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3273 State Road 28, Old Forge, NY 13420 315 369-6411

Kathryn Vajda: Snow Cities

Vandervort Gallery from November 4-March 31, 2018

 

Reception December 1, 2017 5-7pm

An exhibit of nine large format prints and a book from the winters of 2016 and 2017. The print Old Forge 2-17-17 was constructed at the View as part of a three-day Visiting Artist project.

AFTER THE BIG STORM, 37" x 26", Ink Jet, 2017

AFTER THE BIG STORM, 37" x 26", Ink Jet, 2017

Post-Production Print from Old Forge

After visiting The View I looked through all the photos taken on February 18, 2017. I selected a group of images photographed roughly over a 15 minute period starting around 8:10 am. Old Forge 2-17-17 was constructed from that group of photos.

OLD FORGE 2-17-17, 37" x 26", Ink jet, 2017

OLD FORGE 2-17-17, 37" x 26", Ink jet, 2017

Snow City at The View, Old Forge, NY, February 2017

I was invited to The View to build a Snow City over the span of three days. The construction took place from February 16 - February 18, 2017. The first day I arrived there was substantial snow snow on the ground and it was still falling. They brought out heavy equipment and cleared a space 20' x 20' in 30 minutes and I was able to get to work immediately. I used the first day for setup. I constructed the entire Snow City the second day which spanned into the night. The third day I was there by 6:00 am and started photographing around 8:00 am. The weather quickly warmed up and the city was melting significantly by midday.

 

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47 Allen St Buffalo, NY, 14202    716.984.9572   Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Friday 12-5pm, Saturday 12-3 pm

CoNfiguration recent work by Kathryn Vajda and Brian Hopkins

February 3 - February 28, 2016   Opening Reception February 5, 6-9 pm

The February show is an exhibit of sixteen plus prints that were developed over the past year.  The snow and ice construction of the Snow Cities happened over the time period from November 2014 till March 2015. It was during this time that the photography took place as well. Post production started almost immediately. The image construction and printing took over 12 months and is continuing.

"January Morning II", 24" x 21 1/2", Ink Jet, 2015

"January Morning II", 24" x 21 1/2", Ink Jet, 2015