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October PhotoVox: Artist Talk with Jennifer McClure
October 13, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm$10
For October’s PhotoVox we invite you to gain insight from a photographer who is bringing a creative outlook to the future of contemporary art. Hear from artist Jennifer McClure on both the pleasures and terror that comes with making personal work. Learn about her background, process, and influences, the fear and relief that lives within each photograph, handling potential criticism, ideas of where to show work, and much more.
Jennifer McClure is a fine art photographer based in New York City. She uses the camera to ask and answer questions. Her work is about solitude and a poignant, ambivalent yearning for connection. The Leica Gallery in Boston will present a solo show of her work in 2021. Her first book, You Who Never Arrived, was published as one of nine Peanut Press Portfolios in 2020. She was a 2019 and 2017 Critical Mass Top 50 finalist and twice received the Arthur Griffin Legacy Award from the Griffin Museum of Photography’s annual juried exhibitions. Jennifer was awarded CENTER’s Editor’s Choice by Susan White of Vanity Fair in 2013 and has been exhibited in numerous shows across the country. She has taught workshops for Leica, International Center of Photography, Los Angeles Center of Photography, PDN’s PhotoPlus Expo, the Maine Media Workshops, The Griffin Museum, and Fotofusion. Her work has been featured in publications such as NatGeo Travel, Vogue, GUP, The New Republic, Lenscratch, Feature Shoot, L’Oeil de la Photographie, The Photo Review, Dwell, and PDN. She also founded the Women’s Photo Alliance in 2015.
Image credit: Jennifer McClure