The “Eye of the Beholder: Art Through the Lens” exhibit, opening Saturday, February 11, 4 -7 p.m at My Own Little Gallery, 142 Main Street, Nyack promises to “show the power and passion that makes photography art.”
At the opening, the public is invited to meet the exhibit’s three featured artists: Laurie Peek, David Schloss and Doris Wiese, as well as take a close look at their work. Refreshments, the company of fellow art-lovers and a chance to survey a collection of eclectic, affordable antiques await attendees. Also on display will be semi-abstract acrylic nudes in the permanent gallery of My Own Little Gallery.
Meet the artists:
Laurie Peek, whose palette is drawn from reflections on such surfaces as car hoods, puddles, and windows, creating abstract canvasses that draw the viewer in and ignite a gut response. Peek “paints” fantastical landscapes with her lens, in which reality meets magical fantasy.
David Schloss gives us the movement of an insect on a leaf, expresses the elation of a triumphant athlete, and captures the silent, tender moment between parent and child. His works bring a whimsical, personal and unusual view to the ordinary. Schloss is Editor-in-Chief of Digital Photo Pro and Digital Photo magazines.
Doris Wiese who journeys to exotic locales to document the stunning landscapes and wild, wonderful creatures whose very existence is threatened by the melting glaciers and disappearing forests of the world. She juxtaposes the power and fragility of the massive creatures against the sweeping landscapes of their disappearing worlds.