Artist Talk with Henry Horenstein
Thursday, June 23
5:30 - 7 PM
Join us for this exclusive opportunity to meet Boston-based photographer Henry Horenstein. Horenstein's exhibition, Honky Tonk, is currently on display in CTAC-Petoskey's Gilbert Gallery. This presentation will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the exhibition, a project documenting the changing world of country music. Through the exhibition and this artist talk, Horenstein gives us an insider's look at 1970s country music, from bars and music ranches to fans and the Country Queen herself, Dolly Parton.
Registration is $15 for members and $20 for not-yet-members. Guild members can register for free. Online registration is open through June 23.
Tickets include light refreshments and one drink ticket. Cash bar to follow.
About Henry Horenstein
Henry Horenstein has been a professional photographer, filmmaker, teacher, and author since the 1970s. He studied history at the University of Chicago and earned his BFA and MFA at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), where he studied with Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind.
Horenstein’s work is collected and exhibited internationally, and he has published more than 35 books, including monographs of his own work, such as Shoot What You Love, Histories, Show, Honky Tonk, Animalia, Humans, Racing Days and Close Relations, among many others. He also authored Black & White Photography, Digital Photography and Beyond Basic Photography, which are used by hundreds of thousands of college, university, high school and art school students as their introduction to photography. His Shoot What You Love serves as both a memoir and a personal history of photography over the past 50 years. You can find Horenstein's work in the collections of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and Duke University; he is represented by Joseph Bellows Gallery in La Jolla, Clampart in New York, ElliottHalls Gallery in Amsterdam, and Paul Paletti Gallery in Louisville.
In recent years, Horenstein has been making films: Preacher, Murray, Spoke, Partners and Blitto Underground. He is currently in production on Marksville, LA, a film about Cajun culture in central Louisiana.
Henry Horenstein is a professor of photography at RISD and lives in Boston.