This June, Perspective Gallery is pleased to present recent work by one of its newest members, Kambua Chema; and, by one of its founding members, Suzanne Metzel.
Kambua Chema’s collection of images, Postcards of Morocco, are a snapshot of moments throughout Morocco printed on Hahnemühle paper. Each image presents a unique personal experience that provides a sense of place and keepsake in the form of a picture postcard from a place that has come to feel like home to her.
Suzanne Metzel’s series, Still Life, is a collection of photopolymer gravure prints of natural subjects. With the help of UV light, these images have been transferred to steel-backed plates which are then inked and printed by hand with an etching press. The technique is the perfect vehicle to reveal nature’s inherent beauty.
The exhibit opens on Thursday, June 2 with a public reception on Saturday, June 4 from 5-7 p.m. Chema and Metzel will give an artist talk on June 16. The show closes June 26.
Perspective Group and Photography Gallery is a not-for-profit, community-oriented cooperative of fine art photographers whose purpose is to promote fine art photography. In addition to monthly exhibitions and artist talks, the gallery features: Perspectives on Photography, a guest speaker lecture series; Lens, a national juried exhibition; an annual invitational show; Vicinity, a juried exhibition of photographers from the greater Chicago area; and, Student Perspectives, an annual, juried show for Chicago-area high school students.