Community Gallery

 

The Community Gallery is located in the lobby of the Attleboro Arts Museum’s Emory Street entrance.  For over a decade the Museum has been pleased to offer this prominent gallery space as an exhibition opportunity for both promising and professional artist members. By showcasing one or more member artist(s) per month, the Community Gallery maximizes the exposure of unique art and contact with Museum viewers. 

To learn more about exhibition opportunities in the Attleboro Arts Museum’s Community Gallery contact office@attleboroartsmuseum.org or 508-222-2644 x15.

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September Artist of the Month

David Lee Black

 

 

Ireland: A Series of Photographs

Exhibition: September 2nd – 25th, 2020 

Exhibition closes at 3pm on Friday, Sept 25th

                           

The Museum is closed on Saturday, Sept 5th

As of Sept 8th – Tues-Sat from 10am-5pm

 

Artist Statement

“My photographs are an attempt to understand the process of creation. They represent a pilgrimage seeking answers to which the questions as well as the answers are wordless. I regard photography not just as a way of seeing but as a way of living, a search or a journey worth making. I have visited Ireland many times, often with the late artist David A. Lang. Together we would explore abandoned Irish farmhouses, convents and cemeteries, liberating found objects and making them into art.”

– David Lee Black

                                                                                                

Biography

David Lee Black is an award-winning New England-based photographer and sculpture artist. He is a storyteller on a never-ending pilgrimage to capture people, places and events in moments both simple and sublime. His work is simultaneously whimsical and serious, graceful and awkward, understated and conspicuously complex. He also applies his artistic skill and personal philosophy to his work in music, expressive arts therapy, educational workshops and visual artist performances.

The artist is currently working on his second photography book, “The Vanishing Light of Ireland” which will be published in 2020. Visit www.davidleeblack.com for more of his photography. 

 

 

Images:

  • (Top) “Tully”
  • “For Reasons I Cannot Explain” 

 

 

 

 

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