Handmade photography since 1960

For Immediate Release: Sept. 9, 2016

BLOOMSBURG — Featuring work from 14 internationally recognized artists, a reception will be held at Bloomsburg University’s Gallery at Greenly Center for the current exhibition, “Transformational Imagemaking: Handmade Photography Since 1960” on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Robert Hirsch, one of the featured artists, will speak at 1:30 p.m. The exhibition also includes work by Binh Dahn, Rick Dingus, Robert Flynt, Betty Hahn, Dinh Q. Le, Curtis Mann, Bea Nettles, Holly Roberts, Clarissa Sligh, Keith Smith, Brian Taylor, Maggie Taylor and Jerry Uelsmann.

The exhibition, curated by associate professor of graphic design Sue O’Donnell, focuses on artists who redefined photography and left a mark on contemporary photographic practices. The show will run through Sept. 20.

The original exhibition, featuring over 40 artists, opened at the CEPA Gallery in Buffalo, N.Y., in 2014 as a companion exhibition to Hirsch’s book by the same title.

The Gallery at Greenly Center is located at 50 East Main St. in downtown Bloomsburg. This exhibition is made possible through BU’s Department of Art and Art History, College of Liberal Arts and Center for Visual and Performing Arts.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.