SxSE PhotoGallery B&B – Rules and Regulations

Rules and regulations:

  1. The property rents to 3 adults (minimum age 23, or 21 if a child is accompanying parents).
  2. No events, functions, or parties allowed.
  3. No smoking inside or outside of the property.
  4. No pets.
  5. ** NOTE: there is a 20 year-old cat, BeBe, who lives in the screened in breezeway. She has a kitty door. She does not come inside the barn. Nancy will come over to feed her each day. She is shy and will generally stay out of your way.
  6. Check-In is 3pm. Check-out is 11 am
  7. Artwork on gallery walls is for viewing only. Please do not touch.
  8. Please leave sheets and towels in the bathroom hamper before you leave.
  9. Please take garbage out to the container by the road before you leave.
  10. Security Deposit: If you damage the home you will be charged replacement cost. We do take time-stamped photos for your protection and ours. Rental guests have full financial responsibility for misuse, negligence, missing, or damaged linens, household items, and artwork, and any damage to the house or property.
  11. We provide you with all linens. We provide grey washcloths for make-up removal. For linen exchange, please contact Nancy during business hours (9-5). Please remember to bring items such as soap, dish liquid, kitchen sponge (we will supply initial supplies, but if you are staying longer than two nights, we recommend that you bring additional supplies). Should you need additional pillows & blankets, you will need to bring those with you.
  12. Firewood for the small wood-burning stove downstairs and the fireplace out back is provided for an additional $20/2 nights.
  13. Minimum stay is 2 nights.
  14. Quiet hours are 9pm – 9am.
  15. Do not flush feminine products down the toilet. Flush toilet paper only. We are on a well and septic tank, please be considerate.
  16. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises.
  17. If you plan to walk in the woods please bring appropriate attire. There are no paths through our woods so appropriate shoes are required. There are briars that will catch on your clothing, also.
  18. If you plan to walk in the woods please know that we assume no responsibility or liability for your doing so. We do not allow walking in the woods from April through October.
  19. Must climb stairs – There is a step down to enter the house, and stairs to climb to the bedroom upstairs.
  20. Unless it is an emergency, Nancy keeps business hours from 9 am until 5 pm. Please feel free to contact here via text or email during those hours.
  21. By making a reservation you are agreeing to all the above rules and regulations.

Cancellation Policy (strict):

For a 50% refund of accommodation fees, cancellation must be made 30 full days prior to listing’s local check in time of 3:00 PM on the day of check in. Cancellations made inside 30 full days receive no refund.

If a guest arrives and decides not to stay the nights are not refunded.

Chad Schneider | Rest | Archival Inkjet Print | 24×18 Framed |2019 | $500

Chad Schneider is a photographer, filmmaker and day-job-haver currently based in Minneapolis, MN. His photography has been exhibited in several galleries across the U.S. and has been published in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Riverfront Times and Shots Magazine among others. His short films have screened at film festivals around the world and he’s written some screenplays that people have liked.

Epiphany Knedler | Selfies at Mt. Rushmore | $400, unframed $350

Epiphany Knedler is a chronicler of American life and political enthusiast. Growing up in Vermillion, South Dakota, she finds comfort in Midwestern aesthetics and small town familiarity. She graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2017 with a BFA in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Photography and a BA in Political Science. She strives to find the quiet yet eccentric moments in familiar environments. She is currently based in Greenville, North Carolina, pursuing an MFA in Photography at East Carolina University. Her work has recently been exhibited with the North Carolina Museum of Art, CAM Raleigh, and Lenscratch.

Robert Johnson | Leaving | $750, unframed $250

Part of the ongoing series “Color in Black and White”

Robert S. Johnson was born and raised on the grounds of the Boston State Hospital which was founded in 1839 under the name “Boston Lunatic Hospital”. The first image he remembers taking was of a bear climbing on the family car in Yellowstone Park. The adults were frozen but Robert  grabbed his mom’s camera and shot away.

 

After five careers, ranging from Artistic Director of THECO, a theater company, to Regional Vice President of a for-profit, after-school education company, he turned to photography fulltime in 2008.

He teaches at the School of the New York Times Summer Academy, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill and tutors many private clients. Clients include: Gender Conference NYC 2019; PFLAGNYC; The New School; The International Center of Photography; New Circle Theater Company; Word Hermit Press; Chef’s Collaborative; and Audition Savvy; His work was most recently featured in the Provincetown Independent (January 2, 2020)

He lives in New York City and Wellfleet MA with his wife, Katherine, and their son, Asher, a 2018 graduate of Smith College

 

 

Renee Allie | Two Stacks | $175 (13″x13″), unframed $150

Originally from Connecticut, Renee Allie moved to New Orleans, LA in 1984 following college; she identifies herself as an artist who uses black and white photography as her main medium. She shares a darkroom with a small group of traditionalists and uses mostly medium format.  In the past few years she has been drawn to color imagery and as such has been exploring hand-coloring, lumen printing and also digital photography.

Jessica Brewer Prugh | Irish Bayou, 2020 | $550

Jessica Brewer Prugh (b. 1982 Houston, Texas) is a photographer best known for her work traveling and photographing the Midwest and Southern United States. She lives in Grayslake, Illinois. Jessica discovered the treasure that is photography through her family photos of her earliest years in Texas, years which she has largely forgotten. She found her love for taking pictures in 1997, during a brief in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin where she took a black and white photography class in high school. Her work explores themes of nostalgia and wanderlust. Jessica has published two zines of her work, A View of the Lincoln Highway through Illinois, and Highway Hypnosis. Jessica is a member of Perspective Gallery in Evanston, Illinois.

Stefan Hagen | Hurston Lane Walk, 2015, 2 of 5 | $850, unframed $750

Born in Germany, Stefan Hagen studied photography in Berlin and moved in 1989 to New York to pursue commercial photography and work on independent photography projects.

In 2001, Hagen developed his signature style of photographing landscapes with a technique using long exposures that capture both time and the experience of moving through nature.

His work has been shown in solo shows in galleries in New York, Boston, Elko, NV and Munich and is in numerous private and institutional collections as Nordstrom and Nu skin and also on display at the BYU Museum of Art in Provo, UT.

Stefan Hagen is also the founder and director of Montello Foundation, a foundation dedicated to support artists who foster our understanding of nature, its fragility and our need to protect it, providing an artist residency in a remote valley in Nevada.

Benita VanWinkle | Sands Theatre, Alamogordo, New Mexico |$200

Benita VanWinkle, is an Associate Professor of Art in the School of Art and Design at High Point University, in High Point, NC.  She lives just outside the city of Winston-Salem with her husband, two rescued dogs, and the neighbor’s horses and chickens just beyond her back fence.  She is a documentary photographer and at any given moment is given to distraction with yet another amazing project, but her current passion is working on a book of photos that record vintage movie theaters across the US.  Her website:  www.busybstudio.com showcases her photography, books and other award winning art.

Barry Bellovin | South Dakota Gas Station | $400

Barry Bellovin is a native New Yorker, and a New York City-based photographer. Over the past five years, he has photographed extensively, both locally, and when traveling around the country and abroad. His work has been exhibited in museums, galleries, and online exhibits in the United States and Europe. He does street photography as well as travel, landscape, nature, and flower photos. His photos can be found online at www.Instagram.com/BarryBellovin and www.Instagram.com/BarryBellovinFlowers. When not taking pictures, he works as a cardiologist in Queens, NY.

Mr. Bellovin has two images in this exhibition. If both are purchased together the total cost is $700.