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Visual Storytellers

May 1, 2019 - May 26, 2019

Location
RiverArts
315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

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Dates
May 3 - 26, 2017
Opening Reception
May 3: 5 -8pm
Curator
Ronn Akins
Curator & Artists' Talk
Thursday, May 9, 5:30
What does it take to tell a story?  Storytelling is vital to making compelling images. Great feats of visual storytelling appear all around us; church windows, works by Norman Rockwell and the published sketchbooks of Leonardo Di Vinci. Visual storytelling tells a story. It uses the power of the visual image to ignite imaginations, evoke emotions and capture universal cultural truths and aspirations.
This exhibit is open to all media and the artists are challenged to narrate a story within their piece of art. What distinguishes Visual storytelling from other genres is its ability to narrate a story across diverse cultures, preserving it for future generations.
Open Reception/First Friday: May 3:  5 -8pm
Curator’s/Artists’ Talk:  Thursday, May 9:  5:30-7pm
Pick-up Dates:  Sunday, May 26:  2-4pm and Monday, May 27:  10-1pm

Image:  Ronn Akins, Can Can