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Matthew Parker

Matthew Parker

Left: Photo Collage #150, NOLA/Levee on Mississippi, 24" x 18"

Right: Photo Collage #116 Cherry Blossoms - Daylight/Twilight, 24" x 18"


December 8, 2015 - February 28, 2016

Concourse C, Across from Gates 10 and 13

Matthew Parker is a native Washingtonian where he lives and works as an architect and an artist creating his photo collages. He is a 2001 graduate of The University of Tennessee School of Architecture in Knoxville, Tenn. Parker’s photo collages take the same time, planning and critical decision making as architecture. Each collage starts as a sketch. Using a point-and-shoot camera, he then deliberately rotates and frames each individual photo to align with the sketch. His collages are made up of multiple photos taken over a range of time from days to months–even multiple years–all to capture multiple layers of variables allowing the viewer to experience the poetics of space. He has exhibited notably at the Newseum, AIA District Architecture Center, the U.S. Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo, and his works are sold at the National Building Museum Store.
 
About Built Environment
This exhibit celebrates the built environment encompassing four sections; “City Fabric” spotlights urban views of Washington, D.C., Baltimore, New York City and New Orleans. “National Architecture” celebrates our nation’s capital with a selection of buildings, memorials and outdoor spaces. The “Transportation” section captures the bridges we drive on. Finally, “Play” captures sporting events from basketball to baseball to the University of Tennessee Marching Band.  www.reinventing-reality.com

Arts at the Airport receives funding for the visual arts from the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) and the Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC). The Flying Solo Exhibition Series is funded under an agreement with TAC. For more information about Arts at the Airport, please call (615) 275-1614 or send email to arts@nashintl.com.