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Backroads

Image City Photography Gallery’s new exhibit, Backroads, featuring Phyllis & Gary Thompson & Friends. Exhibiting in the Neuberger Gallery is The Josephine Herrick Project, showcasing photography by the veterans from the Rochester Vet Center. Rounding out the show are Award Winning Photographs from Camera Rochester Competition and Gallery Partners and Artists-In-Residence

The Neuberger Gallery exhibit is supported by the Josephine Herrick Project, a non-profit in New York City, The Rochester Vet Center, The New York State Council on the Arts and Canon, which supplied 15 cameras for the project. Two partners from Image City Photography Gallery conducted 10 classes with the veterans in basic photography and taking field trips. Three images each from the 11 participating Veterans are included in the exhibit. A special reception will be held for the Veterans.

When: October 31 – November 26; Mon-Sat 12-6, Sun 12-4
    Special Reception for the Veterans Project, Friday, November 10, 5-7
    
Where: Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Avenue, corner Oxford, in Rochester’s Neighborhood of the Arts.
 
Link with exhibit details http://www.imagecityphotographygallery.com/Shows/201712show/index.htm

There is no admission fee, and the Gallery is handicap accessible.

Additional statement from the Josephine Herrick Project:
"Josephine Herrick Project is a nonprofit organization in New York City that enlists the photographic community to teach photography and educate their students who have not had the opportunity to learn the transformative power of photography.

JHP’s model is to partner with community organizations, veteran centers and schools to teach photography to participants at their locations. JHP teaching artists teach photography, providing participants with lessons in introductory photography, how to create photo projects and develop portfolios, and sharpen their and visual critical analysis tools. At the end of each program, JHP mounts an exhibition of the participant’s work in the community organization, a local gallery or school site, and publishes a book of the participant’s photographs. Participants photograph their communities with the help of professional photographers, promoting advocacy, self-confidence and awareness of the world around them. Through workshops, exhibitions and publications, participants connect to the world through the visual language of photography."