Alan Metnick
"Following Jesus Crossing the Hudson Through Nothing left to Treblinka"

November 20th - December 13th, 2014

Opening Reception: Thursday, November 20th 5-9pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, December 6th 2-4pm

Work by Alan Metnick.
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"Ya never know what the road will deliver. Snarling dogs at synagogue doors, women with flowers, Pompeii penis's, a graffiti face or two, jacked cars, a pimped out Citroen,cannons here, cannon balls there, pyramid bomb shelters, and so it goes,and so do I." – Alan Metnick

This third solo exhibit by Studio Z/Gallery Z for Alan Metnick, prolific in various mediums, showcases new photographic works in black & white and sepia tones, sleek, crisp and poignant, drawing the viewer’s imagination in to interpret the messages behind the images.

Alan Metnick is a Providence-based artist who was born in Chicago in 1941 and has been creating his art for over forty years. He received a BS in History from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1963 and an MFA in Photography from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1973. He has taught photography and silk screening at numerous colleges throughout New England. His works have been exhibited in a multitude of galleries, including numerous solo shows, including the Newport Art Museum, RISD, ICA/Boston, and several exhibits in Poland. His works are in numerous museum collections throughout the U.S., among others the Metropolitan Museum of Art/New York, Library of Congress, Los Angeles County Museum of Art/ Los Angeles, Museum of Fine Arts/ Houston, TX; Art Institute of Boston, High Museum of Art/Atlanta, GA, Armenian Library Museum of America/Watertown, MA, among several others. Besides photography, Alan's art works include serigraphy, stained glass, painting and drawing.