February 19th in Richmond: Meet & Greet with the New Executive Director of LOOK3

Friday, February 19th, 5:30-7:30 PM
With brief remarks from Mary Virginia Swanson at 6:30 PM

Join Candela Books + Gallery in welcoming Mary Virginia Swanson, the new Executive Director of LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlottesville.

LOOK3 will once again bring an amazing line-up of international artists to the stage of the Historic Paramount Theater in Downtown Charlottesville. Don’t miss presentations and exhibitions by the following photographers June 15–18:

Legacy ArtistsNick Brandt, Graciela Iturbide, Yuri Kozyrev and Frans Lanting.
Project Artists: Olivia Bee, Binh Danh, Doug DuBois, Sheila Pree Bright and Radcliffe “Ruddy” Roye.

During the meet and greet this Friday, learn about the expanded continuing education programming which will occur at the beginning of the festival week 2016. LOOK3’s Educational initiatives will open Festival week on June 13th at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center with programming designed to aid working professionals, serious amateurs and college faculty in their awareness of contemporary technology and industry business practices.

Candela Books + Gallery
214 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220 [map]

Other highlights of LOOK3 2016

  • Photography exhibitions in galleries, in the trees, and on buildings bring Charlottesville’s Historic Pedestrian Mall to life.
  • Focus on Photobooks will feature book-related exhibitions, discussions, and pop-up book sales at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. 
  • LOOK3 will close with a new “Family Photo Day” on Sunday, June 19th at the JSAAHC featuring free Father’s Day portraits and children’s activities open to the community.