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West San Francisco @ The Great Highway

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For Immediate Release

WEST SAN FRANCISCO
A Photographic Exploration Of The City’s Most Western Edge by Daniel McElmury

The Great Highway Gallery
3649 Lawton @ 43rd Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 681-3380
info@thegreathighway.com
www.thegreathighway.com

November 15th 2013 – December 15th 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, November 15th from 7pm to 11pm

The Great Highway Gallery is pleased to present West San Francisco, an exhibition by Daniel McElmury. Please join us on Friday, November 15th, from 7p.m to 11 p.m., for the opening reception and meet with the artist.

Artist Statement
Camouflaged by foggy skies, sandy winds and frigid waters, the Outer Sunset District of San Francisco has shown tremendous patience fo my art and me. My 15-year love/hate relationship with photography has kept me cross-eyed to the clandestine beauty that is my own backyard. Now, as the dust in my life settles, I’m thrilled and a bit peeved to realize that what drives my passion for photography has been in front of me all of this time. The still calm within my images is the subtle reflection of a beach dwellers state of mind and evidence of life out here on the edge of the earth. I capture the essence of West San Francisco to remind locals what they already have and show outsiders what they are missing.

About the Artist
Daniel graduated from the Academy of Art University in 2004. He lives in the Outer Sunset and has devoted himself to the art of photography. He experiments with various film and digital cameras to feed his appetite for creativity and inspiration. Pairing with the Great Highway Gallery has been a key factor in his motivation to create a body of work essential to the history of the Western Neighborhoods of San Francisco.

About the Gallery
The Great Highway is a gallery and working studio, located in the Outer Sunset, featuring contemporary and traditional local works by photographers, painters and sculptors who are passionate about all things west & water. The Great Highway also offers fine art printmaking and photography classes.

For Further Information
Curator: John Lindsey
info@thegreathighway.com
(415) 681-3380

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