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Mother Earth – Urban Child: An Exhibition of The Fort Greene Photography Organization

The Fort Greene Photography Organization (FGPO), in association with curator Empress Modupe Olufunmi of the George Washington Carver Gallery at The Magnolia Tree Earth Center, announces the photographic exhibition “Mother Earth- Urban Child”. As part of its commitment to bring photographic  fine art to the Brooklyn community, this exhibit will be on display at The George Washington Carver Gallery at 677 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn NY.
The exhibit opens February 9, 2007 and continues every Saturday and Sunday thru March 4, 2007. Works can be viewed during the weekend from 11am to 6pm. The exhibit can also be seen by appointment.
A reception will take place at the gallery on the evening of February 9th from 6pm – 9pm.
The first FGPO event for 2007 this includes the works of  Pavan Carter, Clay Horne, Ocean Morisset, Tom Govia, Syreeta McFadden, Bill Harmon, Geralyn Shukwit, Robert Marvin and Philippe Dollo.
On display will be a variety of photographic interpretations of how humans relate to each other and the environment. Images will showcase the talent of these artists by presenting images that are imaginative, emotional, as well as thought-provoking. The dedication demonstrated by the photographers in this exhibit continues to show that FGPO is one of the premier community-based artists organizations.
Fort Greene Photography Organization is a photography-inspired membership organization that was founded in January of 2001. With a membership of thirty individuals, FGPO’s mission is to advance public interest in photography, to expose the public to the works of emerging photographers through exhibitions and other events, and to provide emerging photographers with a forum to expose their work to the public.
FGPO aims to organize, sponsor and present exhibitions, forums, lectures and discussions related to photography in order to foster a greater appreciation and understanding of photography by the general public to make it accessible to all.
For further information, please contact:   The Washington Carver Gallery at The Magnolia Tree Earth Center, 677 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, Empress Modupe Olufunmi  347-351-3882 or  Pavan Carter  718-986-9496

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