March 8, 2008 - April 5, 2008
Opening reception March 8, 2008, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
'Unfading Memories' features the work of 4 artists Amalia Brujis, Abner Nolan, Mary Malm, and Arnold Mesches. In 'Unfading Memories' features the images and ideas behind the family snapshot; three of the artists Brujis, Malm and Mesches have chosen to immortalize the historical images by painting them. The act of re-painting these old family personal photos takes on new meaning as the artist's connection to the photos is revealed on the canvas with paint, added the artists themselves into the picture. The results are an amazing transformation of the family snapshot into intimate portraits. Abner Nolan has been digging treasures of old negatives and photos found in thrift stores and junk shops. Re-printing these negatives and juxtaposing them together to create a new past history of a life. All of the artists are taking these fading memories and personally keeping them alive for future generations.