January 18, 2015


January 23 – March 25 / 2015
Opening Reception: January 23 / 6 – 8 pm

Canzani Center Gallery
Columbus College of Art & Design
60 Cleveland Avenue
Columbus / Ohio / 43215

Co-curated by Shannon Benine and Michael Goodson, “Sitter” is a collection of 27 photographers and centers on the prolific manifestations of portraiture in contemporary photography. The convergence of conceptual artists and social documentarians in the exhibition yields work that carefully balances aesthetics, political ideas and the essence of identity to frame important social issues in a contemporary manner.

Exhibiting artists include Robert Beck, Dawoud Bey, Doug Biggert, Matthew Brant, Mike Brodie, Kelli Connell, John Coplans, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Rineke Dijkstra, Craig Doty, Gustavo Germano, Nan Goldin, Katy Grannan, Doug Ischar, Nina Katchadourian, Natalie Krick, Leigh Ledare, Catherine Opie, Suzanne Opton, JR, Hrair Sarkissian, Celia Shapiro, Daniel Shea, Anna Shteynshleyger, Arne Svenson, Brian Ulrich and Michael Wolf.


Shannon Benine