KELIY ANDERSON-STALEY: COMMUNITY PORTRAITS
Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 – Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018
DATE & TIME
Saturday, January 13 (12 - 6 pm) and Sunday, January 14 (1 - 4 pm)
TINTYPE PHOTO STUDIO
Portrait photographer Keliy Anderson-Staley, known nationally for her work using the 19th-century wet-plate collodion tintype process, will make portraits of members of the Midtown Houston community using a tintype photo booth. Visitors can observe this historic photographic process and sit for a portrait. The event is part of Anderson-Staley’s public art project, Shelter in Place, that will be installed in a public space in late 2018.
ABOUT KELIY ANDERSON-STALEY
Keliy Anderson-Staley was raised off the grid in Maine, studied photography in New York City and currently lives and teaches photography at the University of Houston in Texas. She holds a BA from Hampshire College in Massachusetts and an MFA in photography from Hunter College in New York.
Anderson-Staley’s images are in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Portland Museum of Art (Maine), and Museum of Fine Arts-Houston. She was the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a Puffin Grant, a fellowship from the Howard Foundation, the Carol Crow Fellowship from the Houston Center for Photography and the Clarence John Laughlin Award from the New Orleans Photo Alliance. Her work was published in a solo issue of Light Work’s Contact Sheet and has been shown at the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian, Portland Museum of Art, Akron Art Museum, Bronx Museum of Art, Southeast Museum of Photography and the California Museum of Photography, as well as at a number of galleries around the country. In 2016 she completed a major public commission for the city of Cleveland and the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, producing fifty large-scale portraits for installation in the airport tunnel of the rapid transit line.
Anderson-Staley has been making wet plate collodion tintypes and ambrotypes for eleven years. Her fine art and editorial work has appeared in a number of magazines, including Photo District News, New York Magazine, Art and Auction, Hemispheres Magazine,Camerawork, Contact Sheet, Conde Nast Traveler, Photograph and Esquire Russia. Online, her work has been featured on Flak Photo,Conscientious, Fraction Magazine, PetaPixel, Ahorn Magazine and Daylight Magazine.
This project is presented by DiverseWorks, with additional support provided by the Houston Arts Alliance and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts at the University of Houston.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Wednesday-Thursday, Noon - 6:00 pm
Friday-Saturday, Noon - 8:00 pm
- Gallery is always free.
Directions & Parking
- Paid Parking
- Street Parking
The MetroRail makes a stop a half-block south of the MATCH at the Ensemble/HCC Station.
These are the places to park when you visit the MATCH. Like most of Midtown, you will have to pay to park, but prices are reasonable.
Close to the MATCH is the Mid-Main Garage directly to the south across Holman. This garage is accessible through Holman or Travis Street and is open 24 hours. Parking can be paid by credit card or cash at the designated pay machines. Parking rates are as follows:
5 am- 6 pm
- First 15-minutes are free
- 1 hour or less - $3
- 1.5 Hours - $4.50
- 2 Hours - $6.00
- 2.5 - 3 Hours - $7.50
- Each Additional ½ hour - $1.50
- MAX Rate is $15
- First 15 minutes - Free
- 1 hour or less - $4
- Each additional 1/2 hour - $1
- Nightly Max Rate - $7.50
- Cars left after 4 am - $15
- Flat Rate - $6
- Cars left after 4 am - $15
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