S. Gayle Stevens

As our last Open Juried Exhibition small works. at Glass Growers Gallery showed, good things can come in small packages. In terms of size, the title for the smallest work in the collection goes to S. Gayle Stevens' Scapes

Scapes (2009)

Included in our Holga 3.0 Show, this photograph is a tintype measuring 2.5" square. Holding it in your hands, looking into it's murky surface, and feeling the weight of the metal reminds us why these small pieces made with alternative processes are still so alluring. Knowing how integral the hand of the artist was to making it and how essential its medium is to its success reminds us of what is sometimes lost to digital photography.