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CUNY Dominican Studies Institute

Current Exhibition

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A CULTURAL PORTRAIT OF

THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

A photographic exploration of the country’s cultural and natural beauty through the portrait and landscape photography of Katherine Taylor


 
ON VIEW
May 27 through July 31, 2011


OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, May 27, 2011
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


CUNY DSI Gallery
CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Archives and Library
The City College of New York
North Academic Center, Second Floor, New York, NY
Enter at 137th St. and Amsterdam Ave.

The opening reception and the exhibition are free and open to the public. Registration is required only for the opening reception: 

http://cunydsi-taylor.eventbrite.com

The public is invited to view the exhibition during regular gallery hours which are posted at:

Gallery Hours


ABOUT KATHERINE TAYLOR

Katherine Taylor is a Boston-based photographer specializing in photojournalism, portraiture, and events. A graduate of Boston University’s Center for Digital Imaging Arts, Taylor has worked as a freelance photojournalist for The New York Times and The Boston Phoenix. She travels frequently to the Dominican Republic and has developed a strong interest in the people, culture, and dramatic landscape of the country’s ecosystems. In 2010, she collaborated with a sponsored research project in the western part of the island undertaken by The Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York, examining the environmental impact of the expansion of Lake Enriquillo.


ABOUT CUNY DSI GALLERY

The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Gallery (CUNY DSI Gallery), housed in the multipurpose room of the Institute's Archives and Library facility at The City College of New York, is the only exhibit space in New York City devoted exclusively to works of art by and about people of Dominican descent. The Gallery celebrates and showcases artists who have a unique perspective on the Dominican experience.