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Photoworks: Presence of Place

January 24 through March 15, 2015

Elsie Hull, Diver

Joe Cameron, Untitled, 2014.
Digital pigment print, 17 x 22 in.
Courtesy of the Artist.

Elsie Hull Sprague, Diver

Elsie Hull Sprague, Swimming Hole, c. 2009

Silver gelatin print, 11 x 14 in.

Mark Power, Bed

Mark Power, Bed, 2014.
Archival pigment print, 24 x 28 in.
Courtesy of the Artist.

Washington City Paper reviews Photoworks: Presence of Place "Forty Years of Photography from Local Arts Institution Offers a Taste of Home"


Exhibition Overview

Forty years ago, in a derelict building hidden among the abandoned amusement park rides of Glen Echo Park, four young photographers founded Photoworks with little more than a shared passion for the daily work of seeing, shooting, and printing images of lasting beauty and artistic integrity. Photoworks: Presence of Place will feature works by past and present members of the Photoworks community, faculty and students who have distinguished themselves by the quality and integrity of their work. This exhibition is in memory of Elsie Hull Sprague, an artist with a MA in Film from the School of Communication, American University.


Participating Artists: 

Elsie Hull Sprague
Brad Beukema
Joe Cameron
Tanguy de Carbonnieres
Eliot Cohen
Sora DeVore
Rebecca Drobis
Saman Michael Far
Peggy Fleming
Henry Freidman
Sheila Galagan
Frank (Tico) Herrera
Michael Horsley
Karen Keating
Michael Lang
Julie Miller
David Myers
Christine A. Pearl
Mark Power
Molly Roberts
Gayle Rothschild
Sarah Hood Salomon
Sonia Suter
Grace Taylor
Tom Wolff
Alejandra Vallejo
Fred Zafran
Judith Walser