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Elsewhere: A Solo Exhibition by Kevin Van Aelst
Kevin Van Aelst’s, “artwork is an attempt to reconcile [his] physical surroundings with the fears, fascinations, curiosities, and daydreams occupying [his] mind.”
fascinations, curiosities, and daydreams occupying [his] mind.” Elsewhere, the newest solo exhibition
at The Center for Fine Art Photography, is a whimsical exhibition that invites the viewer to experience
everyday objects in a new light. “This work is about creating order where we expect to find
randomness, and also hints that the minutiae all around us is capable of communicating much larger
ideas, states Van Aelst.
Kevin Van Aelst was born in Elmira New York and grew up in central Pennsylvania. He has received a
B.A. in psychology from Cornell University and an M.F.A. in photography from the University of
Hartford. He has taught photography courses at the Hartford Art School, Middlesex Community
College, Quinnipiac University, and currently at the ACES/Educational Center for the Arts in New Haven,
Connecticut. He is a 2008 recipient of the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism fellowship
grant. He has been commissioned to create artwork for such publications as Time, Wired, GQ, Business
Week, Fast Company, and Scientific American. His photo illustrations appeared weekly as part of The
Medium in the New York Times Magazine from 2007 to 2010.
The Center is thrilled to present Elsewhere, a solo exhibition by Kevin Van Aelst. Elsewhere is on
exhibition in the Center for Fine Art Photography’
join us for the artist’s reception with Kevin Van Aelst on Friday, July 6, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
This exhibition is made possible thanks to the generous support of the City of Fort Collins Fort Fund
Founded in 2004 to promote and support the art of photography through exhibitions and educational programs,
The Center for Fine Art Photography is a nonprofit organization supported by donations, grants and
memberships. The Center currently has more than 1,300 members representing 33 countries worldwide. With
three galleries, classrooms and a digital and traditional darkroom in Fort Collins, Colorado, the Center’s online
gallery gives photographers and photography enthusiasts from all over the globe an opportunity to engage with the
Center. For more information about the Center, including information on workshops, membership and exhibitions,
please visit the website at www.c4fap.org or call 970-224-1010.
For more information or press requests, please contact Nicole Stahly, Programs Manager, at 970.224.1010