The June exhibit in the Step Up gallery presents Sacred Festivals of Bhutan and the Three Kingdoms of Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos. The exhibit includes images by twelve photographers who joined Northern California photographer and educator Rick Murai on two Viewpoint-sponsored travel workshops to southeast Asia during the past year.
Participants photographed the Sacred Festivals of Bhutan in October, 2014 and the Three Kingdoms of Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos in January, 2015. They enjoyed a fascinating journey documenting the stunning landscape, ancient architecture, and the warm and gracious people of these diverse Asian countries. They had access to diverse subjects in local markets and villages and amid renowned UNESCO World Heritage sites. They were also able to mingle with devotees at monasteries, temples and sacred festivals. This exhibit represents a visual diary of their experiences and discoveries during their journey.
Twelve artists are contributing to this exhibit:
|Louise Berry||Jim Faria||Kevin Levesque|
|Peter Berry||Don Goldman||Vicki Rich|
|John Bridge||Nicolle Goldman||Dennis Scott|
|Tom Eaton||Diane Hovey||Adrienne Sher|
John Bridge – Tomato Farm
Tom Eaton – Dancers
Jim Faria – Buddha
Dennis Scott — Worshippers at the Golden Pagoda, Myanmar
Kevin Levesque – Princess
Adrienne Sher – Ghost Girl