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Michael Metz - Retrospective
Chronicling the 40-year photographic career of Burlington-based photographer Michael Metz, this new exhibition features images captured around the world-from geometric architectural abstractions to urban street portraiture. Metz artistic process emphasizes the serendipity of the urban environment as well as the truth and intimacy of human gaze. "I subscribe to the notion that luck favors the prepared mind. I enter the street empty and return with the world in my hand."
The opening reception is Feb. 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the Champlain Art Gallery in the Center for Communication and Creative Media at Champlain College. ,
Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. - 3:30pm
Closed Sundays, College Holidays and during exhibition installations.
Admission is free and is open to the public.
Setting up the gallery for the Michael Metz Retrospective.
Other upcoming shows include:
Feb. 20: Tim Brookes / Language Day. An exhibition of wooden panels, hand-carved with endangered languages to coincide with International Mother Language Day on
March 30: Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Champlain College's Second annual campus-wide juried art show showcasing top student work selected by a jury of visiting professionals and faculty members.
Get more information about the Champlain College Art Gallery at http://artgallery.champlain.edu/
Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, not-for-profit, private college in Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain offers a traditional undergraduate experience from its beautiful campus overlooking Lake Champlain and over 90 residential undergraduate and online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. Champlain's distinctive career-driven approach to higher education embodies the notion that true learning occurs when information and experience come together to create knowledge. Champlain College is included in the Princeton Review's The Best 384 Colleges: 2019 Edition. For the fourth year in a row, Champlain was named a "Most Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report's 2019 "America's Best Colleges,” and a “Best Value School” and is ranked in the top 100 “Regional Universities of the North” and in the top 25 for “Best Undergraduate Teaching.” Champlain is also featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges for 2019 as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada and Great Britain and is a 2019 College of Distinction. For more information, visit champlain.edu.