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Friday, January 10, 2014

"New Construction" photo exhibit opens at Windsor Art Center Sat., Jan. 18

Windsor Art Center
40 Mechanic St., Windsor, (860) 688-2528
New Construction
Jan. 18—Feb. 22, 2014.
Opening Reception & Events: Sat., Jan. 18, 5—7 p.m.

Press release from Windsor Art Center

The exhibition New Construction, at the Windsor Art Center Jan. 18—Feb. 22, features six photographers who construct, assemble or otherwise build contemporary images often using the material of traditional still life—objects, artifacts, flora and fauna. Each photographer brings his/her own unique perspective and to varying degrees, the power of the cutting-edge digital toolbox to this venerable genre. Participating artists include curator Daniel Mosher Long (Storrs, CT, Web), Olivia Parker (Boston, MA, Web), Kevin Van Aelst (New Haven, CT, Web), Rebecca Clark (Storrs, CT, Web), Kimberly Witham (High Bridge, NJ, Web) and Kim Kauffman (Lansing, MI, Web).

The exhibition opens with a reception for the artists Jan. 18 from 5—7 p.m. The show continues through Feb. 22. The public is invited to attend the reception and exhibition.

The exhibition includes the following additional activities:

• Sat., Feb. 8, 2—3:30 p.m.: Gallery Talk with exhibition artists Rebecca Clark, Kevin Van Aelst and Daniel Mosher Long. This talk will include an overview of the exhibit, a discussion by individual artists on their work, and a question and answer session.

• Thurs., Feb. 13, 7-8 p.m.: Art Discussion and Demonstration: DSLR Still Life–Tools, Techniques, and Process. From light tents to focus stacking, curator Daniel Mosher Long presents a detailed technical account of the equipment, software, and process he uses to create his still life photography. A question and answer session follows.

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