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Sunny Nash on Artist Panel

August 9, 2015
(Photo: Ebony Hamilton)  Sunny Nash Documents Storefront Churches

(Photo: Ebony Hamilton)
Sunny Nash & Exhibition Display
Shopping for Hope: a photographic study of storefront churches across America

Sunny Nash, internationally acclaimed photojournalist, author and three-time winner of a Long Beach Professional Artist Fellowship, will be on an artist panel to discuss the popular exhibition, REINVENTORY, at the Collaborative Gallery along with the other 2015 Professional Artist Fellows and exhibition curators of .

The artist panel on Thursday, August 20th from 5–7pm, to discuss the REINVENTORY Exhibition, which opened on July 10, 2015, with a reception for about 250 guests, is an encore event before the show closes, Saturday, August 22.

Appearing on the panel with Nash will be dramatist, storyteller and performer, Yulya Dukhovny; award-winning filmmaker,Pamela K. Johnson; Textile artist, social activist and scholar, Carole Frances Lung; and award-winning artist, Olga Lah; and curators, Marco Schindelmann, Artist Professor of Voice and Director of the University Opera at the University of Redlands, who has performed as a soloist, throughout Europe and Japan, and Kamran Assadi, who has for many years been an advocate, active member and creative leader in the Long Beach arts community.

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Sunny Nash

“I absolutely love how the curators handled my storefront church images,” Nash said. “I would never have thought of the arrangement they chose. So much of the success of an exhibit depends on how curators place the art. It definitely affects how art patrons view and respond to the work.”

Sunny Nash, recognized by Women in Photography International, uses literature and visual media to preserve history, and to document contemporary urban life. Nash’s part of the REINVENTORY Exhibition includes a selection of 20 images from her collection, Shopping for Hope: a photographic study of storefront churches across America–New York, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Santa Fe and Nashville.

The Collaborative Gallery is located at 421 W. Broadway in Long Beach, California. For information on this event and other Long Beach arts news, contact Cynthia Lujan of the Arts Council for Long Beach.

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