Meryl Meisler, the acclaimed New York photographer who documented the heart and heat of the wild 1970’s and 80’s disco and punk scenes in the city and the author of ‘A Tale of Two Cities: Disco Era Bushwick’ and ‘Purgatory & Paradise: SASSY ’70s Suburbia in The City’, has juried an exhibition of street photography showcasing the work of 68 women photographers from New York City and beyond!
Professional Women Photographers (PWP) is presenting SCENE ON THE STREET, a celebration of street photography focusing on people and incidents that define a moment in time. Photographs of random events seen in urban and suburban environments giving a glimpse of day-to-day life in different parts of the world.
Professional Women Photographers is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of women photographers since 1975. PWP creates a dynamic and inspiring environment that encourages professional growth and promotes public interest in photography. Meisler herself is a longtime member of PWP, whose members range from photojournalists to fine art photographers, from seasoned professionals to newly emerging artists. PWP supports young photographers through a discounted Under 30 Membership and through ther Student Exhibition Committee. PWP members enjoy the intangible benefits of mutual support, respect and encouragement that only a network of likeminded women can provide. With a wide range of lectures, workshops and exhibitions, PWP offers many opportunities for networking, creative development and professional growth.
SCENE ON THE STREET runs at the Jadite Gallery, located at 413 West 50th Street in Hell’s Kitchen, New York, from February 1-15, 2017. Opening receptions will be held on February 2nd and 3rd from 6pm – 8pm. The receptions are open to the public. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, noon-6 pm.
Meryl Meisler’s ‘A Tale of Two Cities: Disco Era Bushwick’ and ‘Purgatory & Paradise: SASSY ’70s Suburbia in The City’ can be purchased from here.