Can a fine art photographer who is a darkroom specialist be satisfied with ‘lab’ prints for his artwork? This was the question posed by black and white film photographer, Shannon Graham of S&C Design Studios. Silver gelatin prints are the foundation of Graham’s work and he prides himself on the dynamic range of tones and contrast he gets while shooting
We are excited to kick off the 2016 art show season with a returned appearance at the Spring Art Expose hosted by the University of Iowa Fine Arts Council. We have a number of new photographs to debut at this show. All of our work is photographed in film and hand-printed in our darkroom. If it has been awhile since
“Hand-printed by Artist” or “HPA” is used in the art world to note a print as being just that: hand-printed by the artist. The term is used in artistic mediums that work with paper prints, such as photography, lithography and other ink printing art. What is an HPA? HPA is intended to indicate to collectors that the print was created
S&C Design Studios is excited to announce that we have booked our holiday art shows for the 2015 winter season. Be sure to stop by one of these events and see our latest work in person… trust us, while our silver gelatin prints look great online, they are even better in real life. Unplug for a few hours and enjoy
What better way is there to spend a Saturday in September than strolling through an art show in beautiful downtown Cedar Falls? Join us for Artapalooza on Main and stop by S&C’s booth in the 100 block of Main Street. We will be showing our original silver gelatin prints, all of which were photographed on film and hand-printed in our
S&C Design Studios in Cedar Falls, Iowa would like to invite Ragbrai riders, crews, and locals alike to our impromptu Ragbrai Art Studio Open House. Take a pit stop with us… enjoy art and tour a working commercial and fine art photography studio that celebrates the tradition of photography. A working darkroom, hand-printed silver gelatin prints, antique camera collection, etc.
We are pleased to announce that each of us had one piece of art accepted to the summer gallery show at the Octagon Center for the Arts in Ames, Iowa. The exhibit is Community of Artists 2015, a juried group exhibition of work by artists working in the area. There will be an opening reception from 5-8pm on Friday, June
We are excited to kick off the 2015 art show season with our first appearance at the Riverbank Art Fair hosted by the University of Iowa Fine Arts Council. Come and join us for this fantastic spring show (it’s indoors!) and see our latest work! What: Riverbank Art Fair Where: Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City, Iowa When: Saturday, April