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Phillip Periman’s photographs of Paris to comprise exhibit at AC

Amarillo native Phillip Periman has been exploring photography “compulsively” since 1989 and says his subject matter includes everything he sees: people, landscapes, street scenes, and whatever else shows up in front of his lens.

Those stellar photographs then tend to show up in collections far and wide – from the Amarillo Museum of Art to the Denver Art Museum, the Houston Museum of Fine Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, and numerous private collections.

Unique collages are on display at College’s Southern Light Gallery

Aaron Hutchinson, a student of photography at Tarrant County College’s Northeast Campus in Hurst, Texas, is not shy about breaking the rules of photography to bring out his inner thoughts visually.

In fact, Hutchinson’s unique images are on display now through Feb. 1 at Amarillo College’s Southern Light Gallery in an exhibition that he’s literally titled “Breaking the Rules.”

Collages created from AI on display in Southern Light Gallery at AC

René West and Mark Penland have been creating collages ever since they could hold scissors, but on their present-day digital odyssey they don’t need scissors.

West, associate professor of photography at Amarillo College (AC), and Penland, a freelance photographer and photography lab manager at Tarrant County College’s Northeast Campus, are now creating art with Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Texas Tech’s Aaron Hegert to exhibit digital composites at Amarillo College

Aaron Hegert used a branch of artificial intelligence called “deep learning” to create a series of images that compares the way people see photographs to the way algorithms see them.

Hegert, an assistant professor of photography at Texas Tech University, will display his images March 24 to May 4 at Amarillo College’s Southern Light Gallery in an exhibit he calls Shallow Learning.

Southern Light Gallery to feature Christopher Hudson’s Crop Circles

Dr. Chris Hudson has long been drawn to the boundless crop circles that airline passengers cannot help but see blanketing the Great Plains, so much so in fact that he has drawn them – painted them, too.

But it was not until Hudson, an assistant professor of English at Amarillo College, began downloading and digitally embellishing images of crop circles that his handiwork proved truly satisfying.

Photomontages of Mark Penland featured at Southern Light Gallery

The unusual two-dimensional photomontages of noted Metroplex artist Mark Penland will be on display Oct. 7-Nov. 16 at Amarillo College’s Southern Light Gallery.

Penland is a freelance photographer who serves as instructional associate in photography and photography lab manager at Tarrant County College’s Northeast Campus.

Student photography currently on exhibit at AC’s Southern Light Gallery

The Southern Light Gallery at Amarillo College has launched the fall semester with an exhibit featuring a variety of photographs by AC students.

The gallery is located on the first floor of the Ware Student Commons on AC’s Washington Street Campus and is free and open to the public.

The works currently on display are selections of AC student photographs previously featured in the Amarillo College/West Texas A&M University Student-Faculty Show presented earlier this year at Amarillo Museum of Art.

AC’s Southern Light Gallery features unexpected images from Cuba

The island nation of Cuba had long been an alluring destination for Patricia D. Richards, a photographer and educator whose perseverance ultimately gave way to an exhibit currently on display at Amarillo College’s Southern Light Gallery.

Richards, who spent years trying to obtain a necessary visa, finally reached Cuba in 2011 and began creating Unexpected Cuba, an ongoing photography project viewable at Southern Light Gallery through Feb. 2.