Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Alabama Revisited: Recent Photographs of Alabama’s Past

By • Nov 5th, 2014 • Category: Current Exhibit


Decatur Swamp Sharp web

January 20 – March 10, 2015 –

In January 2014 Decatur native and photographer, Tillman Crane lead a group of photography enthusiasts through visual treasure troves of North Alabama. From industrial Birmingham to the backwaters of the Tennessee River, these photographers found beauty in the still, the rusted, and the silent shadows of Alabama’s past.

The exhibit includes fifty photographic works by seventeen photographers from eleven states. Locations included Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, a historic building on Bank Street in Decatur, Alabama,  and structures and backwater marshes in Mooresville, Alabama.

In conjunction with the beginning of the exhibit, Mr. Crane will host a third Alabama photography workshop, Spirit of Structure: Alabama Revisited, with different Decatur places waiting to be captured in film or pixels. A video slideshow of new images will be added to the exhibit at the conclusion of this year’s workshow on Friday, January 23rd and continue to be on display for the remainder of the exhibit.

Alabama Revisited: Recent Photographs of Alabama’s Past is comprised of works by the following photographers:

Charles Carson – Pennsylvania

Tillman Crane – Maine

James Delark – North Carolina

Dorthea Eiben – Maine

Steve Epstein – Maryland

Carol Glassman – New York

Vivien Goldman – Massachusetts

Stacia Hollman – Florida

Ed Kenney – Maine

Harold Lichtin – Massachusetts

Darrell Roak – Maine

Donna Wesley Spencer – Illinois

Alan Strassman – Massachusetts

Elizabeth M. Swain – Massachusetts

George Edward Tilman, Jr. – Missouri

Charles Waldron – Texas

Page Williamson – Tennessee

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