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Visiting photographer welcomes public to lecture on her work

Alfred University Visiting Artist Jessica Eaton will lecture on her work at 6 p.m. in Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center, Thursday, Feb. 21.

Sponsored by the Alfred University School of Art & Design, Division of Drawing, Painting and Photography, the event is open to the public free of charge.

A world-renowned photographer, Eaton is based in Montreal. Her work has been exhibited at Higher Pictures in New York and Clint Roenisch in Toronto; it has also been featured in FOAM, Art News, Wallpaper, and Lay Flat. She was the winner of the 2012 Hyeres International Festival of Fashion and Photography in France.

This March, she will be included in the Armory Show’s 100th Anniversary Exhibition. She earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Eaton takes an experimental, scientific approach to photography, using the medium as its own subject. In her series, “Cubes for Albers and Lewitt,” she controls the color of light and uses multiple exposures for additive color, creating images that reference Josef Alber’s “Homage to the Square.”