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Visual Storytellers

May 1 - June 2

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

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Dates
May 1 - June 2, 2019
Opening Reception
May 3: 5 -8pm
Curator
Ronn Akins
Registration Link
Call/Guidelines/Registration
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.

A hint of what you will see , special thanks to Dave Hegland, our exhibit videographer:

Congratulations to the People’s Choice Award winner:  Living Waters, by Susan Dickinson

People’s Choice winner, Living Water, Susan Dickinson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tie for runner – up: Conversation with the Drageon, by Ronn Akins
Downtown Trinidad, Cuba, by Ed Blake

Runner Up: Conversations with the Dragon, Ronn Akins

 

 

Runner Up: Downtown Trinidad, Cuba, Ed Blake
Open Reception/First Friday: May 3:  5 -8pm
Gallery Talk:  Thursday, May 9:  5:30-7pm

Drop- off Dates:  Sunday, April 28, 3 – 5 pm
Monday, April 29, 10 am – 1 pm

Pick-up Dates:  Sunday, June 2,  2-4 pm
Monday, June 3,  10 am -1 pm

Image:  Ronn Akins, Can Can