STUDENT LECTURE ON ZOOM WITH GENE KENNEDY
ALL VIEWPOINT MEMBERS WELCOME
This lecture is designed for photographers wishing to learn the basics of sizing images to print; matting photographs, including selecting types of mats; using precut vs. cutting your own mat, how to attach your print to the mat, and the type of backing to be used. Gene will also discuss the process for hanging shows at Viewpoint for an insider’s view of the exhibit process. This will include the sizing of the plexiglass used in the gallery hanging process. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers.
- Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023
- Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
- Location: ZOOM – use the following ID: 858 9383 5284 and Password: 267592 to sign in on your Zoom app. No advance registration is needed.
- Free for everyone!
Gene Kennedy is recognized nationally for his documentary photographs of the rapidly evolving California landscape. He has taught photography at the college level since 1970 in San Diego County and from Modesto to Oroville in the Central Valley. He created and directed the Gladding McBean Photographic Workshops in Lincoln for 16 years, sponsored by Viewpoint. His work is contained in the collections of the California State Library, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, among others.
He received an emerging artist grant for his photography from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1984. Gene was the gallery director at Grossmont College from 1972 until 1981. He created and operated The Darkroom in Sacramento for 10 years, starting in 1986. Since then, he served as the managing editor of View Camera and Camera Arts and was the executive director of the Viewpoint
Photographic Art Center from 2003 through 2008. In January 2013, Viewpoint Gallery honored him with a 44-year retrospective exhibition of his photography.