CUNY Dominican Studies Institute
Cordially invites you to
A CULTURAL PORTRAIT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
A photographic exploration of the country’s cultural and natural beauty through the portrait and landscape photography of Katherine Taylor.
May 27 through July 31, 2011
Friday, May 27, 2011
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
CUNY DSI Gallery
CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Archives and Library
The City College of New York
North Academic Center, Second Floor, New York, NY
Enter at 137th St. and Amsterdam Ave.
The opening reception and the exhibition are open to the public free of charge, but registration is required for the opening reception due to space limitations.
Please register at http://cunydsi-taylor.eventbrite.com
ABOUT KATHERINE TAYLOR
Katherine Taylor is a Boston-based photographer specializing in photojournalism, portraiture, and events. A graduate of Boston University’s Center for Digital Imaging Arts, Taylor has worked as a freelance photojournalist for The New York Times and The Boston Phoenix. She travels frequently to the Dominican Republic and has developed a strong interest in the people, culture, and dramatic landscape of the country’s ecosystems. In 2010, she collaborated with a sponsored research project in the western part of the island undertaken by The Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York, examining the environmental impact of the expansion of Lake Enriquillo.
ABOUT CUNY DSI GALLERY
The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Gallery (CUNY DSI Gallery), housed in the multipurpose room of the Institute's Archives and Library facility at The City College of New York, is the only exhibit space in New York City devoted exclusively to works of art by and about people of Dominican descent. The Gallery celebrates and showcases artists who have a unique perspective on the Dominican experience.