Thursday, September 27, 2012

The Kiernan Gallery Presents: Matt Licari


The Kiernan Gallery is pleased to announce that it will be hosting an in-studio exhibition of work by photographer Matt Licari. One of Licari’s images was the Juror’s Choice for the gallery’s inaugural show, Street Stories.


The Kiernan Gallery presents photographer Matt Licari, who will open the doors to his studio at Plant Zero in Richmond, Virginia for a salon and fundraiser event. A talented photographer, Licari unfortunately lost nearly all of his equipment in a robbery earlier this year. 

For one night, The Kiernan Gallery transforms Licari’s studio into an alternative gallery space to display his work. We invite the central Virginia arts community to join us for a night of great photography, fantastic food and drink, and exciting rewards.

                             Juror's Choice Award


·      A silent auction will be held from 7:00 – 9:00 PM

·      See the framed images and buy raffle tickets in advance here. A $5 ticket could win you one of Matt's pieces! You do not need to be present at the show to be selected.

·      For $10, donors will have the opportunity for Licari to take their portrait on a white backdrop. All portraits will photographed, printed, and signed during the event.

·      Licari’s self-published book Ride will be available for purchase from our website and in his studio. Any book orders placed at the event will include an on-site portrait.

 Raffle Item #1 
Dock Workers Unloading Rice Bags, Qing Dao China, 2007
C-print 20x24 Edition 1/10

Raffle Item #2
Teacher, Grace Dodge Vocational High School, Bronx, NY, 2006
C-print 30x40 Edition 1/10

Matt Licari received his BFA in photography from the School of Art + Design at SUNY Purchase in New York. Inspired by street photography, his work explores urban, suburban, and rural subjects. The work – primarily in large format – has been exhibited widely, including Sasha Wolf Gallery, Kris Graves Projects, and The Neuberger Museum of Art. Licari has worked for the Guggenheim Museum and the Richard Avedon Foundation, and currently serves as the Programs Chair of ASMP.

For further information about Matt Licari’s work, visit MattLicari.com.

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