December 10, 2013

Exhibit by 4 artists at ASU Gammage Dec. 27-Jan. 21

Posted: December 10, 2013
"Flight in Sight" by Beth Hyatt-Rapp
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"Samburu Maiden" by Beth Hyatt-Rapp
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Brigitte Wiltzer photo
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Glade Kynaston photo
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Arnon Livingstone photo
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A variety of artwork ranging from photography to fine art portraiture will be featured in an exhibition at ASU Gammage Dec. 27-Jan. 21. Four artists will be showcased.

Beth Hyatt-Rapp is renowned for her remarkable oil and acrylic paintings of both humans and animals, particularly animals from Africa. Three emerging artists who have completed the photographic portfolio track at Glendale Community College are Brigitte Wiltzer, Arnon Livingstone and Glade Kynaston.

A juried artist with the Sonoran Art League and Arizona Art Alliance, Hyatt-Rapp portrays the personality of her subjects by capturing the emotions in their faces.

“I enjoy watching people and animals, their actions and reactions to the environment around them,” says Hyatt-Rapp, who carries her camera wherever she goes. “I want to seek and capture their emotion, looking into the eyes. What are they thinking? What do they want? What is their character? I find as much emotion in my animal portraits as I do in my human faces.”

Wiltzer deconstructs architecture within the photographic frame. Her images are bold interpretations that emphasize line, negative space and the flattening of the three-dimensional space. 

Livingstone’s immensely personal photographs examine both the ritualistic aspects and intimate relationships that exist within an extended family unit. 

Kynaston’s documentary-style photographs examine the culture, people and topographical locations of the Caribbean, examining the undercurrent below the tourist experience.

Exhibit hours at ASU Gammage are 1 to 4 p.m., Mondays, or by appointment. Due to rehearsals, event set-up, performances, special events and holidays, it is advisable to call (480) 965-6912 or (480) 965-0458 to ensure viewing hours, since they are subject to cancellation without notice.

The street address is 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe. Parking is available at meters around the perimeter of ASU Gammage. Entrance is through east lobby doors at the box office.

Sarah Auffret, sauffret@asu.edu
Media Relations