Doug Dertinger To Exhibit Works At Fayerweather Gallery In October
September 26, 2003 --
WHO: Photographer Doug Dertinger
WHAT: “HOMEFRONT / wonderworld”
Friday, Oct. 3 – Friday, Oct. 31
Opening reception, Friday, Oct. 3, 5 – 7 p.m.
Gallery is open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 6, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Campbell Hall, Room 158
landscape is the focus of Doug Dertinger’s exhibit, “HOMEFRONT
/ wonderworld,” at Fayerweather Gallery. Dertinger brings
together the opposing forces of civilization and wilderness in
a study of
light as the changes
in weather are reflected in pedestrian areas and spaces we inhabit.
His photographs show the small patches in the marginal, neglected
urban landscape, he refers
to as “the garden” that exists all around us if we
exhibit will comprise two series of images. The first, “HOMEFRONT,” was
created after Sept. 11. These images are an investigation of a
a way to meditate on domesticity and not get caught up in politics
and globalization,” said Dertinger. “This is what
second, “wonderworld,” focuses
on the quietness and emptiness as light plays over the everyday
landscape found in a friend’s yard.
is a visiting faculty member, teaching photography, in the McIntire
of Art. He received a B.F.A. from
and an M.F.A. from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Science.
details about the exhibit, contact the McIntire Department of
Art at (434) 924-6123.
Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298