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Laconia Gallery


Presence of Being

The work of sixteen Boston-area women working in photographic portraiture.

Friday, May 24, 2019 to Thursday, June 13, 2019

Opening Reception: June 7, 6-8:30pm.

Artist’s Talk: June 13, 7pm.

Gallery hours: Sat & Sun, 12-4pm.

gallery wall with segmented photograph of a woman reclining

Judith Black

Curated by: Hank Hauptmann, Director at Robert Klein Gallery.

Claire Beckett

Judith Black

Gohar Dashti

Marky Kaufmann

Kathya Landeros

Rania Matar

Laura McPhee

Iaritza Menjivar

Alyssa Minahan

Toni Pepe

Laura Beth Reese

Suzanne Révy

Sheron Rupp

Melissa Shook

Sage Sohier

Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez

ANABEL VÁZQUEZ RODRÍGUEZ Astróloga, 2009 from the Retratos series 4 x 5 inches Gelatin silver contact prints

SAGE SOHIER Jean and Elaine, Santa Fe, New Mexico, (from the series At Home with Themselves: Same-Sex Couples in 1980s America), 1988 20 x 24 inches Edition of 10 Archival pigment print

MELISSA SHOOK January 4, 2015 From the series Daily Self-portraits, 2014 – 2015 11 x 8.5 inches Archival pigment print

SHERON RUPP Mennonite Children, Wolcott, Vermont, 1990 24 x 34 inches Archival pigment print

SUZANNE RÉVY Foam, 2011 15 x 15 inches Archival pigment print

TONI PEPE Staircase, 2016 35 x 31 inches Archival pigment print

ALYSSA MINAHAN Positive/Negative (Aidan), 2017 24 x 30 inches Archival pigment print

IARITZA MENJIVAR Tia Maritza, first aunt to immigrate to the U.S. (from the series First Generation), 2016 13 x 19 inches Archival pigment print

LAURA MCPHEE Livia at Ten, 2010 19 x 100 inches Archival pigment print

JUDITH BLACK Laura, (Father’s Day, her birthday early, mine late, 17 ½ weeks (for Lucas who did not make it)), Cambridge, MA, June 15, 1997 27 x 133 inches Multi-panel photograph consisting of four framed 30 x 24 inch gelatin silver prints

RANIA MATAR Rayven, Miami Beach, (from the series SHE), 2019 28.8 x 36 inches Archival pigment print Edition 1 of 6

LAURA BETH REESE Dayna with Diesel, 2013 24 x 30 inches Archival pigment print

GOHAR DASHTI Untitled, 2015 11.8 x 17.7 inches Digital Pigment Print Edition 4 of 10

KATHYA LANDEROS Arnie, Sacramento, California, (from the series Hombrecitos, Mujercitas), 2015 9 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches Archival pigment print

MARKY KAUFFMANN Dee Transformed (from the series Lost Beauty), 24 x 16 inches Archival pigment print from scanned, bleached gelatin silver print

CLAIRE BECKETT Anne Meyers from the series The Converts 30×40 inch Archival inkjet print