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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Nov 10 to Jan 28

 

Gary Briechle Drawings and Photographs

November 10th - January 28th

Gary Briechle was born in Morristown NJ in 1955. He moved to coastal Maine in 2001. His work has been in several issues of the New York Times Magazine and he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2015. With a few exceptions he draws and photographs daily.

Of photography he has said, "photography has the power to show the broken pieces, made whole again, for a moment."

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Nov 16 to Jan 14

 

 

PhoPa Gallery presents... 

Mark Marchesi

EVANGELINE
A Modern Tale of Acadia

 

November 16 - January 14
Reception & Book Launch | Thursday, December 8, 5-7pm
Artist Talk | Sunday, January 8, 3pm 

Evangeline: A Modern Tale of Acadia features photographs by Mark Marchesi.  This project was inspired by HW Longfellow’s epic poem Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie. First published in 1847, the piece tells a tragic story about the expulsion of early French settlers in the mid 1700's from the territory that later became Nova Scotia. Mark took an interest in the poem and began photographing the Annapolis Valley in 2012. Today, much of the rural Western Shore is again declining in population. The abandoned properties, vacant ports and primordial landscapes in his photos represent his own modern tale of Acadia. 

PhoPa Gallery is Maine Media's Portland Gallery focused on showcasing photography and works on paper by Maine-based artists.  See www.phopagallery.com for more information. 

PhoPa Gallery | 132 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101 | 207-517-0200