• Featured on Lenscratch

    My newest series of work was featured in the North Carolina curated collection of work for Lenscratch's The States Project. This fantastic collection of six artists was curated by Angela Frank Wells.

    Read the feature here...

  • Focal Plane, No. 3: Process Alternatives

    The third issue of Focal Plane Magazine features image makers whose work challenges the conventions of photography by returning to traditional methods and defining new ones. This edition features Carol Golemboski and her student, Kellie Smith, from University of Colorado Denver; Frank Hamrick and his student, Martin Graham Meyers, from Louisiana Tech University; Aspen Hochhalter and her student, Victoria Byers, from UNC Charlotte; Claudia Smigrod, from Virginia Military Institute and her former student, Samuel McGaughey, from the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design; Nicki Stager and her student, Millie Dougherty, from Nazareth Area High School, in Nazareth, Pennsylvania; along with an article about community photography classes at The Light Factory in Charlotte, North Carolina, by Patrick Saleeby, featuring work by Carolyn DeMeritt and Gary Walker.

    For more information about this fantastic magazine and to subscribe, visit their website focalplanemagazine.com

  • PATHWAYS: Photography Invitational

    McMaster Gallery in the Department of Art of the University of South Carolina
    August 28–October 4, 2014
    Opening Reception: Thursday, August 28 from 5-7 pm

    PATHWAYS is invitational exhibition that explores historical photographic methods in use today. The photographers included have rediscovered some of the forgotten early processes, bringing a distinctive style to present-day image making. Incorporating methods such as tintype, palladium, gum bichromate, and collodion into their work involves both skill and a creative blending of new and old.

    Artists included in this exhibition are: Frank Hamrick, Diana Bloomfield, Anne Berry, Kevin Bruce Parent, Aspen Hochhalter, Laurie Schorr, Carolyn DeMeritt, S. Gayle Stevens, Emma Powell and Keith Carter.

  • Objects in Perspective: Collaboration by Aspen Hochhalter and Natalie Abrams

    September 15 – November 6, 2014
    Reception October 2, 5-7 pm

    CPCC Pease Gallery
    Overcash Building
    1201 Elizabeth Avenue
    Charlotte, NC 28204

    Artist Lectures
    Hochhalter, Thursday, October 9, 3:00 p.m. in Pease Auditorium
    Abram, Wednesday, October 22, 3:00 p.m. in Pease Auditorium

    Aspen Hochhalter, a photographer, and Natalie Abrams, a sculptor, met while in residence together at the McColl Center for Visual Art, and quickly formed a lasting partnership. They will debut new work in this exhibition: Abrams’ looped and folded latex paint sculptures will sit on pedestals while Hochhalter’s large format (96” x 44”) photographs of the work will line the gallery walls next to original glass plate ambrotypes.

  • MERGE at Castell Photography Gallery, Asheville, NC

    Castell Photography Gallery is pleased to present MERGE, an exhibition which will feature a selection of vintage and master works from the collections of three prominent collectors, hung alongside works from eight emerging-mid career contemporary artists. The show will open on Friday, August 8th, from 6-8 pm, and will run through the end of September.

    Castell Photography has collaborated with three prominenet collectors W.M. Hunt, of New York, Allen Thomas, Jr., of Wilson, NC, and David Raymond, of Asheville to devise an exhibtion which not only will showcase featured works from each of their collections, but will promote and encourage the purchase of lesser known but accomplished and vastly talented contemporary artists. The master photographs have been culled from collections that vary widely in aim, and which are themselves the products of unique creative visions. The master works will be hung for display only, and the gallery is honored to have such an impressive list of historically important artists at the gallery and for Asheville to view. This list includes Henri Cartier-Bresson, Harry Callahan, André Kertész, Imogen Cunningham, Lee Friedlander, Sally Mann, Georges Hugnet, Aaron Siskind, George Platt Lynes, Osamu Shiihara, Lotte Gerson, Werner Rohde, Jeff Bark, Todd Hido, Roger Ballen, Zoe Strauss, and Sarah Anne Johnson.

    The opening reception for MERGE will be held on Friday, August 8th, from 6p.m. to 8p.m.

  • THE ARTS CENTER OF GREENWOOD, SOUTH CAROLINA

    Work from Methods of Beauty Management and Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars will be exhibited in the upcoming show, Fashion and the Female at the Arts Center of Greenwood, South Carolina. The exhibition will feature a collection of work that will create a dialogue or social commentary about the enduring and provisional effects of fashion in culture, media, and the domestic life of the female.

    September 3 - 28th, 2012
    http://www.emeraldtriangle.sc/artscouncil/

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  • TOP 200 FINALIST

    photolucida: CRITICAL MASS 2012

    http://photolucidapdx.blogspot.com/2012/08/critical-mass-2012-finalist-list_20.html

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  • SOCIETY FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC EDUCATION SOUTHEAST REGIONAL GRANT WINNER

    I received the Society for Photographic Education Southeast Region’s 2012 Member Grant, juried by Dana Fritz, Associate Professor in the Department of Art & Art History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. SPESE has created a wonderful funding opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, adjunct professors and members on an annual basis, I truly appreciate the support of this region and its very active members. I will make a short presentation on my funded project at the next SPESE regional conference in Daytona Beach, FL, November 9-10, 2012. https://southeast.spenational.org/conference

    Thank you again to the SPESE Region, and see you all in November!

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  • ALTERNATIVE REALITIES

    A piece from the 92/20 series has been chosen for the juried exhibition ALTERNATIVE REALITIES at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, Vermont. Juror Laura Moya, director of Photolucida, chose forty photographs for the gallery exhibition, from just under 1000 photographs submitted. The exhibition can be viewed at: http://www.vtphotoworkplace.com/id165.html

    The exhibition will be on view at the gallery from August 7th through September 1st.

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  • SOHO PHOTO 2012 NATIONAL COMPETITION

    Juror Forrest Old, owner of the Red Filter Fine Art Photography Gallery in Lambertville, NJ and publisher of BWGallerist.com, selected a piece from the 92/20 Series for the exhibition. It will be on display from July 5 - August 4, 2012; the opening will be from 6 to 8 PM on Thursday, July 5.

    SOHO PHOTO
    15 White Street
    New York, NY 10013
    www.sohophoto.com

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  • THE KIERNAN GALLERY’S FIRST ANNUAL PORTFOLIO SHOWCASE

    Juror Dan Estabrook selected me as one of eight artists exhibiting in the Kiernan Gallery’s First Annual Portfolio Showcase. Work from my 92/20 Series will be exhibited June 6 – July 14, 2012 with Dahe Kim, Cynthia Henebry, and Tommy Matthews.

    The Kiernan Gallery
    Lexington, VA
    http://www.kiernangallery.com

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  • LIGHT FACTORY'S 5th JURIED ANNUALE

    Work from my 92/20 Self-Portrait Series will be featured in the Light Factory Fifth Juried Annuale. The juror, Kevin Miller, Director of the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach, Florida, chose six artists for this international juried exhibition.

    Joshua Band (San Francisco, CA)
    Tami Bone (Austin, TX)
    Aspen Hochhalter (Charlotte, NC)
    Dana Fritz (Lincoln, NE)
    Dawn Roe (Winter Park, FL)
    Rylan Steele (Columbus, GA)

    May 14 through August 19, 2012
    Opening reception: Saturday, June 2 from 6 to 9pm
    http://www.lightfactory.org

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