A Short View of Tall Ships: A Photographic Exploration by Keith Cossey Premier Solo Exhibition a Success! Available for Other Venues
The exhibition ran for a month at ViewPoint Gallery of Contemporary Photography in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Up to 24 framed images are available for other venues, please inquire for dates. The collection celebrates a rich maritime heritage with a visual exploration of sailing boats. The eye is led on a playful journey through the lines, shapes, forms, patterns, textures and colours of sailing boats and through the people who sail them. Cossey developed a taste for the sea and sailing over five years while cruising the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia and the Bras d'Or Lakes in a 16 foot wooden sailboat. The images for this exhibition were created on a sailing adventure in the Arabella, a three masted schooner, in the British Virgin Islands and during Tall Ship Festivals.
Some quotes from the article: "alluring images of neglected beauty", "light is a big part of Cossey's images, the sunlight coming through the Arabella's crisp white sails, and the way light glows on a pile of honey-coloured wooden pulleys", "he opens a new world to the viewer".
A sample of the comments left by Gallery visitors: "magical light", "captures the spirit of sailing ships", "excellent", "stunning", "amazing", "such a celebration of work and play" "beautiful", "great work", "wonderful", "an inspiration", "thoughtful", "truly enjoyed your art"