The Seen and the Unseen by Eugenia D’Ambrosio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Dee Campos 718.931.9311 dee@enfoco.org

Picture 1 - Eugenia

The Seen and the Unseen

Photographs by Eugenia D’Ambrosio

May 23 – July 30, 2015

on display at Harlem Library/NYPL

BRONX, NY – En Foco’s Touring Gallery Community Exhibitions program is pleased to present photographs by New York based photographer Eugenia D’Ambrosio. This exhibition and related events are free and open to the public, and school groups are welcome.

Born and raised in New York City, Eugenia D’Ambrosio grew up surrounded by the diverse and ever-changing backdrop of city living which would later establish her way of viewing the world and interpreting those experiences throughout her life. By combining her daily experiences with her family heritage in her photographic work, D’Ambrosio is able to weave a visual and very personal narrative. By including old family photographs and new conceptual imagery, D’Ambrosio fuses both her past and present, shedding light on the people, places, and experiences that formed the person and artist that she is today.

She states, “This body of work primarily investigates the issue of loss and I use photography as a means of filling-in these absences in my life– I am looking at the seen and the unseen areas to begin the process of understanding my family history.”

D’Ambrosio received her MFA from Pratt Institute and her BS from SUNY Empire State College. She currently works as a freelance photographer in the NYC area, and her work has been exhibited in numerous exhibitions– including The Boiler Room and The Rubelle & Norman Schaffer Gallery in Brooklyn, and at the Hudson Gallery in Manhattan.

For additional information, imagery or interviews, please contact Dee Campos at the above number or email.

Location:  En Foco at Harlem Library / NYPL

                  9 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027 t. 212.870.1810

Artist Talk: Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 2–3pm

Reception: Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 3–4pm

Exhibit Dates: May 23 – July 30, 2015

Hours:   Monday & Wednesday, 11 – 6pm

               Tuesday & Thursday, 12 -7pm

               Friday & Saturday, 10 – 5pm

ABOUT EN FOCO’S TOURING GALLERY PROGRAM: En Foco features exhibitions by emerging photographers in community spaces throughout New York City. Photographers gain professional exhibition experience, an opportunity to interact with local audiences, and are awarded an honorarium. All Touring Gallery events are free and open to the public. This program is funded in part by the NY State Council on the Arts, the NY City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Bronx Council on the Arts. Special thanks to Harlem Library/NYPL for their collaboration and support.

Photo Credit: © Eugenia D’Ambrosio, Streams of Light, The Seen and the Unseen series 2013

1738 Hone Avenue • Bronx, NY 10461 • t: 718 931 9311 • f: 718 409 6445 • info@enfoco.orghttp://www.enfoco.org • facebook.com/enfoco

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