Pixel and Grain: Regional Photography Exhibition - SunTrust Gallery

"Pixel and Grain: Regional Photography Exhibition" is the Durham Art Guild's final themed group show of 2014 that highlights the exploration of the photographic medium through the lenses of regional artists. This exhibition features 41 photographs by 33 member and non-member community artists.

This exhibition is in conjunction with “Click! Triangle Photography Festival” put on by the Triangle Photography Consortium in October.  The Triangle Photography Consortium seeks to celebrate the medium of photography and its cultural influence by engaging the Triangle community with exceptional photo-based works and artists. The TPC’s month-long festival in October, Click! Triangle Photography Festival, produces exhibitions, programing and dialog between photographers and community members that inspire artistic excellence, support professional development and promote community engagement.

Festival website: www.clicktrianglephoto.org



Jeff Whetstone, Renowned Fine Artist and Professor of Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Jeff Whetstone was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and has been filming and writing about the relationship between humans and their environment since he received a Zoology degree from Duke University in 1990. After following the migrant farm worker stream and producing a book entitled Migrant Summer in 1992, Whetstone served for five years as an artist-in-residence at Appalshop, Inc., a media arts center located in coalfields of eastern Kentucky. There he produced numerous exhibitions about the changing Appalachian landscape.  In 2007, Whetstone was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for a body of photographs entitled New Wilderness.  Since 2008, his work has been exhibited internationally and reviewed in The New York TimesLos Angeles Times, New Yorker Magazine, Art News, among others. Whetstone first exhibited his video work in 2011 when his experimental short, On the Use of Syrinx, premiered at the Moving Image Festival in New York.  A second exhibition in 2011 at Julie Saul Gallery entitled Seducing Birds, Snakes and Men introduced Whetstone’s work in animation, 16mm film, and video to a wide audience.  Whetstone is a 2012 recipient of a North Carolina Arts Fellowship in film and a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Third Friday Durham Reception:

film Join us for a public reception during Third Friday on Friday, October 17th from 5-7pm in SunTrust Gallery. Meet some of the photographers involved and enjoy some refreshments.

Juror Lecuture:

Juror Jeff Whetstone will offer a free lecture for DAG Members and the general public. Artists and the community are encouraged to attend on October 28 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


A complete listing of participating artists and artworks coming soon!

October 3rd, 2014 9:00 AM   through   November 1st, 2014 9:00 PM
120 Morris St.
Durham, 27701
United States
Phone: 919-560-2713
Event info
Date summary October 3 - November 1, 2014

Gallery Hours

Monday - Saturday 9am - 9pm
Sunday 1pm - 6pm
Free and open to the public

120 Morris St
Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2713

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