Thursday, March 4, 2010

Byers Evans House Gallery talk March 13th

Kristen Hatgi and Mark Sink , 2009                          Lewis Emory Walker, 1865

Lincoln in Focus:
Original Photographs of the President and the Civil War

March 13 from 12 to 2p.m. – Mark Sink and Kristen Hatgi
Historic Photography Demonstration and Talk
The majority of the prints in Lincoln in Focus are albumen prints created using the wet-plate
collodion process invented in 1851 by Frederick Scott Archer. Contemporary Denver artists
Mark Sink and Kristen Hatgi will bring their 1860s vintage camera to the Byers-Evans House
Gallery to demonstrate how artists like Mathew Brady and Alexander Gardner made their
photographs.  The program will include a talk on the history of photography and a discussion
of how Sink and Hatgi use this historic technique in their own art.
Program 12 to 2 pm.  Free admission.

February 5 through March 31, 2010

Byers-Evans House Gallery
Open Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm
1310 Bannock Street  /  Denver, CO  /  303.620.4933