exhibition by award winning photographer Cathaleen Curtiss.  As I See It: iPhone Photography by Cathaleen Curtiss, is an exhibition of 30 images taken over the past 4 years using her iPhone.

An opening reception with the artist will take place Saturday, November 3, from 7 to 10 pm; the exhibition will remain on view through Monday, November 26, 2012. 

In conjunction with the exhibition, Cathaleen Curtiss will teach a one-day iPhone and Photo App Workshop on Saturday, November 17 from 10 am to 1 pm.  The workshop will cover many apps, including PS Express (free), Pro HDR  ($1.99), Snapseed ($4.99), Photosynth (free).  Participants will discuss ways of improving iPhone photos from capture to completion, shooting and critiquing their photos together.  Space will be limited and can be reserved by calling CEPA at 856-2717.  The fee for the workshop will be $50.

About the Art and Artist

Cathaleen Curtiss, an award winning photojournalist and editor, recently turned her talents to making compelling images using her iPhone.  For the last 3 plus years she has made a point to create one image per day.  These often-playful images of daily life make the point that Cathaleen often stresses - "The best camera is the one that you have with you!"

As a photojournalist, she has documented events from Super Bowls to Superpower Summits, covering three presidential administrations and handling daily assignments and international news.  An active member in the National Press Photographers Association, Curtiss was recognized as Photographer of the Year by the White House News Photographers Association in 1990.

As Vice President of Global Photography at AOL, Cathaleen built and managed a global staff of visual content editors who created visual presentations for AOL worldwide.  Cathaleen was a visionary in creating and successfully leading a staff in the US, Europe, Mexico and India to support the ongoing need for visual content on AOL. Growing the staff from 2 photo editors in 1997 to over 80 by 2009, Cathaleen played a key role in expanding the use of photojournalism online.  The photography department under her direction accounted for over 12 billion page views a year.  She also oversaw the direction, development and implementation of AOL Visions.

Currently, Cathaleen is Director of Entrepreneurship at Daemen College; managing director of JPGmag; board member of the National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF), National Clip Chair for the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) and a member of the board for CenterSpace. She also writes a blog "As I See It". 

Also in conjunction with As I See It: iPhone Photography by Cathaleen Curtiss, CEPA will stream the submissions from the public component of Visions of Greater Buffalo 2012.  CEPA Gallery asked the general public to submit their photographic visions of greater Buffalo taken with their camera phones.  All submissions will be projected in a slideshow format in the underground gallery for the run of Curtiss' exhibition.  More information on Visions of Greater Buffalo can be found at

We hope that, if you're in the area, you'll stop in - take a look - and say 'hi'!

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