Artist Talk this Saturday at Ann Street Gallery


Press release:

The Ann Street Gallery is delighted to present an artist talk and gallery tour on Saturday, August 10 at 1 pm. This event is open to the public and presented in conjunction with the current exhibition Light as Medium. Featured artists include Susan Ann Cowles, Michael Gabor, Eric Anthony Johnson and Linda Law. The artist talk will cover diverse technical aspects of works on exhibit, which may be viewed through Saturday, August 17.

Susan Ann Cowles, a graduate of the Royal College of Art and originally from the UK, now lives and teaches in the Hudson Valley. Ms. Cowles’ work has been exhibited widely and her contributions to the art of holography were awarded the Shearwater Prize.

Michael Gabor is a professional photographer and proprietor of the Newburgh Art Supply store in the City of Newburgh. Mr. Gabor worked with holographer Rudie Berkhout in New York City for many years, assisting in the fabrication and installation of holographic art.

Eric Anthony Johnson is a professional photographer currently practicing in wet plate collodion and ambrotypes, which are one-of-a-kind pieces printed on metal or through glass onto paper.  Mr. Johnson’s photo-based projects have involved Polaroid negative/Type 55, stereo photography, Diana/plastic type Cameras and numerous alternative processes. He has a strong background in black and white and silver gelatin printing, which organically evolved into the handmade wet plate process.

Linda Law is a digital holographic artist and Executive Director of the Center for 4D Arts, whose mission is to establish an advanced facility for artists to access a range of new dimensional technologies. Her background includes a long history of working in 3D holographic research, 3D animation for digital holograms, teaching holography, administering an advanced holographic research facility and writings on 3D topics.  Ms. Law is currently offering a unique online course “Creating Content for Digital Holograms” for professional artists with skills in 3D Animation, Video, After Effects, Photography and Photoshop.

Admission for Friends of the Gallery is free, a donation of $5.00 is suggested for other attendees. For more information on becoming a Friend of the Gallery, please click here.

Safe Harbors Ann Street Gallery is a nonprofit art gallery specializing in contemporary emerging and established artists. For more information regarding the lecture and the Ann Street Gallery, contact Virginia Walsh, Director at (845) 784-1146,, or visit

image: Rudie Berkhout “Light Flurries #9”