Fire Barn Gallery photo exhibit opens Thursday

Photographs by John Carney, Steve Nelson and Marc Hoeksema will be the subject of the latest exhibit at the Fire Barn Gallery in Grand Haven.
Feb 29, 2012


“Once Upon a Time There was Silver” opens Thursday with a gallery talk by the artists from 6-9 p.m. The show will continue through March 24.

The gallery is at 18 N. Fifth St. It is open from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Carney taught at Western Michigan University for 34 years before retiring as professor emeritus of art in 2000 to pursue the practice of art full-time. His photographs have been exhibited throughout the country; and his work is held in numerous private, corporate and institutional collections.

Nelson serves as chairman and associate professor in the department of art and art history at Hope College, where he has taught photography since 1989. His photographs have been exhibited widely, including solo and group exhibitions in Chicago and New York.

Hoeksema has taught at Hope College, and has exhibited at the Muskegon Museum of Art and many galleries regularly in West Michigan for the past two decades.


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