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Camera Club to display work at MU South Charleston

Aug. 22, 2013 @ 12:15 AM

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- An open-themed exhibit featuring the work of 12 members of the Charleston Camera Club will be on display beginning Friday, Aug. 23, in the library on the Marshall University South Charleston campus.

An opening reception is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The goal of the exhibit is to showcase the work of local photographers who might not ordinarily get the opportunity to show their work, saidLisa Hechesky, a library associate on the South Charleston campus and one of the exhibitors. The exhibit will run through mid-December, she said.

The Charleston Camera Club is the state's longest-running photography club, with a diverse membership of varying experience and photographic interests. Among the wide selection of photos featured are nature and architectural photographs in addition to images from throughout West Virginia.

Photographers exhibiting are Cheryl Barnett, Jeremy Chapman, Bill Evans, Ron Gaskins, Amanda Haddox, Lisa Hechesky, Penny Johnson, Al Peery, Neci Pickens, Ernie Powell, Bill Woodrum and Andrew Yianne.

The exhibit can be viewed during the library's hours, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.