April 9 – Opening Reception for Photography ’21 at Lawrence Street Gallery

April 9 – Opening Reception for Photography ’21 at Lawrence Street Gallery

Ferndale, MI – So many stories are unlocked through the photographs in this exhibition at Lawrence Street Gallery in April. It seems like these artists were moved to make our odd year of 2020 depict all the emotion and drama that many of us were feeling. You can see this work close up at the gallery or on our website. www.lawrencestreetgallery.com.

Juror, Jenny Risher, is well known in Detroit and beyond for her lifestyle and portrait photographs. Show chair, Gordon Rodwan, worked with Jenny as a mentor for Focus Hope. “We brought city and suburban kids together for the “Focus on the Mission “project giving the children cameras and photo shoots in the city of Detroit. The program culminated in a show that portrayed the impact of diversification and interaction. “Jenny has published two books including Heart Soul Detroit Conversations, with interview and photos of50iconic Detroiter including Iggy Pop, Smokey Robinson, Jack White, Lily Tomlin. Risher’s second book Deciphered, looks at the Hip Hop community of 2017 -2018and was featured at the Detroit Institute of Art.

The work in this exhibit stretches the viewers’ imagination and memory of what we see and what we really see. The show runs April 1 –30.Videos of the exhibit are online beginning April 5th. All work is offered for sale and can be purchased online too. The gallery provides air purifiers, required masks and hand sanitizers for your safety.

Receptions are Friday, April 9 from 3-7pm and Sunday, April 18 from 2-5pm

Images: Bits and Pieces (Jordan Morrow), Industrial Grid (Kathleen McNamee), and Beach Dances (Daphne Doerr)

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