Charles Hammond Art Exhibit Opens
A collection of works donated by Charles Hammond of Eldorado will be on display in the Southeastern Illinois College George T. Dennis Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Gallery from June 1 through Sept. 19. Admission is free.
“I create these photographs with an open mind and whatever the reaction the viewer has, I will be satisfied,” said Hammond.
Hammond taught photography at SIC for many years and has had many shows in the tristate area. He has also restored and reprinted photographs of historical importance to the area and has been published in various books about the southern Illinois area.
“I feel that my multiple image photographs are a vision quest that blends various selections and ideas into one,” said Hammond. “These photographs are made from digital and analog negatives and positives. Various programs and a mixture of digital and analog equipment are used.”
A closing reception for this exhibit is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 19 from 1-2 p.m.
Summer hours of operation for the VPAC Gallery are Monday- Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., the first Sunday of the month, 1-4 p.m., or by appointment. Regular hours of Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. will resume on August 2. For more information, contact 618-252-5400 ext. 2599 or 2486.