New Bedford born photographer Henry Horenstein will present a series of evocative and mysterious black and white photographs of land and sea creatures beginning February 4, at UMass Dartmouth’s Star Store Campus in downtown New Bedford. The exhibition will be on display at the University Art Gallery through March 13, with a reception, artist talk, and book signing scheduled for March 3 at 6 p.m. at the Star Store.
Henry Horenstein has been a professional photographer, 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 is now professor of photography. His work is collected and exhibited internationally, and he has published more than 30 books, including Black & White Photography: A Basic Manual, and Digital Photography: A Basic Manual, used by hundreds of thousands of college, university, high-school, and art-school students as their introduction to photography. He has also published several monographs of his own work, including Show, Honky Tonk, Animalia, Humans, Racing Days, Close Relations, and many others.
UMass Dartmouth’s Star Store Campus is located at 715 Purchase Street in New Bedford. The University Art Gallery is open daily from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and closed on major holidays. All events are free and open to the public.