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Handforth Gallery 
2014 Exhibitions


Kerry Cole - Paintings
Tom Holt - Photographs

June 16 through July 30, 2014

About Kerry Cole
"I largely paint figurative/portraiture, but will escape to abstract compositions for emotional relief. An abstract piece provides respite from the intensity of feeling created during those figurative 'discussions'. It also provides a technical work space to play with form and color without intent."

 Iris-She had flowers in her hair - Kerry ColeWeight of the World - Kerry Cole 
 Iris-She had flowers in her hair      Weight of the World

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 About Tom Holt
The photographs included in the exhibit are manipulated or transferred Polaroids made with the SX-70 camera. They were initially shot on SX-70 film stock, then manipulated manually to obtain an impressionistic appearance, and later re-sized in Photoshop. The images are. for the most part, from travels in various parts of France. from southern Languedoc Province (near Provence) up into northern Brittany.

 Nezignan l'Eveque, Fr., Cart Coliseum Horse
 Nezignan l'Eveque, Fr., Cart Coliseum Horse

 

 

 

 

 

 


Here, There, and Everywhere:
Everyday Science Through Analogy, Near and Far
Developed by the Chandra X-ray Center, at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, in Cambridge, MA, and supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
August 5 - 31

A leaf falls from a tree, dancing in a breeze as it floats to the ground. In the playground across the street, laughing children tighten their grips to hold themselves on the merry-go-round. Back in the kitchen, a metal lid rattles under the pressure of steam escaping from the tea kettle below. Our daily experiences reveal much about how our world works. Thinking about everyday examples from the world around us helps form our basic understanding of physics.

As far as we know, these laws of physics are universal.
They apply here.
They apply there.
They apply everywhere.

Here, There, and Everywhere connects cross-cutting science content (in Earth and planetary sciences and astrophysics) with everyday phenomena, helping to demonstrate the universality of physical laws and the connection between our everyday world and the universe as a whole to non-experts.The main feature behind this project is a series of spectacular visual comparisons that span from the human scale on Earth to some of the largest structures in the cosmos.