November 8, 2011 (La Mesa) - The Grossmont College Hyde Art Gallery upcoming exhibition is “First Person Plural” a photography exhibition by 16 present and past professors from the photography department. The exhibition dates are November 14 through December 15. An opening event (artist opening) will be on Tuesday, November 15, from 7-9 p.m.
This exhibition represents selected work produced by Grossmont College faculty and staff who are practicing artists and working in the photography program. Some of the artists are relatively new to the Photography Department while some have been with the college for numerous years. This outstanding body of work being shown represents the rich culture of the photographic arts developed over fifty years of growth.
The exhibition consists of works by: Craig Carlson, Patricio Chavez, Andy Cross, Alison Elder, Suda House, Michele Iversen, Michael Mulno, Jim Noel, Judith Preston, Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler, Jacqueline Ramirez, Susan Richardson, Louise Russell, Aaron Serafino, Ryder Smith and Paul Turounet.
Background: The Photography Program has relocated to the new Digital Arts Building with a state of the art facility of over 5000 square feet of working studio space. Students can now capture and create photographs in two new analog darkrooms dedicated to black and white, as well as, color printing. Ten film processing rooms provide easy access and a dedicated room for alternative photo processes allows for expanded production.