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UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS - 2020 season

Lost in Color
Erik Williams, Black Frame Vision

POSTPONED: Opening Reception: Friday, March 13 - new date to be announced

Exhibit runs March 13 - April 26, 2020

Artist Talk: Saturday, April 11, 11am

ArtWalk Gallery, 3rd Floor, Downtown Library

Erik Williams is a street photographer and also the owner of Black Frame Vision, a street photography brand based in Connecticut. He fell in love with this style of photography because of its rawness and the opportunity it creates to capture honest moments. It allows him to connect with people from all walks and to share their stories candidly through the lens of his camera.

"I use my photography to catch a glimpse of what I see, in order to share it with others. I look for the beauty in any and everything that most overlook.

My choice of subject is anything organically appealing to my eye, whether it's a kid sleeping on the city bus or a reflection of a building from a puddle. I enjoy using natural light, shadows, contrast and clarity as a way to communicate the essence of what I see. I'm drawn to people that radiate energy and great character, because that's all that truly matters. I am inspired by their stories."


 

 

Gateway to Places We're Told We Cannot Go
Christa Whitten

Exhibit runs May 15 - June 28, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, May 15, 5:30 pm

ArtWalk Gallery, 3rd Floor, Downtown Library

Artist Statement: 
This series focuses on the partial or completely restricted access to
powerful, spiritually-charged locations around the globe. Although denial of access can be based on a variety of factors, this show addresses restrictions which involve gender. Some sites ban women (or, less frequently, men) outright, while others institute conditional limitations, such as non-access during menstruation.

‘Gateways’ is a response to the tension that arises while attempting
to reconcile respect for differing cultural beliefs with the inequity of hindering access to a sacred space. This show allows an opportunity to engage with these locations. My hope is that viewers will seek out conversations surrounding this topic, approached
through a lens of thoughtful respect and a desire for understanding
.