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Earl Dotter Photography Exhibit, Life’s Work: A 50-Year Photographic Chronicle of Working Life in the U.S.A.
Northeast NY Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health is bringing an exciting photography exhibit, LIFE'S WORK, featuring the work of photojournalist Earl Dotter to the Capital Region. This exhibit contains photographs from Mr. Dotter's recently published book, LIFE'S WORK, A Fifty Year Photographic Chronicle of Working in the U.S.A (AIHA PRESS). His work is powerful and showcases the nature of work in America. From the Appalachian coal fields to the emerging nanotech industry, from construction to health care, and from our nation's farms to the rescue and recovery work of emergency responders on Ground Zero, Mr. Dotter's compelling photographs personalize […]Find out more »
The youngest of eight children, Eddie Dominguez grew up in Tucumcari, New Mexico, between Albuquerque and Amarillo on historic Route 66. He came to national prominence in the mid-1980s for highly stylized dinnerware sets that also stack into sculptural forms. In his work, Dominguez frequently references his home state's vegetation, landforms, weather, and Hispano-Catholic culture. The dual nature of Dominguez's objects, which inhabit the gray area between utility and art for art's sake, reflects his personal experience as a New Mexican who studied ceramics in the Anglo-dominated East: whether we see "art" or "craft," local Hispano or melting pot American […]Find out more »
Join Hudson River Sloop Clearwater Board President and former captain Betsy Garthwaite as she discusses the history of the construction of the sloop Clearwater, including Pete Seeger's vision. Located in the classroom of the Riverport Wooden Boat School. Sponsored in part by a Humanities New York Action Grant.Find out more »