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Aurora Skylight Gallery, Reconnecting with Nancy Newman & Linda Welch

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I told her ‘how much I missed photographing people‘. The last few months all I have been mainly doing is photographing buildings going down and buildings going up in our Town. Everything is changing so fast around us. I often forget that I am changing too. So last Wednesday night I packed my photo equipment and I rushed to the Aurora Skylight Gallery at the Town Hall. I rushed in search for people and I found more.

“A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.” ~ Anne Bronte

Occasionally now and then I drop by the Aurora Skylight Gallery at the Town Hall. I don’t think I have ever been to an artist’s opening reception for any artist at the Aurora Skylight Gallery. Last Wednesday was the first for the “On Location – Paintings and Photographs” display. It was great to reconnect again with Nancy Newmanand Linda Welch. As well as other friends I got to know over the years through visiting the Society of York Region Artists (SOYRA) and the Town of Aurora Annual Juried Art Show and Sale exhibits.

Nancy’s and Linda’s Aurora Skylight Gallery art showcase for the month of February (2015) features artwork that resulted from their travels. What I would call – ‘memories captured visually‘. Nancy Newman’s art captured with a paint brush and Linda Welch captured hers in photographs. So I read, their artwork has been inspired by travels to Ireland, Norway, France, Mexico, South Africa, Cuba and India. That is a lot of travelling!

I admire Linda’s photography and I admire Nancy’s paintings. They both are wonderful artists. Their exhibit at the Aurora Skylight Gallery was well thought out. Two different media with the same theme. So much detail in Nancy’s art. It is so hard to believe that those little details give so much life to a still image. So many interesting colours and shadows in Linda’s photography. Perhaps besides their common travel theme they also interestingly captured light in different forms, an element so essential to both paintings and photography.

How can one create an image of wind? We can hear the wind but we cannot see the wind. How can one create an image of the light? We can see light indirectly, if there is an object there is light. Next time you have an image in front of you look for the wind and as long you see an object in the image, there must be light. Just little things to think about.

Anna Lozyk Romeo
Aurora, ON

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