Barbara Eberhard Art Exhibit
Friday, April 20, 2018 - Sunday, 20 May 2018
Arts Place, Portland presents the "Barbara Eberhard Art Exhibit"
The idea for this series came to Eberhard on a train ride in Canada. Looking out the window, the rain was like tears falling down the glass. She began to think about all the windows we look out of in life, and how our windows are very different from each other’s. She prints her images with an alternative printing process of photography that dates back to the 1880’s. Gum Bichromate prints could be called “photographically controlled watercolors”
. Even though the image may resemble a color photograph, it is a fabrication of layers of pigment and hardened gum Arabic. For Eberhard, it is a very meditative, hands-on process, manipulating and “creating” an image, rather than simply recording it. While working laboriously on a print, layer-by-layer, day-by-day, where she becomes intimate with the image as it ingrains upon her mind, eyes, hands and heart. These are her windows …
Location Arts Place, Portland
Contact Arts Place, 260-726-4809