Williston Seniors Exhibit Photography Projects

Williston seniors who have completed a senior project or directed study in photography will show their work in the Grubbs Gallery and the nearby hallway of the Reed Campus Center from Tuesday, May 17 through Sunday, May 22. An opening reception will be held on Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Susan Whitman rightthrumeThe projects include landscapes, portraits, narrative, and still-life photography. Seniors exhibiting work are: Lindsey Dirats of Easthampton; Jill Grant of Southampton; Elizabeth Howard of East Chatham, NY; Ryan McGinnis of Southington, CT; and Susan Whitman of Greenwich, CT.

Lindsey Dirats presents a photographic narrative of what happened to the dish and the spoon after they ran away together in the rhyme “The Cat and the Fiddle.”

Jill Grant emphasizes portraiture in her work. She presents three types of portraits: autobiographical and environmental portraits of influential adults, portraits of brothers and sisters, and portraits of people looking into mirrors.

Elizabeth Howard photographs people’s eyes as an investigation of how personalities view and present themselves.

Ryan McGinnis photographs various Massachusetts landscapes that have a “typical New England feel,” highlighting the elements in winter and spring.

Susan Whitman creates photographic representations of modern day fairy-tale “princesses” Taylor Swift, Ke$ha, Katy Perry, and Nicki Minaj, combining their song lyrics with her photographs.

Also exhibiting work is senior Sydney Mortara of Tewksbury, MA, whose photographic exploration of various peoples’ identities will be on view at the East Village Café, 39 Union Street, beginning May 20.