Paulette Tavormina "Seizing Beauty" photography exhibition at Gilman Contemporary @ Gilman Contemporary | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
This December Gilman Contemporary will exhibit “Seizing Beauty” featuring photographer Paulette Tavormina’s carefully crafted tableaus informed and inspired by 17th century painting. Often using a rich, dark backdrop and subtle lighting, Tavormina captures the depth and nuance of these paintings in her photographs. Drawing on her personal experience as well as an understanding of art history, the artist’s hand is present throughout the compositions. Sourcing from farmer’s markets around New York City, Tavormina must shoot within the constraints of the seasons. Her images hold an understanding of time – the flowers, food, and creatures have a finite expiration. Originally taking inspiration from the work of 17th century masters of still life, such as Giovanna Garzoni Francisco de Zurbarán, Adriaen Coorte and Maria Sibylla Merian, Tavormina has created work that continues upon the tradition of the still-life as an artform. Each of her photographs is carefully crafted and is the result of careful consideration of light and placement. The directness of Paulette’s work exposes the connection between humans, nature, and time. Tavormina was awarded the Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant in 2016. Her monograph book, Paulette Tavormina: Seizing Beauty was published by The Monacelli Press, 2016 and reviewed by The New York Times ...
Various Locations
Feb 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Gallery Walk @ Various Locations
5:00 pm
Each year SVGA hosts multiple gallery walks (exhibition openings for all SVGA galleries), which are eagerly anticipated and free to the public. Locals and visitors alike take in thought-provoking exhibitions of newly installed art, enjoy wine, mingle with friends, and often meet the artists. Gallery Walks take place from 5 – 7:30pm unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Due to increase of COVID cases in our community, several galleries including: SVMoA, Gilman Contemporary, Gail Severn Gallery, Frederic Boloix Fine Arts and Broschofsky Galleries will not be open for a gallery walk tomorrow December 29th. Galleries that will be open are Friesen Gallery, Kneeland Gallery and MESH Gallery.  Other Dates: Friday, February 18, 2022 Friday, March 11, 2022 Please be sure to check the SVGA website www. https://www.svgalleries.org/gallery-walk for the latest information regarding any changes to the Gallery Walk schedule. Galleries are open and welcome visitors to their exhibitions. Please check individual gallery websites for information on exhibitions and related events. Sun Valley Gallery Association member galleries include Broschofsky Galleries, Frederic Boloix Fine Arts, Friesen Gallery, Gail Severn Gallery, Gilman Contemporary, Kneeland Gallery, MESH Gallery, and Sun Valley Museum of Art. In accordance with CDC and City of Ketchum recommendations, SVGA member ...
Various Locations
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Gallery Walk @ Various Locations
5:00 pm
Each year SVGA hosts multiple gallery walks (exhibition openings for all SVGA galleries), which are eagerly anticipated and free to the public. Locals and visitors alike take in thought-provoking exhibitions of newly installed art, enjoy wine, mingle with friends, and often meet the artists. Gallery Walks take place from 5 – 7:30pm unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Due to increase of COVID cases in our community, several galleries including: SVMoA, Gilman Contemporary, Gail Severn Gallery, Frederic Boloix Fine Arts and Broschofsky Galleries will not be open for a gallery walk tomorrow December 29th. Galleries that will be open are Friesen Gallery, Kneeland Gallery and MESH Gallery.  Other Dates: Friday, February 18, 2022 Friday, March 11, 2022 Please be sure to check the SVGA website www. https://www.svgalleries.org/gallery-walk for the latest information regarding any changes to the Gallery Walk schedule. Galleries are open and welcome visitors to their exhibitions. Please check individual gallery websites for information on exhibitions and related events. Sun Valley Gallery Association member galleries include Broschofsky Galleries, Frederic Boloix Fine Arts, Friesen Gallery, Gail Severn Gallery, Gilman Contemporary, Kneeland Gallery, MESH Gallery, and Sun Valley Museum of Art. In accordance with CDC and City of Ketchum recommendations, SVGA member ...

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