JCA to host artist’s reception, digital photograph talk

first_imgPhotographer Bob Corley’s digital artwork is on display now at the Johnson Center for the Arts. Corley will be the guest at an artist’s reception and talk this Thursday. Skip Print Article The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Latest Stories Published 6:15 pm Tuesday, November 17, 2020 James leaves worldwide legacy The death of Bishop S.D. James, chief executive officer of the S.D. James Evangelistic Association in Banks, brought sadness to… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Capturing an image is merely a starting point on a journey of exploration to look beyond the photograph, Corley said. “A digital camera is my sketch book, a computer and editing software,are my canvas and paints.” The images that Corley captures and then “digitally paints” range from two men at breakfast in a Fairhope café, to rush hour pedestrian traffic to oranges, strawberries and window shutters.Corley’s work has been shown in juried shows and galleries in Montgomery, Auburn, Clanton and Atlanta. Most recently, several of his digital paintings were exhibited at the Photographic Days of Selma, an international celebration of photography.The public is invited to view his work at the artist’s reception from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the Johnson Center for the Arts. Campbell said Corley’s “Beyond the Photograph” features 15 pieces of his artwork in the Kirk Gallery. The exhibit offers a captivating look at photography as the artist sees it in the digital age.“Bob’s work is very personal,” Campbell said. “He captures people and places that are important to him. His wife is of Greek ancestry and one of his images includes her family and also images of her ancestors.”Corley began his career in the arts in traditional photography. However, in 2017, he shifted his focus from traditional photographic images to what he describes as “digital painting, which, he said, is “combining photographic skills with editing techniques.”“Photography has been recognized as fine art for more than a century,” Corley said. “The introduction of digital cameras and editing software had an impact similar to the introduction of color film and smaller cameras, opening up a new world for photographers limited only by their imagination.” You Might Like Email the author Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day The Johnson Center for the Arts will host an artist’s reception for photographer and Troy native Bob Corley from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday. The public is invited to view Corley’s “Beyond the Photograph” exhibition and to learn more about “digital photography” during the Artist’s Talk.”Masks and social distancing are required. Light refreshments will be served.Brenda Campbell, JCA director, said the JCA is excited and honored to welcome a homegrown artist to the Johnson Center. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits JCA to host artist’s reception, digital photograph talk By Jaine Treadwell Book Nook to reopen “Bob is the son of the late Louis and Lorraine Corley and his brother Buck and his wife, Jane, live here,” Campbell said. An interesting footnote to Bob Corley is that his dad was the City of Troy post master and retired from the building that now houses the Johnson Center for the Arts.So, the artist’s reception for Bob Corley will be a “home coming” in two different ways. Sponsored Content By The Penny Hoarder Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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