FOTOFEST 2014

Exhibition “Behind the Mountains” by photographers Gennady Meergus and Vladimir Frumin

WHEN: March 15May 16, 2014
We are open: Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: CaviArt Gallery / RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)

ADMISSION: free

The meeting with the photographers: Thursday, March 27, 7:30p.m.

Opening Reception: March 14, 7:30 p.m.
Beverages will be served

Meergus-Frumin

Gennady Meergus resides in Israel. His artworks have been showed at solo and group exhibitions in Israel, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Lithuania and USA. Gennady participated in PHOTOVISA Festival, Russia and Month of Photography in Bratislava, Slovakia. His photographs are housed in the permanent collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) and numerous private collections. Photographs by Gennady Meergus were successfully presented at his exhibition “Reflected Artifacts” at RCC in 2011.

Series “City in mountains” is dedicated to the sacred city of Safed situated in the mountains of Northern Galilee. Gennady photographed its streets, walls, inhabitants and surroundings for the last 12 years. He observed its character and habits, its aging, and its wounds and scars.

Born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Vladimir Frumin currently lives in Houston. Vladimir has worked as an engineer in NASA for 9 years. Since 2010 he has become a full time fine art photographer. Vladimir participated in FOTOFEST 2008 with his exhibition “Transformations”. His photographs have been shown at many solo and group exhibitions. Portfolios by Vladimir have won Black and White magazine’s Excellence and Merit awards. Artworks by Vladimir Frumin are housed in private collections in USA, Russia, Mexico and Israel.

Series “Russia 2013” was inspired by photographer’s visit with old friends after 23 years of living abroad.  In this series Vladimir attempted to emphasize the hardship of Siberian life. He implemented a special technique to create a vintage appearance.

All works are available for sale.

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

About the exhibition:

http://www.voiceplaces.com/houston/andldquo-vladimir-frumin-and-gennady-meergus-behind-the-mountainsandrdquo–3735354-e

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works singaporeair
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Memorial Hermann medical Group Dr. Inna Shpats Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK

 

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