New Brunswick, NJ, March 2009 -- Alfa Art Gallery announces the solo exhibition "GRANDmarks - NYC," a series of prints created by award-winning author and photographer Andrew Darlow.
This collection of Darlow's photographic work features New York City landmarks, including the Empire State Building, The Chrysler Building, the Brooklyn Bridge and The Flatiron Building. Two distinct groups of prints will share the gallery's walls–framed color inkjet prints on paper, and black and white large-scale inkjet prints on canvas. Many of the images will be shown for the first time ever.
The exhibition will be on display from March 27 through April 15, 2009 at Alfa Art Gallery, 108 Church Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. An artist's reception and book signing will be held on Friday, March 27, 2009 from 6:00pm-9:00pm, and is open to the public. At 7:30pm, Andrew Darlow will conduct a brief lecture about the series. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-7pm.
"New York City has held a special place in my heart and soul for as long as I can remember,"says Darlow.
"The city's landmarks, from iconic restaurants to historic bridges and skyscrapers, have drawn me in with their magical beauty and presence. Through this body of work, I intend to share my love for the city, while giving viewers a look through my lens."
The printing processes Darlow chose for this show includes canvas, fiber gloss/fiber semi-gloss, and watercolor papers, all produced by Darlow on Epson and HP pigment ink printers. A series of workshops by Andrew Darlow as well as other photographers will be held throughout the exhibition period. For more information, visit www.alfaart.org. and to view some images from the show, visit: www.alfaart.org/exhibitions_events_adarlow.html.
Andrew Darlow is a photographer, author and digital imaging consultant. He has lectured and conducted seminars and workshops around the world at photo-related conferences, and for photography organizations, including the Advertising Photographers of America (APA), The Center for Fine Art Photography, the Arles Photo Festival and the International Center of Photography (ICP). His editorial and fine-art work have been featured in numerous magazines, including Photo District News, PDN Gear Guide, Popular Photography, Professional Photographer, Rangefinder, and Studio Photography magazine. His work has been widely exhibited and his prints are held in many private collections.
Darlow is editor of The Imaging Buffet (www.imagingbuffet.com), an online resource with news, reviews, and interviews covering the subjects of photography, printing, and new media. His new book, "301 Inkjet Tips and Techniques: An Essential Printing Resource for Photographers" (Course Technology, PTR) was recently chosen as the winner in the "Photography: Instructional/How-To" category of The National Best Books 2008 Awards, sponsored by USA Book News. For more information, visit the book's companion site at www.inkjettips.com.
About Alfa Art Gallery: Located in historic downtown New Brunswick, NJ, Alfa Art Gallery exhibits a variety of modern art (photography, sculpture, paintings and drawings), and conducts frequent open studios with their exhibiting artists. The gallery is within walking distance of Rutgers University and the New Brunswick Train Station (Amtrak and NJ Transit) for easy access from New York or Philadelphia.