Cuba series, two lens pinhole, platinum print.
Current Work and Retrospective
Alternative Photogrpahic Processes
January 16 – February 10, 2017
Thursday, January 19, 2017, Russell Day Gallery, 12:30-2:30PM
For over 20 years he has focused his camera on Viet Nam, Havana, and the Catskill region of New York State, documenting cultures in rapid transition and fading from memory. His work has been exhibited throughout the United States, Europe and Latin America and is represented in several prominent museum and private collections including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the Brooklyn Art Museum; the George Eastman House, Rochester, NY; and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina, among others. He has received several grants including the Seattle Arts Commission, the Polaroid Corporation and the New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2006 Umbrage Editions published his book, ”Ghosts in the Landscape: Vietnam Revisited.
Current Works and Retrospective
October 24 – December 2, 2016
Thursday, October 27, 2016, Russell Day Gallery, 12:30-2:30PM
Current drawiungs and a retrospective of the work of John Simpson, a former art instructor at Everett Community College and well-know regional artist whose work spands a variety of media, from oil to spray on plexiglass, colored ink pens, and set design work for major theaters in the northwest.
Secrets of the Mount Vernon Culture
September 19 – October 14, 2016
Thursday, September 22, 2016, Russell Day Gallery, 12:30-2:30PM
Camano Island aritis Jack Gunter is a pataphysician. "It's history, a parody, a social commentary, and a touch of stuff pretending to be old." Its faux archaeology, part performance art, part guerrila theater and connects on everything from trickle-down economics to numbers theory.