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Jerry Shevick

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Birthplace
Baltimore

Birth year
1959

Lives in
Malibu, California

Works in
Malibu, California

Website

Schools
New York University Graduate Film School, 1984
University of Wisconsin, 1982
University of Delaware, 1981, BS

Tags
photography, modern, landscape, pop, Diana, vintage, toy camera

Statement

Jerry Shevick’s new photographic series is based on slides, decades and often over a half century old.  They are images from his past, as well as many others.  They’ve been re-shot and re-imagined.  As the digital revolution rolls on, we won’t remember in the same ways.  There is no fading of the image, no lens flares, no developing errors.  Our past is as crystal clear as the day we shot it.  But, that clarity comes with a cost:  the medium itself immersed us in the stories, whether the family slide show or photo album.   Our minds were challenged with recreating the colors and context of deteriorating or poor images. Jerry’s photos often accent the degradations, making them a part of the overall aesthetic.  Mildew, dust, fading – it all creates a sense of time, mystery and beauty.  And, most of all, they create shared experiences that viewers bring their own stories to.

SHOWS

1.  August, 2012  Solo show at the Malibu Racquet Club, Malibu, CA
2.  January, 2013 Selected for Topanga Fine Art Gallery's Juried Exhibition, Topanga, CA
3.  March, 2013  Selected to be a part of the Jane Deering Gallery's Flat File Project, Santa Barbara, CA
4.  March, 2013  Displaying in Loft 13, retail space specializing in Mid-Century, Silverlake, CA
5.  April, 2013 Juried Winner in ArtSlant Showcase series
6.  August, 2013 Show at hale ARTSPACE, Santa Monica, CA

Recent Exhibits

Jerry Shevick participated in these exhibits:

Jun, 2013 Objet Trouvé: Jerry Shevick's Amazing Nudie Pin Up Show
Artists Corner Gallery
 
Apr, 2013 ArtSlant Prize Presents: Jerry Shevick: And The Past Reared Its Head
Pop-Up Art Loop
 
Jan, 2013 Juried Open
Topanga Canyon Gallery
 
Aug, 2012 And The Past Reared Its Head
Malibu Racquet Club
 
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