SOMERVILLE, NJ – Gallery on Main’s "Artist of the Month" series continues with an exhibition of photography by Metuchen artist Imma Barrera on view now through March 31st.
A free opening reception hosted by the artist will be held at the gallery on Saturday, March 7th, from 5-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served, and her photographs will be available for purchase.
Born in Barcelona, Barrera is an award-winning landscape and nature photographer. A biologist as well as a graduate of New York Institute of Photography, her photography has been exhibited at a number of galleries worldwide. Her favorite subject to photograph includes landscapes from dusk to dawn, including astrophotography.
The artist was selected as a 2019 Capitol Reef National Park's Artist-in-Residence for her night sky photography. In addition, she was shortlisted in the Landscape category of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards professional competition with her series “Under the Night Sky”.
She is author of the book “The Stars, The Moon and The Sun: In the NJ/NY Area" Her current project involves documenting different features of a few selected American national parks and presenting those images together in the format of a published book. She is also involved in educational programs about photography, as well as seminars to raise awareness about the need to protect natural treasures.
The gallery is located at 30 West Main St. and is open Sundays 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. To learn more, visit www.GalleryOnMainSt.com