Artists' Gallery Blog

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Schorske and Treichler exhibit at PHOTOgraphy 2008

"Akha Woman"
photograph by Bonnie Schorske

Bonnie Schorske and John Treichler have had photographs accepted into the Philadelphia Sketch Club PHOTOgraphy 2008 Exhibition. The juried exhibit runs from October 10 through October 26, 2008.

Schorske is exhibiting "Olea Europaea Marae Poppinas", "Akha Woman" and "Landscape I, Torres del Paine" .Treichler is exhibiting "Harbourton Cemetery", "Asbury Park USA", and "Dock".

"Harbourton Cemetery"
photograph by John Treichler

Founded in 1860, the Philadelphia Sketch Club is America’s oldest artists club. Exhibits and interest in fine art photography have existed at the Sketch Club from its earliest days. One of its founders, John L. Gihon, pursued photography as an art form as did other notable members to include Thomas Eakins, George B. Wood, William Shewell Ellis and Richard Dooner. Lectures at the Club’s monthly meeting have also focused on photography with the most notable being by Professor Eadweard Muybridge who did experimental photography of action subjects.

"Dock"
photograph by John Treichler

An Artists’ Reception will be held on Sunday, October 12, from 2 to 5 PM. Gallery hours are Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 PM. Admission is free. The Sketch Club is located at 235 S. Camac St., between 12th & 13th and Locust and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, PA. For information call (215) 545-9298 or visit www.sketchclub.org.

"Landscape I"
photograph by Bonnie Schorske

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