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Thursday, Nov. 29 – Fri Jan. 4, 2019
Opening Reception / Thursday, Nov. 29, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
An annual tradition, the Members’ Show serves as a valuable showcase for our members’ work, all while commemorating their contributions to our organization. Each member of The Light Factory can submit one piece, which must be matted, framed, and ready to hang. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. In our opinion, it’s the best possible way to close out the calendar year.
[ IMAGE ] Kim Hutchinson
Voices from the Photo League:
Sonia Handelman Meyer and George Gilbert
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Thursday, Jan. 17 – Friday, March 15
Opening Reception / Thursday, Jan. 17, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Both Meyer and Gilbert were members of the illustrious Photo League (1936-1951) in New York during the 1940s. They focused their lenses on the city’s lively street life, neighborhoods, and citizens, creating photographs that convey their sensitivity to broader, humanitarian issues. This exhibition offers a unique opportunity to learn about social documentary and its place in the politics of the post-war era through the eyes of two talented witnesses.
[ IMAGE ] Sonia Handelman Meyer
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Thursday, March 28 – Friday, May 24
Opening Reception / Thursday, Mar. 28, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
This spring The Light Factory’s annual call for entries returns—and starts its second decade. Annuale XI, juried by Noriko Fuku and John Jacob, will once again showcase work from artists throughout the photographic community. Each year, as the number of submissions grow, our jurors are forced to make tough decisions. Who will be featured in 2019? Join us this March to find out.
Photographs by Carol Golemboski
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Thursday, Jun. 6 – Friday, Aug. 2
Opening Reception / Thursday, Jun. 6, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
While photography is the only medium with a reputation for recording “truth,” it’s also notorious for its ability to deceive. In Magic Show: Photographs by Carol Golemboski, the photographer is a performer, one who creates tricks behind the curtain of the darkroom. This exhibition features images from Golemboski’s series on magic, as well as new work that utilizes vintage expired paper, alternative toning and photograms.
[ IMAGE ] Carol Golemboski
Summer Camps Show
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Thursday, Aug. 8 – Friday, Aug. 16
Opening Reception / Thursday, Aug. 8, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
During the summer The Light Factory offers camps that allow children of all ages to explore modern and traditional photographic techniques. Later, at the end of the summer, we hold an exhibition of the students’ work in the main gallery to celebrate their creative achievements. This exhibition is one of our most popular events of the year.