Tuesday, May 05, 2009
New Exhibit In City Hall: Marcia Blake
The City and the Milton Arts committee are proud to present a new exhibit by Milton resident Marcia Blake. The exhibit, running through June in City Hall's Council Chambers at 13000 Deerfield Parkway, features Blake's photographs of flowers and plants.Blake has been studying and practicing photography for over 30 years. She has a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and has done post-baccalaureate studies in photography and related subjects at the Georgia State School of Art and Design. Blake also studied photography at the Penland School in North Carolina, and the Showcase School and the Southeastern Center for Photographic Arts in Atlanta. She has studied book arts and papermaking at Penland, Atlanta's Chastain Arts Center, the New York Center for Book Arts and the South-West School of Art and Craft in San Antonio, Texas.In addition, Blake has exhibited in many venues around Atlanta, including shows juried by Jane Jackson, Fay Gold and Cathy Byrd. She has had work in the Gala at Brenau College in Gainesville, Georgia, the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking at Georgia Tech, the Decatur Fine Arts Festival, Atrium Gallery in Trinidad, Colo., the ALL Gallery in New Haven, Conn. and The Institute at Palm Key , S.C .Blake has had a solo show at the Showcase School Gallery and two solo shows during Atlanta Celebrates Photography/2003. During Atlanta Celebrates Photography/2004, Blake showed work in four venues around the city.Blake continues to be inspired by her garden full of flowers and quaint walking paths. Her art studio sits nestled in her garden behind her Kensington Farms home.
Posted by Accessmilton Admin at Tuesday, May 05, 2009