The Fairfield Museum and History Center located on 370 Beach Road in Fairfield has organized two special exhibitions that are sure to please art lovers.
The 7th annual juried photography exhibition, IMAGES runs through July 19 and showcases the exceptional work of talented regional photographers. The IMAGES photography competition offers a wonderful venue to highlight the work of up-and-coming regional photographers. The exhibition features roughly fifty photographs, usually picked from about 1,000 submissions, of photographers active in Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. Photos are judged in the following categories: landscape, portrait, architecture, nature and abstract to be displayed in this show. This is a juried show with a jury that is made up of prominent photographers including Howard Schatz, Suzanne Chamlin, LaTanya S. Autry, and Jeremy Frost.
The Fairfield History Center has also launched a second exhibition called, Howard Schatz: 25 Years of Photographs. The exhibition celebrates the remarkable twenty-five year career of Connecticut-based photographer Howard Schatz. This exhibition displays highlights of his work. Schatz is primarily known for his dynamic and intimate portraits of the human body, and his photographs make up a veritable catalog of body types and personalities, from newborns and mothers, to athletes and bodies underwater. His photographs have been featured in The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, Sports Illustrated, Time, and Life, among others, as well as displayed in museums and galleries worldwide. This exhibition runs through August 31.
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