MUGS | Cameron Hurdus
MAR/18 - MAY/7
NAMBA Arts Center
47 S. OAK STREET
VENTURA, CA 93001
HOURS: MON-SAT: 10a-6p
Opening Reception | Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 6-8p | RSVP
Dab Art is pleased to present MUGS, a solo exhibition by contemporary photographer Cameron Hurdus at the NAMBA Arts Center in Downtown Ventura. MUGS, is an all-new body of work from Hurdus, focusing solely on portraits.
Throughout the humorously titled MUGS, Hurdus never conforms to the prevailing standard of models posed without sentiment, aloof from the camera, and seemingly devoid of personality. Instead, he sets his subjects in action by making a personal connection, capturing the authentic emotion of the individuals photographed. Keenly aware of the melancholy characteristics and fleeting nature of beauty, his incisive photographs crystallized transient moments of refinement. These images wed the sublime with amusing realism.
Cameron Hurdus (b. 1988) is originally from Gig Harbor, Washington. Now a Ventura based photographer, designer and musician, he is an artist interested in the emotional connections made between people, places, and time. Primarily focusing on landscapes, his photos are reflective of his calm nature and integral spirit. The mesmerizing compositions of Cameron’s work can make it easy to forget the literal subject matter through his ethereal lens. Cameron has visited numerous countries documenting the natural landscapes of the world. Recent trips include New Zealand and Australia, where he was awarded the 2016 Lido Prize, presented by Golf Digest. The Lido Prize (excellence in architecture and design), presented annually at the Alister McKenzie Society Gala held at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Victoria, Australia. Cameron graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cal Lutheran in 2010 with a B.A. in Fine Arts.
Curated by Yessíca Torres
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