WTMD presents ‘Thaw,’ photos of Cuba and the polar regions by Janet Jeffers on May 15

Modified: October 28, 2016

A photo of polar ice featured in "Thaw," a new exhibit by Janet Jeffers.

A photo of polar ice featured in “Thaw,” a new exhibit by Janet Jeffers.

On Friday May 15, WTMD will host “Thaw,” a site-specific exhibit of photos from Cuba and the polar regions taken by Janet Jeffers.

Images of remote, surreal polar landscapes contrast with the rich, decaying man-made Cuban environment. Both areas have been in the news recently, for different kinds of thawing — one from global warming; the other from a warming of diplomatic relations. The exhibit features about 50 photos, some printed on fabric and adhesive material.

“Thaw” opens with a free reception 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday May 15 at WTMD, 1 Olympic Place in Towson, featuring Baltimore rockers Western Star. The exhibit will run through June 30.

This image from Cuba is part of "Thaw," a new exhibit of photos at WTMD by Janet Jeffers.

This image from Cuba is part of “Thaw,” a new exhibit of photos at WTMD by Janet Jeffers.

More about the artist:

Janet Little Jeffers is a Maryland-based artist specializing in digital photography. Her work explores intimate and abstract details in the natural and man-made worlds, and she thrives in exploration, whether in her hometown or abroad. Janet’s photos have been featured in exhibitions throughout the mid-Atlantic, on book and magazine covers, in film and video and in permanent installations for clients including the University of Maryland Medical System and Pharmaceutics International, Inc. She currently works from a studio in Baltimore’s historic Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower.

 

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