The Florence Regional Arts Alliance is pleased to collaborate with the Florence County Museum and introduce a spring exhibition in the Florence County Museum Waters Gallery featuring the work of Mrs. Jen Ervin. Along the River traces the stories, heritage and landscape of a southern family’s experiences within the Pee Dee. The exhibition will run April 4 – June 10.
Mrs. Ervin specializes in film-based photography. Born in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, the artist moved to Florence, South Carolina in her formative years. She received her MFA in Graphic Design from Boston University, and a BA in Fine Art from Francis Marion University. Originally a painter, Ervin became interested in photography during her graduate studies under the tutelage of Alston Purvis, former student of master photographer, Walker Evans. Ervin currently lives in Charleston, South Carolina with her husband and their three daughters.
Artist Reception Tuesday, May 10 at 6pm
Gallery Talk with the Artist Wednesday, May 11 at 11am
The Florence County Museum Waters Gallery is located at 135 South Dargan Street. The exhibit is open to the public and free of charge from Monday through Friday from 10am – 5pm. This exhibition is made possible by The Florence Regional Arts Alliance, The Florence County Museum and First Reliance Bank.