Nicholson Gallery Exhibit
Madison County - Past and Present
Photographs by Rob Amberg
At Ramsey's Store, Sodom, Madison County, NC 1977
At Cricket's Birthday Party, Big Pine, Madison County, NC 2011
As a documentary photographer living and working several decades in Madison County, North Carolina, Rob Amberg has chronicled the lives and stories of people in isolated mountain areas such as Sodom. The photographs exhibited in Madison County - Past and Present include some of Amberg's oldest as well as most recent work demonstrating thechanging culture of Appalachian North Carolina.www.robamberg.com
Opening Reception: Friday, June 14, 6-8pm in the Nicholson Gallery
The exhibition runs from June 3-30.
The opening reception on June 14 will feature a performance by noted Madison County ballad singer and storyteller Sheila Kay Adams. Adams was just awarded the prestigious National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, which is widely considered the highest honor for the Arts in the nation.
Sheila Kay Adams, Sodom, Madison County, NC 1975