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February 27, 2014

Photography exhibit and gallery talk in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield Art Association announces the opening of a photography exhibit by Texas artist Twyla Bloxham in the Main Gallery at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center.

A reception for the artist will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 7. Bloxham will give a short walk through presentation about her work at 7 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer forum.

The FAA’s exhibit by Twyla Bloxham is titled “Pseudoscience: The Photograph as Evidence of Truth and Artifact of Fiction." Pseudoscience is an ongoing series of photographs that emulates the aesthetic qualities of scientific imagery, so much so that at first they may appear to be actual scientific documents.

Bloxham is an artist working primarily in photographic arts. Born in Davenport, she attended the University of Iowa, where she received undergraduate degrees in environmental studies and photography. She continued her education at Texas Woman’s University, graduating in 2009 with an MFA in photography. She has been teaching at the Art Institute of Dallas as assistant professor since 2010, where she is program coordinator of the digital photography department. Currently, she is pursuing a Ph.D. in aesthetic studies at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Her work includes film, digital, alternative processes, bookmaking and sculpture with a focus on nature, humans and their complex interactions with the natural world. She has exhibited in solo and group art shows in the Dallas area as well as Iowa City. She has additionally shown her work at Ciao Gallery in Jackson Hole, Wyo., and in Palm Coast, Fla. She has received numerous first-place awards for her photography.

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