April 5, 2006
Jay Maisel’s bold, graphic, saturated color images are showcased in Retrospective, the new photography exhibit that opens April 6, 2006 at The Hallmark Museum of Contemporary Photography.
Photographer Jay Maisel‘s career spans 40 years. His name has become synonymous with vibrant color photography that uses light and gesture to create countless unforgettable images for advertising, editorial and corporate communications. In addition, his pictures appear in books and art collections. Included among his many awards for excellence are the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame, American Society of Media Photographers’ Photographer of the Year Award and the International Center of Photography’s Infinity Award. A graduate of Cooper Union and Yale University, Jay continues his education by teaching younger photographers at workshops, seminars and lectures around the world.
Maisel has selected works from his career as an advertising, corporate and editorial photographer based in New York City.
An opening reception will be held on Saturday, April 8 from 1-5 p.m. with live jazz, hors d’oeuvres and book signing with Maisel.
Also on April 8 Maisel will give an Artist’s Talk beginning at 7 p.m. at the Hallmark Institute of Photography lecture hall, Industrial Boulevard, Turners Falls. Refreshments and a book signing follow.
Located at 85 Avenue A, Turners Falls, Mass., the museum is open Thurs.-Sun. 1-5 p.m. Admission to the museum and all events is free. Information: (413) 863-0009.