Photographer and Book Artist Raymond Meeks on Exhibit

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Light Work is pleased to announce “Where Objects Fall Away,” an exhibition spanning the career of photographer and book artist Raymond Meeks. The exhibition is on view from Nov. 3-Dec. 17 in the Kathleen O. Ellis Gallery at Light Work, located at 316 Waverly Ave. in Syracuse, N.Y. Meeks will deliver a gallery talk on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 5 p.m. A reception will be held from 5-7p.m. on the same evening. All events are free and open to the public.

In the words of artist and publisher Meeks, “I continue to be inspired by collaboration with writers of poetry and short fiction and the merging of visual and word narratives. Recently, I’ve focused my efforts towards making artist books and a collaborative journal, ‘orchard,’ which presents a visual conversation with fellow artists.” 

Meeks has collaborated with artists Deborah Luster, Wes Mills and Mark Steinmetz. His books and pictures are housed in numerous public and private collections, including the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; George Eastman House; Corcoran Gallery of Art; and the Howard Stein Collection. For more information about Meeks and his work, please visit http://www.raymondmeeks.com or http://www.orchardjournal.com. A video interview with Meeks can be viewed at http://www.lightwork.org.

Gallery hours for these exhibitions are Sunday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (except school holidays), and by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please call 315-443-1300. Both the exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. Paid parking is available in Booth Parking Garage. 

Light Work invites groups and individuals to schedule tours and gallery talks of the exhibition and facility. Light Work is a nonprofit, artist-run organization dedicated to the support of artists working in photography and electronic media. Light Work is a member of CMAC, the Coalition of Museum and Art Centers at Syracuse University. 

Raymond Meeks: Where Objects Fall Away

Nov. 3-Dec. 17, 2014
Kathleen O. Ellis Gallery
Gallery Talk: Thursday, Nov. 13, 5 p.m.
Reception: Thursday, Nov. 13, 5-7 p.m.

Image: Spread from Orchard Journal #2, Not Seen, Not Said, Raymond Meeks/ Wes Mills (Silas Finch, 2011).

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