By Brianne Kimmel
A well-known face at Kent State University shares his 30 year retrospective of award winning work with Canton’s Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography.
The Gary Harwood Life Behind the Lens | A 30 Year Retrospective exhibit opens February 4th for a free, one-night event featuring live music and signing of Harwood’s book Growing Season: The Life of a Migrant Community at the Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. This exhibit running from February 4th thru May 21st will include powerful imagery from Ohio’s migrant community, the indefatigable spirit of Cuba, photographs produced for the Associated Press, and Gary’s visual essay on aging.
Harwood has received over 70 awards for his work including 2001’s University Photographer of the Year as well as placing in the 2010 Canton Luminaries Photography Competition. As an instructor at Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Harwood shares his expertise to produce high-caliber photojournalism students.
Brianne Kimmel is a senior advertising major and marketing assistant in the Dean’s Office of the College of Communication and Information.