We are pleased to announce a lecture night with artists Jesse Burke and Ariana Page Russell, in partnership with Platform Gallery. Join us on Friday, March 2nd at 6:30PM at the Photo Center to hear more about their latest work.Tickets: $10, $8 members
Jesse Burke was born in Connecticut in 1972 and now lives in Rumford, Rhode Island with his wife and their two daughters, Clover and Poppy. He received his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, where he is currently a professor. He photographs the natural world around him as well as the men who are part of his life, to explore notions of masculinity. His work has been exhibited extensively in New York, Tokyo, Milan and Miami, as well as other international cities. He is represented in New York City by ClampArt Gallery and by Platform Gallery on the West Coast. Some of his commercial clients include Polo Ralph Lauren, Rapha cycling, Dekline shoes, W magazine, ESPN magazine, Men’s Health and Vogue. Decode Books published his monograph Intertidal in 2008.
Ariana Page Russell lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. In 2005 she graduated from the University of Washington, Seattle with an MFA in photography. Recently she’s had solo exhibitions at Magnan Metz in New York City, Platform Gallery in Seattle and Lisa Sette Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona. She has also shown at SHOWstudio SHOP in London; Henry Art Gallery, SOIL Gallery, and Gallery 4Culture in Seattle; MEME Gallery in Boston; and Schroeder Romero and Tompkins Projects in New York City. Recent press and publications include the Huffington Post, Seattle Times, The Stranger, Photo+ Magazine in Korea, ABC News 20/20, <VISION> Magazine in China, and the monograph ‘Dressing’ published by Decode Books.
LECTURE: Jesse Burke & Ariana Page Russell
Friday, March 2nd, 2011 – 6:30PM