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Sheppard Gallery’s photography exhibition reexamines the ordinary

By ThisIsReno
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(Photo): Sheppard Contemporary invites you to meet the artists featured in its “Reconstruct” exhibition on February 28.

SHEPPARD GALLERY NEWS RELEASE – Sheppard Contemporary invites you to our upcoming exhibition “Reconstruct,” which features two artists from the San Francisco area – Traci Grifffin and Ana Kapodistria – who use visual language to create photographic images which re-examine our natural environments. Both artists are reexamining the ordinary by reconstructing elements of the environment to transform their images. Each of their approaches, while inspirationally different, relate to visualization of mental processes and the internal experience of an environment.

Kapodistria works with multiple and long exposures to record performances within the landscape exploring ideas of interaction and the relationship between nature and the manmade. Griffin uses the camera as a tool to share her unique vision of the world through impossible symmetries that fracture and visually reconstruct the landscape. Please join us on February 28, to hear the artists discuss their work and the installation within Sheppard Contemporary.

The Sheppard Gallery is located in Church Fine Arts Building, North Virginia St, two buildings south of Lawlor Events Center. Gallery hours are Monday and Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Friday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Public parking is available in the small, metered lot on the north end of the Church Fine Arts Building; on the top floor the Whalen Parking Lot, located on the East side of North Virginia Street, One building south of Lawlor Events Center; or in the metered lot directly south of Lawlor Events Center. Gallery is not responsible for parking tickets regardless of circumstance.

Sheppard Gallery programming is supported in part by the Associated Students of the University of Nevada, Reno and the Graduate Student Association, National Endowment for the Arts, Nevada Arts Council, City of Reno Arts and Culture Commission, University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Liberal Arts, School of Art Visiting Artist Fund, Department of Art, and Friends of Sheppard Gallery.