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Face Them Exhibit Open at Lichtenstein

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Face Them to open at Lichtenstein Center for the Arts

Exhibit features Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Craig Walker and National Geographic photographer John Stanmeyer.

(Pittsfield, Mass.) The Lichtenstein Center for the Arts announces Face Them, a group exhibit featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning and former Berkshire Eagle photographer Craig Walker. The exhibit opens June 2 with a reception during First Fridays Artswalk from 5-8pm.

Collage artist Barbara Arpante is the curator. “This exhibit is an opportunity to gather artist intelligence through several mediums in one gallery,” states Arpante. “By placing pertinent topic images of today before the viewer that may make one feel moved not of our imagination, but of our reality.”

Topic images include: Animal Cruelty; Global Warming; Gun Control; Human Trafficking and Population Explosion.

Featured Artists
Barbara Arpante, Curator, Collage Artist
Peggy Braun, Photographer, Printmaker
Roselle Chartock, Writer, Educator
Thom Smith, Writer, Naturalist, Berkshire Eagle
John Stanmeyer, Photographer, National Geographic
Craig Walker, Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographer, The Boston Globe

With special guests the Berkshire Natural Resources Council, Cheryl Jones, 6-year-old artist Eric Nuciforo and Mass Audubon Berkshire Wildlife Sanctuaries.

Face Them is sponsored by the Pittsfield Cultural Council. The exhibit runs through Saturday, June 24.
About the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts
Located at 28 Renne Avenue in Pittsfield’s Upstreet Cultural District, the Lichtenstein is free and open to the public. It is open Wednesday-Saturday 11am-4pm. The Office of Cultural Development manages the Lichtenstein. For more information, visit discoverpittsfield.com or call 413-499-9348.

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Click here to listen to WAMC’s Roundtable featuring John Stanmeyer and Barbara Arpante.