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The Washington Art Association announces the opening of a new exhibition on October 23

WASHINGTON DEPOT – The Washington Art Association’s “Ways of Seeing” exhibition, on display from October 23 to November 12, features the work of photographers Lazlo Gyorsok, Sallie Ketcham, Catherine Noren and Vi Owens. Their images should be understood as individual artistic constructions or interpretations rather than replications of the subject, according to the art association.

From the art association: “We often hear serious photographers echoing Ansel Adams, the famous landscape photographer, that they don’t ‘take’ photographs, they ‘take’ them. The photographs presented in this exhibition illustrate this perspective. While there is a significant degree of overlap in the subjects these photographers have selected, and their aesthetic approaches also have points of similarity, they come from markedly different backgrounds and approach their work from varying perspectives. Many of the images in this exhibition are photos of landscapes or nature that testify to a marked interest in the play of the atmosphere on the territory. Nevertheless, four different ways of seeing are discernible in this exhibition.

“Fortunately for us as spectators, one of the things these artists have in common is the talent to convey a personal vision to us. Through their work, we have the privilege of seeing the world through their eyes and we are implicitly encouraged to bring a new level of self-awareness to our own observations, to see fresh and to see more deeply and in a focused manner. “

The Washington Art Association & Gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. An opening reception for “Ways of Seeing” is scheduled for October 23 from 4 pm to 6 pm.

For more information, visit or call 860-868-2878.

Image: “Ruins”, Lazlo Gyorsok, photograph, 21 x 27 inches

Image: “Where the Earth Meets the Water”, Sallie Ketcham, digital photograph, 18 x 24 inches

Image: “‘Calder’ Pond”, Vi Owens, original photo print on wood, 16×24 inches

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