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Art Reception – Between the Leaves: The Unique Prints of Sarah Cross
July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
July 26 – October 13, 2019 [Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building]
Opening Reception, Saturday, July 27, 1:00-3:00pm, Free, public invited
Cyanotype Workshop: Sunday, July 28, 10:00am-Noon; Free, drop-in
Between the Leaves focuses on the ephemeral quality of light. Behind each photograph is Cross's hand in the physical construction of what is set up in front of the camera, or through a cathartic printing process. The artist works with a range of photographic media, including 4" x 5" color negatives, and gum bichromate printing to create photographs. After a strong degree of photoshop manipulation, the prints are made through the historic gum bichromate process. With this lengthy process, each color is printed as a single layer, resulting in fragile, painterly, and unique prints. Although large in physical presence, these prints are meant to express small invitations to reverie.
Sarah Cross is an Assistant Professor and Program Director of Photography at Cazenovia College in New York. She taught as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Photography & New Media at Beloit College in Wisconsin from 2009 to 2013. Her work has been shown nationally in group and solo exhibitions.
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