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Minneapolis/St. Paul: ASMP MSP - Hugh Kretschmer: Thinking Outside the Digital Box - Artist Conversation

  • ACME Annex 2635 South 28th Avenue Minneapolis, MN, 55406 United States (map)

ASMP MSP is proud to present an artist conversation with Hugh Kretschmer on October 24!

Hugh Kretschmer, in a special presentation in Minneapolis, will reveal his collage techniques in detail using specific examples and highlighting his analogue workflow. He will also share his project-based workflow, dissecting each phase of an editorial assignment specific to Photo-illustration, his genre of photography. Throughout the presentation, he will share specifics about each photograph, whether it be prop fabrication, set design, or production techniques.

“My photographs have been described as fanciful, curious, imaginative, unusual, and a little creepy. They are influenced by myriad dreams and desires of what life could be, if only… They are commentaries on the human condition, influenced by a perspective that honors and embraces the assets, and deficits, we all share as human beings, seasoned with a bit of quirk and irony.

I have told visual stories throughout my long career, both for art and commerce, and create my art through means of practical techniques. Some of the processes I employ have been around for centuries, but I use them in unexpected ways. This is the main message I want to have come across – thinking outside the ‘digital’ box.”

Hugh Kretschmer is a Los Angeles native who grew up in a family of artists. Recognized repeatedly throughout his 22 year career for his work’s enduring (and endearing) use of metaphor and hand crafted, trick-the-eye elements. Kretschmer has achieved singular success as an editorial and advertising photographer, who creates imagery that applies to both art and commerce.

October 24th, 2018

Social Hour 6:00 – 7:00pm – Great food from Black Cat catering.
Presentation 7:00

ACME Annex
2635 S 28th Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Non members: $20
Students: $10
Members: Free