Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon
Feb 2 – Apr 7, 2017
Curated by Ricardo Viera
Join us in the Gerry Lenfest Gallery for a multi-media installation by photographer Winifred Helton-Harmon. Curated by Ricardo Viera, Professor of Art at Lehigh University and Director of Lehigh University Arts Galleries, Seeing the Forests and the Trees brings together large-scale photographic prints, sculptures, sounds, and videography to create an immersive experience for visitors. photographic prints, sculptures, sounds, and videography to create an immersive experience for visitors. The exhibition juxtaposes photographs of living forests with devastation of woodlands caused by clearcutting - the forestry practice that first galvanized her work as a nature photographer. Her intellectual landscapes push visitors to confront the process of degradation in the natural world.
- Gallery talk with the artist and curator | Fri, Feb 2 | 6 – 6:30 PM followed by a reception
- Opening of the newly installed Museum Collection Orientation Area with Winterthur Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto | Feb 2 | 7 – 7:30 PM
- First Fridays | Feb 2, March 2, April 6 | 5-8 PM
Exhibitions at the Center are generously supported by the Cambium Giving Society of The Center for Art in Wood, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Philadelphia Cultural Fund, and Windgate Charitable Foundation. Corporate support is provided by Boomerang, Inc., Penn State Industries and Signarama Center City. Additional support for Seeing the Forests and the Trees provided by the Dogwood Foundation and Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center.