Ryan Nelsen

A Lot Closer
November 4, 2024 - January 31, 2025
150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Reception: December 7, 2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ryan Nelsen is an illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York. He enjoys combining traditional and digital media to create playful and whimsical artwork, cultivating a world full of texture, vibrancy, and imagination. He often starts his pieces by scribbling, cutting paper, painting, and assembling a mixed-media collage. He then works in Procreate and Photoshop to…

Alec Dwaileebe

Collages
September 9, 2024 - November 1, 2024
150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Reception: October 5, 2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Alec Dwaileebe, a collage artist hailing from Melrose, MA, navigates unseen worlds through the intricate fusion of analog collaging. He describes this process as akin to assembling a vivid puzzle, weaving together diverse cutouts that transcend conventional imagination. Alec’s journey is profoundly shaped by his deep-rooted appreciation for photography. Alec studied at The New England…

Marjorie Williams

You and Me
March 4, 2024 - May 3, 2024
150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Reception: April 6, 2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Marjorie Williams’ (b. 1999, Reno, NV) work deals with the transformative powers of light, the beauty of human relationships and the magic of the mundane. They work with both analog and digital photographic processes to capture not only the look, but the feel of the world they see. They have their Bachelor’s in Photography with…

Julie K. Gray

Spirit Photographs
January 8, 2024 - March 1, 2024
150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Reception: February 3, 2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This exhibition features a collection of large-scale photographic portraits inspired by the Victorian-era practice of “spirit photography.” During that historical period, photography was used to provide evidence of an afterlife, showcasing phenomena like levitation and ghostly apparitions. However, with contemporary photographic knowledge, it’s evident that these effects were achieved through simple techniques such as jumping…

David Victor Feldman

Ear-Shapes/Eye-Songs
November 6, 2023 - January 5, 2024
150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Reception: November 18, 2023 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

David Victor Feldman began music composition studies under Leo Kraft during his high school years and continued at Yale under Robert Morris, Krzysztof Penderecki, Jonathan Kramer and others. His digital art practice, beginning in the late 80s, first grew out of creating software for printing his idiosyncratic musical scores (before commercial software came on the…

Michael Young

Hidden Glances
September 4, 2023 - November 3, 2023
150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Reception: October 7, 2023 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Michael Young is a lens-based artist whose work explores themes of masculinity, personal identity, community, and memory. He has been named a Top 10 winner of LensCulture Critics’ Choice, a Top 50 artist in Photolucida’s Critical Mass, and a winner of Feature Shoot’s Emerging Photography Award. Recent shows include Candela’s Unbound12! and Una historia (no)…

Ralph Morse

From Moments to Masterpieces
July 3, 2023 - September 1, 2023
150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Reception: August 5, 2023 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Born with an innate passion for capturing moments, Ralph Morse’s artistic journey began after high school when he eagerly embarked on a career in photography. Starting from humble beginnings, he worked alongside a seasoned photographer, sweeping floors and delivering pictures, gradually honing his skills. In 1939, Morse’s relentless dedication paid off when he secured a…

Connor Gottfried

Save Game
May 8, 2023 - June 30, 2023
150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Reception: June 17, 2023 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Connor Gottfried is a multidisciplinary artist, musician, and technologist based in Calgary, Canada. His artistic practice combines elements of technology, music, and visual art to create a unique analog/digital hybrid approach that connects the viewer to lost and obsolete technologies of play. Growing up, Gottfried was exposed to technology at an early age when his…

Pixel Games

Classic 2D Pixel Art
March 4, 2023 - May 5, 2023
150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Reception: April 1, 2023 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pixel Games SARL-S, an independent development studio founded by Sebastian Kostka, is focused on bringing classic arcade experiences to modern consoles. Based in Luxembourg, the studio’s creative vision is centered around pixel art games with limited color palettes. Kostka, who is responsible for all the game art and most of the development cycle, is a…

Marija Velykytė

Art of Atari
January 7, 2023 - March 3, 2023
150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Reception: January 14, 2023 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Founded in 1972, Atari played an integral role in the development of the arcade game, home console, and personal computer industries. Atari’s iconic games, including Pong, Asteroids, Centipede, Missile Command, have been played by millions around the world. The brand continues to bring joy to gamers with its expanding portfolio of PC, console, and mobile…