Dave Shafer “Through an Artist’s Lens” at Davis and Blevins Gallery in Texas
Dave Shafer's photographic art work is strongly rooted in Americana themes, adventures and totems. The images for this exhibit have all be captured with film and a 50+ year old 4x5 format camera. No matter the camera or subject, Dave's devotion is to capture the fleeting moments of gesture and light.
Cowboy Boot No. 2, 2019 4" x 5" archival pigment ink in acrylic - photograph reverse gilding with gold leaf
Sombrero, 2015 24" x20" archival pigment ink - Photograph Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308 100% Cotton/Acid-Lignin Free
Cattle, 2015 24" x20" archival pigment ink - Photograph Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308 100% Cotton/Acid-Lignin Free
Napping Cowboy 24" x20" archival pigment ink - Photograph Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308 100% Cotton/Acid-Lignin Free
About the artist
Born and raised in the hard working steel country of Western Pennsylvania, his father at an early age introduced Dave to the camera and magic of the darkroom.
For 20 plus years his eye has been focused on commercial, advertising and magazine editorial pursuits. Dave has been recognized with some of the most prestigious awards in the industry, including two Communication Arts – Award of Excellence and just recently a Gold Medal from the International Regional Magazine Association
"Through an Artist's Lens"
February 29, 2020 - April 25, 2020
Davis and Blevins Gallery
St. Jo, Texas
NIELSEN METAL GALLERY FRAME
Custom Frame Mat: 8 ply white museum mat
Custom Cut Matboard: 8 ply white museum matboard
Custom Frame Custom Frame Acrylic: 1/8" UV acrylic cut to size