Photoville

Gale Wisdom
Gale Wisdom
Gale Wisdom
Gale Wisdom
Gale Wisdom

As a student, one of Gale Wisdom’s first classes took place in the darkroom, where she learned about photograms. This formative experience led to her continued work with photography. Finding digital imaging an interesting science, she worked in the stock image industry for several years. Yet her connection to the experimental nature of handcrafted pictures made in the darkroom persists. The slower pace of this photographic process offers her fertile ground for creativity and exploration into the uncertain effects of light and shadow on an endless supply of subjects.

Artist Bios

  • Gale Wisdom

    Artist Gale Wisdom lives and works in New York. She received her MFA from the University of Arizona in 1992. After living most of her life in the West and Southwest, Gale and her partner made their way to Rosebank, Staten Island in 1999 where she continues to find inspiration.

Organizations

  • The Alice Austen House

    The Alice Austen House

    A vibrant cultural center, the Alice Austen House keeps the bold spirit of the early American photographer alive by presenting changing exhibitions of Austen’s pioneering historic photographs as well as contemporary photography, while also providing education programs for students, and offering a range of cultural programs for the public. A Victorian Gothic Cottage that was Austen’s home serves as the museum — located in a nationally-landmarked park on the shore of Staten Island, near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge with sweeping views of Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan. The Alice Austen House and grounds are owned by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, operated by the Friends of Alice Austen House Inc. 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and a member of the Historic House Trust. The Alice Austen House is a New York City and national landmark, on the Register of Historic Places, and a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s distinctive group of Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios. In 2017, we updated our designation to become a national site of LGBTQ history.

    www.aliceausten.org

The Nature Of Light

 archive : 2021

Featuring: Gale Wisdom

Curated by: Paul Moakley Victoria Munro

Presented by: The Alice Austen House
  • The Alice Austen House
View Location Details Number 53 on the official photoville map Click to download this year's map Alice Austen House

2 Hylan Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10305

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