A solo exhibition of photography by Glenna Jennings and a Gem City Market Fundraiser
Join us at the opening reception for Glenna Jennings’ long-term project At Table (2004-2018), a series of photographs that document everyday spaces of congregation, conversation and expression. In locations including the USA, Mexico, Canada, China and Europe, Jennings has used her lens to navigate and document from a perspective that is local in depth but global in breadth. Says Jennings, “A switch from film to digital photography allowed me to get closer to my subjects and simply take more photographs, so I focused on everyday moments with loved ones new and old, and offer images from over a decade of travels, holidays, celebrations, dinner parties, take-out nights and more.”
She has collected thousands of moments that capture friends and family sharing time around food, drink and domestic happenings. Her “tablescapes” offer subtle moments of drama in which gestures, expressions and still life arrangements combine to perform as cultural artifacts and personal memories. In Jennings’ work, the table is a space that can often transcend cultural barriers to become a place for authentic expression and interaction – somewhere we can be together with the best of things at our disposal: food and drink!
As an owner-member of the Gem City Market and an advocate for food justice, Jennings is offering 50% of art sales profits to Gem City Market and member-owner shares will be available at the opening and during gallery hours. Along with her suite of documentary photographs, Jennings will present The Kindness of Strangers, an installation / interactive space for togetherness and reflection. See Jennings’ Call for Tables on the Gem City Market Facebook page for details and join us at Dutoit Gallery to support the arts and combat food insecurity.
Opening Reception: April 6, 6- 9 PM Exhibition runs: April 6 – April 30
Third Sunday: April 21, 11 AM- 4 PM
Gallery Hours: Saturdays 11 AM – 4 PM *Or by appointment