5 Lenses – Morini Gallery Exhibition

5 Lenses – Morini Gallery Exhibition

5 Lenses Photography Show Sept. 28-Nov. 19. Photo by Vicki McKenna

5 LENSES: A Contemporary Photography Showcase

Exhibition Dates: Sept. 28 – Nov. 19, 2023
Location: Morini Gallery, Mass Arts Center, 888 South Main Street, Mansfield, MA

Discover the world of contemporary photography with “5 LENSES,” an exclusive exhibit featuring works from five core members of Boston’s renowned Fountain Street Gallery. Presented at the Mass Arts Center’s Morini Gallery, each photograph offers captivating insights into the photographers’ unique approaches, styles, and narratives. The photographers include: Marie Craig, Georgina Lewis, Vicki McKenna, Rebecca Skinner, and Vanessa Thompson.

Artists Reception:

Join us on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 4-6pm for a special artists reception.

About Fountain Street:

Nestled in Boston’s vibrant SoWa Art + Design District, Fountain Street is a beacon of contemporary art. Since its inception in 2011, the gallery has been home to diverse media, exhibiting works from over 30 emerging and mid-career artists. Its expansive space includes its main and annex galleries, as well as a unique 24/7 sidewalk video gallery. The ethos at Fountain Street is about more than just displaying art. It’s about creating connections between art seekers and creators, ensuring that every curated piece tells a story. Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is evident in the artists we support, the media we exhibit, and the diverse audience we engage.

Artists Reception

GALLERY IMAGES

ABOUT THE ARTISTS FOR “5 LENSES”

Marie Craig

Marie Craig specializes in cyanotypes on paper, with each piece offering a unique glimpse into abstract vistas. Her artwork, often characterized by its evocative and atmospheric qualities, has garnered attention for its intricate detailing and deep emotional resonance.

Cabin 4: cyanotype on paper, 14 x 17 inches, $425
Fountains Abbey 1: cyanotype on paper, 14 x 17 inches, $425
Furniture/Tattoo: cyanotype on paper, 17 x 14 inches, $425
Giant 3: cyanotype on paper, 14 x 17 inches, $425
Sign City 3: cyanotype on paper, 17 x 14 inches, $425
Tunnel 1: cyanotype on paper, 14 x 17 inches, $425
Tunnel 2: cyanotype on paper, 4 x 17 inches, $425
Wallerowang 1: cyanotype on paper, 14 x 17 inches, $425

Georgina Lewis

Georgina Lewis’s work examines the tensions and artifacts arising from interactions in dissonance, using a diverse range of materials from nature and the anthropocene. A graduate of Bard College and SMFA at Tufts University, she’s an expert in converting three-dimensional worlds into compelling two-dimensional images.

Gold Bead: color print on metal, 8 x 8 inches round, $325
Mold Study 1: color print on metal, 8 x 8 inches round, $325
Mold Study 6: digital print on Canson Platine paper, 25 x 15 inches, $450
Mold Study 7: digital print on Canson Platine paper, 25 x 15 inches, $450
Mugwort Gold Mold, digital print on Canson Platine paper, 25 x 15 inches, $475

Vicki McKenna

Vicki McKenna’s artwork is a reflection of her geological background, capturing the majesty of natural landscapes like Yellowstone at daybreak using platinum/palladium prints. A geologist, teacher, and skilled photographer, McKenna intertwines science and art in her stunning visuals.

Flooded Wetland: platinum/palladium print, 20 x 23 inches, $1200
Nightscape I: Edgartown Lights: platinum/palladium print, 23 x 20 inches, $1200
Nightscape II: Lower Cascade Lake: platinum/palladium print, 20 x 23 inches, $1200
Offshore Storm: platinum/palladium print, 18 x 23 inches, $1200
Pausing by the Snowy Field: platinum/palladium print, 20 x 23 inches, $1200
Sea Fog Morning: platinum/palladium print, 16 x 26 inches, $1200
Spring Thaw: platinum/palladium print, 39 x 22 inches, $3000
Streamside Dream: platinum/palladium print, 22 x 39 inches, $3000

Rebecca Skinner

Rebecca Skinner, a modern-day urban explorer, captures the beauty of abandoned spaces throughout the United States, focusing on the nuances of peeling paint, rust, and the wear of time. With a deep appreciation for the stories behind neglected structures, she ensures her photographs remain unstaged and authentic.

House of Blues I: photograph on aluminum, 18″ x 12″, $500
House of Blues II: photograph on aluminum, 12″ x 8″, $245
House of Blues III: photograph on aluminum, 8″ x 12″, $245
House of Blues IV: photograph on aluminum, 12″ x 8″, $245
House of Blues V: photograph on aluminum, 8″ x 12″, $245
House of Blues VI: photograph on aluminum, 8″ x 12″, $245
House of Blues VII: photograph on aluminum, 8″ x 12″, $245
House of Blues VIII: photograph on aluminum, 12″ x 8″, $245
House of Blues IX: photograph on aluminum, 12″ x 8″, $245
House of Blues X: photograph on aluminum, 18″ x 12″, $500

Vanessa R Thompson

Drawing from a rich palette of 1980s horror films, feminism, and punk, Vanessa R Thompson specializes in analog photographs that juxtapose comfort with the uncanny using food, toys, and ephemera. Based in Salem, MA, her studio is a treasure trove of vintage film cameras, quirky dolls, and analog wonders.

Cultivation: Silver Gelatin, 14×18, $600
Elevation: Silver Gelatin, 14×18, $600
Enrichment: Silver Gelatin, 14×18, $600
germination: Silver Gelatin, 14×18, $600
Rising: Silver Gelatin, 14×18, $600
Stretching: Silver Gelatin, 14×18, $600
Swelling: Silver Gelatin, 14×18, $600