Local Photographers Featured As Still River Editions Opens "Orange"

"Orange," a photographic exhibit by the Connecticut chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers, opened Saturday at Still River Editions on East Liberty Street.


Photographers including Carl Vernlund of Berlin and Nikki Alekson (Wethersfield) is featured in a new photographic exhibit titled, "Orange," opened Saturday at Still River Editions, the fine art digital giclee printing division of Connecticut Photographics, 128 East Liberty St. Danbury.

According to his website:

"A 1983 graduate of RIT in Professional Photography, Carl was selected from a field of 3500 entries for the inaugural Sinar Bron - Swiss Grand Master Award. From 1983-1998 he created thousands of images for Armstrong World Industries, Inc. as a Senior Photographer with Corporate Creative Services. These include three ads recognized by Architectural Record as the 1st, 5th and 14th “Best Read Ads” of 1987 and a 1991 Bronze Award from Eastman Kodak for Excellence in Advertising. In 1997, 1998 and 2002, Carl exhibited and sold his unique hand made photographic silver prints and colorful giclee prints at the juried art show "Envisioned in a Pastoral Setting" held annually in the Coach Barn at Lila Vanderbilt Webb's Shelburne Farms on Lake Champlain in VT."

Other photographers include: Rich Pomerantz (Washington Depot), Christine Chiocchio (Branford), Jim Fiora (Branford), Richard Freeda (Stamford), Liz Calvi (West Hartford), Edwina Stevenson (Branford), Donna Callighan (Stamford), Christopher Beuchamp (West Haven), Gale Zucker (Branford), Michael Garner (Middletown), Ronald L. Glassman (Stamford), Barry Hyman (Westport), Jane Shauck (West Hartford), Phil Nelson (Stamford), Peter Wnek (Meriden), and Pam Rouleau (Wilton).

Still River Editions is again hosting quarterly art shows, and Owner Mark Savoia approached the Connecticut chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers about exhibiting some of their work.

"They came up with the idea of orange," said Lys Guillorn, a fine art imaging associate, at Still River Editions, a division of Connecticut Photographics.

The images include people, still lifes, nature, architecture and a cat. For more information on the exhibit, which runs through Feb. 28, click here.


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