Black and white photograph of rocky outdoor scene with a flow of magma like rock down the middle from the sloping up ward hill. Behind the hill just visible is the peak of a house roof.

March 26 - June 5, 2022
5 Years of Aspect Initiative

In 2016, artist Steven Duede created a platform for showcasing contemporary photography with the ambitious title of Aspect Initiative. In a crowded landscape of on-line galleries, Aspect hoped to be a voice largely committed to art in New England. A few times a year, Aspect highlights the work of one photographic artist, including text and images. Over the past five years, Aspect has showcased some of the best photography being made in New England. Its roster represents a range of artists, subjects, and materials, affirming the strength of our regional photographic practice. This exhibition moves the works from the screen to the Museum walls, bringing the artists together in one space, and highlighting and celebrating recent work. It is a sampling of what New England has to offer with the knowledge that there is always much more to discover, and Aspect will be there to find it!

5 Years of Aspect Initiative includes the work of 33 photographers, highlighting a broad range of photographic practice.  The exhibition opens to the public on March 26.  Join the Danforth and the artists for a reception on Saturday, March 26, 6:00-8:00.  Open to the public, advance registration required, click here to register.

Participating Artists:  Scott Alberg, Liz Albert, Lindsey Beal, Emily Belz, Jessica Burko, Granville Carroll, Marie Craig, Yorgos Efthymiadis, Elizabeth Ellenwood, Bill Franson, Amy Giese, Claudia Ruiz Gustafson, Michael Joseph, Greg Jundanian, Tira Khan, Marky Kauffmann, Mary Kocol, Molly Lamb, Susan Lapides, Alyssa Minahan, Margaret Mitchell, Camillo Ramirez, Astrid Reischwitz, Suzanne Revy, Gail Samuelson, Nick Schietromo, Jean Schnell, Dana Smith, Sean Sullivan, JP Terlizzi, Remi Thornton, Dineke Versluis, Cate Wnek

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Dates: March 26 - June 5, 2022
Participating artists: Scott Alberg, Liz Albert, Lindsey Beal, Emily Belz, Jessica Burko, Granville Carroll, Marie Craig, Yorgos Efthymiadis, Elizabeth Ellenwood, Bill Franson, Amy Giese, Claudia Ruiz Gustafson, Michael Joseph, Greg Jundanian, Tira Khan, Marky Kauffmann, Mary Kocol, Molly Lamb, Susan Lapides, Alyssa Minahan, Margaret Mitchell, Camillo Ramirez, Astrid Reischwitz, Suzanne Revy, Gail Samuelson, Nick Schietromo, Jean Schnell, Dana Smith, Sean Sullivan, JP Terlizzi, Remi Thornton, Dineke Versluis, Cate Wnek
Nick Schietromo, 37.266302, -112.949485 (Angel’s Landing) , 2019, Archival inkjet print
Marie Craig, After the Fire , 2019, Cyanotype on linen over stretched canvas
Black and white photograph of a strip mall in a paved parking lot. In the center is a sign that states 'Beauty Way'.
William Franson , Beauty Way, Wilmington, NC , 2017, Gelatin silver print
Photograph of half of a small door surrounded by white stucco. In the doorway is visible the torso of a man in a red shirt holding two rectangles, one with blue and red flowers around the perimeter, with a painted saint in the center.
Yorgos Efthymiadis, Christos S , 2019, Archival pigment print
Black and white photograph of rocky outdoor scene with a flow of magma like rock down the middle from the sloping up ward hill. Behind the hill just visible is the peak of a house roof.
Scott Alberg, Concrete Pour, Tule Springs Fossil Beds, North Las Vegas, NV , 2021, Archival inkjet print
Photograph of a night scene in a parking lot with a corner of a building. The right side is a deep red while the center left wall is a bright green.
Remi Thornton, Green Corner , 2012, Digital C print
Black and white photograph of a two story house with a brick façade in the winter. Drawn on top is a spider web in the center with lines coming out to the edges of the photograph, and flowers, bottles, and a cat along the bottom.
Jean Schnell, Home , 2020, Archival inkjet print
Photograph with a colorful floral background in greens, yellow, white, and blue. In the foreground is a yellow plate with stacks of frozen veggies of carrots, corn, and peas.
JP Terlizzi, No Artificial Flavors , 2020, Archival inkjet print
Photograph of a night scene with a boy standing in a bathrobe with a hand up to his chin and a second boy with stripped pants blurred running to the left. In the background are the outline of trees, but in the center is a bright red spot almost like a fire.
Cate Wnek, Untitled from the series, Raising Goosebumps , 2016, Archival pigment print