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New Canaan's Silvermine Arts Center Welcomes Work Of Three Artists

Three artists explore the theme of broken landscapes and lost symbols at the Silvermine Arts Center Nov. 9 through Dec. 23.
Three artists explore the theme of broken landscapes and lost symbols at the Silvermine Arts Center Nov. 9 through Dec. 23. Photo Credit: www.silvermineart.org

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Three artists explore the theme of broken landscapes and lost symbols in a new exhibit at the Silvermine Arts Center through Dec. 23, with an opening reception on Sunday, Nov. 9, from 2 to 4 p.m.

J Henry Fair, Carlos Davila and June Ahrens explore these themes in photography, sculpture and a site-dependent work that includes video as a primary element.

An artist talk will also be held on Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.

Here is more information on the artists.

“The Hand of Man,” J Henry Fair

J Henry Fair’s photography has been the subject of solo exhibitions throughout the U.S. and in Norway, Germany and the Netherlands. His work has been featured or reviewed in the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Smithsonian Magazine, New York Magazine, Harper’s and National Geographic. He has served as an artist-in-residence at Swarthmore, Dartmouth, Colorado College and the Cooper Union, and his work is in a number of permanent collections, including the Cooper Union and Dartmouth’s Hood Museum. Fair has been a member of the Silvermine Guild of Artists since 2011. “Neo-Archaism,” Carlos Davila

Born and educated in Lima, Peru, Davila lived for many years in New York City. He currently lives in Ridgefield, and maintains a studio in a loft in Bridgeport. He has been a member of the Silvermine Guild of Artists since 2012. “What’s Left,” June Ahrens

June Ahrens' work has been exhibited at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City; at the Edinburgh College of Art in Scotland; in “Strong Women Artists,” a group exhibit in Matera, Italy; and in many other exhibitions throughout the U.S. She was nominated for a 2012 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant and was a recipient of a grant from the NEA. She lives in New Canaan, Connecticut, and has been a member of the Silvermine Guild since 1993.

Silvermine Galleries are open Wednesdays through Saturdays noon to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.

For more information, call 203-966-­9700 ext. 20 or visit Silvermine Galleries website here .

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