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'Once Upon a Time There Was Silver' photography exhibition at Fire Barn Gallery
'Once Upon a Time There Was Silver' photography exhibition at Fire Barn Gallery

The Fire Barn Gallery(18 North 5th Street, Grand Haven), hosted by Artwalk and the Grand Haven Main Street DDA, is announcing its latest show "Once Upon a Time There Was Silver, Photographs by John M. Carney, Steve Nelson, Marc A. Hoeksema."

John M. Carney taught at Western Michigan University at Kalamazoo for 34 years before retiring as Professor Emeritus of Art in 2000 to pursue the practice of art full time.  Carney has received many prestigious awards including a Michigan Council for the Arts Creative Artist Grant, six Ford Foundation/WMU Faculty Enrichment Grants, four WMU Faculty Research and Creativity Activity Fund awards, and four Sabbatical Leave grants.  His photographs have been exhibited throughout the country and his work is held in numerous private, corporate and institutional collections.

Steve Nelson serves as chairperson and Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at Hope College in Holland, Michigan where he has taught photography since 1989.  His photographs have been exhibited widely, including solo and group exhibitions in Chicago and New York.

Marc A. Hoeksema has taught at Hope College and has exhibited at the Muskegon Museum of Art and many galleries regularly in West Michigan for the last 2 decades.

The show will be co-curated by Marc Hoeksema and gallery director Chris Protas. It opens Thursday, March 1st, 6-9pm and will include a gallery talk by the artists. The work will be on view from March 2nd to 24th.  Gallery open Wed. Fri. and Sat. from 12-6pm.