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"Eunice Boscov: Portraits of Children"
2003-07-05 until 2003-07-31
Binney and Smith Gallery, Banana Factory
USA United States of America
The smiling faces, emotions and innocence of the world‚'s young people are captured in "Photographer Eunice Boscov: Portraits of Children", an exhibit appearing in the Binney & Smith Gallery of the Banana Factory, 25 W. Third St., Bethlehem, PA from July 5-Aug. 31. Boscov, a Berks County resident, has been photographing children for decades while traveling the globe. Her exhibit, which features color photographs from the 1970s through the present, captures the faces of Kurdish children in Turkey, youth from the Dominican Republic and Jamaica, youngsters from Margarita Island in Venezuela and more. Color, composition and lighting are also important elements in these images.
‚"They are very lively and full of exuberance," Boscov says of the children she has encountered during her travels. ‚"They are friendly, and sometimes even sassy."
Over the years, Boscov, who studied photography at Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pa., has shown in numerous solo, group and invitational exhibitions. Her solo shows include exhibitions at the Freedman Gallery at Albright College and The Reading Public Museum in Reading, Pa., while her work has been displayed in group exhibits at the the Perkins Center for the Arts in Moorestown, N.J., the Open Space Gallery in Allentown, Pa., and the Penn Charter Juried
Art Show in Philadelphia. The Banana Factory exhibition marks the first time she has shared her collection of children‚Äôs photographs with the public.
Hours for "Photographer Eunice Boscov: Portraits of Children" are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. The exhibit reception takes place July 11, 6-9 p.m., at the Banana Factory as part of the facility's First Friday celebration.
The Banana Factory is a nonprofit community arts center and gallery featuring 24 studio artists, community classrooms, a gift shop and more. The facility offers a wealth of community outreach programs, arts education programs and classes and workshops throughout the year. Its mission is "to kindle, support and celebrate the artistic, cultural and creative spirit of the Lehigh Valley."