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 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.
The Gallery hours are Monday and Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Gallery is CLOSED Friday to Sunday and legal Holidays.  Admission is free. Parking is available during the exhibition with the purchase of a permit from the vending machine in lot #1F.  Complimentary parking is available ONLY on the evening of the opening in lot #1. Vehicles must be parked in designated parking stalls.
The Grossmont College - Hyde Art Gallery is located at 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon CA 92020-1799. The Gallery is located in Building 25 across Café 200 in front of the college, west of the Administration in the new Digital Arts Building. Parking is best in Lot 1.

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.
A new digital “darkroom” of twenty-four iMac-Intel computers, two networked Epson 4800 printers and both high end Epson and Nikon scanners complete the latest in digital photography tools.
For more information contact either: Ben Aubert, Gallery Curator at 619.644.7299 or Teresa L. Markey, Gallery Assistant, Grossmont College – Hyde Art Gallery, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon CA, 92020-1799, and (619) 644-7299.
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