Photo by MaryJane Sarvis
Digital Regional, a photography exhibit featuring work of
three local photographers, will be on display at Green Mountain
College's Feick Arts Center from Jan. 15-Feb. 8.
The William Feick Arts Center at Green Mountain College will
kick off the new year with an exhibit of three local photographers.
Digital Regional will feature Ian Creitz of Cambridge, N.Y., Les
Jorgensen of Manchester, Vt., and MaryJane Sarvis of Shaftsbury,
Vt., from Jan. 15 through Feb. 8. There will be a public reception
on Friday, Jan. 18, from 5-7 p.m.
Curated by Green Mountain College's photography professor Kevin
Bubriski, the artists were selected for the innovative processes
used in their photography, including digital manipulation of
MaryJane Sarvis, originally a textile designer, started shooting
photographs with her IPhone in 2010, and was introduced to photo
editing. Whether painting on textiles or taking photographs, her
main attraction is color. MaryJane edits her scenes of beauty and
nature to achieve a look reminiscent of traditional oil
Ian Creitz, primarily a self-taught photographer, has been
taking photos in Cambridge for most of his life. His work is
influenced his surrounding landscape which includes rolling hills
and farmlands, as well as dilapidated and crumbling buildings in
areas closer to Albany. In the artist's words, he "captures the
contrast between natural and manmade to show how nature will
ultimately overtake our own trappings when we leave them
Les Jorgensen has been practicing photography in the advertising
and editorial worlds for over 20 years. He has worked extensively
with virtual reality photography, including panoramas and virtual
reality objects. Jorgensen will be exhibiting a series of work
influenced by his great aunt Millie who traveled the world with a
camera. Jorgensen has scanned her slides and used
photo-illustration to manipulate the images. The resultant work is
a cultural glimpse into the 1950's and the emergent idea of modern
The exhibition and all events are free and open to the public.
General gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 1-5 p.m. or by
appointment. Please contact the gallery for more information at
802-287-8398 or email@example.com.