Mark Siprut: Photographic Portraits of Bonita
Exhibition Dates: March 11 – April 22, 2023
Chamber Concert: Saturday March 11, 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Public Reception: Saturday March 11, 4:30 – 6:30PM
Chamber Concert: Performance by the Bonita Quartet 2 – 4PM
Featuring: Ronald Goldman, violin; Julie Park, violin; Melissa Chu, cello; Adam Birnbaum, viola
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This original exhibition of contemporary photography with historical context, explores Bonita and Sweetwater Valley landmarks and architecture. Historic Homes, the “Otay Limited” railway, maps and more allow us to explore the human history of our local landscape.
About Mark Siprut
Mark Siprut is an educator, artist and designer. In addition to his formal studies in photography and printmaking, his current creative research is in time-base, interactive and electronic media. His work has been exhibited internationally. He promotes collaborative, interdisciplinary, and intercultural applications to visual communication. Siprut is the author of the Adobe Photoshop Handbook v3, published by Random House. In 1995-96 he was a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Graphic Design at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey and in 2003 and 2006 he taught at Anadolu University in Eskisehir, Turkey.
He is currently an Associate Professor in the Photography and Multimedia Emphasis Area in the School of Art and Design at San Diego State University (SDSU). He is also the School’s academic advisor and School Liaison for international studies in Art at SDSU. He earned his BA and MA in Art at Humboldt State University and his MFA in Art at University of California, Santa Barbara.
Mark’s photographic portraits tell the story of Bonita history past and present through this original exhibition.