Friday, January 16, 2015

Photographs of North Alabama to Exhibit At the Carnegie

Carnegie Visual Arts Center presents Alabama Revisited: Recent Photographs of Alabama's Past on display January 20 - March 7, 2015. In January 2014 Decatur native and photographer, Tillman Crane lead a group of photography enthusiasts through visual treasure troves of North Alabama. From industrial Birmingham to the backwaters of the Tennessee River, these photographers found beauty in the still, the rusted, and the silent shadows of Alabama's past.

The exhibit includes fifty photographic works by seventeen photographers from eleven states. Locations included Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, a historic building on Bank Street in Decatur, Alabama, and structures and backwater marshes in Mooresville, Alabama.

In conjunction with the beginning of the exhibit, Mr. Crane will host a third Alabama photography workshop, Spirit of Structure: Alabama Revisited, with different Decatur places waiting to be captured in film or pixels. A video slideshow of new images will be added to the exhibit at the conclusion of this year's workshow on Friday, January 23rd and continue to be on display for the remainder of the exhibit.

Alabama Revisited: Recent Photographs of Alabama's Past is comprised of works by the following photographers:

Charles Carson - Pennsylvania
Tillman Crane - Maine
James Delark - North Carolina
Dorthea Eiben - Maine
Steve Epstein - Maryland
Carol Glassman - New York
Vivien Goldman - Massachusetts
Stacia Hollman - Florida
Ed Kenney - Maine
Harold Lichtin - Massachusetts
Darrell Roak - Maine
Donna Wesley Spencer - Illinois
Alan Strassman - Massachusetts
Elizabeth M. Swain - Massachusetts
George Edward Tilman, Jr. - Missouri
Charles Waldron - Texas
Page Williamson - Tennessee

Since 2003, the Carnegie Visual Arts Center has presented multiple exhibitions throughout each year featuring a variety of local, regional, national, and international art through solo and group shows. All exhibitions are free to the general public. The Carnegie is a 501(c)(3) non-profit art exhibition venue housed in a historic renovated and repurposed Carnegie Library building. The Carnegie is supported by fundraising events, membership, corporate and private donations, and grants.

Regular viewing hours are Tuesday - Friday, 10 AM - 5 PM and Saturday, 10 AM - 2 PM.

The Carnegie is located at 207 Church Street, NE, Decatur, Alabama.

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