Sunday, March 18, 2012

Gazed Upon-Curated by Amy Elkins @ Ampersand Gallery 3/26/12

Cara Phillips

Our former New Yorker,  dear friend, curator and great photographer , Amy Elkins is creating new waves on the West Coast of Portland, Oregon. Being a person of many hats this time, Amy puts on the curator hat back on to create a great group show called'' Gazed Upon''. If you are in the area go and see this group show with the likes of one of my most favorites, Cara Phillips , Stacey Tyrell and  Jen Davis . The  show  book essay  was written by the new Aperture prize 2012 winner, Sarah Palmer.

For those like us truly that can make it , they show will be available @ the newly curators site Photo- Gallerino where Amy Elkins own work has been already featured.

Go and see it!!

Stacey Tyrell

Jen Davis

Curated by Amy Elkins
Work by Jen Davis, Cara Phillips & Stacey Tyrell
Essay by photographer & writer Sarah Palmer.
March 29 to April 24, 2012
Opening Reception on March 29, 6 to 10PM

Ampersand is pleased to present an exhibition of photographs curated by photographer Amy Elkins, whose work has been exhibited both nationally & internationally & is represented by
Yancy Richardson Gallery in New York. In addition to her work as a photographer, Elkins is co-founder, along with Cara Philips, of Women in Photography (, a platform for showcasing both established and emerging women photographers. With Gazed Upon, Elkins brings to Ampersand the work of three women photographers, each of whom investigates representations of female beauty & self identity.

Please read more show information here:

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