Reception: Saturday, February 15 from 2pm to 4pm
Multiple Exposures Gallery is pleased to present new work by Janet Matthews – TANGLED. This work will be on exhibit February 11 – March 9, 2020 and a reception will be held on February 15, 2020 from 2:00 – 4:00pm at the gallery.
About the Work
While recovering from a serious health event, I found comfort in exploring and making photographs of woodlands. The vines and trees became forms to contemplate, puzzles to solve, maps to decipher, and iconography to translate – a way to process the thoughts on mortality that occupied my mind. The resulting photographs are documents of that process.
– Janet Matthews
About the Artist
Janet Matthews is a Maryland-based artist who explores psychological themes through evocative still life and landscape images. She graduated from the University of Maryland, earning degrees in Studio Art and Art Education. Her background in drawing and painting has influenced her approach to photography, as she often incorporates hands-on methods into her work.
Janet has exhibited her work nationally, in group and solo shows. Her work has been featured in numerous books and publications including Polymer Photogravure: A Step-by-Step Manual by Clay Harmon and Seeing in Sixes by Brooks Jensen and Maureen Gallagher. She was awarded Individual Artist Award grants by the Maryland State Arts Council in 2012 and 2015, and her work is in the collections of the University of Maryland, and the Montgomery County Arts Trust.
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