Walking Distance: New Photographs by Scott Lapham
faint murmurs: new paintings by Neal Walsh
April 2 – May 10
Opening reception April 14
Gallery hours by appointment:
Longtime neighbors and friends, Scott Lapham and Neal Walsh both live and work a few blocks from 186 Carpenter in Providence’s West End. Walking Distance features photographs taken within walking distance from Scott’s home. faint murmurs features paintings that are meditative and densely layered inspired by the changing and fragmentary neighborhood landscape.
Scott Lapham graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1990 with a BFA in photography. As an artist his primary mediums are photography and sculpture. His work is in the collections of the The Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design, Fidelity Investments Corporate Collection and Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI. He is also a teacher and free lance photographer. His work with the art center AS220 started in 1995 with the co-founding of the AS220 Community Darkroom. In 2001 he founded Photographic Memory, a youth photography program teaching photography and mentoring under-served youth in the Rhode Island Training School, Group Homes and the wider youth community.
Neal T. Walsh is the Gallery Director for the Providence arts organization AS220, and lives in the city’s West End. Walsh has exhibited at the Newport Art Museum, David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University, Hera Gallery in Wakefield, RI, South Gallery in Greenfield, MA, Aqua Art in Miami, and Dorsch Gallery in Miami. Walsh co-curated with Maya Allison, in 2011 the exhibition, “Among the Breakage: New painting from Providence” at the David Winton Bell Gallery.
Phoenix review: http://providence.thephoenix.com/arts/153724-in-the-city/