AIPAD will host 16 talks featuring prominent curators, collectors, artists, and journalists. The AIPAD Talks will be held Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the Show.Read More
Almost 50 years after Selma, the photographer and civil rights activist Joshua Rashaad McFadden has taken pictures of the current Black-Lives-Matter movement...
“Come to Selfhood is an important and "I-opening" project! I am excited to see how Joshua Rashaad McFadden used The Family of Men.... - Deborah Willis, chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York UniversityRead More
In the Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, Atlanta-based photographer Joshua Rashaad McFadden presented a series of photographic works from his book "Come to Selfhood."
New Jersey City University invites Joshua Rashaad McFadden to their campus to share his recently published work Come to Selfhood, a series of photographic works and writings that explore black male identity, masculinity, and notions about the father figure. Come to Selfhood provides a frame of reference that visually articulates the identities of young black men by delving into ideas of history, role models, and varied experiences. This body of work has won an international photography award and the book is Lucie award nominated. The exhibit opens on Feb 2, 2017 and closes March 2, 2017.Read More
Joshua Rashaad McFadden was nominated for an ArtsATL Luminary Award! The ArtsATL Luminary Awards honor and celebrate success in Atlanta arts and culture in the areas of philanthropy, artistic innovation, community engagement, and catalytic dialogue.
About the various roots of McFadden’s practice seen through his Selfhood series, placing the artist’s work in the context of others who have influenced him, including Hank Willis Thomas, Lyle Ashton Harris and Deborah Willis. Teicher and McFadden discussed several other works including Colorism, aand McFadden’s International Photography Award-winning book investigating black masculinity through juxtaposed images and personal reflections on intergenerational familial relationships.Read More
Joshua Rashaad McFadden was Awarded: 1st place in People - Family category for the winning entry "Come to Selfhood " .Read More
Read exhibition reflection essays by Gilbert A. Holmes, J.D., Dean and Professor of Law, La Verne College of Law and Laurie Rodrigues, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences.
Joshua Rashaad McFadden's "After Selma" will Exhibit at the University of La Verne | Aug 29 - Oct 14
In conversation with photographer Joshua Rashaad McFadden, Thursday, October 11, 4:00-5:30 P.M.
Followed be a book signing of McFadden’s recent publication, Come to Selfhood, and a reception and viewing of After Selma in the Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography from 6:00-7:00 P.M.
Followed be a book signing of McFadden’s recent publication, Come to Selfhood, and a reception and viewing of After Selma in the Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography from 6:00-7:00 P.M.Read More
One of LensCulture's top 50 emerging artists in the world is giving an artist talk at the "heartbeat" of Atlanta. Joshua Rashaad McFadden is a multi-award-winning, international, artist whose work focuses on the multifaceted Black identity in American culture. The collections he's produced, Colorism, After Selma, and Come to Selfhood, have addressed various issues that affect some aspect of African-American culture, and has gained recognition with New York Times Lens Photography, International Photographers Award, Slate Magazine, and AfroPunk.
The exhibition features inventive and expressive approaches to portraiture, including cyanotypes, camera obscura, mixed media photo collage, multiple exposure and artist’s books, along with digital color photography, video installation and black and white prints.
The exhibition is curated by Alexandra Sachs, executive director of SCAD FASH and Atlanta exhibitions and guest curator Susan A. Laney, in cooperation with Michael James O’Brien, associate chair of the SCAD Atlanta photography department, and Rebecca Nolan, photography department chair at the Savannah College of Art and Design.Read More
The Office of Multicultural Programs and Services, Breakthrough Atlanta, and the Fine Arts Department are proud to present Unity and Heritage XV: Legacies of Selma in conjunction with Black History Month and the 20th anniversary of Breakthrough Atlanta. This exhibition features award winning Atlanta–based artist Joshua Rashaad McFadden’s photography After Selma, a body of work produced in 2015 during the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March. Punctuating McFadden’s stirring black and white photographs will be several important works from the Jeffrey and Sivan Hines Collection of African American Art. Included are color photographs from 1956 by trailblazing American artist Gordon Parks and mixed media contemporary pieces by Milton Bowens and Charly Palmer.Read More
Joshua Rashaad McFadden will present "After Selma" at The Southern Studies Conference. Now in its eighth year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference continues to center its theme on the American South.Read More
“Persona” is an exhibition of exceptional recent work created by SCAD Atlanta and Savannah graduate and undergraduate photography students and recent alumni. With more than 75 photographic works on view, “Persona” demonstrates the talent, personal vision and point of view that characterize these SCAD student photographers. The exhibition features inventive and expressive approaches to portraiture, including cyanotypes, camera obscura, mixed media photo collage, multiple exposure and artist’s books, along with digital color photography, video installation and black and white prints.
The exhibition is curated by Alexandra Sachs, executive director of SCAD FASH and Atlanta exhibitions and guest curator Susan A. Laney, in cooperation with Michael James O’Brien, associate chair of the SCAD Atlanta photography department, and Rebecca Nolan, photography department chair at the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Gallery talk: Friday, Jan. 29, 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Reception: Friday, Jan. 29, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Gallery hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Presented as part of deFINE ART 2016, which takes place Tuesday, Feb. 16 through Friday, Feb. 19, 2016.
All deFINE ART lectures, exhibitions, receptions and events are free and open to the public.
For more information and sales inquiries, please contact SCAD exhibitions sales manager Chris Constas at email@example.com or call 912.525.4743.Read More
"I guess, perhaps, to truly unravel the problem and reach its solution, this artist felt he had to do it boldly, in the public eye, exposing an internal struggle. Perhaps the human race can help one another with this issue, and many others."Read More
"This year, The International Photography Awards received 17816 of submissions from over 153 countries, and is pleased to declare that Joshua Rashaad McFadden was awarded 1st place in Event-Social Cause for the winning entry After SELMA."Read More