“Racial Portraits and Other Provocations” Art Reception for Mark I. Chester

May 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Strut Third Floor
470 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114
Alex Ray

“Racial Portraits & Other Provocations” photography show by Mark I Chester is going to be our next show at Strut on the First and Third floors. Join us this Friday May 19th for an opening reception to celebrate his work and the artists.

Mark I Chester is a San Francisco gay radical sex photographer and this exhibition celebrates his life in San Francisco over the last 4 decades. Mark has been documenting his life in fine art photographs since the late 1970s. On the 3rd floor Mark will be exhibiting photographs from his 1998 series of fine art black and white photographs “the dream of my youth is dead, but I can’t stop dreaming.” On the 1st floor Mark will be exhibiting new work in color digital including works from his in process series called “Racial Portraits & Other Provocations.”

The art reception like all our events will be free, all are welcome. The exhibit will be on display thru the month of July. Art on the 1st floor is always accessible. Samples of Mark’s work can be found on Instagram at instagram.com/sfphotou

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Alex Ray at aray@sfaf.org