Mountainfilm

Gallery Walk: Opening Reception

Date: May 24, 2013
Start Time: 3:30 p.m.

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Opening Reception Friday, May 24, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Artists will speak at their galleries at 5:15 p.m. during the Gallery Walk and again during the Ice Cream Social (2:00 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday). Galleries will be open throughout the festival weekend, and if you find no one at a gallery to help purchase a piece, please contact Drew Ludwig by emailing drew@mountainfilm.org.

Chad Hensel

Gallery Walk

Chad Hensel’s work is sculpted by the time he has spent outdoors in high, wild places. Inspired by vast alpine landscapes, his pieces are a collision of his passion for painting, photography and mountains.

In Person:
  • Chad Hensel
  • Tim Laman & Edwin Scholes

    Gallery Walk

    Tim Laman is a photographer; Edwin Scholes is an ornithologist. The two men spent eight years finding and photographing the elusive birds of paradise for National Geographic.

    In Person:
  • Tim Laman
  • Edwin Scholes
  • Scott MacLaren

    Gallery Walk

    Scott MacLaren is both an artist and a gallerist who focuses primarily on the American Southwest. His show of paneled photographs captures a familiar desert landscape with thoughtful and fresh approach.

    In Person:
  • Scott MacLaren
  • Alicia Nogueira

    Gallery Walk

    Alicia Nogueira is a Brazilian-born artist who has made Telluride her home. For this exhibit, she collected local flora and added fantastical colors, creating an effect that is part naturalistic, part psychedelic.

    In Person:
  • Alicia Nogueira
  • Zio Ziegler

    Gallery Walk

    Based in the Bay Area, Zio Ziegler paints elaborate, fantastical and vibrant works that are both of this world and totally out of it. As he says about his own art, “My painting begin with an existential journey and can only end with an absurdist conclusion — the rest is just a vehicle for conveying this.”

    In Person:
  • Zio Ziegler
  • Corey Arnold

    Gallery Walk

    Corey Arnold is both a photographer and an Alaskan commercial fisherman. He’s working on a lifelong series about the world of international fishing called  “Fish-Work,” and his images have been featured in The New York Times, Outside magazine and Paris Review.

    In Person:
  • Corey Arnold
  • Matt Black

    Gallery Walk

    In a story called “The People of the Clouds,” Matt Black has chronicled the lives of poor farmers in Santiago Mitlatongo in Mexico. Their town is literally sliding down a hillside because of soil erosion, and these powerful photographs (which were featured in Orion Magazine and the film After the Fall, attest to the power of the human spirit.

    In Person:
  • Matt Black
  • Rebecca Barfoot

    Gallery Walk

    Based in Durango, Colorado, Rebecca Barfoot has traveled around the world, including most recently six weeks in a cabin in Greenland, to pursue her art. She works in many mediums, and this show will feature a series of ceramic boats.

    In Person:
  • Rebecca Barfoot
  • Kevin Connolly

    Gallery Walk

    Kevin Michael Connolly was born without legs and has travelled around the world, mostly on a skateboard. On one trip, he grew tired of people staring at him, so he started taking photographs of their reactions — the result of which is “The Rolling Exhibition.”

    In Person:
  • Kevin Connolly
  • Lynsey Addario

    Gallery Walk

    Lynsey Addario has worked in some of the most dangerous war zones in the world, including Libya where she and three other journalists were held hostage by the Libyan army. Her photojournalism, which often focuses on women in the middle of conflict or humanitarian crises, has won numerous awards, including a prestigious MacArthur fellowship.

    Barry Bishop | Brent Bishop

    Gallery Walk

    Barry Bishop was one of the photographers on the 1963 expedition that first put Americans on top of Mt. Everest. These images from that expedition were curated by Brent Bishop, his son and a high-altitude alpinist himself.

    In Person:
  • Brent Bishop
  • Paul D. Miller (a.k.a. DJ Spooky)

    Gallery Walk

    Musician, writer and conceptual artist Paul D. Miller (a.k.a. DJ Spooky) works in many mediums. This collection of posters was inspired by a trip to Antarctica and are from his book titled Book of Ice.

    In Person:
  • Paul D. Miller (a.k.a. DJ Spooky)
  • David Tomb

    Gallery Walk

    David Tomb has spent extensive time in the Philippines studying the country’s diverse bird life. He creates paintings of the creatures in their environment and incorporates live plants and sounds of the jungle into galleries so that visitors are immersed in an exotic landscape.

    In Person:
  • David Tomb
  • John B. Weller

    Gallery Walk

    John Weller returns to Mountainfilm with an exhibit of photographs from the Ross Sea, the body of water that is the subject of the film The Last Ocean. These stunning images of shimmery glacial landscapes and indigenous animals are part of an effort to save this wild place.

    In Person:
  • John B. Weller