Facing Fire: Art, Wildfire, and the End of Nature in the New West
February 22 - August 9, 2020
UCR Arts California Museum of Photography
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 29, 2020, 6pm - 8pm
Norma I. Quintana's recent Forage From Fire series documents the excavation of objects and memories after California wildfires destroyed the photographer's home and studio. Documented with her iPhone X as she sifted through the ruins, the images of jewelry, camera bodies, Christmas ornaments, pendants, doll parts, kitchen tools and picture frames represent not only a collection of memories, but also a path to recovery.
Works from this series where exhibited October 4 - 20, 2018 at SF Camerawork. And included in group exhibitions:
From Fire, Love Rises, Sept 29, 2018 to Jan 6, 2019 at Sonoma Valley Museum
Art Responds: The Wine Country Fires, Oct 10 - Dec 15, 2018 at First Street Napa
Click here to read interviews and articles about the series.