OF NEW ROCHELLE
FRAMING NATURE: COLOR,
FORM, AND LIGHT,
AN EXHIBIT OF
PHOTOGRAPHS BY DR. LOUIS DESALLE
NEW ROCHELLE, NY,
August 17, 2007
– The College of New Rochelle (CNR) will host Framing Nature: Color,
Light, a solo exhibit of photographs by CNR administrator Dr.
in the College’s Mooney Center Exhibit Hall from August 30 through
September 24, 2007, with an opening reception to
take place on Thursday, September 13 from 5 – 7 pm. The reception and
exhibit are free and open to the public. Framing Nature is appropriate
for guests of all ages.
Dr. deSalle’s photographs
of natural landscapes are untitled because they
do not derive their meaning by being identified with any particular
rather, they are an attempt at focusing, not on place, but on time.
They are an
attempt to capture an irretrievable, singular moment when color, form
converge to form a fleeting visual image; an image which hopefully will
a variety of emotional responses from viewers and in doing so, refocus
view of the natural world.
“My hope,” says Dr.
deSalle, “is that the gift of these photographs will
be to reawaken the viewer to the subtlety and sublimity of the natural
Dr. deSalle, who
grew up in Queens, NY,
formed his love of nature while attending college in Vermont and
developed an interest in
photography in order to capture the beauty that surrounded him in the
of that state.
He began his
career at CNR in 1979 and is currently the Associate Dean for
Instruction for CNR’s School of New Resources (SNR). Dr. deSalle
previously served as Campus
Director of SNR’s New York Theological Seminary Campus in NYC.
Dr. deSalle was graduated from Bennington
College (VT) with a bachelor’s degree and from Columbia University
with a doctorate in Philosophy.
Mooney Center Exhibit Hall is located on the main campus of The College
Rochelle, 29 Castle Place
in New Rochelle, NY
Hours: Monday-Thursday from 9 am
to 9 pm, Friday, Saturday and Sundays from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.
For directions or information, please call
(914) 654-5423 or go to www.cnr.edu and click on “About Us.”