A Fine Art Photography Exhibition
Opening Friday, April 17, 2015
5:00 - 9:00 pm
And Saturday, April 18, 2015
2:00 - 7:00 pm
2525 Michigan Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
From the creative team that brought us the
No Es Basura: This Is Not Trash exhibition in 2014
Rev. Peter Kreitler
John Reiff Williams
Fine art photographer John Reiff Williams, bringing to life ‘trash’ from the beach collected by environmental educator Peter Kreitler, follows last year’s highly successful NO ES BASURA exhibition at EarthWE Gallery with 35 color photographs matched to commentary from scientists about the potential for human caused mass EXTINCTION.
The Gallery will open to the public also the night of April 18, 2015 and the exhibit will run through May 30th.
John Williams’s artistic mastery is matched by his technical expertise as evident in the incredible clarity of the 2 x 3 photo images. Extinction, the exhibition, is a continuation of the narrative established with the first installment of a three part series. The human’s tendency to ‘trash’ their own nest is evident in the found objects from 2 sections of the country. Cape Cod and Santa Monica/Pacific Palisades beaches have yielded the objects that Williams has turned into fine art.
We can make a difference by being aware of our human behavior, but science is beginning to speak more forcefully about the potential of the Anthropocene Era, OR, the 6th Extinction. To balance this sobering thought, the gallery will feature also an ark called ADAM’S ARK, THE ARK OF HOPE. An ark is a metaphor for some, an ancient boat from Biblical times for others, but for the show it represents the ingenuity, creativity, and the hope-filled future orientation of the human spirit.
The photographer and environmentalist will be present for both openings on Friday April 17 from 5:30 – 9:30 and Saturday from 2:30 – 6:30 pm.
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2525 Michigan Avenue, D5
Santa Monica, CA 90404 US