We are pleased to announce that Shelby Lee Adams will return to the gallery from 6-8pm Saturday, October 1 for a book signing of his fourth monograph, “salt & truth” just released by Candela Books. Come by and meet Shelby, check out this elegantly printed book and visit/re-visit the exhibition. “salt & truth” is also available, signed, online through our gallery bookshelf. The exhibition of Shelby’s work runs through Sunday, October 9.
One of seven b/w and color photographs by Sylvia Plachy are online at “Photobooth” the view from the New Yorker photo department. The images are from Sara Ruhl’s adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s “Orlando” at Classic Stage Company, on view through October 17. The image above is also in the October 11 edition of the magazine. Also on view through October 17 is “Apparitions,” photographs by Sylvia at the Davis Orton Gallery.
Sylvia Plachy who will exhibit at the Davis Orton Gallery from September 23 to October 17 has a series of photographs of performer Tilda Swinton and writer-director, Sally Potter in the July 20 edition of the Village Voice. Online you will find a terrific slide show of seven images. Also, Plachy’s photographs can be viewed in an illustrated interview with Swinton and Potter by Melissa Anderson, on the occasion of the re-release, eighteen years later of the film they did together, “Orlando.”
Through July 18, the exhibition,”Shoot ‘n Southern,” at the Mobile Museum of Art examines the prominent role of women artists in fine art photography, in particular those with a Southern heritage or Southern experiences. Vaughn’s photographs of traditional African-American gardens of the South are featured. Her book, “Places of the Spirit: Traditional African American Gardens,” published by Trinity University Press will be available in bookstores in September.
Thanks to Mary Kocol, featured artist at the Davis Orton Gallery for one of her panorama collages – this time – of the Davis Orton Gallery. Through May 30, the gallery is exhibiting Mary’s stunning c-prints, “Gardens and Arboreta” as well as “Short Stories,” paintings by Rebecca Doughty, Mary and Rebecca were in town for the artists reception.