Sarah Hadley, Photo by Jessica Tampas
Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 4 p.m. (Chicago Time)
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Perspective Gallery is proud to welcome Sarah Hadley, Founder of Filter Photo Festival, to our lecture series, Perspectives on Photography. Sarah Hadley will talk about her unusual upbringing at the Gardner Museum in Boston and how place and memory play a pivotal role in her work. Hadley will also discuss her journey as an artist and how a longing to capture the past eventually led to her project Lost Venice.
About Sarah Hadley
Sarah Hadley is a Los Angeles based artist whose narrative work focuses on issues of female identity, place and memory. Originally from Boston, Hadley received degrees in Art History and Italian from Georgetown University, and Photography from the Corcoran College of Art. She lived in Washington DC, Italy and the UK before moving to Chicago where she founded the Filter Photo Festival in 2009. Hadley received grants from the Illinois Arts Council, the Chicago Artist Foundation, the California Center for Cultural Innovation, as well as several Fellowships from the Ragdale Foundation. Her work has been exhibited in solo shows at Afterimage Gallery, the Loyola Museum of Art, the Griffin Museum of Photography, Fabrik Projects and the dnj Gallery, as well as shown in photo festivals in France, China, Australia, India and Portugal. Hadley’s photos have also been featured in numerous magazines, blogs and publications including Elle Italia, B+W Magazine, PDN, L’Oeil de la Photographie and Lenscratch.com. In 2020, her first monograph Lost Venice was published by Damiani and it is now in the collections of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the Getty Research Library, the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Huntington Library among others. Hadley’s photographs are held in public collections including in the Lishui Photographic Museum in China, the Illinois Institute of Art, the University of Illinois Comer Archive, and in numerous private collections worldwide.
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